Africa Investments

This page contains comprehensive information about Africa Investments, the type of African investments, investments in different African sectors, and investments in specific African countries.

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African Investments

African Investment Types

One of the most important decisions that an investor needs to make before investing in Africa is what type of asset class they would like to invest in, these asset classes include:

  • African Currency
  • African Equities/Shares
  • African Debt/Bonds
  • African Real Estate
  • African Commodities
  • Others, e.g. Art, Antiquities etc

Additional Consideration must be made as to whether an investor is looking for:

  • Direct investments into Public Listed assets (on bonds or equities listed on a stock exchange or bond exchange)
  • Direct investments into a Private (Unlisted) asset, e.g. private equity, private debt
  • Indirect Investing into a collective investment vehicle, for example an African Exchange Traded Fund (African ETF) or African Equity Fund or African Debt Fund for example

African Investment Sector Preference

Many Investors have specialist experience in specific business sectors and will only invest in companies or projects in those specific business sectors. Among others sectors that our team covers in Africa include:

  • Agriculture, including dairy, sugar, coffee, livestock, soya, tea, cocoa, palm oil, cattle, chicken, horticulture etc
  • Agro Processing
  • Aquaculture, including fishing
  • Banking
  • Chemicals
  • Climate Change/Green Industry
  • Commodities
  • Communications, including telecoms, internet etc
  • Construction
  • Creative Businesses, including Arts, Film, Fashion, Music, TV
  • Ecommerce
  • Education
  • Energy, including Power, Renewables, Solar, Wind
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental Services
  • Extractive Industries, including Forestry, Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Fashion, including brands
  • Financial Services
  • Fintech
  • FMCG and Consumer
  • Food and Drink
  • Franchising
  • Health, including Pharmaceuticals, hospitals etc
  • Hospitality, including Restaurants etc
  • Housing, including affordable housing, student housing
  • Industrial
  • Infrastructure, including Ports, Railways, Roads etc
  • Insurance
  • Investment Management
  • Leasing
  • Leisure
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Microfinance
  • Media
  • Mobility
  • Oil and Gas – Upstream and Downstream
  • Payments
  • Power
  • Petroleum
  • Real Estate
  • Security & Cybersecurity
  • Smart Cities
  • Software
  • Sports, including fitness
  • Technology
  • Tourism & Hospitality, including hotels, lodges, resorts, and game reserves
  • Trade Finance
  • Transport, including logistics, railways, motor vehicles, trucking, taxis etc
  • Waste
  • Water

African Country Specific Investments

You may want to review our specific country pages to see if there is additional information that is useful to you.

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe