AVCA appoints Dorothy Kelso to research team

By Angela Sormani — 1 year ago

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has appointed Dr. Dorothy Kelso, as director, head of strategy and research. Kelso, a Ghanaian native, joins AVCA with 15 years of research, strategy and private equity experience gained at organisations including EY, Coller Capital, IE Consulting, the IMF and Incisive Media.


PE investors turn away from core funds in hunt for returns – Reuters

By Reuters News — 1 year ago

Investors in private equity are turning their backs on established funds and putting their money in new vehicles and individual deals as returns struggle to regain pre-crisis highs, according to a survey from secondary market investor Coller Capital, writes Reuters. Over the next two years, more than four-fifths of investors in private equity will decide against reinvesting in managers whose last two funds they backed, according to data from the survey.