Blog entries from: African Capital Markets News

News and developments on African capital markets: African securities, African stock exchanges, African equities, African bonds, African private equity/venture capital, and African social impact investment. Twitter @africancapital, LinkedIn African Securities Exchanges group.

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November 20 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Nov 20 2014, 06:57:30

The Nigerian Stock Exchange signed a capital markets agreement with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to support African companies seeking dual listings in London and Lagos, after earlier this year implementing a new settlement process to boost listings.

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From African Capital Markets News Thu Nov 20 2014, 06:29:30

According to London Stock Exchange, there are 115 listings of companies focused on sub-Saharan African markets including 26 on the Main Market and 84 on AIM, the growth market.

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October 31 2014

From African Capital Markets News Fri Oct 31 2014, 05:27:27

The Ethiopian Government recently closed a $865m financing package to fund part of the development of the country's giant new railway infrastructure, with 5,060km of rail costing up to $15bn.

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October 30 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Oct 30 2014, 15:20:10

China is to build a huge new port and special economic zone in Tanzania worth at least $10 billion. Construction is due to start on 1 July 2015 as the country bids to rival Kenya's Mombasa as transport hub for East Africa.

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October 19 2014

From African Capital Markets News Sun Oct 19 2014, 12:13:38

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market scored a record number of 395,969 securities trades on 16 October. The total value was just over R24.6 billion ($2.2 bn).

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October 13 2014

From African Capital Markets News Mon Oct 13 2014, 05:13:27

Oil products company Total Senegal has an initial public offer (IPO) of shares open until 7 Nov, offering 8.9% of the company in an IPO before listing the African equities on the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres (BRVM).

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October 10 2014

From African Capital Markets News Fri Oct 10 2014, 05:34:34

The Board of Directors of the Nairobi Securities Exchange appointed Andrew Wachira as the Acting CEO of the exchange, effective from 1 Oct 2014. Peter Mwangi left on 30 Sept.

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From African Capital Markets News Fri Oct 10 2014, 05:10:57

The Nairobi Securities Exchange went live trading government and corporate bonds on an automated trading system, marking another step into Africa for South Africa's financial software development company Securities Trading & Technology Pty (STT).

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October 9 2014

From African Capital Markets News Thu Oct 9 2014, 05:52:44

SuperReturn Africa, the leading African private equity conference, returns Dec 2014, bringing together more than 500 equity professionals, 150 of the most powerful private-equity practitioners and 130 top industry speakers.

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From African Capital Markets News Thu Oct 9 2014, 05:09:49

Ethiopia's Finance Minister is meeting international banks Barclays, Citi and BNP Paribas about a planned Eurobond issue for late December 2014 or January 2015. The amount is unknown, the duration is likely to be "at least 10 years".

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