Verdant Capital has facilitated and advised on the raising of €2m of debt funding for US Plus, an innovative specialist SME financing firm based in South Africa.
Apex Group, a global financial services provider, has acquired Boutique Collective Investments (BCI) and Boutique Investment Partners (BIP) in South Africa.
TraditionData, a market data and intelligence division of Compagnie Financière Tradition, has expanded its global fixed income offering, now including data on over 20,000 securities from the bonds.com network.
Northern Trust is strategically expanding the global presence of its Front Office Solutions (FOS) business with the addition of new clients in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.
MUFG has completed a $640m incremental facility to increase the size of a $240m Samurai loan for the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank).
PAPE Fund Managers (PFM), a division of PAPE Group, a boutique private equity fund manager, has appointed Apex Group to provide fund administration services.
Vantage Markets, a global multi-asset broker, has obtained a derivatives license issued by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) in South Africa.
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Development Partners International (DPI), on its acquisition of Solevo Group (Solevo) from Africa-focused investment firm Helios Investment Partners (Helios). Solevo is a leading pan-African distribution platform for specialty chemicals and fertiliser.
Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF) has appointed Apex Group to provide full portfolio management platform and investment fund administration services for a period of five years.
Apex Group has been mandated by existing client, New Forests to deliver fund services to their African Forestry Impact Platform (AFIP).
EFG Hermes’s investment banking division has successfully closed the issuance of a senior unsecured short-term note for the Hermes Securities Brokerage Company (HSB), a wholly owned subsidiary of EFG Hermes Holding, in a transaction worth EGP 250 million.
Old Mutual Multi-Managers has completed conversion to Confluence Technologies’ cloud-based Revolution Performance solution, gaining greater operational efficiency and ease of use in performance and attribution reporting.
Apex Group, a global financial services provider, has announced the planned acquisition of Efficient Group, the holding company of Boutique Collective Investments (BCI) and Boutique Investment Partners (BIP).
STANLIB has onboarded Aladdinʼs enterprise capabilities, BlackRockʼs investment technology to drive transformational growth by optimising the client experience and reducing complexity.