Norton Rose Fulbright has expanded its footprint in Africa by entering into a strategic alliance with Kenyan law firm, Walker Kontos.
Northern Trust has enhanced its peer universe comparison capabilities with the addition of intelligence derived from eVestment universe data.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has completed its move to a shorter settlement cycle to bolster the credibility of South Africa as an investment destination.
TMF Group, a provider of global business services, has launched Common Reporting Standard (CRS) services to assist financial institutions fulfil increased compliance requirements, as part of the worldwide initiative to reduce tax evasion through the automatic exchange of financial account information.
Duet Group, a global alternative asset manager with more than $5.6bn in assets under management, has completed the roll-out of Eze Software Investment Suite across its front-, middle- and back-office operations.
BNP Paribas Securities Services, a global custodian with $9trn in assets under custody, has launched ESG Risk Analytics, an innovative solution which enables clients to integrate Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance factors more easily into their investment decision-making process.
Michelmores has advised the Pan African Housing Fund (PAHF), a private equity fund managed by Phatisa, on its two recent joint venture investments in Zambia and Rwanda.
BLC Chambers, a Mauritian legal firm, has announced the merger with Etude Robert, pooling up competences within the dispute resolution practice area for a diverse and growing client base in Mauritius and beyond.
The Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA) and eFront, a provider of software solutions for alternative asset classes, have joined forces to develop a library of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) indicators for infrastructure investments.
Nautilus Managed Account Platform, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, has retained Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) to provide trustee services for its management company (MANCO) in South Africa.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) will be providing financial assistance to emerging black stock broking firms to support them in the sustainable growth of their businesses and recently launched an Enterprise Development programme to drive this growth and demonstrate its commitment to the transformation of South Africa’s capital markets.
Barak Fund Management, an Africa-focused alternative fund management company, has chosen TFG Financial Systems to provide it with TFG Complete, TFG’s fully integrated middle office and risk management system.
Financial services company WellsFaber has formally merged with Mazars Financial Services (MFS) to form an independent financial services provider with over 30 years’ experience and a client portfolio worth some R2.6bn.
Imani has launched Africa's first full-scale lawyers on demand service, offering tailored legal solutions across the African continent and across economic sectors.