New investment firm eyes BSE listing


A new pan-African focused investment firm, Afinitas Limited, is gearing up for a P30 million Initial Public Offer (IPO) on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE).

The greenfield venture, which recently concluded a P90 million private placement, has already been granted regulatory approval to list 240 million ordinary shares on the Venture Capital board of the BSE.

Local fund managers such as African Alliance, Investec and Afena Capital participated in the private placement giving them a respective 25 percent, 7.5 percent and 5.5 percent shareholding in Afinitas.

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Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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