Silk Invest News

Bond Market Data

African local bonds - an untapped opportunity?

African dollar bonds are increasingly gaining mainstream acceptance as the continent’s brisk economic growth and low interest rates in the developed world help buoy demand for high-yielding debt.

Silk Invest's African Opportunities for Footballers Fund

Silk Invest teams up with Kolo Toure to launch the African Opportunities for Footballers Fund (Video)

This will be the first fund of its kind and makes it possible for African Football players to manage their financial assets while also investing in the grand opportunity of their home continent. The fund will be domiciled in Luxembourg and will primarily invest in the African markets.

African Fixed Income

African Fixed Income in 90 seconds (Video)

When investors speak about investing in Africa, they usually refer to equities. What is often overlooked is the fixed income opportunity.

Debt Market

South African Fund Giant, Stanlib Asset Management, Seeks to Tap Growing Demand for African Debt

Africa-based fund manager Stanlib Asset Management is to join Momentum Investments, Silk Invest and Investec Asset Management in offering an Africa Fixed Income fund from October this year.