Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity (Report & Infographic): African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)


Key Findings:

  • Between 2010 and 2016 H1, there were 167 reported private equity deals in East Africa totaling $1.4 billion.
  • East Africa accounted for 18% of the total number of PE deals in Africa between 2010 and 2016 H1. Its share of the total reported value of PE deals was 6% over the same period.
  • Between 2010 and 2016 H1, Kenya attracted 53% of the total number of PE deals reported in East Africa, followed by Uganda (19%) and Tanzania (10%).
  • There were 35 PE exits in East Africa from 2010-2016 H1, with sales to trade buyers – in financials and consumer sectors – accounting for a significant share of the exits.

Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity: African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

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Source: African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

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