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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.

Archive for December, 2012

Ai40 Index Weekly commentary - 7 December, 2012

Monday, December 10th, 2012

The Africa investor 40 (Ai 40) Investor’s index lost 0.04%, to settle at 111.30 points during the trading week. The year-to-date change now stands at -15.41%.

“By 2040, frontier markets…”

Friday, December 7th, 2012

“By 2040, frontier markets will have a ratio of 5.7 (working-age to old-age people), while emerging markets will be at 3.4 {..} frontier markets have the potential to reap the rewards of the demographic dividend—a lengthy period of rapid economic growth and development—“
Mansoor Dailami, Manager of International Finance, Development Economics Vice Presidency, World Bank

“In June 2012 the rate of inflation was 2.4%…”

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

“In June 2012 the rate of inflation was 2.4% the yield on 10 year gilts at 30 June was 1.7%. Achieving a return above inflation sufficient to match liabilities under these conditions is a challenging prospect.”

Africa investor’s Agribusiness Investment Awards winners announced

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Johannesburg; 3 December 2012: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced the winners of its prestigious 2012 Africa investor Agribusiness Investment Awards to the global agribusiness investment community.