The SAVCA 2021 Private Equity Industry Survey showed a marked decrease in fundraising, with an almost 22.1% decrease in the total value of funds raised. However, this was still higher than the 2016-2018 period – an encouraging finding and an indication of a possible rebound for the South African market.
Alexander Forbes Investments has won the South African Institutional Investor Impact award from the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) in recognition of its commitment to ESG and/or impact investing in South Africa.
Private equity (PE) has evolved significantly since the high-leverage era of the 80’s, when financial engineering was the name of the game. While cases of over-gearing do still exist, lumping all PE funds together as “bad” would be a grave disservice to the many funds driving real economic growth and bringing about societal impact at...
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), in collaboration with Investec and supported by Sanlam Investments, announced the four category winners of the second annual SAVCA Industry Awards at a gala dinner in Johannesburg last night.
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), in collaboration with Investec as lead sponsor and supported by Sanlam Investments, today announced the shortlist of nominees for the 2019 SAVCA Industry Awards. The winners across four categories will be announced at a gala dinner to be held on 7 November 2019.
While the wheels of transformation are certainly turning, South Africa’s private equity industry still has a way to go in achieving a truly diverse workforce. This is according to the 2019 SAVCA industry survey, which revealed that the percentage of female and black (as defined in the B-BBEE Codes) professionals within the industry in 2018...
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) – the industry body for the private equity and venture capital industry in Southern Africa – has welcomed two new directors and reappointed one existing director to its board, following the SAVCA Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 2 October 2019 in Johannesburg.
Following the astounding success of last year’s inaugural SAVCA Industry Awards, which showcased the high quality of local portfolio companies and their wide-reaching impact, the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is making a final call for nominations to the Southern African business community ahead of the upcoming SAVCA Industry Awards.
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