2021

“Why Investors Should Heed the African Tech Startups Devouring Consumer Finance” – Forbes – February 16, 2021

On February 16, 2021 Forbes published a guest article by Damien Pieretti, Vice President at HSBC. Mr. Pieretti explains:  “From Cairo to Lagos,  financial exclusion persists as a socio-economic hardship and a symptom of structural inefficiencies in African economies. Now more than ever, it also reflects opportunities for technology and telecommunications firms to catalyze innovations […]

“IFC and AMMC join forces to increase availability of sustainable finance in Morocco” – Africa Global Funds – February 16, 2021

On February 16, 2021 Africa Global Funds reported that “IFC has signed an agreement with the Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC) that will help companies enhance their reporting on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices, paving the way for more green investments—a key component in Morocco’s COVID-19 recovery strategy. As part of the partnership, IFC […]