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Africa Telecom and Tech IPO Pipeline Swells as Growth Companies Target Public Markets. Credit: sokopay.com

Africa Telecom and Tech IPO Pipeline Swells as Growth Companies Target Public Markets

From Nigerian fintech to East African fiber, several exciting and diverse companies are emerging as IPO contenders in Africa’s rapidly growing Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) sector, according to specialist news provider TMT Finance.

Profits and pitfalls on the private equity path into Africa: Hurley Doddy, Co-Founder, Managing Director & Co-CEO of Emerging Capital Partners

Profits and pitfalls on the private equity path into Africa: Hurley Doddy, Founding Partner, Emerging Capital Partners

Africa is home to some of the world’s fastest growing economies and an increasing number of investors believe private equity could prove an effective way in.

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man

Fast-growing ranks of African billionaires need bankers, says UBS' Head of Africa Wealth Management Martin Emodi

UBS Group AG, the Swiss company that says it banks more billionaires than any other, said wealthy Africans are rapidly adding to the ranks of the rich on the continent needing specialised financial services.

UBS hires former JPMorgan Africa Head Brian Smith to lead South African unit

UBS hires former JPMorgan Africa Head Brian Smith to lead South African unit

Swiss bank UBS AG appointed Brian Smith, former co-head of JPMorgan Chase & Co’s African arm, as the country head of South Africa and head of investment banking for Sub-Saharan Africa, according to an internal memo.

Uche Orji, CEO, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

Nigeria's sovereign wealth fund has 'good year' tapping dollar investments: Uche Orji, CEO, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

Nigeria’s $1.55 billion sovereign wealth fund had a “good year” after weighting its investments toward dollar assets, according to Chief Executive Officer Uche Orji.

Ivorian Tidjane Thiam lined up to become Credit Suisse's next CEO, in graceful exit from the helm of Prudential

Ivorian Tidjane Thiam lined up to become Credit Suisse's next CEO, becoming 2nd black CEO to lead global bank

Tidjane Thiam, the current chief executive of Britain’s Prudential insurance group, has been lined up to replace Brady Dougan at the helm of Credit Suisse, according to people briefed on the plan.

CEO of Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, Uche Orji: “It is really important that the human resources that we have stay—that is what will change Africa.

Africa's prospects rise with tide of returning professionals: Uche Orji, CEO & MD, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

A rising tide is lifting optimism in Africa.It’s a tide of returning professionals that is bucking a counter trend of growth being dragged down by a cooling Chinese economy.

Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)

Nigeria's $1B Sovereign Wealth Fund Releases New Website

Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), recently released a revamped version of its website.