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Private equity set to boom in Africa, says Baker McKenzie & the Economist Corporate Network

Africa looks set for a bright future on the private equity front with activity on the rise, according to a new report which predicts that around a billion dollars could be invested in the next five years.

Africa is the horizon - 2015 African Business Outlook Survey - The Economist Corporate Network

Africa is the horizon - 2015 African Business Outlook Survey: The Economist Corporate Network (Infographics & Report)

In 2015, Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP is expected to grow at 4.5%, making it the fastest-growing economic zone in the world, outpacing Asia’s regional average of 4.3% annual growth. Continued steady growth in Africa will result in an economic bloc with global impact over the next two decades.