Dr Suresh Nanda: Mauritius should become a strong global hub for new generation banking

Dr Suresh Nanda, Head of International Banking at Bank One, shares his views on the way forward for the forthcoming Blueprint for the financial services sector, and suggests that Mauritius should take the lead in focusing on collaboration between Banking, FinTech and Telcos to become a strong global hub for new generation banking, as global […]

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Matthew Hignett (SGG): ‘Our main focus will be geographical expansion and fund-related activity’

Matthew Hignett (SGG): ‘Our main focus will be geographical expansion and fund-related activity’ Boosted by the financial support and growth expertise of Astorg Partners since 2015, SGG Group has continued its international expansion. Their momentum doesn’t show any signs of slowing. Matthew Hignett, the group’s newly appointed corporate development leader, decodes SGG’s acquisition strategy and […]

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The Catalyst Fund’s gateway to financial services for the world’s next billions

Can ‘asset-light’ fintech crack the code for base-of-the-pyramid business? Say you’re a huge asset manager looking for growth. You might want to keep tabs on the business models and innovations pulling the next billions of customers into the financial system. Or say you’re one of the world’s largest foundations, pledged to improving lives for the […]

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The Mauritius Africa Connection

Mauritius, ranked 23rd in the world and no 1 in Africa in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Report 2011, has established strong diplomatic and financial links with many countries in Africa. The island is today increasingly determined to become a leading business and services hub that would facilitate flow of funds to Africa. […]

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Cim Global Business voted Best Fund Administrator in Africa for Private Equity

Cim Global Business has been voted the Best Fund Administrator in Africa for Private Equity for 2016 by the Africa Global Funds (AGF) Africa Service Providers Awards. The AGF Africa Service Providers Awards are dedicated to promote excellence in the African fund industry. These awards are designed to recognize business excellence, integrity, and leadership of […]

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Min Zhu, International Monetary Funds Deputy Managing Director: Mauritius is not a tax haven

Min Zhu, the Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), was in Mauritius for the inauguration of the Africa Training Institute (ATI), an IMF facility for capacity development located at Ebène.He gave his views on the need for capacity building in Africa, and also on the Mauritian economy in general. He mentioned the […]

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Mo Ibrahim Index 2016: Mauritius top ranking country in overall governance in Africa

GIS – 07 October, 2016: Mauritius remains the top ranking country in overall governance in Africa for the tenth consecutive year says Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2016 entitled: A decade of African Governance 2006-2015, which was released on 3rd October 2016 in London. With a total score of 79.9 points, Mauritius ranks […]

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