Flow Global: A trailblazer in mobile money micro-enterprise financing

 Mobile money has been a leading technology in the digital transformation of the African financial economy and the move towards total financial inclusion. According to the GSMA, sub-Saharan Africa alone accounts for approximately 70% of the USD 1 trillion global mobile money market. At the heart of the mobile money, ecosystem is “cash in, cash out” agents or mobile money microenterprises who convert physical cash to digital money or vice versa for clients for the purposes of electronic bill payments, peer-to-peer payments, safekeeping, etc. Data from a recent assessment on the proliferation of mobile money financing by Microsave Consulting for The […]

Verdant Capital Wins PEA Local Financial Advisor Of The Decade

Private Equity Africa (PEA) has announced that the Local Financial Advisor of the Decade award has been won by Verdant Capital. Verdant Capital also won the Local Financial Advisor Award of 2022 for the second year running. In their 11th year, the PEA awards are the ultimate accolade of success in the African Private Equity industry. The PEA 2022 Awards received highly competitive self-entries and were complemented by editorial recommendations from the PEA team and industry data. The final winners were selected by an independent panel of 20 judges which included representation from CDC, DEG, EBRD, IFC, Mbuyu Capital Partners, Wimmer Family […]