Côte d'Ivoire Financial Services

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As the Ivorian economy has powered ahead in the past half-decade, insurance premiums have kept pace, regularly posting double-digit annual gains. According to the Association of Insurance Companies of Côte d’Ivoire (Association des Sociétés d’Assurances de Côte d’ Ivoire, ASA-CI), 2016 was no different with the total value of premiums growing...

 

While advanced economies generate the vast majority of insurance and reinsurance business, emerging markets are posting higher rates of growth. Complementing this underlying trend is a strong and expanding interest in catastrophic risk, which by nature tends to pertain to emerging markets. This is coming alongside fast-paced, sector-...

 

Recent years have seen comprehensive reforms enacted in both public and private-sector pension systems in Côte d’Ivoire, culminating with the establishment of a new regime and institutions. Changes to the overall system included a gradual phasing up of the retirement age from 55 to 60 between 2012 and 2016, moving the base calculation of...

 

Over the next three decades private equity (PE) is set to play a significant role in financing, developing and supporting the private sector in West Africa. The growing number of PE firms with offices in Côte d’Ivoire highlights how its profile has expanded in the years since the civil war came to an end. Indeed, by mid-2017 there were 15 PE...

 

Initial public offerings (IPOs) have been a key driver of the rise in capitalisation on the Bourse Ré gionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) equity market recently. The exchange had a standout year in 2016, with four firms coming to market for the first time, raising a combined CFA86bn (€129m) in capital. Together the companies were valued at...

Articles & Analysis | UEMOA Debt Market: Bonds from The Report: Cote d'Ivoire 2018

 

The UEMOA bond market remains one of the primary sources of internal funding for UEMOA states, with the government bonds market totalling some CFA2.368trn (€3.6bn) and representing 89% of the overall outstanding amount at the end of 2016.

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