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Hubert Danso, CEO of Africa investor chairs Co-Investment Panel at Super Return Africa

By Staff Reporter | December 9, 2014

Cape Town, South Africa; 9 December 2014: Hubert Danso, CEO of Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment group, last week chaired a special panel on co-investments as part of the Super Return Africa conference attended by over 600 investors. Super Return Africa is the meeting place for the African and global private equity LP and GP communities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 8 December 2014

By Staff Reporter | December 8, 2014

The Ai40 Investor’s Index continues to tumble and not even Egyptian stocks could save it this time: a third straight week of loss saw the Index drop another 3.14 points – a hefty 2.62% down from last week’s close of 119.46. This leaves the Index now wobbling at a current value of 116.32. Read the rest of this entry »

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Optimism and opportunity abounds but a bumpy and slow journey ahead for some: PwC Infrastructure Report

By Staff Reporter | December 2, 2014

The African continent continues to attract the interest of global investors, developers and operators searching for growth. While there are short term concerns in some of Africa’s regions, the opportunities abound for infrastructure investment and development. Infrastructure spend in the region is projected to reach $180bn per annum by 2025, according to PwC’s ‘Capital Projects & infrastructure in East Africa, Southern Africa and West Africa,’ report issued today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 1 December 2014

By Staff Reporter | December 1, 2014

After two weeks on top of the Ai40 Index, Egypt’s Orascom Construction came crashing back down to earth. As a result of this, and several other notably poor performances, the Index dropped below the 120 mark to close out the week at a value of 119.46; the Index’s lowest level since March 24 this year. This works out to a loss of 0.85 points, or 0.70%, down from last week’s close of 120.31. Read the rest of this entry »

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GIIN Launches Fund Manager Training Program to Advance Impact Investing in Key Regions

By Staff Reporter | November 25, 2014

Program aims to empower managers in Africa and Asia, alongside expected market growth Read the rest of this entry »

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Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 24 November 2014

By Staff Reporter | November 24, 2014

Once again, Orascom Construction recorded an outstanding week, but this wasn’t enough to see the Ai40 Index through to a win. The beleaguered Index dropped once again, shedding 0.83 points to close the week out on a value of 120.31. This is a loss of 0.68% from last week’s value of 121.14. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 November 2014

By Staff Reporter | November 17, 2014

The Ai40 Index was thankfully back to winning ways this week, although most of that was due to a massive move by Orascom Construction. The Index gained 0.73 points, or 0.60%, to close the week on a value of 121.14, up from last week’s 120.41. Read the rest of this entry »

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