Operational Realities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Domestic consumer spending, coupled with a resources boom, is presenting greater opportunities for real estate investment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Barend de Loor of Eris Property Group, the operating partner to the $250M Momentum Real Estate Africa Fund, talks about demand from South Africa retailers and multinational corporations pushing for a presence on the continent, the […]

Accessing Africa’s superior growth by investing in Commercial Real Estate

Investing in African real estate provides investors with an exciting alternative method of benefiting from Africa’s strong economic growth and favourable demographics.  This article briefly discusses these two tailwinds and explains why investing in the development of African commercial real estate such as shopping malls and office blocks could reap rich rewards for investors. Tailwind […]

African Markets

We have seen material weakness in African markets recently and this can be attributed to a number of reasons. Emerging & global markets sold off in September (7.6% and 2.9% respectively) whilst most African markets were flat to slightly up, thus we are now seeing the delayed reaction on back of this. The oil price […]

Momentum to hold first close on Africa RE fund

Momentum Global Investments is preparing to close on its first round of capital for its debut real estate fund, Momentum Africa Real Estate Fund, according to documents distributed to investors and seen by PERE. The London-based global investment manager expects to collect a total of $70 million during its first close, which is slated for […]

100 women in hedge funds – Investment in Africa

October 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM Washington, DC You are invited for a panel discussion on investing in Africa. Africa has long been known as the last frontier, full of potential opportunity, risk, and mystery. Yet, once the distance is removed and facts uncovered, it offers more concrete formulas for investment opportunity.Join us for a […]

Eris Property Group launches African Real Estate Fund venture

Property services and development company Eris Property Group and Momentum Global Investment Managers are collaborating on setting up an African Real Estate Fund focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. http://www.sacommercialpropnews.co.za/south-africa-provincial-news/africa-commercial-property/6973-eris-momentum-team-up-for-african-venture.html Tweet

Investors buying into Sub-Saharan Africa’s Real Estate sector

Investors are rapidly buying into sub-Saharan Africa’s real estate sector. Warren Schultze, CEO of Eris Property Group has more insight. http://www.cnbcafrica.com/video/?bctid=3762718744001 Tweet

Momentum portfolio manager features in the Africa AM Power 50’

Mishnah Seth, Head of Frontier Strategies at Momentum Asset Management, features as an industry leader in the Africa AM Power 50, an annual guide to the most influential, innovative and powerful figures in the industry compiled by Africa AM . Mishnah has been described as an ‘outstanding’ portfolio manager and is one of only a […]

Africa: a continent of immense hope

Although it is not without its challenges, Africa is a continent of immense hope.  Aside from being the world’s second largest land mass with an abundance of natural resources, Africa’s young and growing population, already the second-largest in the world, provides a wealth of exciting opportunities.  Indeed, these demographics are the tailwind that drives the […]

Investors focus on African funds

Many investors are looking towards investing in Africa, Joe McGrath writes, as they seek more attractive returns from frontier funds (when compared to those recently achieved from emerging market funds): a view maintained by Momentum Asset Management. http://blogs.wsj.com/frontiers/2014/04/28/investors-focus-on-african-funds Tweet

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