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AGF Magazine - March 2019 issue

  • We focus on fixed income opportunities in both public and private markets. Read on to find in which fixed income instruments and in which African markets to invest on pp. 10-11. In addition, Ashley Benatar of Ashburton Investments shares his views on benefits and risks of investing in mezzanine debt on p.22.
  • We speak with Jérémie Ceyrac, Head of Equity, Responsible Investments at Proparco to learn more about the French development institution, financial products on offer, recent investments in Africa and African impact investment scene (pp. 13-15).
  • This month’s market feature focuses on Nigeria. Sven Richter, Fund Manager, Drakens Capital, writes about his recent trip to the West African country and his observations. “While Nigeria is attractive as an investment destination, the GDP growth is a disappointment for a county that we expect to be one of the leaders in Africa,” he says (pp. 16-17).
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<p>Fleming's Banking forums are a rich collection of unique events which all carefully track the current trends and challenges facing the banking globally. As the region's conference, 2nd Annual Future Banking East Africa Summit is the industry's meeting place, where seasoned banking professionals combine C-level insights on successful retail banking strategies and hands-on case studies, transforming the current financial ecosystem.</p>

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<p>Highlights of conference:</p>

<p> • C-level Debate : The Forces at Play in Determining the Future of African Banking</p>

<p> • Regulation Debate : Threat or a Massive Opportunity?</p>

<p> • Big Data and Predictive Analytics in the Omnichannel Era</p>

<p> • Debate : Banking Services 2020 – African Perspective</p>

<p> • CRYPTOCURRENCIES: A journey to a cashless economy</p>

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<p>Top-notch Speakers:</p>

<p> • Varghese Thambi (Chief Executive Officer |  DTB Uganda, Uganda)</p>

<p> • Lance Mambondiani (CEO | Steward Bank, Zimbabwe)</p>

<p> • George Njuguna (Chief Information Officer | Housing Finance Bank, Kenya)</p>

<p> • Yonas Lemma (Chief IT Security Officer | United Bank S.C. Ethiopia)</p>

<p> • Cedric Wachira (Secretary General  | Blockchain Association of Kenya, Kenya)</p>

<p> </p>

<p>As it may be difficult to cope with all trends and challenges yourself, we are here to invite you to join us in Nairobi and get first-hand insights from top-notch peers</p>

2nd Annual Future Banking East Africa Summit

21 January
Nairobi, Kenya
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Fleming's Banking forums are a rich collection of unique events which all carefully track the current trends and challenges facing the banking globally. As the region's conference, 2nd Annual Future Banking East Africa Summit is the industry's meeting place, where seasoned banking professionals combine C-level insights on successful retail banking strategies and hands-on case studies, transforming the current financial ecosystem.

 

Highlights of conference:

 • C-level Debate : The Forces at Play in Determining the Future of African Banking

 • Regulation Debate : Threat or a Massive Opportunity?

 • Big Data and Predictive Analytics in the Omnichannel Era

 • Debate : Banking Services 2020 – African Perspective

 • CRYPTOCURRENCIES: A journey to a cashless economy

 

Top-notch Speakers:

 • Varghese Thambi (Chief Executive Officer |  DTB Uganda, Uganda)

 • Lance Mambondiani (CEO | Steward Bank, Zimbabwe)

 • George Njuguna (Chief Information Officer | Housing Finance Bank, Kenya)

 • Yonas Lemma (Chief IT Security Officer | United Bank S.C. Ethiopia)

 • Cedric Wachira (Secretary General  | Blockchain Association of Kenya, Kenya)

 

As it may be difficult to cope with all trends and challenges yourself, we are here to invite you to join us in Nairobi and get first-hand insights from top-notch peers

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