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  • Africa Opportunity Fund to book $0.6m loss from Shoprite arbitration
    Tuesday 15 Jan 2019 14:03

    Africa Opportunity Fund said it expected to book a loss of around $0.6m with regards to a case involving purchases of shares in Shoprite Holdings. An appeal panel concluded earlier this month that the company did not obtain good title to 679,145 shares of Shoprite that it purchased and was...
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  • AOF investment manager gives quarterly update
    Monday 18 Sep 2017 07:36

    A quarterly report on Africa Opportunity Fund's activities for the period to the end of June has been issued by its investment manager, Africa Opportunity Partners. The report can be accessed at: http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/9566Q_-2017-9-15.pdf Story provided by...
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  • Africa Opportunity Fund share conversion
    Wednesday 23 Aug 2017 08:41

    Africa Opportunity Fund has cancelled 29,200,000 C shares and converted them into 32,219,279 ordinary shares which have been admitted to trading on the specialist fund segment of the London Stock Exchange's main market. At 8:41am: (LON:AOF) Africa Opportunity Fund share price was -0.01p at...
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  • All resolutions passed at AGM of Africa Opportunity Fund
    Monday 05 Jun 2017 14:14

    Africa Opportunity Fund has confirmed that all resolutions were passed by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting. At 2:14pm: (LON:AOF) Africa Opportunity Fund share price was 0p at 0.65p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
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  • Africa Opportunity Fund schedules AGM
    Wednesday 10 May 2017 14:03

    Africa Opportunity Fund has confirmed that its Annual General Meeting will be held on 5 June. At 2:03pm: (LON:AOF) Africa Opportunity Fund share price was 0p at 0.66p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
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  • AOF manager issues quarterly report
    Thursday 16 Feb 2017 08:46

    A quarterly report on Africa Opportunity Fund's activities for the period to the end of December has been published by the company's investment manager, Africa Opportunity Partners. The report is available at: http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/0045X_1-2017-2-15.pdf At 8:46am:...
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  • AOF to appeal decision on Shoprite dividends
    Thursday 02 Feb 2017 07:43

    Africa Opportunity Fund Limited is to appeal against an arbitration decision which found that the company was not entitled to dividends that had accrued from Shoprite Holdings. AOF said the arbitrator concluded that the company did not obtain good title to 637,528 of the 679,145 shares of...
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  • AOF appoints corporate broker
    Monday 01 Aug 2016 07:46

    Africa Opportunity Fund Limited has appointed Liberum as the company's sole corporate broker with immediate effect. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
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  • AOF quarterly report issued
    Thursday 19 Nov 2015 07:43

    A quarterly report on Africa Opportunity Fund Limited's activities for the period ended 30 September has been issued by the company's investment manager, Africa Opportunity Partners Limited. Electronic copies of the report have been emailed to shareholders. Copies of the report are available,...
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  • AOF net asset value falls
    Friday 28 Aug 2015 16:24

    Africa Opportunity Fund's ordinary share net asset value per share fell by 8.7% to US$0.923 in the six months to the end of June. By comparison, in US dollar terms the S&P rose 1%, South Africa rose marginally, Egypt declined 5%, Kenya declined 6%, and Nigeria fell 9%. AOF's C share net...
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  • AOF manager issues quarterly report
    Monday 24 Aug 2015 07:45

    A quarterly report on Africa Opportunity Fund for the period ended 30 June 2015 has issued been by the company's investment manager, Africa Opportunity Partners. Electronic copies of the report have been emailed to shareholders. Copies of the report are available, free of charge, from the...
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  • AOF increases stake in Enterprise Group
    Wednesday 25 Feb 2015 16:29

    Africa Opportunity Fund's holdings in Enterprise Group Limited has increased to 15,053,139 shares - 11.41% of EGL's issued shares - following one of a series of cross-trades by AOF's investment manager Africa Opportunity Partners At 4:29pm: (LON:AOF) Africa Opportunity Fund share price was...
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  • AOF quarterly report issued
    Wednesday 04 Feb 2015 08:05

    Africa Opportunity Fund says a quarterly report detailing the activities of the company for the period ended 31 December has today been issued by Africa Opportunity Partners Limited, the company's investment manager. Electronic copies of the report have been emailed to shareholders. Copies of...
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  • FLASH: AOF quarterly report issued
    Wednesday 04 Feb 2015 07:13

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  • Africa Opportunity Fund NAV falls
    Thursday 13 Nov 2014 07:50

    The net asset value of Africa Opportunity Fund's ordinary shares and its C-shares fell by 4.2% and 1.3% respectively during the third quarter. By comparison, in US dollar terms S&P rose 1.1%, South Africa fell 7.9%, Egypt rose 20.5%, Kenya rose 8.0%, and Nigeria fell 3.1%. Story provided...
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  • Africa Opportunity Fund raises $29.2m
    Friday 11 Apr 2014 15:19

    Africa Opportunity Fund has raised $29.2m, gross, after receiving valid applications for 29,200,000 C shares at a placing price of $1 apiece. Chairman Myma Belo-Osagie said: "The board is delighted that the company has grown by over 55% through the placing, and with the support shown to the...
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  • AOF gives update on switch from AIM
    Friday 14 Mar 2014 15:42

    Cancellation of Africa Opportunity Fund's shares on AIM will be later than previously announced. This will now take effect no earlier than 7 April and no later than the end of that month. It was previously anticipated that cancellation would take effect no earlier than 17 March 2014 and no...
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  • Africa Opps to raise up $100m
    Monday 10 Feb 2014 09:39

    Africa Opportunity Fund is proposing to raise up to US$100m through a placing of C shares at $1.00 apiece after trading of its ordinary shares moves from AIM to the London Stock Exchange's Specialist Fund Market. It is currently expected that admission will become effective and that dealings...
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  • AOF net asset value up 17.1%
    Thursday 26 Sep 2013 08:27

    Africa Opportunity Fund's net asset value per share stood at US$1.123 at 30 June - 17.1% up from the end of December. As at 30 June 2013, AOF's investment allocation was 76% equities, 18% debt and 6% cash. At 8:27am: (LON:AOF) share price was +0p at 1.16p Story provided by...
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  • FLASH: AOF netr asset value up 17.1%
    Thursday 26 Sep 2013 07:20

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  • AOF gives update on Shoprite proceedings
    Monday 29 Jul 2013 16:10

    Africa Opportunity Fund has confirmed that Shoprite has started proceedings in the High Court of Zambia to reverse various trades undertaken by investors - including AOF - on the Lusaka Stock Exchange between December 2004 and May 2011. AOF says it is not actually named as a party to the...
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  • AOF preserves capital in challenging year
    Tuesday 19 Jun 2012 08:24

    Africa Opportunity Fund's net asset value generated a 1.6% return, including dividends, in the year to the end of December while its share price fell by 10.4%. AOF said 2011 was a challenging year and, by way of comparison, during the period, South Africa declined 15%, Nigeria fell 19%, Kenya...
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  • FLASH: AOF net asset value up in challenging year
    Tuesday 19 Jun 2012 07:14

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  • Africa Opportunity Fund declares dividend
    Thursday 22 Mar 2012 09:49

    Africa Opportunity Fund has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.0026 per share. This will be paid on 10 April to shareholders of record on 30 March. The shares will be marked ex-dividend on 28 March. At 9:49am: (LON:AOF) share price was +0p at 0.84p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
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  • Africa Opportunity Fund declares dividend
    Thursday 23 Jun 2011 15:42

    Africa Opportunity Fund has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.0018 per share which will be paid on 11 July. The shares will be marked ex-dividend on 29 June and the record date will be 1 July. At 3:42pm: (LON:AOF) share price was 0p at 0.83p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com
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  • Africa Opportunity Fund NAV falls
    Monday 27 Sep 2010 15:42

    Africa Opportunity Fund's net asset value per share fell to $0.72 at the end of June - 1.4% down from the end of December, including dividends. It said dividends of $0.0018 per share were paid on 12 April and 12 July and the third quarter dividend is scheduled for on 11 October. The...
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  • Quarterly report issued on Africa Opportunity Fund
    Tuesday 20 Jul 2010 09:54

    Africa Opportunity Fund's investment manager, Africa Opportunity Partners, has issued a report on activities for the three months to the end of June. Electronic copies of the report have been emailed to shareholders. Copies of the report are available from the offices of Grant Thornton UK...
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  • Africa Opportunity Fund declares dividend
    Thursday 24 Jun 2010 09:56

    Africa Opportunity Fund has announced that a quarterly dividend of $0.0018 per share will be paid on 12 July. The shares will be marked ex-dividend on 30 June and the record date will be 2 July. This is the second instalment of an aggregate annual dividend of an amount equal to the...
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  • FLASH: Africa Opportunity Fund declares dividend
    Thursday 24 Jun 2010 07:39

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  • Africa Opportunity Fund NAV up 48%
    Friday 11 Jun 2010 08:45

    Africa Opportunity Fund's net asset value per share rose by 48% on a total return basis in the year to the end of December. The firm said its shares had an even better year, appreciating 109%. In African markets, South Africa rose 64%, Nigeria fell 38%, Kenya fell 3%, and Egypt rose 35%. In...
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  • FLASH: Africa Opportunity Fund NAV up 48%
    Friday 11 Jun 2010 07:28

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  • FLASH: Africa Opportunity Fund NAV up 21%
    Wednesday 30 Sep 2009 07:10

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  • FLASH: AOF sets date for second payout
    Thursday 25 Jun 2009 09:38

    Africa Opportunity Fund's second quarterly dividend will be paid on 8 July. This is the second instalment of an aggregate annual dividend of an amount equal to the product of its net asset value on 31 December 2008 multiplied by the one year LIBOR rate on 2 January 2009. This is payable...
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