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Some African IPOs – August 2018

Roundup of African share offers (IPOs) for investors, including CIPLA-QCI closing 24 Aug in Uganda, Giza Spinning and Weaving in Egypt and telco MTN listings in Uganda, Ghana and Nigeria.

Africa-focused Vivo Energy soars after £548m IPO on London SE

Africa’s £1.98 billion ($2.68bn) megalisting Vivo Energy (VVO) soared in its first 2 days of trading on the London Stock Exchange (dual-listed in Johannesburg ) on 10-11 May after a successful initial public offer (IPO) raised £548m.

African IPO pipeline includes $3bn Vivo Energy

Investors have been snapping up Africa-focused IPOs of shares; future listings include a reported offer by Vivo Energy and AfriTin, Cytonn Investments and Hystead.

UK regulator accused of dropping standards to woo $2 trillion listing

Investor institutions are protesting moves by UK capital-markets regulator, Financial Conduct Authority, to alter listing standards to accommodate a potential $2 trillion listing of Aramco on the London Stock Exchange, the world’s biggest listing.

Africa Progress Panel urges triple energy win – for people, power and planet

Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel today (5 Jun) issues its report Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities with a crucial message for 2015, a year when critical climate talks will set the future direction of the world’s weather and world leaders commit to achieving and financing sustainable development goals.

Private Equity Africa ranks top 10 deals in 2014

Leading website and magazine Private Equity Africa lists the top 10 Africa private equity deals from 2014, with data from Preqin. Top are two telecoms tower deals – Helios leading $630m into Helios Towers and ECP leading $490m into IHS.

$1.4bn petroleum pipeline proposed for Ethiopia

Private companies have proposed to the Ethiopian and Djibouti governments a $1.4 billion pipeline to bring petroleum to a distribution centre in Awash, Ethiopia. It would take two years to complete.

Nigerian Stock Exchange signs links to London SE Group

The Nigerian Stock Exchange signed a capital markets agreement with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to support African companies seeking dual listings in London and Lagos, after earlier this year implementing a new settlement process to boost listings.

Top legal conference focuses on Africa infrastructure and natural resources deals

International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Africa Forum on 20 May to focus on innovative financing and M&A for resource and infrastructure investment.

The Africa Report food for thought on the “great game” in East Africa

An intriguing article just published by The Africa Report highlights the potential of the East African region, where the economy is forecast to grow 18-fold to $3.5 trn by 2050, and the growing links, self-determination, infrastructure and risks.