2021 H1 African Private Equity Data Tracker

A provisional look at 2021 half-year private equity activity in Africa, including funds, deals and exits.

Key findings:

  • US$1.3bn 60%: Total value of African PE fundraising in 2021 H1, including final and interim closes

  • In 2021 H1, more than half (60%) of the total number of funds with final or interim closes were Generalist funds; Sector specific funds represented 40% of the total number of funds raised. Within sector specific funds, Renewable Energy funds accounted for 38% of the total volume and 73% of the total value raised

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