Category archives for: Capital Market

Emerging Capital Partners Raises $640 Million for Expansion

Washington, DC, USA, November 15, 2018 — Pan-African private equity investor Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) announced the final close of its fourth Pan-African fund, ECP Africa Fund IV (AFIV).

Briefly…on a Banner Year for Chinese IPOs

November 5, 2018//-A record number of Chinese companies are going public, setting the stage for what could be a banner year in initial public offerings (IPOs).

Book of the Month: Keys to Growth in the African Market

November 2, 2018//-In this month’s book review, Stephen Williams reviews ‘Keys to growth in the African market’, which maps out how to build large, profitable businesses on the continent.

AfDB Takes Climate Risk Financing to the Next Level

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 30, 2018//- The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries.

Briefly…on the Growth in Private Equity Deal-Making

October 30, 2018//-Deal-making by private equity (PE) firms has surged this year, fueled by an influx of capital.

Five Stock Exchanges Win Inaugural Award for Commitment to Sustainable Dev’t

October 24, 2018//-Brazil, Egypt, South Africa, Turkey plus Nasdaq joined by transparency pioneers in first Sustainable Stock Exchanges Awards, which were presented at the World Investment Forum (WIF).

New UN Report: Securities Regulators Can Boost Sustainable Finance

October 24, 2018//-Securities regulators covering one-third of global market capitalization make a new push for sustainable finance.

AfDB Showcases Investment Opportunities in Africa to Nordic Investors

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 16, 2018/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) in a multidisciplinary team roadshows has presented financial products and investment opportunities to Nordic investors to leverage more access to financing.

Naspers to Separately List its Video Entertainment Business as MultiChoice Group on the JSE

September 17, 2018//-Naspers, a leading global internet and entertainment group and one of the largest technology investors in the world, today announced its intention to list its Video Entertainment business separately on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and simultaneously to unbundle the shares in this business to its shareholders.

Ghana: SEC Orders Menzgold to Suspend Trading

Accra, September 12, 2018//-The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered, gold trading firm, Menzgold Ghana Limited to suspend their operations with the public with immediate effect.

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