Dubai, November 19, 2018

Emerald Group announces the opening of its base at Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong, through its solely owned company: Horizonte Merchant Capital Ltd. Horizonte is an eastern extension of the Emerald Group that will focus on China-Africa core investment projects.

Horizonte prides itself in assessing and accomplishing investments using a unique, rational and long-term approach. Horizonte Merchant Capital have a dedicated team of experts who focus on selecting opportunities that are off the grid, niche and exclusive within sectors such as Trade Finance, Fintech, E-Commerce and Banking.

In line with the Emerald Group’s strategies, Horizonte believes in meaningful and longstanding businesses. In this context, Horizonte will work jointly with strategic partners in order to establish a collaborative approach, and structure each transaction appropriately with the aim of yielding better returns.

By leveraging the foundation of partnerships that Emerald Group has achieved over the last 10 years of investment activities, within several sectors across Africa, Horizonte can now target projects that are China/Africa centric. Depending on the scale of investment, Horizonte will invest directly or along-side designated private or institutional investors, keeping in mind the objectives of each stakeholder.

Horizonte, through its highly experience team members, will also provide bespoke capital and investment advice to select clients or investors, who require specific or specially structured merchant capital services.

To kick-start the operations of the company, the Chairman of Emerald Group, N’Gunu Tiny has commenced official visits to Hong Kong, to engage with several private and semi-governmental organisations that focus on financial investment. In the years to come, Horizonte will develop to reflect the overall purpose of the Group: to build a successful and long-lasting portfolio with unrivalled partners, in prominent, high growth sectors, with a vision to become vital within emerging markets.

About Emerald Group

Emerald Group is an international investment company headquartered in Dubai International Financial Centre, UAE, and was founded in 2009. The Group’s ambition is to become a reference for investing in social impact-related projects with an additional, but not exclusive, focus on Africa, and in the context of emerging markets. The firm is proud to adhere to the most demanding international standards of transparency and sustainability in the conduct of its business.

Further information available at emeraldgroup-inc.com.

Contact information for Emerald:

Emerald Group – Investor Relation
Tower 1, Emaar Boulevard Plaza, Suite 1501,
Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard
Downtown PO Box 24172
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone : +971 4 452 7272
Fax : +971 4 452 7171
Email: info@emeraldgroup-inc.com