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African M&A trends 2016
An analysis of the 290 M&A deals that took place in Africa last year – amounting to $27.3m.
Turkey expropriation risks
The takeover of Zaman and the arrests at Boydak Holding indicate a growing risk of expropriation for businesses with links to opposition groups in Turkey.
Egypt easing of deposit limits
On 9 March, the Central Bank of Egypt removed limits on the amount of foreign currency that companies importing basic goods are allowed to deposit or withdraw.
Sahel Islamists extend their reach with Cote d’Ivoire attack
The attack on Grand Bassam, Cote d’Ivoire, highlights the growing reach of Islamist militant networks in the Sahel-Sahara and the increased threat facing the region’s coastal hubs and resorts.
Brexit and UK national security
The main drivers of terrorism threat to the UK, particularly in terms of intent and capability of Islamist extremists, will persist regardless of EU membership.
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