Category archives for: Capital Market

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.

Ghana: SSNIT Deletes 8,366 Ghost Names from Pension Payroll

Accra, Ghana, August 29, 2018//-Measures introduced by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in February 2018 to delete ghost names from the pension payroll have yielded positive results.

Prioritising African Sovereign Funds

August 28, 2018//-African sovereign funds represent only 3% of assets under management at the international level, totaling $155bn.

Carey Olsen Advises Lendable on Latest Kenyan Securitisation

August 24, 2018//-Carey Olsen’s corporate team in the Cayman Islands has represented Lendable Inc, a tech-enabled finance platform, on its latest auto loan securitisation with Watu Credit, a Mombasa-based lender.

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