Thursday, October 18, 2018 UTC

Fund Performance (USD returns)

Africa Global Funds’ proprietary database provides searchable investment information on listed funds covering African region. The section covers USD fund performance for long only, hedge funds, fixed income and trade finance funds.

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NameUpdatedYTD1 Month1 Year3 Year5 YearAUM ($,m)StrategyFocusDomicileTypeStart
******* 2018-09-30 -13.10 -4.20 -2.20 -3.60 -5.30 53.30 (02/18) ******* African region Cayman Isl. Open-End 04/09
******* 2018-08-31 -0.58 +9.21 +6.44 134.40 (08/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 11/13
******* 2018-09-30 -3.94 +21.16 +7.31 +4.21 196.00 (09/18) ******* Africa & Middle East Malta SICAV 09/11
******* 2018-10-15 -2.52 -5.99 -3.29 +3.54 20.88 (10/18) ******* Africa & Middle East Bermuda Open-End 07/99
******* 2018-09-13 -15.62 +0.86 -4.96 54.94 (09/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 01/11
******* 2018-09-30 +10.18 -7.78 +4.98 84.34 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA South Africa Open-End 11/15
******* 2018-02-28 +0.94 +0.12 20.00 (12/16) ******* African region Cayman Isl. Open-End 9/09
******* 2018-09-30 -3.68 -2.36 +3.37 +4.09 -1.53 9.56 (09/18) ******* African region Mauritius Open-End 7/08
******* 2018-09-30 -8.16 -3.50 -0.52 -0.15 34.00 (09/18) ******* African region BVI Open-End 8/09
******* 2018-10-15 -4.76 -2.74 -8.54 6.63 (10/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 8/14
******* 2018-09-30 -1.20 -6.29 +1.46 -3.42 187.00 (09/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 5/08
******* 2018-10-15 +3.45 +11.86 +5.65 11.35 (10/18) ******* African region Guernsey Open-End 8/13
******* 2018-09-30 -6.39 -3.74 38.40 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Ireland UCITS 11/16
******* 2018-10-15 +5.33 -1.88 1.13 (10/18) ******* Africa ex-SA South Africa 04/2017
******* 2018-09-30 -1.76 -4.27 +4.75 11.54 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Malta Open-End 06/11
******* 2018-10-15 -12.32 -13.76 -6.84 1.26 (10/18) ******* African region Ireland Open-End 09/15
******* 2018-10-15 -3.40 -18.60 -39.91 1238.20 (10/18) ******* African region Luxembourg UCITS III 11/08
******* 2018-09-30 -8.55 -3.10 3.10 (01/17) ******* Sub-Saharan ex.SA Cayman Isl. Open-End 12/14
******* 2018-09-30 -10.40 -3.82 -0.15 +4.71 -1.05 39.20 (09/18) ******* African region Netherlands Open-End 6/08
******* 2018-10-15 -16.20 -14.04 -3.31 -4.36 3.65 (10/18) ******* MENA & SSA Luxembourg SICAV 10/10
******* 2018-09-30 +6.23 -0.19 +9.47 184.50 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Mauritius Open-End 10/16
******* 2018-09-30 +6.16 +0.41 +8.67 +30.04 6.87 (09/18) ******* African region Mauritius Open-End 05/14
******* 2018-10-15 -13.22 -9.21 -5.11 -3.96 21.38 (10/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 3/12
******* 2018-09-30 -5.70 -4.10 -5.20 +12.90 -1.50 221.70 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Mauritius Open-End 1/12
******* 2018-09-30 +0.71 18.66 (09/18) ******* African region Mauritius Open-End 3/14
******* 2018-10-15 -12.49 -3.09 -5.33 -0.44 -12.87 75.19 (09/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 6/09
******* 2018-09-30 +2.09 -0.69 +16.45 +6.91 -4.19 1.00 (09/18) ******* African region Mauritius Open-End 03/13
******* 2018-09-30 -4.60 -4.77 +3.68 -9.52 ******* African region Open-End 6/06
******* 2018-09-30 -3.02 -5.16 220.00 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Cayman Isl. Open-End 01/14
******* 2018-10-15 +18.31 +11.89 +4.10 37.00 (10/18) ******* African region South Africa Unit Trust 04/14
******* 2018-10-15 -0.38 +9.87 +2.57 93.70 (09/18) ******* African region Ireland Open-End 1/09
******* 2018-10-15 -14.93 -13.58 -8.79 -6.51 8.67 (10/18) ******* African region France FCP 8/13
******* 2018-10-15 -19.41 -11.32 -4.42 -5.21 10.06 (10/18) ******* African region USA Open-End 11/10
******* 2018-08-31 -1.84 +4.92 +7.30 +5.36 3.38 (07/18) ******* MENA Malta SICAV 01/06
******* 2018-09-30 -1.23 +13.25 -10.95 -11.08 0.36 (08/18) ******* African region Guernsey Open-End 01/07
******* 2018-09-30 +2.80 +0.10 +6.10 +15.60 +7.40 430.00 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Bermuda Open-End 3/13
******* 2018-09-30 -11.23 +4.07 +4.74 +2.86 133.21 (09/18) ******* MENA & SSA Luxembourg SICAV 09/07
******* 2018-09-30 -22.20 +5.30 +31.00 -0.70 -7.20 9.94 (02/18) ******* Zimbabwe BVI Open-End 3/07
******* 2018-09-30 -0.09 +3.49 +6.01 7.18 (09/18) ******* African region Mauritius Open-End 05/14
******* 2018-09-30 +0.20 -2.10 +17.80 +13.10 +1.80 272.00 (09/18) ******* African region Bermuda Open-End 7/98
******* 2018-09-30 +1.60 -3.40 +11.00 +9.20 -0.60 402.00 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Bermuda Open-End 1/12
******* 2018-10-15 -17.87 -2.07 -6.44 31.44 (09/18) ******* African region Luxembourg UCITS IV SICAV 8/10
******* 2018-08-31 -0.81 +9.79 -0.31 ******* African region Cayman Isl. Open-End 10/14
******* 2018-09-09 -5.14 327.58 (05/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 07/12
******* 2018-10-15 -0.96 -12.45 +5.47 +1.44 526.58 (08/18) ******* EMEA Luxembourg SICAV 06/07
******* 2018-10-15 -14.11 -8.63 -7.53 -11.66 211.69 (09/18) ******* African region Mauritius Open-End 1/07
******* 2018-10-15 -8.92 +1.18 -3.16 14.51 (10/18) ******* African region Luxembourg UCITS IV 6/13
******* 2018-10-15 +7.61 +10.04 +8.79 +9.57 +8.27 2.80 (10/18) ******* African region USA Open-End 11/11
******* 2018-10-15 -6.27 +2.05 +2.22 -1.52 71.20 (10/18) ******* African region Ireland Unit Trust 8/08
******* 2018-09-30 +3.64 +0.94 +3.74 +3.92 565.32 (09/18) ******* Africa ex-SA Ireland Unit Trust 10/08
******* 2018-09-30 -5.41 -0.57 -5.56 -7.56 ******* African region Jersey Open-End 4/09
******* 2018-09-30 -13.33 -3.01 -13.98 -4.28 -7.68 66.41 (09/18) ******* African region Luxembourg SICAV 5/12
******* 2018-09-30 -10.60 -2.40 +7.40 -1.50 -2.00 25.01 (02/18) ******* African region BVI Open-End 6/05

Source: Company Data, Morningstar

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Africa Sovereign Bond Indices (total returns USD)

CountrySep3 Month1 Year
******* +1.63 -1.02 +1.72
******* +0.03 +0.75 +7.60
******* -2.98 -3.37 -0.21
******* +1.39 +4.55 +18.21
******* +0.64 +2.39 -1.50
******* +0.21 +1.41 +3.58
******* +6.18 +0.32 +4.43
******* -0.06 -2.79 +15.73
******* +3.85 -2.46 +2.06
******* +0.70 +1.65 +33.04
******* -1.22 -5.39
******* +0.07 +3.05 -0.09
******* -20.58 -28.63 -27.77

African Equity Indices (gross total returns USD)

CountrySep3 Month1 Year
******* -3.24 -9.43 -13.01
******* -6.74 -11.96 -14.91
******* -8.11 -9.57 +8.05
******* -3.14 -5.20 +6.76
******* -8.98 -12.40 -2.85
******* +2.62 +15.07 +61.26
******* +1.23 +1.37 -1.47
******* -1.18 -3.14 -3.74
******* +4.45 -2.58 +1.09
******* -2.33 -13.73 -2.75
******* -0.83 -0.45 -1.10
******* -1.61 -7.04 -4.18
******* -6.30 -8.03 +7.79
******* -9.08 -10.76 +9.11
******* -3.45 +5.39 -2.55
******* -12.78 -22.90 -13.68
******* -2.62 +16.15 -5.59

Source: S&P Dow Jones Indices

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Economic Indicators

as of 12 October 2018

CountryInterest Rate (%)Inflation Rate (%)CPIUnemployment Rate (%)GDP annual growth rate (%)Debt to GPD (%)
Cameroon +2.95 +0.80 +111.00 +4.20 +2.40 +35.70
Cape Verde +5.50 +1.60 +120.00 +12.20 +3.40 +125.00
Côte d'Ivoire +4.50 +0.20 +116.00 +2.60 +7.60 +28.20
Egypt +16.75 +13.50 +282.00 +10.60 +5.40 +101.00
Ghana +17.00 +10.00 +220.00 +2.40 +6.80 +70.50
Kenya +9.00 +4.35 +192.00 +11.50 +5.70 +57.10
Malawi +16.00 +8.60 +101.00 +5.90 +5.10 +54.70
Mauritius +3.50 +1.70 +116.00 +7.10 +4.00 +64.90
Morocco +2.25 +2.50 +121.00 +9.10 +2.90 +63.00
Mozambique +15.75 +4.73 +120.00 +25.04 +3.20 +88.20
Namibia +6.75 +4.00 +132.00 +34.00 -0.10 +41.50
Nigeria +14.00 +11.23 +260.00 +18.80 +1.94 +21.30
Rwanda +5.50 +0.60 +121.00 +16.00 +10.60 +40.20
South Africa +6.50 +4.60 +108.00 +27.20 +0.80 +53.10
Swaziland +6.75 +4.80 +133.00 +26.40 +2.30 +9.95
Tanzania +9.00 +3.40 +113.00 +10.30 +6.80 +37.40
Tunisia +6.75 +7.50 +149.00 +15.40 +2.50 +69.20
Uganda +9.00 +3.10 +165.00 +2.10 +6.40 +38.60
Zambia +9.75 +7.80 +211.00 +7.79 +4.10 +55.60
Zimbabwe +9.28 +2.91 +99.70 +5.16 +2.90 +77.60
Algeria +3.75 +5.92 +218.00 +11.70 +0.60 +17.70
Botswana +5.00 +3.10 +106.00 +18.10 +4.80 +22.30

Source: Trading economics, African Central Banks

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PE Deals

Africa Global Funds’ proprietary database provides searchable deals information for active private equity and venture capital funds targeting Africa. The section provides information on all deals that have been reported by PE/VC firms in Africa from January 2016 to date.

CompanyInvestmentIndustryCountry/RegionDeal TypeParticipationFund(s)Date AnnouncedRelated article
******* ******* Healthcare Uganda Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-09 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate Mauritius Mezzanine Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-05 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Ecotourism Botswana Growth Capital 34% ******* 2018-07-25 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Aviation Nigeria Series A Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-02 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Industrial Technology South Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-24 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Fintech Pan-Africa Follow on Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-12 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* FMCG Mozambique Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-30 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Healthcare Morocco Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-07-11 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Air Transport West and Central Africa 50% ******* 2018-07-09 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Nigeria Buyout Undisclosed ******* 2018-06-15 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate South Africa Senior Debt Undisclosed ******* 2018-06-18 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Education Egypt Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-06-15 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Sub-Saharan Africa Buyout 100% ******* 2018-06-21 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate Nigeria Growth Capital 20% ******* 2018-06-04 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Food Kenya Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-02 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Payments Pan-Africa Series C Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-14 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agribusiness Uganda Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-02 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Business Services Nigeria Series A Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-03 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Mobile Kenya Venture Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-03 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Education South Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-14 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Healthcare South Africa Growth Capital 50% ******* 2018-05-30 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agribusiness Togo Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-14 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Fintech South Africa Venture Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-30 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Food Zambia Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-21 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Kenya Growth Capital 14.30% ******* 2018-05-23 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Morocco Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-05-04 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Floriculture East Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-18 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Mozambique Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-08 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agriculture Rwanda Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-21 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Fintech South Africa Venture Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-20 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate Mozambique Real Eatate 80.10% ******* 2018-04-17 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate Ghana Real Eatate 47.50% ******* 2018-04-17 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Fintech South Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-27 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Fintech Pan-Africa Series B Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-18 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Pan-Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-29 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agriculture Mozambique Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-08 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Mobile Marketing Pan-Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-11 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Pan-Africa Series B Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-08 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate Kenya Mezzanine Undisclosed ******* 2018-04-27 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Nigeria Buyout ******* 2018-03-10 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Healthcare Nigeria Direct Investment ******* 2018-03-29 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Internet Nigeria Venture Capital ******* 2018-03-21 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* IT Pan-Africa Follow-On ******* 2018-03-19 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Real Estate Ghana Direct Investment ******* 2018-03-16 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Sub-Saharan Africa ******* 2018-03-21 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Kenya Buyout ******* 2018-03-27 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services West and Central Africa Growth Capital ******* 2018-03-29 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agriculture Nigeria Growth Capital ******* 2018-03-25 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Nigeria Undisclosed ******* 2018-03-10 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Distribution Morocco Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-15 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Automobile Kenya Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-15 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Internet South Africa Growth Capital 31% ******* 2018-02-28 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Aquaculture South Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-07 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Nigeria Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-22 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Pan-Africa Add-on Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-22 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Healthcare Egypt Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-01 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* E-commerce MENA Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-02-28 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agribusiness Ivory Coast Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-17 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Mozambique B loan Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-22 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Mali Senior debt Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-30 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Ghana Series D funding Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-24 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Republic of Guinea Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-24 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy Ethiopia Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-24 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Education Francophone Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-15 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Education Tunisia Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-11 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Construction Morocco Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-15 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Entertainment Pan Africa Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-21 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Mobile software Pan Africa Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-30 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Agribusiness Niger Growth Capital Undisclosed ******* 2018-01-25 Subscribe Now!

Source: AGF, Prequin

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PE Exits

Africa Global Funds’ proprietary database provides searchable exits information for active private equity and venture capital funds targeting Africa. The section provides information on all exits that have been reported by PE/VC firms in Africa from January 2016 to date.

CompanyDivestmentIndustryCountry/RegionBuyer(s)Nature of exitDate AnnouncedRelated article
******* ******* Food South Africa Institutional investors IPO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange 2018-05-23 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Kenya Kuramo Capital Management Secondary buyout 2018-03-27 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Suzerain Investment Holdings //Platcorp’s management team and an existing shareholder Secondary buyout 2018-03-28 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Distribution Pan-Africa Adenia Partners Secondary buyout 2018-03-18 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Financial Services South Africa Sanlam Secondary buyout 2018-03-20 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Construction Kenya Turner & Townsend Trade 2018-02-07 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Energy South Africa Standard Bank Trade 2018-02-01 Subscribe Now!
******* ******* Insurance Allianz X Trade 2018-01-10 Subscribe Now!

Source: AGF, Prequin

Manager's View

Every month we select a fund manager, active in the African continent, to share his thoughts on the performance of African listed markets (equities or bonds). If you want to be featured in this section, get in touch via editor “at” africaglobalfunds.com

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