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Investment Banking: All Eyes On Africa

Africa, the world’s newest and fastest-developing emerging market is becoming a magnet for investment banking for both multinationals as well as local players.…

What Is Private Equity?

At its simplest form, ‘private equity’ is investing in shares in companies that are not ‘public’, which means they are not listed for trading on a stock exchange.

Tom Barry: ‘Uneven Playing Field Blocks Investment’

Before founding Zephyr, Tom Barry was President and CEO of Rockefeller & Co, the investment management arm of the Rockefeller family (1983–1993) and before that, he was employed by T Rowe Price Associates, Inc (1969–1982).…

Complete Transformation For The NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has undergone a challenging few years but the lessons learnt are being put to good use under a new regime.…

SA Banks Seize Opportunities Up North

While the domestic market remains the main interest for South African banks, there is no doubt that most of the country’s financial institutions are seeking to expand their operations into the rest of the continent.…

Ghana Banks Victims Of Their Own Success?

Ghana’s banking sector has been quietly but steadily building up its assets, and is now poised to reap the rewards of an economy in rude health and expected to improve even more as oil revenues vitalise other sectors.…