Ziad Oueslati participates on EMPEA panel
On May 10, founding partner Ziad Oueslati participated on a panel during the annual Emerging Markets Private Equity conference which took place in Washington DC. The panel discussion centered on the current opportunities for investing is private equity in sub-Saharan Africa and addressed questions about the most attractive markets and sectors, as well as how have private equity managers are navigating macroeconomic challenges such as declining commodity prices and currency volatility. Ziad discussed the recent investment of AFIII in Silafrica, noting it as a good example of how AfricInvest is looking to sectors that support FMCG for opportunities. He also spoke about the education sector as one of opportunity, mentioning AFII's successful exit from Brookhouse.