Covid Response Report

The pandemic has created an urgent need for more patient capital in Africa. With governments across the continent facing budgetary constraints while recognising the importance of investment in essential infrastructure and services, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) offer an attractive avenue for financial support. Covid-19 has also accelerated digitalisation in key African markets, which presents significant opportunities for PE and VC investors. This report highlights these and other emerging trends in the industry, charts the development of PE and VC, and features viewpoints and case studies from key players in the industry.