Kaboré aides reinvent themselves in Abidjan finance
Vista Bank boss Simon Tiemtoré has invited two men who advised the former Burkinabe president to join him in Ivory Coast's economic capital.
The British developement agency has co-invested in West Africa along with the Moroccan Central People's Bank since 2017 but now wants to sell its stake in their joint holding company, which controls the West African financial group Banque Atlantique.
Best known in Guinea for its banking activites, financial intermediation specialist Lilium Capital, which works out of New York and Burkina Faso, is looking at projects in agriculture, a sector getting strong support from President Alpha Condé.
Finactu, the go-to financial advisory for French-speaking Africa insurance companies and governments, has set up a banking-insurance consortium with Ivory Coast's savings bank to pool money sent home from the diaspora. One of Finactu's former clients, a subsidiary of insurance firm Atlantique, is on board the project.