Investment bank SouthBridge in innovative joint venture deal with NACP, picks Charles Kié as a CEO

MAURITIUS – Investment bank SouthBridge Investments (SBI) and New African Capital Partners (NACP) have announced the launch of their joint venture named SBNA that will act as a “permanent capital fund” aiming to attract investors who take a long-term view on Africa. The joint venture intends to directly invest in Africa’s future with long-term capital, focusing on FinTech, the financial sector integration, and micro and meso finance. Charles Kié, CEO and co-founder of New African Capital Partners, will head SBNA. Mr. Kié’s professional career includes top jobs at Citibank, Banque…

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SouthBridge Group concludes two transactions in Togo with Olam and Arise Special Economic Zone

TOGO – SouthBridge Group, an innovative, pan-African financial advisory and investment firm, working with corporates, sovereigns and multinationals across the Continent, has concluded two significant transactions in the Republic of Togo. SouthBridge advised the Government of Togo to facilitate a strategic partnership with Olam International Limited, a global agri-business firm, headquartered and listed on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), and the Arise Special Economic Zone, an Olam subsidiary, jointly owned with the Africa Finance Corporation. The State of Togo and Arise signed an initial agreement on July 8th , 2020, which…

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