FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange has partnered with S&P Dow Jones Indices on the development and publication of fixed income indices in Nigeria.
Standard Bank has partnered with R3, a financial innovation firm that leads a consortium partnership with financial institutions to design and deliver advanced distributed ledger technologies to the global financial markets.
StatPro Group, a provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics and asset pricing services for the global asset management industry, has entered into a 5-year contract with a global South African asset manager for a minimum value of approximately $1.97m (ZAR 26.6m).
South Africa’s Sanlam Investments has chosen the FlexTRADER EMS to facilitate global cross asset trading alongside FlexAlert for real-time iOS and Android mobile notifications.
The Abraaj Group has deployed RAVN Connect Enterprise to bring about long-term transformation of its approaches to knowledge management and firm-wide collaboration across 20 offices.
Pan-African law firm Bowmans has announced the opening of a new office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with effect from January 2017.
Sanne Group has agreed to acquire 100% of International Financial Services and IFS Trustees (IFS), a Mauritius-based provider of fund and corporate administration services to corporates and alternative asset managers, for $127.3m.
FXCM, an online provider of foreign exchange (FX) trading, Contract for Difference (CFD) and related services, has announced the opening of its newest office, FXCM South Africa, based in Johannesburg.
Dinosaur Merchant Bank, a full-service international investment bank, has deployed Ancoa’s surveillance platform to monitor their equity trading activity.
EFG Hermes and Saxo Bank have signed a strategic partnership agreement, which will enable full integration of Saxo Bank’s SaxoTraderGO platform with EFG Hermes’ new online trading platform, EFG Hermes One.
Preqin, an alternative assets industry’s source of data and intelligence, has acquired Baxon Solutions, a provider of cloud-based private equity monitoring tools.
ICE Data Services has expanded coverage for its Best Execution service to include sovereign and corporate bonds in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Objectway, a provider of investment management and digital software solutions to the worldwide financial services industry, has opened regional headquarters in South Africa.
A team of specialist corporate lawyers at Bowmans Kenya has been involved in the largest equity deal in Kenya and East Africa in 2016, and one of the largest equity deals in Kenya to date.