Once the current global economic crisis reaches its endpoint, those factors will really come into play again.
Its also worth noting that those kinds of private equity firms are also less likely to be spooked by rising interest rates and will continue investing in the region, regardless.
Unity of purpose
But if private equity investors are to play that role to full effect, then players from across the economic value chain must come together and work with unity of purpose.
As they do so, its vital that they consider the role private equity could play in that resurgence.
Helping companies survive, then thrive
With the current global economic crisis piling on top of domestic economic issues, many countries are seeing a growing number of businesses that are either in distress or on the verge of closure.
There are also others out there that are committed to helping African companies reach their full potential.
As subSaharan Africa prepares for an economic resurgence, private equity firms could prove crucial in ensuring that businesses are in the best possible position to bounce back and even fuel further growth.
The right PE partners
The key, however, is to attract and find the right private equity firms.