Research & Publications
23 May 2024
Private Capital Regional Landscape: Southern Africa
This report marks the first in a new series examining private capital landscapes across Africa's diverse regions. Focused on Southern Africa, this premier edition coincides with AVCA’s landmark 20th Annual Private Equity Conference and Venture Capital Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Research & Publications
31 March 2024
2023 African Private Captial Activity Report
The report provides analysis on the latest trends of fundraising, investments, and exits within African Private Capital Activity in Africa, shedding light on the recent developments that took place during 2023. 
Research & Publications
19 December 2023
2023 African Private Capital Industry Survey
This marks the third edition of the AVCA’s Private Capital Industry Survey, offering a comprehensive exploration of the perspectives, plans, preferences, and expectations of 88 investors, including both Limited Partners (LPs) and General Partners (GPs) actively involved in Africa’s private capital industry.
Research & Publications
12 September 2023
UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF DIGITAL PAYMENTS IN AFRICA:
A Comparative Analysis of Regulatory Sandboxes and Payment Service Providers
Research & Publications
26 April 2023
2022 African Private Capital Activity Report
This report provides an analysis on the latest trends of fundraising, investments, and exits unfolding across the continent in 2022.
Research & Publications
29 September 2022
2022 H1 African Venture Capital Activity Report
In the report we present an overview of the African venture capital ecosystem, spotlighting the latest global trends and development during the highly eventful start to the year for Africa’s innovation ecosystem.
Research & Publications
19 April 2022
2021 African Private Capital Activity Report 
2021 AVCA’s Africa Private Capital Activity report presents the current state and recent development of private capital activity in Africa. It provides an analysis on the latest trends of fundraising, investments, and exits unfolding across the continent in 2021.
Research & Publications
15 April 2021
2021 African Private Equity Industry Survey
AVCA is pleased to present the second edition of the African Private Equity Industry Survey, a study that provides insight into how both LPs and GPs are evaluating the African private equity industry.
Research & Publications
31 October 2017
AVCA 2017 Annual Limited Partner Survey
AVCA is delighted to present the fourth edition of the AVCA Limited Partner (LP) Survey, which examines global investor views about private equity in Africa and return expectations in an evolving industry. Given the evolving global geopolitical landscape, it is more important than ever to undertake investor outreach in order to identify consensus views that will impact our industry. This year’s report finds that despite its challenges, LPs continue to see the appeal of African private equity.
Research & Publications
28 February 2017
2016 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker 
The 2016 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker draws on data from AVCA’s proprietary private equity (PE) database and provides insights into key trends in PE investment and fundraising in Africa from 2011 – 2016. Our findings show that deal activity in Africa continues to be strong even in an increasingly volatile global economic environment.
Research & Publications
28 April 2016
AVCA Limited Partner Survey
AVCA is pleased to announce the release of the third edition of its Limited Partner Survey, which provides insights into the views, plans and expectations of a diverse range of LPs from across the globe.
Research & Publications
1 October 2015
AVCA Spotlight on Southern Africa Private Equity
AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on Southern Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings reveal that 341 PE deals were completed in the region between 2007 and 2014 with a combined value of US$6.7bn.
Research & Publications
25 April 2015
AVCA Limited Partner Survey
AVCA is pleased to present the second edition of the Limited Partner Survey. The purpose of this report is to provide stakeholders with views, plans and expectations on private equity in Africa from the Limited Partner’s (LP’s) across the globe.