Over the past 10 years, investors have disinvested from various African markets, but Botswana and Ghana could be the most extreme cases. In the December magazine of Africa Global Funds, Cornelis Vlooswijk of Robeco looks into this case on pp. 12-13.
Meanwhile, Thesele Mampane of Futuregrowth, explores the listed property/Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) market in South Africa, saying that a closer look at fundamentals suggests that trouble in the sector has been brewing for a while. Read on pp. 14-15.
In this issue, learn why good corporate governance practices in portfolio companies are a must for funds. Angeli Arora of Mishcon de Reya explores explores why good CGPs in portfolio companies (regardless of their size) are a growing priority on p. 11.
Finally, we hear from Cheryl Buss of Absa International, who says Africa is becoming a focus once again with reaffirmed commitments from countries including the UK, France, the US and China. Read on to find how Africa can leverage the wider investment interest and opportunities shown on p.20.