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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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African Sovereign Wealth Fund and Pension Fund Investors to meet at 9th Africa investor CEO Infrastructure Investment Summit

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa; 11 February 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today confirmed that the 9th annual Ai CEO Infrastructure Summit will take place in Johannesburg on 9-10 May 2016. The Summit is a unique business development forum for African pension and sovereign wealth fund leaders to review infrastructure investment […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 8 February 2016

Monday, February 8th, 2016

The Ai40 Investor’s Index held on to another week of gains; this time it was up 2.63 points from last week’s value of 88.33. This is a healthy gain of 2.97% to reach a close of 90.96 for the week. The three ‘Anglos’ took the Index’s top positions, but dealers are describing the movement as […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 1 February 2016

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Finally some hope for the Ai40 Index; it managed to scrape back an almost 2% gain over the past week under review. The Index gained 1.55 points to close Friday at a value of 88.33. This is up 1.78% on last week’s value of 86.78. Anglo Platinum spent its third straight week on the ‘top […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 25 January 2016

Monday, January 25th, 2016

The Ai40 Index was down for another week but the losses were minimal. Thanks to a strong showing by Nigerian banks (which last week drove the Index down), the Index lost just 0.04 points. This is a drop of 0.04% from last week’s value of 86.82. The Index therefore closed Friday at 86.78.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 18 January 2016

Monday, January 18th, 2016

A terrible week for US markets was reflected on the Ai40 Index, which plummeted 2.88 points, or 3.2%, over the week. Down from last week’s value of 89.70, the Index is currently sitting at 86.82 points. This time last year, the Index was valued at 109.80 points, which means a loss of 22.98 points, or […]

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 11 January 2016

Monday, January 11th, 2016

The Ai40 Index is down once again. Last week’s gains were erased this session as South African companies continued their slew of poor performances and Nigerian stocks reversed last week’s good run. The Index fell 2.62 points, down from last week’s close of 92.32, to rest at 89.70 points. This is a loss of 2.83%.

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 4 January 2016

Monday, January 4th, 2016

The Ai40 Index enters the New Year with some good news: since the last review on 21 December, the Index finally ended slightly higher. On that date, the Index was at a value of 91.02. The Index’s current close stands at 92.32 points, which is a gain of 1.3 points, or 1.42%. This is the […]

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