EFG Hermes, a financial services corporation in frontier and emerging markets, has agreed to acquire 100% of Primera Africa, a brokerage house in Nigeria.
EFG Hermes, a financial services corporation in frontier and emerging markets has concluded its advisory to international microfinance lender ASA International (ASAI) on its £125m initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
SGG Group, a global investor services firm, has acquired Augentius, a global provider of alternative investment solutions to the Private Equity and Real Estate communities.
Manokore Attorneys, a Zimbabwean full-service business law firm with strengths in mergers and acquisitions, energy and infrastructure projects and other commercial transactions, has joined DLA Piper Africa as the member firm in Zimbabwe.
Standard Bank Group has acted as exclusive financial adviser to M-BIRR, a mobile technology company in Ethiopia and the leading mobile money service in the country.
Conyers Dill & Pearman, an offshore law firm, has announced management buy-out (MBO) of Conyers' Mauritius Business.
Ocorian, a global financial services firm, has agreed to acquire ABAX Holding Limited (ABAX), an integrated advisory, corporate and business services provider based in Mauritius.
Conyers Dill & Pearman, an international law firm, has launched an innovative Funds eTool, a first of its kind tool for offshore investment funds.
The Orabank Group, present in 12 countries and in four monetary zones in West and Central Africa, has opened a regional and international trading room in Lomé, Togo. In a market previously dominated by players operating from Europe and the US, Oragroup now offers its clients a competitive and up-to-date offer in Africa, to intervene on the foreign exchange market in the monetary areas where its subsidiaries are established.
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), an index provider, has expanded its African index coverage with the launch of the S&P Extended East Africa BMI.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has launched a Data Centre, which has been built to Uptime Institute’s TIER III design standards.
Pan-African law firm Bowmans has opened its new permanent office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
IHS Markit, a provider of critical information, analytics and solutions, has launched a new service designed to help investment firms comply with MiFID II’s RTS 28, which requires them to publicly report their top five trading venues by asset class.
EMPEA has partnered with Palico in an effort to ease capital commitments to emerging market fund managers through Palico’s digital marketplace.