Isle of Man INDABA South Africa 2023

18 April 2023

Following the success of last year’s Isle of Man INDABA event, representatives from the Isle of Man Government look forward to supporting another delegation to South Africa in April to further strengthen business and finance connections.

Representatives of Finance Isle of Man are gearing up for a trip to South Africa for a series of high-profile conferences aimed at building business relationships, identifying opportunities, and enhancing connections between the two countries’ business communities and finance industries.

The INDABA, a series of conferences organised by a group of Isle of Man based businesses that will take place between April 19th– 25th. The events will bring together businesses from the Isle of Man with business leaders and entrepreneurs from cities across South Africa including Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Winelands.

The Isle of Man has a longstanding and close relationship with South Africa and is home to a large South African expat community. The Island also plays host to a number of companies across the financial services industry that have operations in both countries. These include Nedbank Private Wealth International, Derivco International and Standard Bank.

Those attending the events will have the opportunity to meet and network with representatives from the Isle of Man Government. They will also have the chance to meet Isle of Man based South African business leaders who have built, expanded and grown their own companies in the island. Attendees will also have the opportunity to hear more about the range of expansion opportunities available in the Isle of Man for their businesses.

Home to an award-winning financial and professional services sector, the Isle of Man offers South African businesses that are interested in international growth and expansion a gateway to global markets. The Island has a thriving financial services sector and is able to offer international businesses world class services across areas including banking, fiduciaries, insurance, pensions, wealth management and employee benefits. The Island also plays host to an array of diverse global companies across sectors including finance, tech, eGaming, engineering and manufacturing.

Last year’s INDABA was also joined by Hon Alfred Cannan MHK, Chief Minister of the Isle of Man. The events included panel discussions focussed on a range of issues and gave attendees the opportunity to learn about growing and internationalising their businesses, wealth planning, asset protection, succession planning and more.

This year’s panel discussions will focus on raising foreign capital for growth into South Africa & Africa more widely, alongside wealth solutions/structuring for families and the opportunities & challenges in globalising your business Full details of this year’s panel discussions will be confirmed in the coming weeks and those in attendance will once again have the opportunity to network with Isle of Man business leaders and entrepreneurs to learn about the opportunities that exist for businesses, intermediaries and clients in the Isle of Man.

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