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Africa IPO round-up

Roundup of some recent initial public offers (IPOs) of shares which raised capital for businesses listed on Africa’s stock exchanges.

BRVM securities exchange strategy dialogue with US frontier funds

In New York 30 US frontier investors, stockbrokers and market specialists joined Edoh Kossi Amenounve, CEO of the West African regional exchange BRVM, to give their inputs to strategy development for the fast-growing stock market.

Building African Financial Markets seminar

The 5th Building African Financial Markets (BAFM) capacity-building seminar is coming to the Nigerian Stock Exchange Event Centre in Lagos on 28-29 April, organized with the African Securities Exchanges Association.

Cross-exchange trading between Ghana and Nigeria stock exchanges

Brokers on the Ghana and Nigerian Stock Exchanges in July achieved a first cross border securities trade under the stage “sponsored access” of West Africa’s capital markets integration first launched 2013. This opens the way for more cross-border deals.

Nigeria’s SEC asks for comments on exchange demutualization

Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission published rules on demutualization of securities exchanges on 20 February, with a 2-week deadline for comments.

Dar es Salaam Africa’s top stock exchange to 31 Jan

Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange topped the performance list for the 12 months to 31 Jan in USD, managing a 27% climb and beating the S&P 500 index which rose 11.9%.

Direct market access links West Africa securities exchanges

The framework for linking West African securities exchanges starts with direct market access (DMA). A stockbroker on one West African exchange can transact on the Nigerian market through the system of an approved Nigerian stockbroker.

9 African IPOs in first half of 2014 raise $808m, passing all 2013

Initial public offers (IPOs) on African stock exchanges for the first half of 2014 has raised capital totalling $808.5 million, compared to a total of $757.5m raised throughout 2013

Nigerian Stock Exchange seeks advisors for demutualization

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is looking for external advisers to drive its demutualization process.

Top performances for USD investors at Africa’s stock exchanges

Malawi came out as Africa’s top-performing exchange to USD-based investors over 2013 with a strong 62.4% return. Eight out of 13 African exchanges beat the S&P 500.