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PHATISA UPGRADES ITS AFRICAN PE NEWS APP

By Staff Reporter | March 4, 2015

The African Private Equity (PE) News App powered by Phatisa has been re-launched with a major facelift to its design, functionality, navigation and overall features to enhance user experience. The App runs on the iOS8 and Android 4.0 - 5.0 platforms. Since its initial launch in mid 2014 the uptake has been excellent with over 1,500 people in countries downloading the App. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 2 March 2015

By Staff Reporter | March 2, 2015

In spite of last week’s rebound, the Ai40 Investors Index took another tumble. There was no save for the Index, such as that of last week’s jump by Guaranty Trust Bank. This time, a double digit decline by East African Breweries led the downward trend. Last week’s value of 113.97 was brought down by 1.11 points, or 0.97%, to reach a close of 112.86. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 23 February 2015

By Staff Reporter | February 23, 2015

The Ai Index bounced back from its decline of last week to record a more than two-point gain. Thanks to a massive jump by Guaranty Trust Bank, and a good week overall for Nigerian companies, the Index leapt 2.28 points, or 2.04%, to close the session on a value of 113.97, up from last week’s 111.69. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 16 February 2015

By Staff Reporter | February 16, 2015

Friday’s close saw four straight weeks of gains almost wiped out as the Ai40 Index fell to a value of 111.69. This move represented a decline of 1.39 points, or 1.22%, on last week’s value of 113.08. Again, the main culprits of these losses were the beleaguered, oil price-battered Nigerian companies, which made up the entire bottom five performers this session. Read the rest of this entry »

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ARM-Harith Infrastructure Fund Achieves First Close

By Staff Reporter | February 13, 2015

LAGOS: ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment Ltd (“ARMHIIL”), a Joint Venture between Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (“ARM”) and Harith General Partners (Pty) Ltd (“Harith”) of South Africa, has announced first close of the indigenously developed and managed ARM-Harith Infrastructure Fund (“ARMHIF”). Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 9 February 2015

By Staff Reporter | February 9, 2015

Four weeks of solid gains saw the Ai40 Index reach a value of 113.08 at Friday’s close. This is a jump of 1.38 points; a relatively healthy increase of 1.23%. South African stocks triumphed once again with Sasol staging a welcome comeback by recording further gains on last week’s 3.8% increase. Read the rest of this entry »

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Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 2 February 2015

By Staff Reporter | February 2, 2015

For a third straight week, the Ai40 Investors’ Index continued its upward trajectory; this time by almost a full point. Last week’s value of 110.79 was improved on by 0.91 points, or 0.8%, and by Friday the Index closed on a value of 111.70. Last week’s top winner, Guaranty Trust Bank, found itself on this week’s losers list, along with several other Nigerian companies in what has been a tough few months for that country. Read the rest of this entry »

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