By Gerald Gondo, Business Development Executive, RisCura Never before has the need for infrastructure felt so immediate and acute. This became apparent to me as I travelled to Nairobi, Lagos, Lusaka and Gaborone during the first 3 months of this year. RisCura has partnered with Africa Investor to launch Africa’s first infrastructure performance benchmark. The […]
African capital markets are key to African development visions but governments must prioritize market finance structures over donor funding. There are $1trn of assets in pension, insurance and collective investment vehicles across sub-Saharan Africa, speech by Paul Muthaura, CMA Kenya.
New giants are arising in African investments – the domestic pension funds. Several countries have funds worth billions of US dollars and in many they are growing at 25% a year or more. Handled well, they could transform local equity markets, exits for private equity and infrastructure investment.