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Africa attracting new private equity interest

Business Day – Private equity firm Actis says equity funds have embraced investing in Africa because many governments have instituted market reforms which are creating opportunities for brave investors willing to take a long-term view on Africa. “There is increased […]

Top Woolworths investor says no to GBP50m takeover offer

Times Online – Woolworths’ biggest shareholder has thrown his weight behind management in rejecting Malcolm Walker’s £50m takeover approach, while refusing to deny that he is planning his own bid for the struggling retailer. Iranian property tycoon Ardeshir Naghshineh, who […]

KDB made Lehman offer; HSBC may trump Koreans: report

Washington Post – State-controlled Korea Development Bank (KDB) proposed buying 25 percent of Lehman Brothers (LEH.N) for up to $5.3 billion, a newspaper reported, but other Korean banks rumored to be joining a KDB bid consortium denied they were involved. […]

Fortis sells International Asset Management; to boost bank

CNBC- Fortis NV. said it has sold its London-based hedge fund manager International Asset Management (IAM) to its management team, supported by third party investors, for an undisclosed sum. The Belgian-Dutch bancassurer said the transaction will boost its solvency ratios, […]