As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunities Beckon

close   Insights, News As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunities Beckon June 23, 2021 In an IFC – International Finance Corporation Insight article entitled “As Africa Recovers, New Investment Opportunity Beckon”, Andrew Alli discusses Africa post-Covid, offering his take on blockchain, the continent’s “green recovery”, demographic challenges and supply chain issues. His outlook is cautiously optimistic, hopeful for the opportunities …

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 …

Hamet Aguemon, nommé Ministre Conseiller du Président de la République, chargé des investissements dans le nouveau gouvernement du Benin

close   News, Press Releases Hamet Aguemon, nommé Ministre Conseiller du Président de la République, chargé des investissements dans le nouveau gouvernement du Benin May 25, 2021 Les Associés et les équipes de SouthBridge félicitent Hamet Aguemon, Associé de la première heure, nommé Ministre Conseiller du Président chargé des investissements, au sein du nouveau gouvernement béninois. Ils le remercient pour …

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 …

Covid-19 & Africa

close   Events, News Covid-19 & Africa March 23, 2021 At the US House of Representatives, Dr. Kaberuka urges the need of equity and partnership “A return to normalcy and economic growth in Africa depends on equal access to vaccines against Covid-19” and “Africa doesn’t ask for charity, but for equity and partnership” These are some of the essential messages …