October 22, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Why Africa Is Becoming More Accessible for Investors

Africa offers a young demographic, a growing consumer class and opportunities to build infrastructure.

U.S. News & World Report - When it comes to investing in markets outside of the U.S., Africa is often overlooked. But investing interest in the continent is starting to grow, particularly with investors who have a long-term focus.

In April, The Wall Street Journal reported that the New York State Common Retirement Fund, a U.S. pension fund, planned to invest as much as 3 percent of its assets in the region. And in November, private-equity firm The Carlyle Group bought an 18 percent stake in the Nigerian-based Diamond Bank. Multinational firms are also entering the region. Click through the following link to read the full article: Why Africa Is Becoming More Accessible for Investors

Investors should remember that Africa is not one big economy, but is made up of many markets.

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