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#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment space
#StartupFunding101: Raising capital to grow in the African payment spaceArticle

Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS Africa and Endeavor Entrepreneur, unpacks the payment space in Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics
#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basicsArticle

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

Cash-strapped mining companies look for innovative sources of funding
Cash-strapped mining companies look for innovative sources of fundingArticle

The notoriously cyclical nature of mining, particularly the low commodity prices and weak equity markets of recent years, have made it difficult for junior and exploratory mining companies to secure financing...

Jason Wilkinson, Wandisile Mandlana, Adéle de Jager & Ivan Vorster 1 Apr 2021

Andrew Friedman, head of sales, Anuva Investments
5 aspects of 12J investments you may be myth-ingArticle

"Too good to be true" is an adage that typically services you well when it comes to your money, especially in a world full of myths and conspiracy theories, Ponzi deals, pyramid schemes and promises of the Next Big Thing...

Andrew Friedman 9 Feb 2021

Comair reaches two major milestones in its business rescue process
Comair reaches two major milestones in its business rescue processArticle

Comair's business rescue process has navigated past two important milestones this week as the investors secured the required credit approval from various lenders of debt funding, as well as approval from various regulators necessary for their investment in Comair to proceed.

2 Nov 2020

Nivaash Singh
Don't underestimate the value of an experienced financial partnerArticle

While the risks are high, Africa currently offers a very compelling mining proposition with a number of excellent prospects in many parts of the continent...

Nivaash Singh 10 Feb 2020

Madison to acquire 46.5% equity stake in Redefine's Polish logistics platform
Madison to acquire 46.5% equity stake in Redefine's Polish logistics platformArticle

Expected to be finalised by the end of February, Madison International Realty is acquiring a 46.5% equity stake in JSE-listed Redefine Properties' Polish logistics platform held through European Logistics Investment...

23 Jan 2020

Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCode
Fintech startups score funding from RMI's AlphaCodeArticle

AlphaCode, Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI)'s incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle has awarded R23 million supplier development loans to three fintech startups...

2 Sep 2019

Policy uncertainty depreciated rand in first quarter - Sarb report
Policy uncertainty depreciated rand in first quarter - Sarb reportArticle

The rand depreciated in the aftermath of the national elections due to policy uncertainty and the larger-than-expected contraction in the domestic economy in the first quarter of 2019...

28 Jun 2019

Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?
Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?Article

As the financial pressure for those working for non-profit organisations continues, the debate for and against social entrepreneurship is intensifying in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 Apr 2019

RMB invests in Zambian copper mines
RMB invests in Zambian copper minesArticle

Zambia is expected to produce more than one-million tonnes of copper this year, which bodes well for the economy, considering the mineral comprises around 60% of the country's total exports...

Sandile Mbulawa 18 Jul 2018

Housing shortage an opportunity for high investment yields
Housing shortage an opportunity for high investment yieldsArticle

Investment is needed in the affordable housing sector. Historically, growth in this sector has been hampered by perceptions of high risk and, as a result, undervalued investments...

Kiara Suttner 13 Feb 2018

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Off-grid power goes mainstream for financingArticle

Since a large portion of Africa's population lives in remote areas, receiving power from the grid could still be decades away...

13 Dec 2017

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New debt funding model a first in agricultural financeArticle

Standard Bank has partnered with agribusiness TWK and Land Bank to create a new debt funding model for the agricultural sector, paving a way for the corporisation of agribusinesses to accelerate their growth...

7 Nov 2017

Proposal to amend debt reduction rules applicable to mining companies
Proposal to amend debt reduction rules applicable to mining companiesArticle

Section 36 of the Income Tax Act contains unique provisions which are only applicable to mining operations, and which set out the manner in which redemption allowances and unredeemed capital expenditure are calculated...

Candice Gibson 16 Oct 2017

#THINCAfrica: Taking a closer look at hotel management contracts in Africa
#THINCAfrica: Taking a closer look at hotel management contracts in AfricaArticle

Carlson Rezidor's senior VP business development, Africa and Indian Ocean participated in one of the key panels which took place at the THINC Africa conference - The evolution of management contracts...

11 Sep 2017

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Biomass project creates opportunity for mining communityArticle

A renewable energy project on degraded land is aimed at creating economic opportunities for communities after the life of a mine...

20 Mar 2017

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2016 marked a challenging year for African equity marketsArticle

Activity in African capital markets shows significant decline in 2016 amidst economic uncertainty and global political upheaval…

24 Feb 2017

Meltwater secures $60m debt funding with Silicon Valley Bank, Vector Capital
Meltwater secures $60m debt funding with Silicon Valley Bank, Vector CapitalArticle

Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence solutions, has announced that it has closed a $60m debt funding round with Silicon Valley Bank, and Vector Capital in order to ramp up strategic acquisitions...

Issued by Meltwater 13 Feb 2017

Making hydropower bankable in Africa
Making hydropower bankable in AfricaArticle

Technically, Africa has significant potential for hydropower. There are, however, two constraints to realising this potential, commercial viability and lack of political structures...

24 Nov 2016

African growth strategy for Carlson Rezidor
African growth strategy for Carlson RezidorArticle

Carlson Rezidor on track to achieve more than 23,000 rooms in Africa, its biggest growth market...

27 Oct 2016

Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre, Kigali
Carlson Rezidor on track with hotel developments in AfricaArticle

Carlson Rezidor is on track to achieve its target of more than 23,000 rooms open or under development in Africa by the end of 2020...

7 Oct 2016

Streaming: changing the mining finance model
Streaming: changing the mining finance modelArticle

Streaming has increased in popularly globally as an alternate form of funding in the mining industry...

Georg Kahle 7 Sep 2016

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Myeni's push for BEE slice could cost SAA billionsArticle

SAA and its low-cost carrier Mango stand to lose billions of rands by failing to conclude a direct lease agreement with international aviation company Macquarie...

Stephan Hofstatter and Sabelo Skiti 1 Aug 2016

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Action needed to avert Africa foreign debt crisis - reportArticle

Africa's external debt, about one-third of gross national income, is higher than the average for all African countries...

25 Jul 2016

SA investors to continue targeting CEE region - JLL
SA investors to continue targeting CEE region - JLLArticle

According to JLL, the attractive yields and low interest rates of the real estate industry in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) will continue to entice South African investors...

9 May 2016

New Mozambican power station can benefit Southern African region
New Mozambican power station can benefit Southern African regionArticle

A 120MW gas-fired power station at Ressano Garcia, on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, was officially inaugurated last week...

24 Feb 2016

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Untapped value remains in Africa's capital marketsArticle

PwC has released its 2015 Africa Capital Markets Watch publication which analyses equity and debt capital markets transactions that took place between 2011 and 2015...

2 Feb 2016

New regulations to boost private equity in Namibia
New regulations to boost private equity in NamibiaArticle

The implementation of new regulations requiring institutional investors to invest a minimum percentage of their assets into unlisted assets in Namibia, is set to provide a significant boost to private equity in the country...

12 Nov 2015

Teljoy says to 'Stick it to the Man'
Teljoy uses telly and more to tell off 'The Man'Article

Many of us mutter about 'The Man'. Here's how Teljoy's tackling 'the man' in its new Rent to Own campaign...

Leigh Andrews 5 Nov 2015

Delta Africa buys stakes in two Zambian malls
Delta Africa buys stakes in two Zambian mallsArticle

Delta Africa, formerly Delta International, has acquired significant interests in two Zambian shopping malls, extending its asset base into a third country...

Alistair Anderson 21 Oct 2015

SA Express banks on delivery of its turnaround strategy in year ahead
SA Express banks on delivery of its turnaround strategy in year aheadArticle

State-owned airline South African Express is not expecting significant growth in passenger numbers in the year ahead...

Linda Ensor 29 Sep 2015

Nedbank concludes loan facility between Collins and Aveng
Nedbank concludes loan facility between Collins and AvengArticle

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (NCIB) has concluded an estimated R1.14bn loan facility to finance a joint venture (JV) between Collins Property Group, a Durban-based commercial property development and investment company, and Aveng...

14 Sep 2015

Risk profile of the African energy market has changed
Risk profile of the African energy market has changedArticle

The recent downturn in commodity prices and the resulting impact on the finances of many African countries has resulted in significant changes in the risk profile of the African energy market. With projects across the financing, construction and operational phases being affected...

Heleen Goussard 13 Aug 2015

Bank backs SA's renewable energy plan from inception
Bank backs SA's renewable energy plan from inceptionArticle

SA has embarked on an ambitious renewable energy programme that will give the country the comfort of having a number of diversified sources of energy to feed into the national grid so that it is no longer dependent purely on conventional power stations...

7 May 2015

Acsion introductory listing a success with shares tightly held
Acsion introductory listing a success with shares tightly heldArticle

Acsion's listing on the JSE's AltX yesterday was a success, management said, though the shares were tightly held and the listing was not a private placing...

10 Dec 2014

SA REIT Conference to offer insight and debate on listed property sector
SA REIT Conference to offer insight and debate on listed property sectorArticle

The South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association (SA REIT) is all set to host its first-ever conference in Sandton next month.

8 Sep 2014

Nomanini secures funding for international expansion
Nomanini secures funding for international expansionArticle

Emerging markets payments innovator Nomanini recently received additional funding from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to enable its expansion into international markets.

6 Aug 2014

Investment environment key to African energy sector
Investment environment key to African energy sectorArticle

Standard Bank and General Electric on Tuesday, 5 August, reaffirmed their commitment to Africa at a power financing roundtable held in Washington DC.

6 Aug 2014

Dr Andrew Golding
Über wealthy on the increase ... and on the moveArticle

A number of recent press reports have commented on the rising property market in South Africa and in particular the manner in which the very top end of that market is performing.

Andrew Golding 29 Jul 2014

Equites to enter JSE's listed property sector
Equites to enter JSE's listed property sectorArticle

Equites Property Fund Limited will join the JSE as an office and industrial property manager and developer later this month.

Alistair Anderson 11 Jun 2014

Barclays wins awards for funding energy transactions
Barclays wins awards for funding energy transactionsArticle

Barclays Africa has been awarded Overall African Deal of the Year for 2013 as well as Africa Power Deal of the Year for 2013 by Project Finance magazine for arranging funding for two greenfield open-cycle gas-turbine (OCGT) power plants in South Africa.

14 Mar 2014

PPC prepares to enter Algerian cement market
PPC prepares to enter Algerian cement marketArticle

PPC said on Monday (10 February) advanced plans are in place to enter the Algerian cement market‚ through a partnership with Algerian private sector investors‚ in Hodna Cement.

11 Feb 2014

RMB to fund USD182m property development in Nigeria
RMB to fund USD182m property development in NigeriaArticle

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) will jointly fund a major US$182m A-grade office development in Lagos‚ Nigeria‚ the bank said on Wednesday (4 December).

5 Dec 2013

Safair announces staff ownership plan
Safair announces staff ownership planArticle

Safair has announced the conclusion of its broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) transaction, making it the largest aviation employee share scheme in South Africa. The employee share ownership plan (ESOP), NdizaSafair Employee Trust, will empower Safair's staff to participate in the ownership of the airline.

2 Dec 2013

Entrepreneurship, the key to job creation
Entrepreneurship, the key to job creationArticle

Entrepreneurship has become the engine space for job creation in many developing countries around the world. Unfortunately, in South Africa there is not a strong entrepreneurial culture. One of the reasons for this is the education system, which does not gear people up to eventually start a business.

7 Nov 2013

Delta Property gets decent credit rating
Delta Property gets decent credit ratingArticle

Black-owned Delta Property Fund has received a "strong" first-time credit rating from Global Credit Rating (GCR)‚ reflecting the fund's high quality and long-dated leases with government departments and parastatals‚ according to GCR.

Nick Hedley 8 Aug 2013

Nersa hikes pipeline charges by 6.4%
Nersa hikes pipeline charges by 6.4%Article

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has granted state-owned logistics company Transnet a 6.4% increase in its pipeline tariff compared with Transnet's application for a 22.6% tariff rise.

Helmo Preuss 14 Mar 2013

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