Guernsey, the specialist global centre for investment funds, has made significant gains in the numbers of funds domiciled in the island registered to be sold to retail investors in South Africa.
Centum Capital, a Nairobi-based private equity manager, has appointed IQ-EQ to
Andersen Global has partnered with Lagos-based law firm, The New Practice (TNP), increasing the global organization's footprint in Africa and strengthening its presence in Nigeria.
Bowmans has expanded into Mauritius and Ethiopia, enabling it to unlock more opportunities for its clients and contacts on the African continent.
EFG Hermes, a financial services corporation in Frontier Emerging Markets, has concluded advisory to Helios Towers, a telecom tower infrastructure company in Sub-Saharan Africa, on its £288m ($367.18) initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
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.