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African companies stay home for their IPOs

July 9, 2017

Baker McKenzie’s latest cross-border IPO index reveals that, for the first time in 5 years, there were no cross-border IPOs from African companies in the first half of 2017. While the amount of [more...]

Brainworks to list on the JSE

June 25, 2017

Zimbabwe-focused investment and advisory company Brainworks Ltd has announced that it will has applied to list on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. In making the move, the company is [more...]

Brait halts listing plans on Brexit doubts

March 26, 2017

Brait, the South African investment company which was intending to list on the London Stock Exchange to raise its profile in the UK and tap deeper pools of capital, is putting a halt to its plans in [more...]

Sea Harvest aims to raise $100mln in IPO

March 12, 2017

Sea Harvest, the South African fishing company majority-owned by Brimstone Investments, is looking to raise up to $100 million by floating 38.7% of its share capital on the Johannesburg Stock [more...]

CiplaQCIL mulls potential IPO

November 13, 2016

In a press release issued last week, the Board of CIPLA Quality Chemical Industries is exploring a potential IPO for the business. The amount of capital and the potential timing of the listing were [more...]

Och-Ziff’s New Age mulls IPO

September 18, 2016

New Age Energy, the Africa-focused oil exploration company backed by, among others, Och-Ziff Capital is reportedly mulling a potential listing. Sources tell the Financial Times that plans for a [more...]

Brait plans listing in London

September 18, 2016

After a string of retail deals in the last twelve months, South African investment company Brait is planning to list in London to raise its profile in the UK and tap deeper pools of capital. The [more...]
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