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Private equity managers invest a record R31bn | Business Day

Political turmoil did not deter Southern Africa’s private equity managers in 2017, which invested a record R31.1bn, according to a survey published this week. That compared with an annual average of R14.7bn over the preceding 10 years, the Southern Africa Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s (Savca’s) annual private equity survey finds. READ MORE  

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Private equity investment in Southern Africa doubles | Business Report

Private equity investment has more than doubled in Southern Africa, according to a survey by the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA). The SAVCA 2018 Private Equity Industry Survey reported that the Southern African private equity industry invested a total of R31.3 billion in 2017, which represents an increase of 102 percent…

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It takes time, but the returns on private equity are worth the wait | BusinessLIVE

The recent RisCura-Savca South African Private Equity Performance Report reveals that the industry’s returns are nothing short of spectacular. Precluded from investing in the asset class, asset management and institutional investors have missed an opportunity to get a slice of the consistent, healthy returns the industry has achieved over the past decade. In line with…

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Private equity in South Africa – Changes for growth? | Go Legal

Investors globally are constantly searching for growth investments and in South Africa, changing political conditions have sparked a renewed optimism in this area. Spurred on by the change in political leadership and a favourable upswing in market conditions, investor confidence in South Africa is on the rise. This is echoed in the business confidence index,…

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How wider S12J benefits will attract venture capital | BusinessLive

Streamlining section 12J of the Income Tax Act while boosting accountability measures hold huge promise for attracting impact capital The new political era under President Cyril Ramaphosa has unlocked optimism for SA and the region. Business confidence is up, and the first quarter of 2018 has seen renewed investor interest. But, as identified by analysts…

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LinkdPro is changing the talent management game | CHRO South Africa

This tech company uses unique computer matching algorithms & machine-learning capabilities to automatically match HR executives looking for niche expertise to freelance professionals and experts within hours. In the coming weeks and months, we will be chatting to all the HR Indaba partners, asking them why they are excited about the event and what they…

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How to qualify for venture capitalist investment | Destiny Magazine

Most budding entrepreneurs cite lack of funding for their ventures as the biggest stumbling block to being business-owners. Fortunately, venture capitalists and private equity investors are at hand to assist and walk side by side with entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses. Venture capital (VC) is finance that is provided by investors to small, early-stage…

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