Private Equity Outlook 2019: A focus on investor relations amid fundraising concerns

  As political uncertainty continues, fears that fundraising opportunities will worsen in the private equity (PE) industry have increased, according to our recent industry report. Based on a survey of over 120 fund professionals globally, our research shows that despite the industry remaining resilient overall, fund managers will need to prepare for an increasingly competitive environment. […]

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Dubai’s economic growth will accelerate in 2019 and 2020

Government initiatives continue to support economic expansion in the emirate   Dubai’s economic growth will accelerate in 2019 and 2020, with tourism, logistics, transport, wholesale and retail sectors replacing the real estate as main growth driver next year, official data showed. Data released by Dubai Economy on Sunday showed that Dubai’s GDP grew 1.94 per […]

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Mauritius maintains appeal for investment managers focused on Africa

  DURBAN – Not just the ultimate holiday stop, Mauritius is also a preferred jurisdiction for fund managers looking to establish African-focused funds.   A scenic island off the coast of Africa, Mauritius’ main competitive advantage is its proximity to the jurisdictions that African-focused funds invest in, but it is also business oriented and regulation […]

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