The November issue of Africa Global Funds focuses on the seventh annual AGF Africa Service Providers Awards. The winners combined a mixture of business performance, growth and progress over the 12 months period (from July 2021 to June 2022). Find out about our winners and how to participate in the next Awards edition on pp. 15-29.
We believe that winning AGF Awards helps position your firm as a leader in your sector! We want to extend our sincerest gratitude to our sponsor Standard Bank Group for their continuous support!
In this special issue of Africa Global Funds, some of our winners share their success stories and thought pieces.
Ann Leepile of Alexforbes writes about the company’s 25th year anniversary. Today the firm is still united by the same vision: to help make investments simpler, smoother and safer for investors. Read on pp. 6-7.
Timothy Singh of SS&C Advent writes about investment diversification. He says that an investment philosophy based on diversification and playing the long game may be the secret to weathering the current environment. Read more on p. 10.
In this month’s issue, Hari Chaitanya of Standard Bank shares his thoughts on the growth in domestic institutional investments and the role of custodian banks on p. 8.
In this edition, we speak with Hayden Reinders at Prescient Fund Services about the latest developments at the firm and trends in fund administration on p. 12.
We also catch up with Edmund Higenbottam of Verdant Capital to learn about the company and hear about recent M&A trends on p. 13.
Finally, Neil Hampton of Fundamental Software shares his thoughts on investment management systems. He writes that fund managers are increasingly looking to simplify their systems architecture and reduce the cost of maintaining multiple systems. Read on p. 14.