Understanding the Family Offices of the GCC

November 21, 2018

It is a universally acknowledged truth that no two family offices are the same, varying as they do by factors such as size, structure, outlook and investment strategies, among others. It is possible however to discern a growth cycle in how family offices in the GCC were first formed, then began to establish more formal and […]

Sub Saharan Africa | 2017 Fastest Growing SMEs

November 15, 2018

In our series, looking at the top performers across SSA, we go to the SME-segment of the market and recognise the fastest growing companies. 2017 Fastest Growing SMEs Company Sector Sunsweet Solar Solar Mama Fresh Food ABC Car rentals Hire Ambo Mineral Water Consumer Orchid Business Group Consumer Hehsac Logistics Sustineo Magnus Ltd Agro Verdant […]

Sub Saharan Africa | 2017 Best Performing Companies

November 13, 2018

In anticipation of what 2018 will prove in the battle of the brands, we take a look at the best performers in 2017.  Four key metrics were used: liquidity, solvency, return on assets and profit margin.  Last year, South African companies continued their domination of the best-performing companies on the continent. Company Market Cap(US$ th) Bowler […]

Sub Saharan Africa | What are the fastest growing e-commerce start-ups?

November 12, 2018

These 9 startups are making major strides in SSA; continuing to experience growth and success despite the odds stacked against them.  We already have a few of them profiled in ClarifiedBy. Company Country Sector MeQasa Ghana Online Real Estate iRoko TV Nigeria Media Services provider BitPesa Kenya Blockchain Technology Giraffe South Africa Mobile Recruitment Platform Dusu Pay […]