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Cryptocurrency moves further mainstream; emerging markets could benefit most

A fierce debate has been waging for many years as to whether cryptocurrency qualifies as an investment. However, based on its opening day of trading, one characteristic Coinbase seems to share with cryptocurrencies is high price volatility. Nigeria i...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 16 April 2021
Cryptocurrency moves further mainstream; emerging markets could benefit most
Cryptocurrency moves further mainstream; emerging markets could benefit most

Three issues with the Grab SPAC deal the market is ignoring

The build-up to the Grab SPAC deal with Altimeter has been frenetic and the market seems to be blind to a certain reality once the announcement was made. Accordingly, Tan would control 60% of the voting shares after the merger with Altimeter. There a...
Tellimer Research Nirgunan
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam @ Tellimer Research 16 April 2021
Three issues with the Grab SPAC deal the market is ignoring
Three issues with the Grab SPAC deal the market is ignoring

Southeast Asia Grabs the biggest SPAC deal

After weeks of speculation, Grab Holdings is merging with Altimeter Growth Corp, a US-listed SPAC. It will be the first Southeast Asian tech unicorn to list through a SPAC. Altimeter will invest US$750mn, which would be 20% of the cash proceeds. Othe...
Tellimer Research Nirgunan
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam @ Tellimer Research 14 April 2021
Southeast Asia Grabs the biggest SPAC deal
Southeast Asia Grabs the biggest SPAC deal

Africa digital payments: telco spin-offs to forge more listed investment options

A combination of poor financial inclusion and growing mobile phone penetration (including smartphones) has made Africa a promising environment for the growth of mobile money and, more broadly, innovation in digital payments services. Partly due to th...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 13 April 2021
Africa digital payments: telco spin-offs to forge more listed investment options
Africa digital payments: telco spin-offs to forge more listed investment options

A glimpse into China's burgeoning Edge Cloud Market

The cloud computing industry has been growing rapidly in this decade, with the technology paradigm-shifting drastically. Although in an early stage of development and not yet the main revenue pillar, the Edge cloud market is increasingly drawing the ...
EqualOcean Yingwei
Yingwei Fu @ EqualOcean 9 April 2021
A glimpse into China's burgeoning Edge Cloud Market
A glimpse into China's burgeoning Edge Cloud Market

Safaricom continues to dominate – latest statistics

Kenya's communications authority has released its quarterly statistics for the period to the end of December. Although the average minute of use per subscriber also increased above our estimate to c92 minutes/month, we expect the impact on Safaricom’...
Tellimer Research Ayobami
Ayobami Omole @ Tellimer Research 9 April 2021
Safaricom continues to dominate – latest statistics
Safaricom continues to dominate – latest statistics