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Capitalism for everyone: The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (MCB) join forces with the AFRICA CEO FORUM to rethink the role of Africa’s private sector

With the role of capitalism sparking intense debate around the world and as the need to “do good” becomes increasingly pressing in Africa, 1,800 leading decision-makers from industry, finance and politics will come together in Abidjan to boost the impact of African companies

The eighth edition of the largest international gathering of the African private sector will be held on 9 to 10 March 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire; With the role of capitalism sparking intense debate around the world and as the need to “do good” becomes increasingly pressing in Africa, 1,800 leading…

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A “Meeting of Minds” Report Identifies Five Main Challenges Facing African Banks

Further to the “Meeting of Minds” workshop, a report probing into discussions has been published this week by Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB)

In October 2019, during the tenth Africa Forward Together (AFT) forum in Mauritius and spearheaded by Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) (https://www.MCB.mu), a special workshop aptly called “Meeting of Minds” session leveraged the insight and brainpower of over 35 C-level and senior banking leaders across the African region and beyond. The…

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MCB Investment Management Co. Ltd makes its mark on African Fixed Income

MCB Investment Management Co. Ltd (MCBIM) has been investing in pan-African local and hard currency corporate and government bonds since February 2014

We are pleased to report the excellent investment performance of the African Domestic Bond Fund (“ADBF”), the first(1) multijurisdictional fixed income Exchange Traded Fund in Africa, launched by MCB Investment Management Co. Ltd (“MCBIM”) in partnership with the African Development Bank in September 2018. ADBF aims to encourage government bond…

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The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (MCB) Syndicated Term Loan

USD 800,000,000 or more Dual Tranche Syndicated Term Loan Facility

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019, on behalf of The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (the “Borrower”, or “MCB”) (www.MCB.mu), Standard Chartered Bank (“SCB”) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited (“SMBCE”), together the coordinators (“Coordinators”) and active bookrunners (“Active Bookrunners”), are pleased to announce the signing and successful closing of general syndication…

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MCB Group wants to position itself as strategic partner of Kenya businesses

The Group’s new representative office has been officially opened on 30th January

Mauritian-based MCB Group (www.MCB.mu), through its representative office situated on the 7th Floor of Pramukh Towers, Westlands, in Nairobi, aims at positioning itself as a strategic partner of businesses in Kenya and East Africa. The Group’s new representative office has been officially opened on 30th January and has given the opportunity to…

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MCB Group strongly represented at the Africa CEO Forum

This year's edition took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on 27 and 28 March

For the fifth consecutive year, MCB Group (www.MCBGroup.com) was one of the main sponsors of the Africa CEO Forum, an annual event organised by Jeune Afrique that attracts over 1,000 senior African and non-African leaders who do business on the continent. This year's edition took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast,…

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) appoints MCB Investment Management as Fund Manager for its first Fixed Income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Africa

The ETF will be invested in both government and corporate bonds, and will initially be listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has appointed MCB Investment Management (MCBIM) (www.MCBCapitalMarkets.mu), a subsidiary of MCB Capital Markets, as Fund Manager for its first multi-jurisdictional Fixed Income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Africa. The Board of Directors of the AfDB has also approved a seed equity capital investment of…

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MCB Capital Markets advises SANNE on the US$127.3 million acquisition of International Financial Services and IFS Trustees

In a regulatory news announcement this morning (GMT), SANNE said that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of IFS

MCB Capital Markets (www.MCBcm.com), the investment banking arm of MCB Group (www.MCBgroup.com), the largest banking group in Mauritius, is acting as Transaction Advisor to SANNE Group plc (“SANNE”) (www.SANNEgroupplc.com), on the US$127.3 million acquisition of International Financial Services and IFS Trustees (IFS), a leading Mauritius-based provider of fund and corporate…

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40 African Bankers discuss Collaboration in Mauritius

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Group hosts 40 top executives representing 40 African banks at the week-long 2016 Africa Forward Together conference

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Group (MCB) (www.MCBAFT.com) hosts 40 top executives representing 40 African banks at the week-long 2016 Africa Forward Together conference which opened this morning at the five-star Ravenala Attitude Hotel. Africa Forward Together (AFT) is an annual event organised by MCB since 2009 to showcase its “Bank…

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MCB Equity Fund exits Speedy France

Mauritius based MCB Equity Fund has successfully exited Speedy, a leading automotive fast-fit services in France

Mauritius based MCB Equity Fund (http://www.MCB.mu) has successfully exited Speedy, a leading automotive fast-fit services in France.  Bridgestone EMEA, a subsidiary of the Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of tyre and rubber products, has acquired 100% of Speedy, subject to approval by the French regulatory authorities. Bridgestone will…