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Africa Investor Group

Africa investor (Ai) Group, is an Investment Banking oriented Advisory Firm, which also supplies a broad range of investment data, research, broadcast and published content to a growing number of international investors with interests in Africa.

Africa investor (Ai) Capital is the principal investment arm of Africa investor and runs the Group’s Search Fund, which provides Origination Services to Fund Managers, Institutional Investors and Development Finance Institutions seeking investable transactions and partners in Africa.

Africa investor (Ai) Business Media, publishes Africa investor magazine, the leading international magazine for Africa's investment decision makers (published in English and Chinese); maintains the prestigious Africa investor (Ai) 100 Index Series (Africa’s Dow Jones), and hosts Ai CEO Investment Roundtables on Infrastructure, Capital Markets, Agribusiness & Tourism investment opportunities.

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

Tuesday, December 9th, 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 […]

Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 8 December 2014

Monday, December 8th, 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.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 1 December 2014

Monday, December 1st, 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. […]

Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 24 November 2014

Monday, November 24th, 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.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 17 November 2014

Monday, November 17th, 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.

Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 1 September 2014

Monday, September 1st, 2014

It was a second-straight week at the top for Egyptian telecommunications firm Mobinil, which spearheaded the Ai40 Index’s 0.21 point gain for the trading session. This is a jump of 0.16% - not huge, but a gain nonetheless – up from last week’s value of 127.01.

Africa investor announces shortlist for prestigious Ai Capital Market Index Series Awards 2014

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; 26 August 2014: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the shortlist for the much-anticipated Ai Index Series Awards, taking place at the New York Stock Exchange on September the 22nd during the 7th Africa investor (Ai) CEO Institutional Investment Summit.

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