2020 has brought a unique and unprecedented set of challenges for countries and businesses globally. But we are now in 2021, so Happy New Year to all! And we hope that 2021 brings prosperity, health and joy!
In the January issue of Africa Global Funds, we met with Abdalla ElEbiary, Chief Investment Officer at The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE), to learn more about the fund, progress being made, investment plans and more.
Read on to find what are the main areas of interest from investors that have recently talked to the Fund on pp.13-15.
In this issue, we also learn why East Africa is an emerging haven for property investments. Heri Bomani of MLC Properties provides insights on the East African real estate market and some of its undiscovered opportunities on pp.16-17.
The near-term outlook for the many countries across the continent remains uncertain, writes Michael J. Preston of Cleary Gottlieb, however he expects to see a recovery in PE activity as the impact of Covid retreats. Read more on p.19.
Finally, we learn about OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I - the first global emerging markets impact fund in Finland.The focus of the Fund is ‘very much on Africa”, according to Finnfund’s CIO Markus Pietikäinen. Find out more on p.22.