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Impact of Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA) for SA Corporates

The global financial crisis and European sovereign debt crisis experienced between 2008 and 2011 created the need for more accurate pricing of credit at inception of transactions and the dynamic quantification of credit exposures throughout the life of a trade.

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Incredible growth of Kenya’s beer market

Africa Brief: Somalia Coast surveyed for oil and gas and more…

Offshore oil and gas surveys are taking place in hopes that this will attract new explorers such as Royal Dutch Shell. It plans to hold a licensing tender next year once Soma Oil and Ga

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The long- and short-term impact of Ebola on African healthcare

Growth in Africa needs to be Inclusive and Sustainable

A very important topic coming out of Davos earlier this year is all about ‘Inclusive Growth’–in other words, economic growth in Africa that benefits many…

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Ethical Business in Africa: Qualifications and Recommendations

On the question whether ethical business in Africa is possible, and where, two qualifications are needed. The first qualification is this: asking the question should not imply that Africa is uniquely inclined towards bribery and corruption. Bribery and corruption are problems in Africa, they are not African problems.

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The KPMG Africa Conversation Series – Episode 9 – Panellist Biographies

By 2030 Africa will have 760 million urban residents. By 2050 the figure is expected to grow to 1.2 billion. This rapid migration has intensified the need to develop Africa’s megacities, and infrastructure has become one of the key strategic priorities amongst senior leaders throughout Africa.

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Africa Brief: Africa surpasses while SA affirms, Burger King in Africa and more

Burger King’s debut in the sub-Saharan Africa market is part of the group’s strategy to become the best and most profitable quick-service restaurant business globally, accord­ing to Jose Cil, president of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Burger King Worldwide.Mr Cil said in an interview yesterday that the group’s first out­let,

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Africa Conversation Series: Investing in Africa: “Been there – done that”

This episode of the Africa Conversation Series focuses on executing strategies across the African continent. Recorded live at the KPMG Africa Partners Conference.

“Been there – done that” highlights discussions with organisations who have expanded into Africa and their experiences in executing their strategies across the continent.

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ICT in Africa – Innovation and emerging technologies to beat the technology gap

Managing portfolio companies most effectively

The Working with Private Equity portfolio companies survey was carried out with more than 300 non-executive directors and senior management who had experience of working with private equity firms. The survey analysed how private equity executives interact with their portfolio companies and the different private equity approaches.

The majority of those surveyed rated the quality of the private equity director’s involvement in the business as good or excellent.

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