Sunday 16 December, 2018
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China and United States to battle for influence in African infrastructure...

New research from global law firm Baker McKenzie with data provider IJGlobal shows that development finance lending from state-backed institutions is the most important component of infrastructure funding in sub-Saharan Africa.

South Africa joins 48 African countries in signing the African Continental...

On 1 July 2018, South Africa, along with five other countries, became party to the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA), joining the 44 existing signatories to the agreement.

Mergers & acquisitions activity declines in South Africa in first six...

Merger & Acquisition (M&A) transactions in South Africa declined in terms of both the volume and value of domestic and cross-border deals, according to analysis by Baker McKenzie of Thomson Reuters M&A data for South Africa.

Baker McKenzie launches 2018 Global Private Equity Insights: ‘Only for the...

Against a backdrop of enduring geopolitical uncertainty, global private equity is experiencing a resurgence.

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in the first half of 2018 (H1) increased by 33% year-on-year to USD 396 million, while volume grew by 25% to 5 IPOs. This is according to Baker McKenzie’s Cross-Border Index for H1.

ICO mania: is blockchain replacing traditional capital raising and how are...

With the market cap of cryptocurrencies growing from around USD 15 billion in December 2016 to a staggering USD 815 billion in December 2017, it is not surprising that the subject found its way to many dinner table discussions during the 2017 festive season.