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13/12/2019 at 19h14, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Attijari raises 2bn dirhams and prepares for changes in prudential rules

Attijariwafa Bank is to borrow 2bn dirhams ($208m) on the private debt market in Morocco. This operation...


12/12/2019 at 17h30, by Valentin Grille

Cheryl Buss takes the helm at Absa International

Cheryl-Buss_CEO Absa International

Absa Bank is expanding beyond the continent with a new head of its international operations.


12/12/2019 at 17h24, by Valentin Grille

Jonathan Penkin named the new head of sub-Saharan Africa at Goldman Sachs

Jonathan Penkin CEO Goldman Sachs sub-Saharan Africa

His appointment follows the retirement of the current chief executive Colin Coleman.

Bank & Insurance

11/12/2019 at 15h09, by Gaëlle Arenson

Ascoma trials its new agricultural risk insurance in Africa with Agricorp (Monaco Resources)

The Monaco insurance brokerage group, controlled by the Juthon Husson family and present in 24 African...

Bank & Insurance

09/12/2019 at 16h22, by El Mehdi Berrada

Crédit Agricole du Maroc issues debt prior to increasing its equity capital (700 million-1 billion dirhams)

Managers at the publicly owned bank, which is focused on providing support to customers in rural communities,...

Bank & Insurance

06/12/2019 at 19h03, by Jeune Afrique Business+

BGFI expects to raise over $78m from its IPO

Central Africa’s leading bank is preparing an IPO on the BVMAC stock exchange in Douala by the end of...

Bank & Insurance

06/12/2019 at 18h24, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Bankia follows in the footsteps of Caixa and Banco Sabadell in Morocco

A new Spanish bank is seeking to take advantage of growing trade links between Morocco and Spain.


04/12/2019 at 19h53, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Philippe Wattecamps, acting CEO at Banque Tuniso-Koweitienne

Philippe Wattecamps CEO BTK

The French executive from BPCE will ensure continuity between the Tunisian bank’s former and new owners....


03/12/2019 at 16h06, by Aurélie Benoit

Citi’s CEO Nigeria at the head of the new Sub-Saharan Africa cluster

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After almost two decades at the U.S. bank, Nigeria’s Akin Dawodu has been appointed CEO of Citi’s Sub-Saharan...

Bank & Insurance

03/12/2019 at 15h56, by Jeune Afrique Business+

SocGen moves into the Tunisian insurance market

According to information obtained by Jeune Afrique Business+, the French banking group is set to launch...

Bank & Insurance

26/11/2019 at 18h32, by Jeune Afrique Business+

FirstRand in the spotlight after the withdrawal of RMB (34%) and Remgro (3.9%)

The largest shareholder in the South African financial group is planning to sell its assets and divest...

Bank & Insurance

25/11/2019 at 15h08, by Valentin Grille

BHCI buy-out: Westbridge considering taking action against the Côte d’Ivoire government

The Canadian firm, which accuses Côte d’Ivoire’s ministry of finance of interfering it its takeover of...

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