Africa Deal Momentum:

M&A Recovery and Trends in 2021

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  • African M&A has shown signs of a resurgence in 2021, bouncing back from a challenging 2020. South Africa continues to be the most active country for dealmaking, recording 41 deals worth $46.56 billion during the first half of the year - higher than any annual value total on Mergermarket record (since 2006).

  • 13:45

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  • 14:00

    Live virtual briefing starts

    This virtual event will review the impact of the pandemic and subsequent lockdown on M&A in Africa. This session will review:

    • Digital trends in dealmaking: How dealmakers are leveraging technology to optimise success?
    • What can we expect in the African M&A market in 2022 and how the current economic landscape will impact M&A strategies?
    • What are the key issues impacting M&A deals? What lessons have they learned so far? What will help them going forward?
    • Which sectors currently present more opportunities?

    Edmund Higenbottam
    Edmund Higenbottam Managing Director, Verdant Capital
  • 14:45

    Audience Q&A

  • 15:00

    Closing remarks