Lionel Zinsou on France24: How to finance recovery while avoiding the debt trap?

close   Insights, News Lionel Zinsou on France24: How to finance recovery while avoiding the debt trap? June 3, 2021 Lionel Zinsou, Managing Partner of Southbridge, participated in a debate entitled New Deal for Africa: how to finance recovery while avoiding debt trap.  During the debate, speakers acknowledged that rather than debt the focus should be put on financing to speed …

Frannie Leautier speaks of the effects of financial innovation in La Tribune Afrique

close   Insights, News Frannie Leautier speaks of the effects of financial innovation in La Tribune Afrique June 3, 2021 In an interview with La Tribune Afrique, Frannie Leautier, CEO of SBI shared an analysis of the effects of financial innovation on african economies’ growth. Reviewing the latest developments in the sector, she discussed how new financial solutions have impacted economies …

Dr Frannie Leautier discussed the effect of the Covid-19 on African economies

close   Insights, News Dr Frannie Leautier discussed the effect of the Covid-19 on African economies April 22, 2021 In an interview with CDC’s Colin Buckley and Peter Maila, Dr Frannie Leautier discussed the effect of the Covid-19 on African economies. Examining the trends that have emerged across the continent because of the pandemic, Frannie mentioned the impact of Covid-19 on …

Andrew Alli on the challenges facing Africa and the need to be bolder

close   Insights, News Andrew Alli on the challenges facing Africa and the need to be bolder April 8, 2021 Andrew Alli, our Group CEO, had a lively discussion with Ovigwe Eguegu, political analyst, on the podcast Africa Unconstrained. The podcast is developed by Development Reimagined, an African-led development consultancy. During these exchanges, Andrew underlined the urgent need for Africa …

SouthBridge Investments annonce la création d’une joint-venture innovante dirigée par Charles Kié.

close   Insights, News SouthBridge Investments annonce la création d’une joint-venture innovante dirigée par Charles Kié. March 1, 2021 Maurice, 1er mars 2021 – SouthBridge Investments (SBI) et New African Capital Partners (NACP)  sont fières d’annoncer le lancement de leur joint-venture (coentreprise) : SBNA.   SBNA agira comme un « fonds de capital permanent » avec pour mission d’attirer les investisseurs  …

COVID19 – Notre Président, le Dr Donald Kaberuka sur TV5 MONDE

close   Insights, News COVID19 – Notre Président, le Dr Donald Kaberuka sur TV5 MONDE February 25, 2021 Comment l’Afrique fait-elle face à la concurrence des pays riches pour l’achat des vaccins contre la COVID-19? Un accès équitable aux doses est-il encore possible? En l’absence de dépistage massif, quelle stratégie vaccinale adopter? Découvrez la vidéo complète ici: Internationales – Donald …

Une aventure appelée Southbridge par Jeune Afrique

close   Insights, News Une aventure appelée Southbridge par Jeune Afrique February 24, 2021 Dans son numéro de février 2021, le mensuel panafricain Jeune Afrique publie une enquête approfondie sur « une aventure appelée SouthBridge ». L’article revient sur la création de l’entreprise, l’ambition des fondateurs et les défis auxquels nous devons fait face. À lire ici : …. «Une aventure …

Still Invested: East Africa’s Capital Markets

close   Insights, News Still Invested: East Africa’s Capital Markets January 5, 2021 Byline: Marie Shabaya Attribution: Forbes Africa, Dec/Jan 2021 Issue [Print]. In East Africa, a recent move to accelerate the merger of stock markets in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania has brought the regional money markets to the limelight. FORBES AFRICA considers what makes the merger attractive to regional investors, …