Cape Town, Johannesburg, Tunis, Paris – February 18th, 2016.
During the SAVCA conference held in Stellenbosh on 17 – 18 February, Methys announced it is joining as a member of the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA).
Methys delivers business analysis, implementation, training, application management and cloud services to Private Equity Funds and Alternative Investment Managers. The company works in partnership with eFront on numerous software deployment projects in Africa and Europe, and provide application support and reporting services to some key South African Private Equity players such as Old Mutual Investment Group, Ethos, IDS or Grofin. Methys intends to participate actively in the different working groups of the association and actively promotes the South African Private Equity excellence, dynamism and know-how across the African continent and Europe. Thanks to its multiple connections with other Private Equity associations, SAVCA is a key institutional partner in Africa. Methys is pleased to share its technology and business expertise for the benefit of the entire community.
Christophe Viarnaud, CEO & Chairman of the METHYS Group commented:
“We are glad about this affiliation that allows Methys to strengthen relationship with all SAVCA members and formalize its contribution to the industry. The technical and functional challenges that members may face to answer a moving regulatory framework and to adopt best practices shall not hinder development of their business. We remain committed to contributing to the Private Equity industry via excellent services around their increasing technology needs to manage their efficiency, financial data collection and investor communication.”
Jean Philippe Gireaud Head of International Business Development of Methys added:
“The geographical positioning of METHYS at both ends of the African continent and its historic location in Paris is in line with our aim to become member of the SAVCA”.
About the SAVCA: The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa, representing about R170 trillion in assets under management, through more than 140 members.) SAVCA promotes Southern Africa private equity by engaging with regulators and legislators on a range of matters affecting the industry, providing relevant and insightful research on aspects of the industry, offering training on private equity and creating meaningful networking opportunities for industry players.
eFront is a leading provider of software solutions dedicated to the financial services industry with recognized expertise in alternative investments and risk management. eFront currently serves more than 800 customers in 48 countries, including major companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors. Founded in 1999, eFront has offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.