The sun is shining on African Private Equity

Attendees of the 2014 African Private Equity conference are positive about the continent's potential for deals in an evolving market

Carlyle goes nuts for first African Investment

In the last three weeks I have attended two conferences specifically focusing on private equity in Africa. One hosted in London and attended by many European and US organisations and the other just yesterday in Johannesburg with a more locally based audience. But everyone who attended either of these conferences pretty much had the same purpose – to try and understand more about the opportunities that exist for private equity investors in the African continent.

Walmart rethinks its shopping plans

The entry of a supermarket superpower like Walmart should only be good for customers.

Africa as the next emerging market – maybe we should look more closely?

I have just had the privilege of attending and speaking at a private equity conference in South Africa...