Colin Coleman News

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ethiopia bets on grand projects in drive for industrial power

Chinese workers mingle with Ethiopians putting the finishing touches to a metro line that cuts through Addis Ababa, one of a series of grand state infrastructure projects that Ethiopia hopes will help it mimic Asia’s industrial rise.

Johannesburg, South Africa

Investors keep an eye on the big picture in Africa, in spite of short-term challenges

Concerns about the scale of the Ebola crisis and plunging commodity prices would have had investors fleeing Africa not that long ago. But dealmaking in the sub-Saharan region is buoyant as most investors set aside short-term worries and bet big on growth.

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M&A activity heats up in Africa as investors bet on growth

Concerns on the scale of the Ebola crisis, current levels of political unrest and plunging commodity prices would have sent investors rushing out of Africa not long ago.

Colin Coleman, Head, Investment, Banking Sub-Saharan Africa, Goldman Sachs International

Macro-economic stability has improved dramatically in Africa: Colin Coleman, Head, Investment Banking, Sub-Saharan Africa, Goldman Sachs International (Video)

Colin Coleman, Head of Investment Banking for Sub-Saharan Africa at Goldman Sachs International, says macro-economic stability has improved dramatically in Africa and discusses capital markets on the continent.