Preqin has developed a methodology for scoring private capital funds and investors’ portfolios based on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors.
Duet Group has selected global single-source financial solutions provider, Apex Group to deliver full depositary and fund administration services for their liquid Africa strategies.
Renaissance Capital, an emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Funeka Beja-Maseko as Director, Retail Analyst, and Andrew Nkumbula as Vice President, Investment Banking, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Debevoise & Plimpton has advised TPG in its definitive agreement to take over management of the existing assets of the Abraaj Group’s $1bn Global Healthcare Fund.
S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched the S&P South Africa Domestic Shareholder Weighted ESG Index, the newest addition to its global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) index family.
Renaissance Capital, an emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has launched the fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) desk in Kenya.
Axis and Innpact have launched the first impact investing platform in Mauritius, the Mauritius Impact Finance Gateway to Africa (MIFGA), which enables fund promoters to set-up and manage impact finance vehicles in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has launched IRIS+, a comprehensive system for impact investors to measure, manage and optimize their impact.
Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has been appointed the domestic custody and derivatives clearing business of Legae Peresec, South Africa’s leading broker.
SGG Group, the world’s forth largest investor services group, has announced a new name, visual identity and corporate website.
Ongera will be launching a brand new Forex derivatives solution dedicated to tackling the risks linked to African currencies' fluctuations, according to the firm’s Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Janvier Regis Habimana.
Legae Peresec, South Africa’s largest securities trading business, has been created, emerging from the combination of Peregrine Securities and Legae Securities, South Africa’s oldest black stockbroker.
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, has partnered with Learning Organisation, a Ghana based consulting firm.
EY has announced a strategic partnership with Motlanalo Chartered Accountants and Auditors Incorporated, a 100% black women owned audit and advisory practice in South Africa.