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).
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.
Objectway, a provider of investment management and digital software solutions to the worldwide financial services industry, has opened regional headquarters in South Africa.
IRESS, a supplier of technology for financial markets, wealth management and the mortgage industry, has agreed to acquire INET BFA, a financial data business owned by South African publisher Media 24.
S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global (SPGI), has launched a new Credit Analytics workflow solution via its S&P Capital IQ platform.
Africa remains a high priority for Deloitte and is one of 11 priority markets in the world, according to Lwazi Bam, Deloitte Africa CEO.
Mazars, a global firm specializing in audit, accounting, tax and advisory services, has acquired Corality Financial Group (Corality), a financial modelling consultancy and training provider.
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, a Pan-African law firm that provides both domestic and cross-border specialist legal services, has changed its brand name to Bowmans, effective September 1, 2016.
AxiomSL, a global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, has announced it would provide a new shareholding disclosure service using content from online legal services provider aosphere, an affiliate of international legal practice Allen & Overy.
Beltone Market Maker, a subsidiary of Beltone Financial Holding, one of Egypt’s leading investment banks, has begun providing market-making services in the shares of Orascom Construction on Nasdaq Dubai.
Standard Chartered Bank has executed a USD/NGN15m 1-year cross-currency swap for Access Bank, leveraging a custom guarantee issued by Frontclear, a financial markets development company backed by leading European development finance institutions.
Norton Rose Fulbright and the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), have launched a tool for governments and stakeholders in developing economies to assist in building a pipeline of viable public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects.