On 3 November, 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) fined MTN a record amount of $5.2 billion for failing to disconnect 5 million unregistered subscribers in their Nigerian operation. The scale of the fine represented 20% of their market capitalisation prior to the announcement.
First Avenue’s Hlelo Giyose commented on MTN’s handling of the fine […]
On 29th June, 2015, First Avenue launched its Corporate Social Investment Initiative, The First Avenue Institute. The objective of the institute is to stimulate interest in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for less privileged schoolgirls. We achieve this through a one-week school camp for learners at the University of Johannesburg TechnoLab. For our […]
On 6th May, 2015, First Avenue hosted its 2nd Annual Investment Forum at Four Seasons Hotel (The Westcliff) in the leafy suburb of Westcliff in Johannesburg. The agenda included talks and panel discussions by our associates from Group of Boutique Asset Managers (a member only association of boutique managers worldwide) members who are experts in […]
On 15th May, 2014, First Avenue hosted its inaugural investor conference at The Munro boutique hotel in the leafy suburb of Houghton in Johannesburg. The agenda included talks by our International advisory panel members who are experts in their respective industries.
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