2017 Africa Sustainability Study: ESG, Job Creation and Job Quality 

The Private Equity (PE) industry in Africa has long recognised the alignment of good Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) management with superior financial performance. As ESG factors gain prominence in the international investment community, African PE continues to lead the world in sustainable investing, as the findings of this study show.

Key findings:

  • 919: ¬†Number of reported PE deals in Africa, 2011-2016

  • $22.7bn: Total value of reported PE deals in Africa, 2011-2016

  • $16.5bn: Total value of Africa PE fundraising, 2011-2016