Exotix Capital announces global partnership expansion with Pharos Holding

London - 5 December 2018


Exotix Capital, the leading developing markets platform, today announces a major expansion of its partnership with Pharos Holding, a full-service investment bank in Egypt, into a global agreement to provide deep research insights into developing economies.

Duncan Wales, CEO of Exotix Capital, commented: “This partnership builds on our existing relationship with Pharos Holding allowing us to deliver an even more extensive service to our clients around the world and provide more of the valuable insights to support their investment decisions. As our network continues to add more and more high-quality partners like Pharos, Exotix Capital is uniquely placed to deliver superior local insight and actionable intelligence that simply is not available anywhere else.”

Exotix Capital will distribute research by Pharos Holding to an audience of 10,000 global emerging and developing markets investment professionals via its dedicated global research platform which launched earlier this month.

Pharos Holding Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Angus Blair, said “this deeper relationship with Exotix should help to build a deeper and more sustainable strategy for long term growth for Pharos and for Exotix, as well as offering an increasingly attractive product offering to global investment institutions. We look forward to making this agreement flourish."

This new global partnership follows agreements earlier this year with other leading independent research providers around the world including Fundamental Intelligence, IH Securities, Macro-Advisory Ltd and Rong Viet Securities.

“Exotix continues to deliver unparalleled local market insight and advisory services to clients via our growing network of local partners in global markets,” said Paul Domjan, Head of Research, Analytics and Data at Exotix. “This natural expansion of our partnership with Pharos allows us to offer an even more extensive service and deliver more of the quality insights and intelligence our clients use to support their investment decisions.”

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Exotix Capital
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Notes to Editors

About Exotix:
Exotix Capital provides the most comprehensive and integrated cross-asset platform to penetrate the full capital structure in developing markets worldwide. Analysts spanning Emerging Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas cover over 170 companies and government entities, more than any Frontier Markets firm. Stretching well beyond the equity and fixed-income markets, the Exotix advisory team provides the full range of investment banking services to companies, financial institutions, investment funds and governments. These include strategic advisory assignments from debt capital to private equity fund raising.

More information is available at www.exotix.com

About Pharos
Founded in 2005, Pharos Holding, since its establishment, has evolved and expanded rapidly to become a full-service Investment Bank, providing a wide range of financial services to institutions and individuals in Egypt, the wider region and internationally. Pharos Holding services include: Investment Banking; Securities Brokerage; Asset Management; Research; Online Trading and Bookkeeping.

The Group is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, and recently incorporated the UAE DIFC subsidiary, Pharos Gulf Limited, which is licensed and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to provide Financial Advisory and Capital & Debt Raising services.

Pharos Holding was named “Best Investment Bank in Egypt for 2018” by Global Finance Magazine.

Pharos Securities Brokerage is consistently ranked amongst the top five Brokerage firms operating on the EGX. Pharos’ professional practices include as well a highly sought-after advisory practice, with particular expertise in M&A, equity and debt transactions. Pharos Investment Banking division has closed a number of landmark transactions across different sectors ranging from chemicals and fertilizers to consumer finance, education and telecommunications. Pharos’ Asset Management practice controlled AUM in excess of nearly EGP 4.55 Billion at end of Q3-2018, comprehensively covering equity, fixed-income and capital-guaranteed portfolios.