Harare, May 8, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The international member firms of Global Alliance Partners (GAP) will gather in Harare, Zimbabwe on May 21-22 for the 8th semi-annual GAP meeting hosted by Africa partner, the Imara Group.
The GAP event will be followed by Imara's Annual Zimbabwe Investment 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 Group CEO, 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 signing of 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 internationally-minded financial partners focusing on the capital midmarket. We provide our client base with local service and expertise cross private equity, corporate fund raising, stock broking and fund management; coupled with international reach and access that span strategic markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Please visit www.globalallinacepartners.com.
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
Mr. Mark Tunmer
Imara Holdings Limited
Unit 3, Block-A, Plot 117
Millenium Office Park, Kgale Hill
Tel: +27 11 550 6101
Mobile: +27 83 788 9037
Ms. Coy Roldan
Group Marketing & Communications Director
Global Alliance Partners
Room 3408, Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, 11 Pedder Street, Central,
Hong Kong SAR
Mobile: +852 981 988 97
May 8, 2012
Source: Global Alliance Partners
Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Financial General, Business General
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