Mathew Symmonds provides the lowdown on operating and marketing across Africa, including ongoing challenges around acquisition and conversion and the differences with more mature markets such as the UK.
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The trend towards further consolidation in the affiliate sector, led increasingly by a handful of aggressively acquisitive companies, has continued in the second quarter of this year and shows no signs of abating.
Simon French of Cenkos Securities argued six years ago that listed operators should continue “making hay while the sun shines on unregulated markets”, nothing material has happened since to persuade him otherwise.