AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa
Cobus co-founded Africa Merchant Capital in 2012 as a privately owned boutique merchant bank, focused on the high growth private capital markets of Sub-Sahara Africa. In 2016, AMC Trade Finance was launched, which provides flexible, secured trade finance to importers and exporters through a transactional trade finance model, to add to our existing corporate finance advisory and investment management businesses, thus broadening AMC’s bespoke merchant banking solution to the high growth markets of Sub-Saharan Africa. Cobus was previously Principal for Africa at Templewood Merchant Bank, a London-based private merchant bank, leading origination and distribution of transactions across Sub-Sahara Africa. Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant in South Africa with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Cobus also had a successful international and professional rugby career spanning both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Cobus holds a B.Comm(Hons) degree from the University of Stellenbosch.
- Panel: Financing Trade, an Alternative Asset Class
TUESDAY 5TH MAY 2020 2:45 pm ROOM 4