How Ecsponent raises capital during uncertain times

‘It’s about having niche investment products for institutional and ordinary investors.’ Investors and companies both have plenty to worry about in today’s markets. Between the UK’s ongoing Brexit talks, rising interest rates globally, US President Donald Trump’s unpredictable actions, and political and economic crises in South Africa, there is no shortage of global and domestic…

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Sensible way of getting behind SMEs

‘Niche financial services firm is enabling entrepreneurs in a manner that traditional banks can’t – or won’t – and actively contributing to SA’s economic goals.’ Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are recognised in many economies as one of the key drivers of economic growth, social development and job creation. This is applicable to such a…

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Africa, the continent of youth

Africa has the youngest population in the world and according to estimates, one in four working–aged people in the world could be African by 2050.   In some African countries, the youth population is staggering. For example, in Niger, where nearly 50% of the population is younger than 15. Collectively, over 60% of Africans are…

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Ecsponent’s notes offer investors an easy income alternative

JOHANNESBURG, 3 December 2018 – Ecsponent Limited (JSE:ECS) today announced that it has published a prospectus in respect of a R 10 billion Domestic Medium Term Note Programme (DMTN Programme). The notes offered via this programme are JSE-listed medium-term, fixed interest-bearing securities that offer retail, corporate and institutional investors access to superior interest rates. There are…

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Master the crisis like Rockefeller

Successful businesses grow and survive in times of change when they identify viable opportunities and pursue them with focus and perseverance. It requires entrepreneurs who can analyse the risks of the macro environment and convert ideas and vision into successful products and services.   What is happening to the markets now? There are strong indications…

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