The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today released its 2020 H1 African Private Equity Data Tracker report. The report provides data on private equity (PE) fundraising, deals and exits in Africa in the first half of 2020 and reflects on the macroeconomic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the continent.

At the beginning of 2020, Africa had a positive macroeconomic outlook, with predictions of economic growth across the continent averaging 3.9% in 2020 and 4...