Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Frost & Sullivan Reveals Its Top Investment Opportunities in Africa for 2010

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 24 /PRNewswire/ — Africa has garnered new interest from investors over the last year as the economic slowdown in developed economies has highlighted the growth potential on the continent. Many sectors in Africa have continued to shine, despite the global economic turmoil.

“Africa is emerging as a significant frontier for growth in the current economic climate,” notes Frost & Sullivan corporate communications manager Patrick Cairns. “Frost & Sullivan has identified areas of potential we believe investors should keep an eye on over the coming year.”

Frost & Sullivan will be revealing its top investment opportunities for 2010 in an online analyst briefing on Thursday, 3 December at 2:00 pm GMT/ 4:00pm CAT. The briefing will provide insight into the industries that Frost & Sullivan projects will offer the highest returns on investment in the coming year. The markets covered will be telecommunications, business process outsourcing, renewable energy, biofuels, mining and desalination.

Highlights of the briefing will include projections on expected growth rates in each sector and information on key countries that will offer exciting returns. The discussion will benefit private equity firms, financial institutions, development finance agencies and anyone with an interest in investing on the continent, as well as those involved in the industries covered.

To participate in this briefing, please email Patrick Cairns at with the following information: your full name, company name, title, telephone number, e-mail, address, company website and country. Upon receipt of the above information, a registration link will be e-mailed to you. You may also register to receive a recorded version of the briefing at anytime by submitting the aforementioned contact details.

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Patrick Cairns. Corporate Communications
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