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

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

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 signed between Professor João Bosco Monte, President of IBRAF, and Andrew Alli, CEO of the SouthBridge Group.

Both organizations seek to jointly create a platform that will make it easier for Brazilian investors approaching the vast opportunities available on the African continent, creating a fruitful environment for successful future partnerships. The partnership will support the  identification and analysis of the main business possibilities that exist in the short, medium, and long term on the African continent and in which Brazilian sectors can take advantage of working with partners from within Africa and the rest of the world.

The Agreement between SouthBridge Group and IBRAF comes also to endorse the Brazil Africa Forum 2020 ( as one of the main business environments for partnerships between the two regions. The event will feature the presence of major players from both markets and opportunities for strategic meetings with investors during the forum and beyond.

BAF 2020 will take place on the 3rd and 4th of November in an exciting online edition. The theme for the forum is “Overcoming the Challenges of the Pandemic: What’s Next?”. Registration is free and is now open.


About SouthBridge:

SouthBridge is a pan-African financial services firm focused on investment banking, sovereign advisory, as well as on serving African and global corporates. SouthBridge’s greatest asset is the extensive knowledge of Africa and broad expertise to build bridges between global excellence and local knowledge. SouthBridge pride themselves on delivering its world class services to the following three key audiences:

  • African Champions: large scale African companies that have grown successfully and developed an international footprint, mainly in Africa, including corporates operating across borders and their related large transactions.
  • Sovereigns: governments and/or their respective agencies that are seeking financing from the international capital markets through privatisations, assisting them in managing their resources, restructuring their debts and raising funds for specific projects.
  • Global Multinationals: international companies which are seeking to expand into the dynamic African economy, or other non-African companies already doing business in Africa or interested in doing business in Africa.

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About Brazil Africa Institute:

The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF) ( is a non-profit organization that aims to promote international cooperation and engagement between Brazil and the African continent, defending the economic development of countries, the convergence of private sector interests, and the enhancement of multilateral relations

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