The GAP event will be followed by Imara's Annual ZimbabweInvestment Conference on May 23-24, which will showcase many of Zimbabwe's leading companies and international companies with a strong African investment focus, including Padenga Holdings, Aico/Seedco, and Masawara Plc amongst others.
Imara GroupCEO, Mark Tunmer is delighted with the strong support shown by GAP Principals and Members, stating "I am very keen to present Sub-Saharan Africa and its unique investment opportunities to the international investment community.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Alliance network Robert W. McMillen reported that over the last four years, Global Alliance Partners (www.globalalliancepartners.com) has grown from five member firms to 13. To date, GAP's accumulative funds under management or advisory,reach close to USD 40 billion and it has member firms in 147 offices and 27 countries.
"But it's not just about numbers. Being innovative is key", McMillen said.
One example is the recent transaction facilitated by GAP, which saw the signingof the first 20-year exclusive distribution agreement for the People's Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) by the specialist in advanced plastics technologies, Symphony Environmental Limited, and the newly formed Super Success International Limited. Both companies were introduced by GAP members, MAC Capital Limited in Dubai and Quam Limited in Hong Kong.
"GAP's cross-border execution capabilities cover private equity, pre-IPO placements, share trading, research, fund management and equity placement opportunities; and now spans strategic markets not only in Asia, North America, and the Middle East, but also in India, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa", McMillen explained.
About Global Alliance Partners
Global Alliance Partners (GAP) is a network organization of international, mid-market financial services companies that employs over 20,000 professionals dedicated to delivering innovative solutions for our clients across private equity, corporate fund raising, stock broking and fund management. Partner firms have completed over 870 corporate transactions worth a total of almost US$23 billion in 56 countries over the last 20 years; and manage or advise almost US$40 billion worth of individual and institutional funds. Global Alliance Partners bridges the gap between investment opportunities in leading, emerging, and frontier markets, and key sources of investment risk capital. It is composed of 13 fully licensed Member Firms whose scope and reach, including their respective affiliate companies, span 27 countries in strategic markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Sub-Saharan Africa, providing a truly global reach. please visit www.globalallinacepartners.com.
Source: Global Alliance Partners
Mr. Robert W. McMillen Chairman of GAP and MAC Capital Limited Unit 909, 9th Floor, Liberty House, DIFC, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, U.A.E. Tel: +971 4 4496541 Mobile: +971 50 289 2938 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. Mark Tunmer Group CEO Imara Holdings Limited Unit 3, Block-A, Plot 117 Millenium Office Park, Kgale Hill Gaborone, Botswana Tel: +27 11 550 6101 Mobile: +27 83 788 9037 Email: email@example.com Ms. Coy Roldan Group Marketing & Communications Director Global Alliance Partners Room 3408, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 11 Pedder Street, Central, Hong Kong SAR Tel: +852.221.728.91 Mobile: +852 981 988 97 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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