Three leading industry players joined hands to champion private equity and the African investment industry-at-large with an innovative digital information platform.
“In a continent such as Africa – with 54 countries – it is vital for deal-doers, new and seasoned, to stay abreast of local, competition and tax law trends. Africa PE News is an ideal platform to share these knowledge and legal updates.”
– John Bellew, Head of Private Equity, Bowmans
Bowmans is a leading corporate law firm with a highly skilled team, track record and geographical footprint to provide both upstream and downstream services to the private equity sector in Africa.
South African Venture Capital Association
“The Africa PE News App expresses SAVCA’s mission of actively contributing towards a vibrant industry as a whole. Technology, such as this mobile app, will increasingly play a pivotal role in advancing investment throughout Africa.”
– Tanya van Lill, CEO, SAVCA
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is a non-profit industry association, representing 160 members in Southern Africa, who collectively manage > R170bn in assets.
“The Africa PE News App plays a vital role in disseminating local and foreign direct investment news from across the continent, building the required positive investment sentiment.”
– Andrew Pearce, Head of Leveraged Finance, Standard Bank
Standard Bank Corporate & Investment Banking aspires to be Africa’s leading corporate and investment bank; with on-the-ground knowledge, risk appetite and balance sheet, to support the biggest deals.
Intercontinental Trust Limited
“It is imperative to have access to best-in-class, secure and reliable financial and fund services for African-focused investors especially at a time when the African continent is seeking to attract more FDI. Therefore ITL is excited to team up with industry leaders: Bowmans, SAVCA and Standard Bank to endorse the Africa Private Equity News app which is a handy tool for investors and all those having a particular interest in the African PE industry. We are looking forward to growing our joint footprint on the African continent and positively contributing to Africa’s prosperity.”
– Francoise Chan, Executive Director of Intercontinental Trust Ltd