Africa

CSE Global reports 22.3% lower EBITDA of $10 mil in 1Q business update - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Results

CSE Global reports 22.3% lower EBITDA of $10 mil in 1Q business update

1QFY2021 revenue fell 15.7% y-o-y to $111.2 million, due to lower revenues in the Americas.
IPO markets raise record US$105.6 bil in 1Q21 despite traditionally slow quarter: EY - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

IPO

IPO markets raise record US$105.6 bil in 1Q21 despite traditionally slow quarter: EY

Special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) IPOs in the same period have also seen record figures.
Temasek enters into US$500 mil partnership with LeapFrog in largest ever commitment to impact investor - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Deals, joint ventures & alliances

Temasek enters into US$500 mil partnership with LeapFrog in largest ever commitment to impact investor

Under the partnership, Temasek will also take a minority stake in the global impact investment group.
What Africa needs now is its own Singapore - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global Economy

What Africa needs now is its own Singapore

The sustained enrichment of SEA will transform the world, says Bloomberg's Noah Smith.
Terence Loh resigns from Bellagraph Nova Group following alleged financial statement forgery at Novena Global Healthcare - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Company in the news

Terence Loh resigns from Bellagraph Nova Group following alleged financial statement forgery at Novena Global Healthcare

His name has been removed from the BN Group website which used to be plastered with photos of the three founders.
BEHIND THE SEAMS - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Fashion

BEHIND THE SEAMS

Founder of fashion label pays it forward through Brunello Cucinelli for Humanity charity.

China Focus

China's Xi offers another US$60 bil to Africa, but says no to 'vanity' projects

(Sept 3): Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another US$60 billion ($82.3 billion) in financing for Africa on Monday and wrote off some debt for poorer African nations, while warning against funds going towards "vanity projects".

Wild about Africa

Charles van Rensburg of Wilderness Safaris talks about gorilla ecotourism, rhino horns and introducing the Asian travel market to Africa’s varied wildlife and natural beauty.

Property

Ascott to manage two properties in Africa

SINGAPORE (Dec 18): CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited, has secured contracts to manage two properties situated in Accra, the capital of Ghana.  

Investing strategy

Saxo Bank predicts 'ugly end' to complacency bubble in 2018

SINGAPORE (Dec 8): Following a generally smooth-sailing year for global risk assets – one that came as a shock to bears and gold bugs expecting 2017 to be the year of volatility – Saxo Bank now sees the pendulum swinging back in favour of pronounced v
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