SouthBridge spearheads innovative finance for climate action. Announcing at COP 27 a $2 billion fund to finance locally led restoration and reforestation projects in Africa

close   News, Press Releases SouthBridge spearheads innovative finance for climate action. Announcing at COP 27 a $2 billion fund to finance locally led restoration and reforestation projects in Africa November 7, 2022 SHARM EL SHEIKH (November 7, 2022) ­­– SouthBridge Investments and two major financing partners announced unprecedented investment for landscape restoration and reforestation across Africa during the World …

Publication of the report of the Independent Review of MDBs’ Capital Adequacy Frameworks: Boosting MDBs’ investing capacity

close   News, Press Releases Publication of the report of the Independent Review of MDBs’ Capital Adequacy Frameworks: Boosting MDBs’ investing capacity July 20, 2022 In the occasion of the third Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting under Indonesia’s G20 Presidency, Dr Frannie Léautier presented the final report of the Independent Review of MDBs’ Capital Adequacy Frameworks. The Review …

Brazil Africa Forum 2021 ends with strengthened partnerships between Brazilian and African leaders

close Events, Press Releases Brazil Africa Forum 2021 ends with strengthened partnerships between Brazilian and African leaders December 3, 2021 The Brazil Africa Forum (BAF21), co-organized with SouthBridge Group has come to an end with commitments reinforced and new partnerships to come to boost Brazil – Africa relations. The two-days digital event held in three languages (English, Portugues, French) reached …

Emeryc Kpenou rejoint SouthBridge comme nouvel associé gérant

close News, Press Releases Emeryc Kpenou rejoint SouthBridge comme nouvel associé gérant November 11, 2021 Emeryc Kpenou rejoint SouthBridge comme nouvel associé gérant SouthBridge, la banque d’affaires panafricaine dirigée par Donald Kaberuka et Lionel Zinsou,  a le plaisir d’annoncer la cooptation d’Emeryc Kpenou en tant qu’associé-gérant (Partner). Béninois, français et britannique, s’appuyant sur un riche parcours international, Emeryc Kpenou souhaite …

Jean-Christ Ametepe, promoted to Managing Director of SouthBridge Abidjan office

close   News, Press Releases Jean-Christ Ametepe, promoted to Managing Director of SouthBridge Abidjan office November 10, 2021 We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Jean-Christ Ametepe to Managing Director of our Abidjan office. Jean-Christ joined SouthBridge +3 years ago at the early stage of the company and advanced through progressively more responsible positions where he has played a key role …

Southbridge honored nominated for Deal of the Year – Equity at the African Banker Awards 2021

close   News, Press Releases Southbridge honored nominated for Deal of the Year – Equity at the African Banker Awards 2021 July 7, 2021 Southbridge is honored to have been nominated for Deal of the Year – Equity at the #AfricanBankerAwards2021. The African Banker Awards are a landmark annual event for African banking taking place during the annual meetings of the African Development Bank. Congratulations to the winner, FBNQuest. Share this article

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 …

SouthBridge group announces two major transactions in the Republic of Togo

close   Press Releases, Transactions SouthBridge group announces two major transactions in the Republic of Togo November 30, 2020 KIGALI, Rwanda – SouthBridge Group, the official financial advisor of the Togolese government, today announced two transactions with Olam International Limited and its subsidiary Arise Special Economic Zone. SouthBridge Group, an innovative, pan-African financial advisory and investment firm, working with corporates, …

SouthBridge Group and Brazil Africa Institute sign partnership to bring Brazilian investors closer to African opportunities

close   News, Press Releases SouthBridge Group and Brazil Africa Institute sign partnership to bring Brazilian investors closer to African opportunities September 29, 2020 Kigali, Rwanda, 29 September 2020: SouthBridge Group, a leading pan-African financial services firm offering solutions to the public and private clients across Africa, is collaborating with the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) by way of an agreement …