Hedge funds expect abundant growth opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

Promise of growth


As broad emerging markets hedge fund strategies struggle to match past returns, investment managers looking for the next big growth story might want to turn their attention to sub-Saharan Africa.

The region, with its long history of poverty and conflict, is emerging from its multi-decade slump and is now growing more quickly than developed markets.

In a recently published white paper, hedge fund manager Everest Capital identified four main drivers of growth in sub-Saharan Africa: improved governan