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June 14, 2017

Opportunities for African Private Equity

As part of its marketing campaign for the forthcoming launch of the Global Public Investor, OMFIF published an article of mine entitled Opportunities for African Private Equity, which touches on how PE investors are welcomed as facilitators of infrastructure development and long-term economic diversification through key industrial sectors. I share my thoughts on how Private Capital is heavily courted, particularly in fast-growing economies such as Nigeria, which has a proactive and highly pro-private enterprise economic strategy. I also talk about the ways in which African and foreign investors can take advantage of widespread opportunities to support significant government investments in priority industries, including hospitality, technology, infrastructure, timber, and healthcare. Read more here