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Research Team

Jeff Schlapinski, Managing Director, Research

Toluwani Adedeji, Analyst, Research

Africa Research

2024 Trends in Global Tech

21 March 2024
GPCA markets are searching for a new normal. After an unprecedented wave of activity during COVID-19, venture capital (VC) deal value and count fell for the second straight year in… Read More

2024 Industry Data & Analysis

20 February 2024
GPCA’s 2024 Industry Data & Analysis features in-depth private capital data, commentary and analysis on key trends across global markets.   Key data takeaways:   Overall private capital deal value across GPCA’s markets… Read More

Africa Startup Funding: Who is Getting Backed?

26 April 2023
Africa’s tech ecosystem has attracted unprecedented levels of capital over the last several years, with VC investment reaching nearly USD3.2b in 2021 and USD2.8b in 2022. New geographies and tech… Read More

2023 Trends in Global Tech

21 February 2023
Overview GPCA’s annual Trends in Global Tech report traces venture capital flows across Africa, India, China, Southeast Asia, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Amidst a… Read More

2023 Industry Data & Analysis

21 February 2023
Private capital investment activity across GPCA’s markets remained strong by historical standards in 2022, with fund managers deploying USD208b.  Overall deal value declined 22% from 2021, yet 2022 was still… Read More

2022 MENA Data Insight

7 September 2022
The global digital revolution has breathed new life into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) private capital industry following a long stretch of low activity. Additional analysis includes: A… Read More

2022 Africa Data Insight

22 March 2022
GPCA Members should use their member login to download an accompanying Excel Data Pack containing all underlying data, including a full list of funds reaching a close and investments in… Read More

2022 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis

16 February 2022
GPCA Members can log in to download the complete 2022 Industry Data & Analysis Excel file. GPCA data through year-end 2021 across Asia, Latin America, Africa, CEE and the Middle… Read More

Mid-Year 2021 Global Private Capital Industry Data & Analysis

16 September 2021
GPC 1H 2021 data on fundraising, investment and exit activity across Asia, Latin America, Africa, CEE and the Middle East   Key data takeaways:   All major markets posted year-over-year gains… Read More

Africa 2021 Data Insight

31 March 2021
Africa private capital investment activity in 2020 remained on par with 2019 amidst delays in fundraising and exits African private capital investment activity in 2020 remained relatively resilient to the… Read More

Africa Data Insight (Mid-Year 2020)

10 September 2020
EMPEA Members can log in to receive exclusive access to the full detailed report (PDF) and underlying data (Excel). Transaction volume remained consistent in 1H 2020 despite the onset of COVID-19-related lockdowns… Read More

2021 Trends In Global Tech

25 May 2021
Investments in Africa, Asia, CEE, Latin America and the Middle East EMPEA’s 2021 report on global venture investment traces venture capital (VC) flows across Africa, Asia, CEE, Latin America and… Read More

2021 Data Insights

31 March 2021
Data Insights The 2021 Data Insights feature data and analysis on private capital activity in China, India, Southeast Asia, Africa and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) through year-end 2020. This year, members also have access to LAVCA’s… Read More

2021 Climate Data Insight

2 November 2021
Based on GPCA’s newly developed taxonomy of climate-dedicated businesses, the 2021 Climate Data Insight covers climate-focused private capital activity in Asia, Latin America, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and the… Read More

Africa News

Adenia Partners Exit Ghana’s Cresta Uhuru Investment Partners

Adenia Partners fully exited Ghana-based paint manufacturer Cresta Paints via a sale to Uhuru Investment Partners. Read More

Adenia Exits Ghana’s DDP Outdoor

Adenia fully exited DDP Outdoor, a Ghana-based out-of-home advertising company, via a sale to Injaro Ghana Venture Capital Fund. Read More

Alterra Capital Partners Acquires Significant Stake in South Africa’s Chill Beverages from Old Mutual Private Equity

Alterra Capital Partners acquired a significant stake in South Africa-based soft drink distributor Chill Beverages, facilitating an exit for Old Mutual Private Equity. Read More

AfricInvest sells part of its stake in One Tech

AfricInvest partially edited its stake in One Tech, a Tunisia-based electrical equipment manufacturer and services provider, for TND8m (~USD2.6m). Read More

BII and Citi Launch USD100m Risk-Sharing Facility for Africa

BII and Citi launched a USD100m risk-sharing facility focused on economically productive goods, transport, essential equipment and machinery that strengthen food security in African markets such as Benin, Cameroon, Côte… Read More

Mediterrania Fully Exits Morocco’s TGCC

Mediterrania Capital Partners fully exited TGCC, a Morocco-based construction and civil engineering company. Read More

TLCom Capital Reaches USD154m Final Close for TIDE Africa Fund II

TLCom Capital reached a USD154m final close for its second TIDE Africa Fund focused on early-stage startups across the region. Read More

BlueOrchard Leads USD20m Series B for Kenya’s Pula

BlueOrchard led a USD20m Series B for Pula, a Kenya-based agriculturale insurance provider, with participation from IFC, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Hesabu Capital and others. Read More

The Rohatyn Group Exits South Africa’s BevCo to Varun Beverages

The Rohatyn Group fully exited South Africa-based beverage manufacturer BevCo via a strategic sale to India-based bottler Varun Beverages. Read More

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures Reaches USD60m Close for Inaugural Fund

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures reached a USD60m close for its first fund focused on early-stage companies building infrastructure for the digital economy across Africa. The fund received commitments from SCM Capital,… Read More

Africa50 and Oikocredit Invests in Ghana’s Zeepay

Africa50 and Oikocredit led an equity investment in Ghana-based payment platform Zeepay, with participation from Injaro Ghana Venture Capital Fund and Verdant Capital Hybrid Fund, as well as follow-on from… Read More

Adenia Capital Reaches USD470m Final Close for Fund V

Adenia Capital reached a USD470m final close for its fifth fund focused on making control investments in medium-sized companies across Africa. Read More