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Deepening Africa’s Capital Markets with Ibukun Adebayo of the London Stock Exchange Group

Deepening Africa’s Capital Markets with Ibukun Adebayo of the London Stock Exchange Group

Listen to African Business Podcast 9: Deepening Africa’s Capital Markets with Ibukun Adebayo of the London Stock Exchange Group

Podcast host Desné Masie speaks to African Business editor, David Thomas, about the April issue of the magazine.The cover story looks at the outlook for renewable energy in Africa and the politics around the low-carbon transition timetable that is appropriate for Africa’s energy mix. David and Desné also have an in-depth discussion on the impact of coronavirus for Africa and how this has inspired the launch of our liveblog resource for the pandemic’s development on the continent which you can read here.
 
Our special guest is Ibukun Adebayo, of the International Markets team at the London Stock Exchange Group Limited (LSEG). Ibukun has been instrumental in spearheading many of the exchange’s Africa initiatives over the past few years including the creation of the International Advisory Group for Africa and Companies to Inspire Africa, which aims to stimulate intra-Africa capital raising and investment. He has also overseen the introduction of several important market infrastructure projects such as launching green bonds in Morocco, Kenya, and Nigeria alongside governments and multilaterals as well supported the development of offshore local currency bond markets and the ELITE programme to build capacity for entrepreneurs who want to float their businesses. 

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Credits:
Executive producer and host: Desné Masie 
Co-producer and audio editor: Peter Doerrie
African Business magazine editor: David Thomas
Online editor: Charles Dietz
Group publisher: Omar Ben Yedder
Music: ‘Give Love’ by Nettson

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