February 2021 | You wonder where to structure your Private Equity Fund? Choose Mauritius
February 09, 2021 - 1 min read
Despite the economic instability caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, markets showed remarkable resilience in 2020.
PitchBook’s 2020 European PE Breakdown report shows that fundraising activity experienced a strong year, with capital raised to the tune of USD 110 billion, its second-highest value ever.
In Africa, Linklaters reports there were 28 deals worth USD 30.07 billion, the highest level of project financing in terms of investment value. This indicates how the continent still presents promising opportunities for long-term investors.
Looking towards 2021, Private Equity investments are expected to keep pace (and may propel deal activity to new heights), effect of a healthy fundraising environment, economic expansion plans, and infrastructure development amongst others.
Welcome to our newsletter. In this edition, we provide you with some insights about Private Equity, and the reasons why Mauritius is the ideal platform to establish your Private Equity Fund.
The general mechanisms behind a Private Equity Fund
A Private Equity Fund is the pooling of funds from selective investors that invests directly into private companies. A Private Equity Fund is suitable for various types of investors such as institutional investors, who are able to evaluate its returns, risks and impacts.
Every Private Equity Fund is unique in itself when it comes to operations and its structure. By devising a robust investment strategy, Fund Managers are able to mitigate business risks in order to foresee an optimistic overview on Internal Rate of Returns.
Fund managers can save up to 31% by choosing Mauritius
Mauritius, Africa’s leading International Financial Centre, puts forward many distinctive attributes that attract the interest of entrepreneurs, investors and corporates, including fund managers, from all around the globe.