BNP Paribas Securities Services, a global custodian with $9trn in assets under custody, has launched ESG Risk Analytics, an innovative solution which enables clients to integrate Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance factors more easily into their investment decision-making process.
Michelmores has advised the Pan African Housing Fund (PAHF), a private equity fund managed by Phatisa, on its two recent joint venture investments in Zambia and Rwanda.
The Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA) and eFront, a provider of software solutions for alternative asset classes, have joined forces to develop a library of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) indicators for infrastructure investments.
BLC Chambers, a Mauritian legal firm, has announced the merger with Etude Robert, pooling up competences within the dispute resolution practice area for a diverse and growing client base in Mauritius and beyond.
Nautilus Managed Account Platform, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, has retained Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) to provide trustee services for its management company (MANCO) in South Africa.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) will be providing financial assistance to emerging black stock broking firms to support them in the sustainable growth of their businesses and recently launched an Enterprise Development programme to drive this growth and demonstrate its commitment to the transformation of South Africa’s capital markets.
Barak Fund Management, an Africa-focused alternative fund management company, has chosen TFG Financial Systems to provide it with TFG Complete, TFG’s fully integrated middle office and risk management system.
Financial services company WellsFaber has formally merged with Mazars Financial Services (MFS) to form an independent financial services provider with over 30 years’ experience and a client portfolio worth some R2.6bn.
Imani has launched Africa's first full-scale lawyers on demand service, offering tailored legal solutions across the African continent and across economic sectors.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), has launched the Economic Commission of Africa's (ECA) Country Profiles for 20 African nations, covering not only economic and social performance, but also analysis of the most pressing transformational issues and policies.
Peregrine Guernsey has appointed Northern Trust to provide global custody and fund administration services for approximately $725m in assets.
Worldbox, a global provider of business, due diligence and credit information, has launched a new portfolio management service, powered by its application-programming interface (API).
Asia’s global investment bank, Nomura has announced its plans to establish a branch in South Africa on April 4, 2016, to provide local and international clients with investment banking services in the country.
Sanne Group has announced it will acquire IDS Fund Services (IDS), an independent South African based provider of outsourced investment administration services to the asset management industry, with a particular focus on hedge fund clients.