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Not all bad news amidst African M&A decrease

Recent reports have suggested a precipitous decline in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Africa. In the first half of 2018, total deal volumes and values of M&A transactions declined with a 44% decrease in deal volume and a 57% decrease in aggregate value, in comparison to figures in the preceding year. In fact, M&A transactions on the … Continue reading

Despite lower valuations in natural resources, M&A activity is up in Africa

The international market is betting on Africa’s growth. Major international players, including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Carlyle, have entered the African market, and others such as Blackstone have expressed interest in doing so in the near future. The 2014 edition of Mergermarket’s Deal Drivers Africa report shows that Africa, like the Middle East, is home to … Continue reading

Mining Interest in Africa Remains High

As shown by attendance at the African Ministers Roundtable held by Norton Rose Canada on March 6, 2012, as part of the PDAC Conference, interest in Africa as a mining destination remains high. At the roundtable, government representatives from Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Algeria and Senegal spoke about the latest developments in their countries. As the … Continue reading