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African private equity deal-making soars: $1.8bn transactions by May

Private equity funds focusing on Africa are becoming more active and making more deals. At least 12 deals were closed in the first five months to May 2011, compared to 19 deals in the whole of 2010, reports leading website Private Equity Africa which cites data from the research house Preqin. The disclosed value of the investments was $1.8 billion, compared to $600 million of deals made in the whole of 2010.