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In the press

Sunday Times article on why investment, not aid, is the way to help Africa develop, by Sir Paul Collier


The Times article - Mid-cap M&A


Best Full-Service M&A Adviser 2017

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Mapper that beat Google plots route to AIM float

An Indian company that leapfrogged Google by providing online street maps of the country has started pre-marketing in Britain with a view to a potential float on AIM by the end of the year.

As Hanson steps down, Lord St John steps in

One of the best-known names in independent corporate broking and finance, Robert Hanson, is stepping down as chairman of the firm partly created out of his original Hanson Capital six years ago —...

Africa’s booming cities are a huge opportunity for UK firms

Africa's most populous and thriving cities pose huge opportunities for UK investors, with demographic growth that could triple the size of their economies in just a decade and a half, according to...

Strand Hanson hires new Africa chairman as it looks to expand

BOUTIQUE merchant bank Strand Hanson today said it has hired former Credit Suisse banker Lord St John as chairman of its African business and deputy chairman of its London operations.

Concern over conflicts dog equity analysts

After 14 years in the City, Jonathan Pierce was one of London’s top-ranked banks analysts when he left Credit Suisse last year to become an economics teacher...



The Times

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