Private Equity Confidence Survey highlights opportunity in East and West Africa

  • 83% of West African respondents anticipate higher transaction levels this year
  • 71% in East African respondents expect to invest more of their funds this year

The Deloitte 2015 Africa Private Equity Confidence Survey (“PECS”) has highlighted the growing opportunities for the asset class in East and West Africa, while Southern Africa still dominates transactional activity in the sector due to the maturity of the South African market.


PSG: locked and loaded

AFTER a period of introspection, the PSG Group – the R15bn Stellenbosch-based investment house – looks ready to go on the offensive again. In June the company – regarded as one of the most adventurous (and one if the most successful) investors in SA – managed to raise R920m in a quick book-build exercise. PSG could have raised well over R1.1bn, but turned away investors that pitched too low for the new shares on offer.

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