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.
Standard Bank has launched Direct Custody Services in Angola, which expands its African custody coverage to 15 countries across the continent.
Maitland, a global advisory and administration firm, has has formed Maitland Family Office, a multi-family office to service high net worth families, individuals and entrepreneurs in South Africa.
Jefferies and SBG Securities have entered into a research distribution agreement that will see SBG Securities distribute co-branded Jefferies Equity Research to its South African domiciled institutional client base.
BNY Mellon has expanded its BNY Mellon Risk View offering to make it easier for institutional investors to perform ex-ante (forward-looking) risk analysis.
EFG Hermes, a financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets, has concluded its advisory to Cairo for Investment & Real Estate Development (CIRA) on its EGP 1.244bn initial public offering (IPO) on the Egyptian Exchange. CIRA is the largest integrated provider of educational services in the Egyptian private sector, owning and operating 19 schools with over 24 thousand enrolled students as of 2018.