This project finances the development of retail, office, and industrial properties in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Sponsor and Manager of the Fund is RMB Westport which was established in 2008 by Westport Property Partners, an African focused property development management company, and Rand Merchant Bank (“RMB”), the investment banking division of FirstRand Bank Limited. The FirstRand Group is one of the largest banking and insurance groups in Africa. The Manager is currently owned by seven partners with a collective 75% shareholding and 25% by Ashburton Investments the investment management business of the First Rand Group.
Contact: Simon Fifield
3 Merchant Place, Cnr Fredman Drive & Rivonia Road,
Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +27 11 282 8000
ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IFC
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