In this month’s issue, we speak with Walid Cherif, Founder and Managing Director at BluePeak Private Capital, to learn more about the Fund, its investment strategy and investment opportunities in Africa. Read on p.14.
In addition, Bronwyn Knight, CEO of Grit Real Estate Income Group, tells AGF about real estate investment opportunities in Africa, trends, the company’s approach to investing in Africa and challenges. Knight expects a steady resurgence in retail and hospitality as travel and economic disruptions subside. Read more on p.15.
We also learn that the South African hedge fund industry ended 2021 with assets under management of R86.93bn. This represents a healthy growth in assets of R13.66bn over the 12-month period, according to Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA). Read on p.16.
We also hear from Tiago Bossa Dionísio about Angola's latest Eurobond issue. The government said that $750m of the proceeds from this debt sale will be used to buyback existing Eurobonds due in 2025 and 2028 and the remainder to finance its budget. More on p.17.