How Fintechs can build a firm base for expansion across Africa

November 18, 2021

In 2020, as the world was ravaged by the coronavirus, investment into financial technology (fintech) companies in emerging markets decreased as funders sheltered against a volatile, risky environment.

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Alternative Stock Exchanges, The Catalyst for a K-Shaped Economic Recovery?

The rationale for companies listing on any exchange is to raise capital while listing on our alternative exchanges is mainly based on cost and less onerous listing requirements. Companies that opt for secondary listings do so to provide investors with access to additional trading platforms and their related benefits.

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Waving Goodbye to 2021

2021 has been a challenging and chaotic year for all of us as we continue to navigate through the effects of COVID-19. It is encouraging that we have made positive strides in our efforts to combat the pandemic, specifically with the national vaccination drive.

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Introducing our new Africa Division, Aprio ARM

August 26, 2021

The new division will be led by managing partner and shareholder, Webster Malido, who has extensive working knowledge and experience across all of the continent’s regions – East Africa covering Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda; West Africa covering Ghana and Nigeria; North Africa covering Egypt; Southern Africa covering Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe; and in the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and the Seychelles.

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Impact of Social Media on Share price and Liquidity

Like many industries disrupted by the internet and social media, the traditional model of investor communication has evolved . Some things have remained the same, such as earnings announcements, trading statements and updates as well as SENS announcements.

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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) and the role of Investor Relations

April 14, 2021

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have become immensely popular in the US. A SPAC is a company with no commercial operations, formed to raise capital through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) for the purpose of acquiring an existing company.

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ESG in the context of Capital Allocation

Last month Aprio Investor Relations partnered with Six Capitals to discuss ESG in the context of capital allocation, what emerged from a capital allocation survey and why communication matters.

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