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  1. Examining the introduction and expiration price effect of warrants on their underlying assets: evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
    Gumede, Lungelo Linda, 2018-11-02T09:31:20Z, University of Cape Town
    The aim of this paper is to examine the price effect exerted by derivative warrants on their underlying shares around the introduction and expiration days of the warrants. The study is based on the JSE for the period 2008-2012 and employs the event study methodology. The study assesses the effects g ...
  2. Simulation-based valuation of project finance investments in sub-Saharan Africa and its effects on net present value and default probabilities
    De Villiers, Johan, 2018-11-02T09:31:27Z, University of Cape Town
    This paper addresses the issue surrounding the valuation of valuing large-scale infrastructure projects located in emerging and frontier market countries. These are economies which, traditionally, have been characterised as having high levels of risk and uncertainty, thus presenting a significant ch ...
  3. Evaluating commercialisation models in the water supply sector: a comparative case analysis of LWSC, Aguas Andinas and Johannesburg Water (2001-2014)
    Banda, Ason, 2018-11-02T09:31:33Z, University of Cape Town
    Most people in developing countries lack access to clean water, which leads to water-related diseases. The water supply challenges in many developing countries have persisted despite the water sector receiving considerable amount of support from the international organisations and cooperating partne ...
  4. Bound to Impact: a best practices guide to term sheets in African Impact Investing deals
    Pepper, Nicholas, 2018-11-02T09:31:34Z, University of Cape Town
    This study focuses on the Impact Investing industry in sub-Saharan Africa through a comparative analysis of three industry-leading institutions" term sheets. A key output of this exploratory research is the development of a best practices guide to social and environmental covenants (clauses included ...
  5. The effects of the economic structural adjustment programs on agriculture in Sub Saharan Africa: a case study of Zimbabwe 1990-2000
    Shoko, Ropafadzo, 2018-11-02T09:31:35Z, University of Cape Town
    The Zimbabwean economy has been in decline for the past two decades with the economic situation reaching its worst state in 2008. This period was followed by the adoption of a multi-currency regime in 2009, which the Zimbabwean government hoped would lend some stability to the crumbling economy. The ...
  6. Crowdfunding"s potential in the South African entrepreneurial ecosystem: Is there a role to play in catalysing venture capital?
    Bennot, Adam, 2018-11-02T09:31:46Z, University of Cape Town
    The purpose of this research is to examine the potential influence crowdfunding could have on the early-stage financing ecosystem in South Africa. Particularly, how it could affect entrepreneurial deal flow as well as inform the venture capital decision-making process. The primary aim of this resear ...
  7. Comparative analysis of financing instruments used by development finance institutions: lessons for Brics Development Bank
    Ntsaluba, Sango Siviwe, 2018-11-02T09:31:45Z, University of Cape Town
    Financing instruments are the means by which development finance institutions carry out their mandate of addressing the socio-economic needs of the country, group of countries or a region. It is of great importance that the development and application of financing instruments should be in line with ...
  8. Contemporary insights into the dynamics of foreign direct investment in Zambia
    Ngubo, Nompumelelo, 2018-11-02T09:31:45Z, University of Cape Town
    Foreign direct investment ("FDI") has been acclaimed by authors and policy makers alike to be one of the pivotal interventions that African countries need in order to support the capital investment required to sustain economic growth, alleviate poverty, and achieve the Millennium Development Goals i ...
  9. Prepaid electricity model in Zimbabwe: a cost-benefit analysis
    Mujaji, Shingirai, 2018-11-02T09:31:42Z, University of Cape Town
    To manage credit risk and improve working capital, many power utility companies have moved consumers from conventional post-payment for electricity to prepayment. Despite the growing use of this prepayment system, the welfare implications of this strategy are unclear and contested. The Zimbabwean ut ...