Stanlib News

Two Rivers Development, Nairobi, Kenya

Listed Real Estate in Eastern Africa and Beyond: What Next?

East African property markets have demonstrated desirable levels of resilience over the past few years.

EXEO Capital's Sub-Saharan Africa agribusiness Agri-Vie Fund II attracts over $100M in first close

EXEO Capital's agribusiness Agri-Vie Fund II attracts over $100M in first close

EXEO Capital, the pan-African private equity investment firm, has announced the first close of the second Agri-Vie Fund, focused on the food and agribusiness sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Stanlib Kenya REIT to raise $120M in IPO

Stanlib Kenya REIT to raise $120M in IPO

Stanlib Kenya Ltd. intends on raising up to $120m (12.5 billion Shillings) before November for the initial public offering (IPO) of what will be Kenya’s flagship Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).

Julian Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Plc. Photographer: Peter Foley/Bloomberg

Julian Roberts, CEO of Africa's largest insurer Old Mutual, stepping down

Old Mutual Plc’s Julian Roberts is stepping down as chief executive officer of Africa’s biggest insurer and will be replaced by Standard Bank Group Ltd.’s Bruce Hemphill.

Liberty Group, South Africa

South Africa's Liberty sets aside more than $87M for African purchases

Liberty Holdings Ltd., the insurer controlled by Standard Bank Group Ltd., said it has more than 1 billion rand ($87 million) to make acquisitions in Africa and plans to raise more funds if needed.

Royal Gardens Mall, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria

Five private equity funds targeting real estate investments in Nigeria (Photos)

Africa focused Private Equity (PE) has developed impressively over the last two decades, in terms of volume, quality of transactions, and performance.

Thabo Dloti, CEO of Stanlib. Credit: financialmail.co.za

South Africa's Stanlib seeks property returns abroad as domestic growth slows

A struggling economy is spurring South Africa’s largest real-estate investor to buy the stocks of property companies that are expanding outside the continent’s most developed market.

Nigerian Real Estate

High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa

High stakes for high return, if you can stick it out for the long term – investors are buying into a boom in sub-Saharan African real estate.

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.