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During David Mataen's 13 years in financial services spanning commercial banking, stock brokerage, management consultancy and investment banking he has had the singular opportunity of becoming a scholar of African investing. His travels and tours of duty across the continent, though not to each and every corner, have allowed him to put his hand on the pulse and feel the heartbeat of African economies.
Being born, bred and educated, and having worked in Africa grants David the luxury of being first witness to the comings and goings in the continent, especially its commerce and economics. In ... Read more on David Mataen
David Mataen’s book 'Africa: The Ultimate Frontier Market' offers some intriguing views on what might be achieved if recent trends in stability and productivity continue.
World interest in Africa...
In the decade to 2010, six of the world's fastest growing economies were in Sub-Saharan Africa. With all the right signs of growth evident in the future it is feasible that countries such as Angola,...Read more
The African Bulletin
Sub-Saharan Africa is now one of the world's most talked about regions in terms of emerging investment opportunities and sources of new growth. Its economies represent a quintessential frontier...Read more
Business Day - South Africa
THIS book by David Matean, head of corporate finance at Faida Investment Bank in Nairobi, Kenya, is subtitled "A guide to the business and investment opportunities in emerging Africa". The emerging...Read more
The Delamere International Newsletter
“Africa - The Ultimate Frontier Market” ~ David Mataen
Sub-Saharan Africa is now one of the world's most talked about regions in terms of emerging investment opportunities and sources of new...
Africa is inchoate to many westerners, an undifferentiated group of countries. Yet this huge continent with its rocketing population, the least researched of the emerging markets, may hold rich...Read more
I prefer to find investments in out of the way places, this means small niche areas of markets, and sometimes out of the way markets in general. When I heard about a book pertaining to African...Read more
At a time of slow, or no, growth in most of the world's major developed economies, it is not surprising that businesses and governments around the world are busy searching out every possible...Read more
Sub-Saharan Africa is now one of the world’s most talked about regions in terms of emerging investment opportunities and sources of new growth. Its economies represent a quintessential frontier...Read more
Africa - The Ultimate Frontier Market is an investor's guide to the transformations that have occurred in the African business landscape in the last 60 years and the key areas of interest for the...Read more
The Herald, Zimbabwe
FINANCIAL writer David Mataen has published a book that explores the growing investment opportunities in emerging Africa. The book "Africa -- The Ultimate Frontier Market: A guide to the business and...Read more