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David Ibemere

Africa's largest economy recorded the continent's highest private equity deals in five years, according to data obtained from Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA). Nigeria outperformed South Africa and Kenya to record a total of 112.14 deals amounting to $7.8 billion in the five year period of 2012…

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