In the news today: The BUILD Act could see an inflow of US equity capital into African private equity, the winners of the annual Morningstar South Africa Fund Awards are announced, and Quicksure rewards its top brokers in Gauteng


US equity capital to flow into Africa?

Dele Butler, senior associate: Hogan Lovells US, and Jeff Buckland, partner: Hogan Lovells SA, say the signing into law of the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development (BUILD) Act could increase the amount of US equity capital invested in African private equity.  READ MORE

Morningstar fund awards: all the winners

The annual Morningstar South Africa Fund Awards recognise funds and fund houses that have added the most value for investors.  READ MORE

Quicksure rewards top brokers

The multi-insurer UMA held its annual broker awards during its 2019 ‘kick-off’ function in Gauteng recently. We chatted to executive chairman John Bunting about the event.  READ MORE

You won’t want to miss this

Insurance Nexus is presenting a free webinar on monetising insurance innovation strategies at 16h00 (14h00 South African time) on 6 March.  READ MORE

Advisers must adapt to survive: Citadel

Andrew Möller, Chief Executive Officer, Citadel, says that financial advisers need to deepen their relationships with their clients as well as pay attention to metrics like philanthropy, responsible investing and sustainability.  READ MORE