In this month’s issue of Africa Global Funds, we focus on investment opportunities in several sectors. We hear from Yolande Tabo of Convergence Partners on the African ICT market and the ICT sector, which is evolving across the value chain (pp. 14-15).
In addition, Paul Boynton, CEO of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, shares his views on the South African education sector. He says that despite SA’s increasing investment in education, results are still disappointing and fall far short of expectations in a modernising continent (pp. 16-17).
Finally, Mthuli Ncube of Quantum Global Group, says that Africa’s demographic profile is in particular continuing to offer opportunities for Private Equity investments, particularly in the hospitality sector (pp. 18-19).
In this month’s edition, Gerald Gondo of RisCura, looks into pension funds and whether they should be financing infrastructure in Africa. Read on to find why African institutional investors may be lured by the high, stable and long-term cash flow and inflation protection potential of infrastructure investment (p.13).
Last but not least, Ian R. Coles of Mayer Brown analyses China investment in Africa. Find out why it has been a game changer (p.26).
Also, ahead of the AGF Service Providers Awards 2017, we publish the shortlist. Find out who are our potential winners across various categories on pp. 20-21. The winners will be announced in our November magazine.