Permanent Capital Vehicles In Emerging African Markets

   Permanent Capital Vehicles In Emerging African Markets What are Permanent Capital Vehicles? Permanent Capital Vehicles (PCVs) are becoming increasingly popular in private equity, being deployed in emerging markets and sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Capital for investments in private entities is typically raised through traditional private equity structures. However, recently we have seen a number…

West African Business Should Turn to Solar for Their Bottom Line

West African Business Should Turn to Solar for Their Bottom Line By FEMI FADUGBA “Honestly, I’m surprised this place even runs,” says the technical director of a multinational consumer goods company, with a large factory on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria, as he gestures at the flickering lights above his head. “Besides the high cost of…

The Investment Potential of 23 Nigerian Foods the Whole World Should Know

Comments Nigerian food and cuisine culture is undergoing a revolution, and you didn’t know it! There are hundreds of haute cuisine spots in several urban centers, but more ubiquitously in Lagos (Lekki, Ikoyi, Victoria Island in particularly) and Abuja (particularly in Maitama and Wuse Zone II up-scale districts). There are scores of food bloggers, social…