Hedge funds expect abundant growth opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

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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