SAVCA 2017 Case Study Compendium

Opinion

Opportunities in African Agriculture 

Opportunities in African Agriculture 

Author: Ngaa Gumbo, Analyst, Atria Africa Trade Finance Fund | Date: 2017-06-16

Agricultural performance still maintains considerable influence on business and/or investor confidence in the region, says Ngaa Gumbo, Analyst, Atria Africa Trade Finance Fund

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Investing in Angola and wider Africa in 2017

Investing in Angola and wider Africa in 2017

Author: Teodoro de Jesus Xavier Poulson, Economist and Board Member, FACRA | Date: 2017-05-25

This year, we should be looking at where grassroots innovation is being supported through platforms and technology, which fosters the production of goods and services, boost entrepreneurship and help create jobs throughout the continent

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Philanthropy gains traction in Africa

Philanthropy gains traction in Africa

Author: Philip Faure, Global Head: Wealth Advisory, Standard Bank Group | Date: 2017-05-24

Seeking societal outcomes to investment is a growing theme to watch as more wealth is directed towards making a difference, says Philip Faure of Standard Bank

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Helping start-ups

Helping start-ups

Author: Bruce McGlogan, Head of Product - PERE (Africa/Europe), Maitland | Date: 2017-05-17

Outsourcing functions such as reporting to a third-party administrator can save time and money for investment managers and diminish the risk of operational errors.

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Share buy-back transactions

Share buy-back transactions

Author: Kelly Pretorius, Senior Associate, Tax, Bowmans | Date: 2017-04-07

Share buy-backs have become a very common mechanism for exiting an investment in a South African company since the introduction of dividends tax in April 2012, writes Kelly Pretorius of Bowmans

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Taking impact public

Taking impact public

Author: Thomas Venon, Founding Director, Eighteen East Capital | Date: 2017-03-30

Thomas Venon of Eighteen East Capital unveils the Impact Investment Trust PLC, an investment company offering exposure to a portfolio of funds investing for impact

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Recovery possible for sub-Saharan Africa

Recovery possible for sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Michael Kimondo, Head of Treasury Operations, Fusion Group | Date: 2017-03-07

A rise in commodity prices, coupled with enhanced trust in the political system, is likely to render the region a favorable trade and investment destination, thereby aiding growth

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Not all investment fees are equal

Not all investment fees are equal

Author: Bradley Anthony, CIO, Fairtree Capital | Date: 2017-03-01

Singular focus on costs, both asset management fees and portfolio trading costs, can never be viewed without the context of the alpha generated

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A new generation of investors in African funds?

A new generation of investors in African funds?

Author: Jonathan de-Lance Holmes, Johanna Monthe, Nicole Paige | Date: 2017-02-09

Recently, more traditional fund investors, such as domestic and foreign sovereign wealth funds, insurers and pension funds, seem to have an increased appetite for investment in Africa-focused funds

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How technology can create new pathways for inclusive growth

How technology can create new pathways for inclusive growth

Author: Wim van der Beek, Founder and Managing Partner, Goodwell Investments | Date: 2017-01-13

The “Africa Rising” narrative is increasingly giving way to that of “Aspiring Africa”, as the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) shrinks and the new middle class burgeons, says Wim van der Beek, founder and managing partner of Goodwell Investments

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African Exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

African Exchanges should focus on smaller businesses

Author: Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, Chairman, JSE | Date: 2016-11-27

The development of platforms for small to medium-sized businesses to list across African capital markets will allow private equity investors to consider listing as an effective way to realising the return on their investments.

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How the JSE has changed over time

How the JSE has changed over time

Author: Geoff Blount, MD, BayHill Capital | Date: 2016-11-17

Over the past 10 years, the JSE has increasingly become an “externalized” exchange given the local political and economic environment, says Geoff Blount of BayHill Capital

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Will the US election outcome Trump Africa?

Will the US election outcome Trump Africa?

Author: Cobus de Hart, Irmgard Erasmus & Jared Jeffery, NKC African Economics | Date: 2016-11-09

The consequences of a Trump presidency for Africa remain uncertain, say Cobus de Hart, Irmgard Erasmus & Jared Jeffery of NKC African Economics

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Implications of US elections on EM

Implications of US elections on EM

Author: Jan Dehn, Head of Research, Ashmore | Date: 2016-11-08

Jan Dehn of Ashmore explores the implications of the impending US elections on Emerging Markets (EM). He explains how either outcome will see EM continuing its outperformance, although short term market dynamics will differ depending on who wins.

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A ride through Africa

A ride through Africa

Author: Gerhard Visagie, Investment Director, Acorn Private Equity | Date: 2016-11-01

Africa, to some the dark continent filled with countless risks, to others a land of beauty and incredible opportunity. Is Africa indeed rising or is and will it remain in a quagmire of constraints?

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Liquidity search – a new approach for African Markets

Liquidity search – a new approach for African Markets

Author: Yan Gloukhovski, Founder, Zeroflows | Date: 2016-10-20

African capital markets, and frontier markets in a broader sense, demand a geography-specific solution that solves information search challenges under constraints of lack of direct counterparty lines.

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Healthcare & Africa: Rewarding Opportunities

Healthcare & Africa: Rewarding Opportunities

Author: Helen Roberts, Healthcare and Life Sciences Focus Team, BonelliErede | Date: 2016-10-06

Healthcare continues to match financial services for growth and reward opportunities, says Helen Roberts, Member of the Healthcare Focus Team, BonelliErede

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Good growth hunting

Good growth hunting

Author: Kevin Cousins, Equity Analyst, PSG Asset Management | Date: 2016-09-21

Companies that have the ability to re-invest capital for growth over long periods of time, while still generating great returns, are well worth the hunt.

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Why Invest in Africa? The Big Picture

Why Invest in Africa? The Big Picture

Author: Peter C. Thoms, founder, portfolio manager, Africa Capital Group | Date: 2016-09-19

While the last couple of years have been tough for African equities and currencies, the long-term case for investing in Africa remains intact, writes Peter Thoms of Africa Capital Group

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New effective annual cost standard from ASISA

New effective annual cost standard from ASISA

Author: James George, Compliance Manager, Compli-Serve SA | Date: 2016-09-15

With less than a month to go before they have to disclose an Effective Annual Cost (EAC) on quotes for savings and investment products, product providers are no doubt scrambling to get their calculations done and their point of sale documentation updated.

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Blockchain revolution and financial regulation in South Africa

Blockchain revolution and financial regulation in South Africa

Author: Francisco Khoza and Derryn Visser, Bowmans | Date: 2016-09-13

Fintech is posing a significant challenge to the current regulatory framework in South Africa, write Francisco Khoza, Partner, and Derryn Visser, Candidate Attorney, Banking and Finance Practice, Bowmans - South Africa

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Steering clear of tax scandals

Steering clear of tax scandals

Author: Meredith Moss, Founder & CEO, Finomial | Date: 2016-09-12

Global regulations raise the stakes for African hedge funds, writes Meredith Moss, Founder & CEO of Finomial

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Are South African asset prices overvalued?

Are South African asset prices overvalued?

Author: Mark Winter, Analyst, RisCura | Date: 2016-08-29

If you own equity in South African companies that derive most of their income from business activities within South Africa, you might need to start adjusting your thoughts about what they are really worth, despite their current market prices.

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Cross border merger transactions in East Africa

Cross border merger transactions in East Africa

Author: Xolani Nyali, Senior Associate, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group | Date: 2016-08-16

Investors involved in cross border merger transactions in Africa should note that, depending on their existing investments and the activities of a target company, they may have to comply with the merger regimes of up to three different competition regulators.

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African PE: Driven by strong fundamentals

African PE: Driven by strong fundamentals

Author: Paul Boynton, CEO, Old Mutual Alternative Investments | Date: 2016-08-04

The potential of private equity investments continues in Africa, despite the continent’s lower GDP growth rates, and the effects of falling commodity prices on commodity-rich countries, writes Paul Boynton, CEO at Old Mutual Alternative Investments

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FATCA/CRS Part II: It’s getting more complex

FATCA/CRS Part II: It’s getting more complex

Author: Giri Girisanthan, Augentius | Date: 2016-07-31

As the alternatives industry in Africa grows in size and sophistication, it too is being swept up in the regulatory undercurrent towards better monitoring and reporting of assets in foreign accounts

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Agency banking in emerging markets

Agency banking in emerging markets

Author: Soumaya Hamzaoui, Chief Product Officer, RedCloud Technology | Date: 2016-07-24

Agent banking represents an opportunity for banks and emerging markets alike, says Soumaya Hamzaoui of RedCloud Technology

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Private Equity: A Force for Good

Private Equity: A Force for Good

Author: Adam Bennot, Senior Analyst, African Private Equity, RisCura | Date: 2016-07-07

PE has a vital role to play in driving inclusive growth and sustainable economic development in South Africa, as well as driving strong, long-term returns for investors. writes Adam Bennot of RisCura

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Commodities: Opportunity or risk?

Commodities: Opportunity or risk?

Author: Mark Dunley-Owen, Portfolio Manager, Allan Gray | Date: 2016-06-28

Bottom-up investors who pay more attention to valuations may find opportunities in the commodity-related shares despite risks, says Mark Dunley-Owen of Allan Gray

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Mauritius Partnerships – What You Need to Know

Mauritius Partnerships – What You Need to Know

Author: Rajan Rosick, Head of New Business, Trident Fund Services Mauritius | Date: 2016-06-26

Although companies are still the dominant form for investment funds located in Mauritius, partnerships can provide a number of advantages, writes Rajan Rosick, Head of New Business, Trident Fund Services Mauritius

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Multiple investment management strategies – What is best?

Multiple investment management strategies – What is best?

Author: Rodney Msimango, Old Mutual Corporate Consultants | Date: 2016-06-23

Selecting the right investment management approach is paramount in ensuring that retirement funds achieve the desired outcome in South Africa, says Rodney Msimango of Old Mutual Corporate Consultants

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El Niño – beware the lag effect

El Niño – beware the lag effect

Author: Fran Troskie, Unitisation Analyst, Riscura Solutions | Date: 2016-06-16

Investors need to be aware of the ongoing direct and indirect impact of El Niño on the sectors and countries in Africa they invest in, says Fran Troskie of RisCura

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Five factors that differentiate fintech in Africa

Five factors that differentiate fintech in Africa

Author: Wim van der Beek, Founding Partner, Goodwell Investments | Date: 2016-06-14

Fintech space in Africa is different to that in developed economies, with a whole raft of opportunities presented by unique factors that are not found elsewhere in the world, says Wim van der Beek, founding partner at Goodwell Investments

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African Infrastructure: is China the only player?

African Infrastructure: is China the only player?

Author: Jonathan Hosie, Partner, Mayer Brown | Date: 2016-05-22

China is in Africa for the long-haul, but many opportunities exist for other investors, says Jonathan Hosie, Partner in the Construction and Engineering Practice, Mayer Brown

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Riding out the economic storm

Riding out the economic storm

Author: Keith Woodhouse, John Nielsen, Jeff Buckland / Hogan Lovells | Date: 2016-04-24

African private equity continues to weather the difficult economic environment in Africa, say Keith Woodhouse, John Nielsen & Jeff Buckland of Hogan Lovells

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Africa’s Energy Market

Africa’s Energy Market

Author: Robert Hamill, Partner & Sam Webster, Senior Associate, Mayer Brown | Date: 2016-04-17

Robert Hamill, Partner & Sam Webster, Senior Associate, Mayer Brown, say that this 2016 will be critical for M&A activity in the energy sector following the turbulence of 2015

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World Bank warns of economic growth vulnerabilities in Africa

World Bank warns of economic growth vulnerabilities in Africa

Author: Irmgard Erasmus, analyst, NKC African Economics | Date: 2016-04-12

The World Bank released the Africa’s Pulse report on April 11, in which the multilateral organisation outlined salient economic vulnerabilities and provided strategies for unlocking inclusive, sustainable growth

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Robo-advisors are coming to South Africa

Robo-advisors are coming to South Africa

Author: Magda Wierzycka, CEO, Sygnia Group | Date: 2016-04-04

The most significant development in the financial services industry in the US and the UK in recent times has been the emergence of robo-advisors – internet-based systems which, through a series of questions, lead investors to an appropriate mix of investments suited to their personal circumstances.

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Is Libya becoming the next Syria?

Is Libya becoming the next Syria?

Author: Jason Dozier, Global Risk Insights | Date: 2016-03-28

Recent US airstrikes in Libya and Tunisia underline a growing concern that ISIS is deepening its reach across northern Africa. Increasingly, Libya is becoming the main target of the group, but why? And what are the national and regional consequences?

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SAVCA 2016: Thoughts and Themes

SAVCA 2016: Thoughts and Themes

Author: John Bellew, Head of Private Equity, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group | Date: 2016-03-26

John Bellew, Head of Private Equity, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, shares thoughts and themes from the 2016 SAVCA Conference

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Regeneration of African inner cities

Regeneration of African inner cities

Author: Melissa Leibowitz & Hopewell Sathekge, Hogan Lovells | Date: 2016-03-10

It's said that the shift from rural to urban population is the most significant phenomenon since independence in most African countries, write Melissa Leibowitz and Hopewell Sathekge of Hogan Lovells

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South African investors lose out on PE returns

South African investors lose out on PE returns

Author: Paul Boynton, CEO, Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) | Date: 2016-02-24

Private equity investments have not been embraced by South African retirement funds which have less than 1% of their portfolios invested in private equity, says Paul Boynton, CEO of Old Mutual Alternative Investments

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Tough year for South African consumers

Tough year for South African consumers

Author: Johann Els, Senior Economist, Old Mutual Investment Group | Date: 2016-02-18

With all eyes on Minister Pravin Gordhan as he prepares for his Budget Speech later this month, one thing that is certain is that 2016 is going to be a tough year for South African consumers, says Johann Els, Senior Economist, Old Mutual Investment Group

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What the renminbi’s rise means for Africa?

What the renminbi’s rise means for Africa?

Author: Sunil Kaushal, Regional CEO, Africa & Middle East, Standard Chartered | Date: 2016-01-29

Emerging markets stand to benefit significantly from the internationalisation of China’s currency, says Sunil Kaushal of Standard Chartered

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Challenges for Libya’s oil sector

Challenges for Libya’s oil sector

Author: Madeleine Moreau, Global Risk Insights | Date: 2016-01-14

Libya’s oil sector faces a host of challenges. The failure of the Tripoli-based GNC and Tobruk governments to reach a unity peace deal last month is pushing the country into deeper political chaos, while the expanding presence of the Islamic State is threatening an already fragile security situation.

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Nigeria’s insurance sector: Growth beckons

Nigeria’s insurance sector: Growth beckons

Author: Omolade Oladipo, RisCura | Date: 2015-12-15

The Nigerian insurance industry represents a good opportunity for investors and it has attracted relatively large amounts of foreign private investment in recent years, says Omolade Oladipo of RisCura

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Burundi instability poses problems for East Africa

Burundi instability poses problems for East Africa

Author: Elliot Kratt, Africa Analyst, africapractice & Global Risk Insights | Date: 2015-12-11

President Nkurunziza is likely to continue to perpetuate political instability through repressive conduct, in order to hold on to power. This will negatively impact East Africa’s economic prospects

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The truth about Africa’s rising middle class

The truth about Africa’s rising middle class

Author: Razia Khan, Chief Economist for Africa, Standard Chartered Bank | Date: 2015-11-22

Income growth in Africa may not be as fast as some have expected, but the trend is very much alive, says Razia Khan of Standard Chartered Bank

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Banks to play bigger role in pension administration

Banks to play bigger role in pension administration

Author: Charl Bruyns, Head of Investor Services South Africa for Standard Bank | Date: 2015-10-30

The role of custodians is advancing beyond traditional functions of safeguarding assets and settling trades, to the full administration of pension fund investments, says Charl Bruyns, Head of Investor Services South Africa for Standard Bank

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Infrastructure projects outlook

Infrastructure projects outlook

Author: Geoffrey Mabea, Manager, Capital Projects & Infrastructure PwC Kenya | Date: 2015-10-07

Infrastructure contributes to more than half of Africa’s recent improved growth performance, writes Geoffrey Mabea, Manager, Capital Projects & Infrastructure PwC Kenya

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Deal or no deal

Deal or no deal

Author: King & Wood Mallesons | Date: 2015-09-16

There has been much commentary about the amount of private equity capital being raised for investment in Africa and whether there are sufficient investment targets available to deploy this flow of capital, say experts at King & Wood Mallesons

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African infrastructure - A time for India

African infrastructure - A time for India

Author: Somdatt Kurdikar & Anhad Narula, Partners, DSC Investment Partners | Date: 2015-08-30

Indian infrastructure operators have been through the golden era for infrastructure in India from 2000 onwards and are able to see the same opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa, argue Somdatt Kurdikar and Anhad Narula, Partners at DSC Investment Partners

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Is the African consumer a myth?

Is the African consumer a myth?

Author: Sven Richter, Head of Frontier Markets, RenAsset Management | Date: 2015-08-24

In the past few years the African consumer has become one of these shadowy facts that people like to quote, everyone wants to expand their business in Africa to reach the African consumer.

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Is the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Worth a Look?

Is the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Worth a Look?

Author: Ryan Hoover, Director of Research, Africa Capital Group | Date: 2015-07-16

The news out of Zimbabwe remains dismal, but it may be time to take some cautious steps back onto the beleaguered nation's stock exchange.

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Bridging the housing gap in Zambia

Bridging the housing gap in Zambia

Author: Jan van der Merwe, Phatisa Fund Partner for PAHF | Date: 2015-07-15

Jan van der Merwe of Phatisa explores investment opportunities in the Zambian housing sector

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SA double tax treaty to affect Mauritius holding company structures

SA double tax treaty to affect Mauritius holding company structures

Author: Eloise Walker, Tax Expert, Pinsent Masons | Date: 2015-06-25

A new double tax treaty between South Africa and Mauritius will allow SA to tax some repatriations of profit on investments in South Africa structured through a Mauritian holding company, according to Eloise Walker, a tax expert at Pinsent Masons.

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US: Challenges of investing in Africa

US: Challenges of investing in Africa

Author: Justin Mahwikizi, Founder & CEO, Market Atlas | Date: 2015-06-16

Justin Mahwikizi, Founder & CEO of Market Atlas, examines the challenges US institutional investors face when allocating funds in Africa

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Where is Africa’s tech sector?

Where is Africa’s tech sector?

Author: Jan Schalkwijk, Investment Analyst, Africa Capital Group | Date: 2015-05-29

Jan Schalkwijk of Africa Capital Group analyses the African tech sector and looks at the opportunities within the sector

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Trade finance gap

Trade finance gap

Author: Vinod Madhavan, Head, Standard Bank | Date: 2015-05-13

Lack of access to affordable trade finance is holding back the economic and employment potential of African countries, says Standard Bank.

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SA franchising opportunities

SA franchising opportunities

Author: Gerrie van Biljon, Executive Director, Business Partners | Date: 2015-04-21

South Africa can expect the franchise industry to continue to provide solid growth in the future, says Gerrie van Biljon, executive director of Business Partners.

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Africa: New roads foster regional trade

Africa: New roads foster regional trade

Author: Peter C. Thoms, founder, portfolio manager, Africa Capital Group | Date: 2015-04-17

There is one trading partner of Africa’s that holds the key to the continent realizing consistent, sustainable economic growth in all of its regions and across a wide range of economic sectors.

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Nigeria: Buhari wins it

Nigeria: Buhari wins it

Author: François Conradie, analyst, NKC Independent Economists | Date: 2015-04-01

Muhammadu Buhari will be Nigeria’s next president.

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Rwanda: benefits of securities market

Rwanda: benefits of securities market

Author: Godfrey Kiiza, Senior Tax Consultant/ Economist, KPMG Rwanda | Date: 2015-03-11

Godfrey Kiiza of KPMG Rwanda explores the benefits that Rwanda stands to gain if it develops its treasury and bonds trading

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Diversify markets to limit risk in Africa

Diversify markets to limit risk in Africa

Author: Johan Steyn, Portfolio Manager, Prescient Investment Management | Date: 2015-02-27

Although the recent experience in Nigeria is a reminder that the high rewards investors seek in Africa tend to be accompanied by elevated levels of risk, the long-term outlook for African markets remains positive, says Johan Steyn, Portfolio Manager at Prescient Investment Management.

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China’s investment in African resources

China’s investment in African resources

Author: George Fang, Head of Mining and Metals in Asia, Standard Bank | Date: 2015-02-26

China’s investment in African resources remains at a relatively early stage and is likely to increase further over the next decade, despite the economic slowdown being experienced in the world’s second largest economy, says George Fang, Standard Bank’s Beijing-based Head of Mining and Metals in Asia.

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Adequate tax relief for SA companies?

Adequate tax relief for SA companies?

Author: Musa Manyathi, Director of International Tax, Deloitte South Africa | Date: 2015-02-20

Musa Manyathi, Director of International Tax at Deloitte South Africa, explores the tax related challenges that South African companies face when looking to invest into the African continent.

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African election map

African election map

Author: Simon Freemantle, Senior Political Economist, Standard Bank | Date: 2015-02-18

Standard Bank’s Simon Freemantle, Senior Political Economist, comments on the landscape for African elections in 2015.

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Kenya reintroduces capital gains tax

Kenya reintroduces capital gains tax

Author: Michael Kimondo, Head of Treasury Operations, Fusion Group | Date: 2015-02-17

The reintroduction of CGT faced severe criticism, with many analysts indicating it could impact investment in equities and the real estate, oil and mining sectors, says Michael Kimondo, Head of Treasury Operations at Fusion.

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Nigeria's elections

Nigeria's elections

Author: François Conradie, analyst, NKC Independent Economists | Date: 2015-02-09

Nigeria’s election dates have been postponed by six weeks.

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Commodities cycle

Commodities cycle

Author: Michael Rawlinson, Global Co-Head Mining & Metals, Barclays | Date: 2015-02-08

While the sharp drop in global oil prices has reduced costs for mining companies, it has also added to uncertainty in the market and may prolong the wait for the commodity cycle to turn upwards again.

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East Africa: The cost of war

East Africa: The cost of war

Author: Jacques Nel, analyst, NKC Independent Economists | Date: 2015-01-19

The civil war that erupted in South Sudan in December 2013 has devastated the country, and has had detrimental economic and, more importantly, social consequences across the East Africa region.

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Southern African banking sector

Southern African banking sector

Author: Martin Čihák, lead economist, The World Bank | Date: 2015-01-16

Africa’s financial sector continues to be less developed compared to other emerging market regions, says Martin Čihák, lead economist at the World Bank.

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Africa: Insights on Deal Trends in a PE Growth Market

Africa: Insights on Deal Trends in a PE Growth Market

Author: Kem Ihenacho, Linzi Mutter, Partners, Latham & Watkins | Date: 2015-01-10

Private equity in Africa is fast-growing and investing in a variety of sectors. Kem Ihenacho and Linzi Mutter, Partners at Latham & Watkins, look at challenges that investors face.

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Victor von Reiche's top stock picks for 2015

Victor von Reiche's top stock picks for 2015

Author: Victor von Reiche, Senior Investment Manager, Cannon Asset Managers | Date: 2015-01-09

Victor von Reiche, Senior Investment Manager at Cannon Asset Managers, suggests some stocks for long-term investments.

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China-Africa Cooperation: New Agenda and New Approach?

China-Africa Cooperation: New Agenda and New Approach?

Author: Yun Sun, Nonresident Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative | Date: 2015-01-08

As the region prepares for the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Yun Sun discusses the evolving China-Africa relationship, whether China’s priorities might be shifting, and how African countries are strengthening their voices in the conversation.

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South African MMFs

South African MMFs

Author: Doug Thomson, Head of Business Development, RECM | Date: 2014-12-11

The fallout in South African money market funds from the collapse of African Bank is a timely reminder that these investments are not completely risk free. 

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Ethiopia needs to change strategy

Ethiopia needs to change strategy

Author: Toddy Thairu, Senior Advisor, Tax Services, KPMG | Date: 2014-12-07

Ethiopia must change strategy to maintain its economic growth, according to Toddy Thairu, Senior Advisor, Tax Services at KPMG.

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Naira devalued

Naira devalued

Author: Melissa Verreynne, analyst, NKC Independent Economists | Date: 2014-11-28

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) voted to devalue the naira as well as tighten monetary policy instruments. Melissa Verreynne, NKC Independent Economists, analyses the situation.

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How to kick-start the SA economy

How to kick-start the SA economy

Author: Adrian Saville, CIO, Cannon Asset Managers | Date: 2014-11-26

Adrian Saville, CIO of Cannon Asset Managers, looks at ways to boost the South African economy.

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Old Risks, New Risks

Old Risks, New Risks

Author: Mukund Dhar (left), Chris Utting (right), Partners, White & Case | Date: 2014-10-30

Despite the promise that Africa holds, potential investors remain concerned about certain key risks.

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Why Africa, Why Now?

Why Africa, Why Now?

Author: Paul Cleal, Partner, PwC, Chair of Africa Business Group | Date: 2014-10-01

Despite several problems which put off investors from investing in Africa, the long term looks promising, says Paul Cleal of PwC.

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