In case you haven’t heard, MTN Ghana has just launched the biggest IPO in the history of the Ghana Stock Exchange. Here’s how to get in on it.
Lackluster performance from Africa’s largest stock exchanges hasn’t slowed the continent’s parade of IPOs.
A total of 24 companies debuted on African stock markets in 2014. This year we’ve already seen new listings in Rwanda (Crystal Ventures), Ghana (Samba Foods), and on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (nine new listings).
Here are ten more to keep your eyes on as we enter the second half of the year.
After a long lull, the African IPO market appears to be heating up. This is welcome news to investors and market operators alike.
In this article, we take stock of the newest crop of IPOs and listings from Africa’s stock exchanges.
It’s been a long dry spell for Ugandan IPOs. The Uganda Securities Exchange hasn’t seen a new local listing since the National Insurance Company floated some shares back in March 2010 – more than two and a half years ago.
So, when the national electricity distribution company, Umeme, launched its IPO last week it created plenty of buzz in Kampala.
Should retail investors sign up for some shares? Or should they avoid them like a live wire?