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Enko Capital Launches $200mln debt fund

April 2, 2017

Enko Capital is launching a $200 million bond fund which will invest in Africa debt instruments denominated in both hard and local currencies. The new fund is the third investment vehicle for Enko, [more...]

Winning the race between debt and growth

March 27, 2016

As African countries’ indebtedness increases, what criteria will determine which will look better- positioned to ride out the current credit market headwinds and why?  Khaya Gobodo and Antoon de [more...]

South Africa to tap bond market for $5.4bln

February 28, 2016

In South Africa’s budget review last week, the Government revealed that it is planning to tap the global bond markets for up to $4.5 billion over the next three financial years, $1 billion of which [more...]

Angola raises $1.5bln with debut Eurobond

November 8, 2015

Angola raised $1.5 billion with the issue of a debut 10-year Eurobond last week yielding 9.5% The capital will be used to fund long-term economic development in the oil-producing country, and was [more...]

Bond market turns sour on African debt

October 25, 2015

Soft prices for commodities, crimped revenues and slowing economic growth have all combined to sap investors’ appetite for African bonds. Ghana’s Eurobond sale earlier this month made the country [more...]
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