Saturday, November 16, 2019

Business / DT 12-13 / 2016

A one-billion dollar bank deal in Sub-Saharan Africa

At a time when Western banks are exiting Sub-Saharan Africa, the new Norwegian-Dutch banking group Arise aims to grow its assets in the region to USD 1 billion in the next five years. 

Report: investment landscape turned upside down

Financial reform advocate Sony Kapoor says DFIs can be important partners for forming bridges between Western institutional investors and emerging markets.

Swedish agency monitors Green Resources plantation in Uganda pending 2018 carbon pay-out

A year after the Swedish Energy Agency froze its SEK 35 million climate deal with Green Resources, the firm is still working to improve environmental performance.