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Peter Baird, Managing Principal, African Private Equity, Investec Asset Management

Investec Hires Baird To Lead Africa Private Equity Efforts

International asset manager Investec Asset Management has named Peter Baird as managing principal for its Africa-oriented private equity funds.

Investec successfully closes 2nd Africa private equity fund at $295M

Investec successfully closes 2nd Africa private equity fund at $295M

Investec Asset Management has successfully closed its sophomore fund, the Investec Africa Private Equity Fund 2 (IAPEF 2) at $295 million.

Private Equity in Africa: The Promise and the Challenge

Private Equity in Africa: The Promise and the Challenge

Established African firms and new entrants, small and large, are raising a substantial amount of capital for private investments in Africa.