Venture Capital survey: Francophone and Anglophone versions.

Author:Dairo, Bunmi A.
Position:THIS MONTH'S PRIZE LETTER - Letter to the editor

Your readers might be interested to learn that the African Venture Capital Association (Avca) has conducted its second survey of the private equity industry in Africa. Avca contacted over 140 institutions and received a high response rate.

The survey, sponsored by CDC, was conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the statistics processed by Thomson Financial. Full details, including the survey instrument itself, are available on Avca's website (

The findings will be published in Avca's Investment Activity Report and Investment Yearbook and launched at Avca's annual conference to be held in Dakar, Senegal in November 2006.

Avca's managing director Barbara James says that the success of the...

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