Africa Financial Services Investment Conference
The Africa Financial Services Investment Conference, was held in Brighton (UK) on the 15th and 16th May. Further to being a silver sponsor of the conference, Parikshat Tulsidas, Head of Business Development – Africa, was one of the key speakers focusing on the theme ‘AfrAsia Bank – Banking Innovation at its best in Mauritius and beyond’.
China Offshore Summit 2014
AfrAsia Bank was among the key sponsors of the 3rd Annual China Offshore Summit held in Beijing on 28-29 May 2014.
Being actively involved in such conferences confirms AfrAsia Bank’s established strategy and aspiration to be the leading bank in promoting Mauritius as a regional and financial business centre of excellence.
The SAVCA - KPMG Private Equity Industry Survey 2014
AfrAsia Bank linited, in partnership with SAVCA and KMPG, co-hosted the much anticipated Private Equity Industry Survey – an annual Industry report, now in its 14th year.
The survey focused on the 2013 calendar year, and reflected a 17% increase of funds under management with the current total of funds sitting at ZAR 162.2bn as at 31 December 2013. Interestingly, half of the 2013 investments were channelled into infrastructure.
Mines & Money Access Africa 2014
Mines and Money Access Africa is dedicated to investment and capital raising for African mining projects. Held in Mauritius, the bridge for investment from Asia into Africa is a chance to take advantage of Mauritius’s investment protection and tax treaties while meeting with Asian investors and mining companies in a neutral location.
AfrAsia Bank Limited CEO James Benoit was also among the panel speakers, focusing on the theme: “Mauritius Focus: Structuring deals and securing capital”. Deputy CEO Kamben Padayachy outlined AfrAsia Bank Limited’s capabilities as a regional boutique bank, bridging Africa to the World, and using Mauritius as an International Financial Centre of substance.