IMAP Celebrates 50 Years of Mergers & Acquisitions

IMAP celebrates its 50th anniversary at its bi-annual partners meeting, in October 2023, held in Stockholm, Sweden. IMAP, with member firms present in more than 40 countries and with more than 500 M&A professionals, is the world’s largest M&A partnership.  IMAP completes more than 250 M&A transactions a year in its different geographies, more than one deal a day.  IMAP began in 1973 in the US, initially under the name NAMAC (National Association of Merger and Acquisition Consultants).  In order to reach new markets and create opportunities for its clients, it started recruiting top M&A advisory firms outside the US, and […]

Nyasha Chigova Joins Verdant Capital

Nyasha has joined Verdant Capital as an Associate. He is responsible for supporting various transactions of the team and nurturing client relationships. Nyasha has experience in audit and transactional advisory. Before joining Verdant Capital, Nyasha served as a Senior Consultant in the transactional advisory field across multiple sector industries and prior as an Audit Associate at Grant Thornton. In his role, Nyasha will execute a multifaceted set of responsibilities, including financial analysis, due diligence, risk assessment, and structuring financial solutions that align with the unique needs of private companies and projects. Nyasha will also play a vital role in managing and […]

Successful Verdant-in-London 2023

Verdant Capital hosted its first Verdant-in-London conference on the 9th to 11th of October 2023. Over the three days, we hosted more than 50 one-on-one meetings with specially selected clients from 13 countries across Africa. Represented were microfinance banks, innovative credit businesses and agri-businesses who are currently raising debt or equity through Verdant Capital. The next One-on-One investor meeting event is Video Africa, Verdant Capital, an on-line meeting event which is scheduled for the 18th-20th of March 2024. Verdant-in-London will be back from the 7th to the 9th of October 2024. Save the Date.

Harnessing Digitalisation in Financing the Sustainable Development Goals (Fintech Panel at AFSIC 2023)

Verdant Capital participated in the fintech panel session at the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC), which took place in October 2023 in London. Edmund Higenbottam, Managing Director, represented the firm on this panel, which played host to representatives of top players in the financial services space such as Ugonna Iheme, Director at Stears Advisory, Funmi Dele-Giwa, General Counsel at MFS Africa, and Elizabeth Rossiello, Founder & CEO at AZA Finance. The panel was moderated by Chris Wehbe, CEO at Lendable. The panel session was centred around fintech, particularly harnessing digitalisation in financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Addressing Edmund, […]