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Africa investor to convene CEOs and investment leaders at the Ai Pension and Sovereign Wealth Fund Summit, 2nd May 2017 – in South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa; 27 January 2017: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, confirms they will be hosting their annual market leading Ai African Pension and Sovereign Wealth Fund Leaders’ Summit in South Africa. This annual event is a high-level platform for African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund (SWF & PF) investment leaders to…

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Africa Investor Launches Online Infrastructure Co-Investment platform at World Bank annual meetings

Africa investor (“Ai”), an international investment and communications group, today announced the launch of its online infrastructure co-investment portal www.aiassetx.com, following extensive consultations with local and international asset owners and their trustees, who ranked identifying qualifying infrastructure investment partners and investable projects, as the single biggest challenge for domestic and global institutional investors seeking to…

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Fundo Soberano de Angola Announces Audited Results for 2015

– Issues its First Annual Audit in Compliance with the International Financial Reporting Standards – Already invested $407 Million in Private Equity Projects in Angola and sub-Saharan Africa – New Executives Recently Appointed to the Advisory Board and Board of Directors London, 30th November 2016 – Today, Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), Angola’s sovereign wealth…

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Ai African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund association launched at NASDAQ in New York

Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; 19 September 2016: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that Ai has established the continent’s first platform for sovereign wealth fund and pension fund leaders: the Ai African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Fund Forum (ASWPFF). This new Forum recognises and addresses the critical…

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Brexit Vote Highlights Political Risks for SWFs

Sven Behrendt The U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, known as “Brexit,” has placed political risk squarely on the agenda of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and other investors. The industry may be moving into a period in which political factors become as important as economic ones in pricing assets. Sovereign and government funds need…

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Ai40 Index

Africa investor Ai40 Weekly Commentary – 8 August 2016 It was another dip for the Ai40 Investors’ Index as Vodafone Egypt came crashing back down to reality after two straight sessions of out-of-this-world gains. The Index dropped 0.15 points, down from last week’s value of 93.60, to close on 93.45 points. This was a decline…

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Funds Flow Tracker

Amid withering prospects for the rest of the continent, North Africa is attracting fund managers with its promise. Cameron Brandt reports   As the northern hemisphere’s spring progressed, plants budded on cue but the risk appetite that bloomed among mutual investors during the second half of 1Q16 withered on the vine. Going into the final…

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