Mining provides distressed asset investing opportunities in Africa.
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Opinion: Time For Distressed Asset Investing And Restructuring In Africa

By Kurt Davis Jr., 3:43 am AFKI Original

The talk of distressed asset investing in Africa is growing. A total of $6.5 billion has been raised for African private equity from 2011 to 2016, according to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), with a total reported deal value over the same period of $22.7 billion for 900+ deals. In 2016 alone, 145 deals were reported totalling $3.8 billion. We explore the sectors offering the best opportunities for distressed asset investors.

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