24 November, 2022
Rum & Coal
24 November, 2022

Rum & Coal

Rum & Coal Calvi Publishing, November 2022 One day in 2019, I was contacted by Amanda Talbot, widow […]
17 November, 2021

Senegal’s Fonsis is ready to build on its development fund origins

Euromoney, November 17 2021 Fonsis is an interesting sovereign wealth fund, operating a fund-of-funds model to help the […]
12 September, 2019

The Places That Finance Forgot

Euromoney, September 12 2019 Countries fall off the global financial grid for a host of reasons: political obtuseness, […]
7 January, 2019

Why Djibouti’s China Debt is Raising the Alarm

Euromoney, January 7 2019 Warning sirens are sounding about the level of debt Djibouti owes to China for […]
7 November, 2017

The Truth About China/Africa Investment

Euromoney, November 2017 Palapye is a classic crossroads town, where the main north-south and east-west highways of Botswana intersect. […]
7 November, 2017

Ten Years On, ICBC Standard Deal Starts to Show its Worth

Euromoney, November 2017 In the 10 years since ICBC’s $5.5 billion acquisition of a 20% stake in South […]
18 September, 2017

Can Finance Save the World’s Vulnerable Nations?

Euromoney, September 2017 Climate change finance is a jigsaw that must be assembled by thousands of people who […]
20 October, 2015

Sovereign Wealth Growth Shifts to Africa

Emerging Markets IMF editions, October 2015 With Lucien Chauvin The engine of sovereign wealth fund growth may be […]
1 October, 2015

Global Capital Green Finance Report: Renewable Energy

Global Capital, IMF editions, October 2015 In early September, a cluster of German ministers, financiers and engineers gathered […]
25 June, 2015

Africa Private Equity Takes Off – But Is There a Way Out?

Forbes.com, April 28, 2015 To read this article on Forbes.com, click here
1 April, 2015

Africa Rising

CFA Magazine, April 2015 In recent years, Africa has become the darling of frontier-spirited investors in both debt […]
9 October, 2014

Forbes.com: The IMF Says the World’s in a Mess – but not Africa

Forbes.com, October 9 2014 To read this at forbes.com, click here