Methys has announced today its affiliation to the South Africa Venture Capital Association as Associate Member
French Minister of the Economy, Industry and Digital Affairs Emmanuel Macron announced Cape Town, one of the most innovative hub in Africa, as one of the 6 new “French Tech Hubs”.
Cape Town, Johannesburg, Tunis, Paris – January Xth, 2016.
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. METHYS also supports on a daily basis some key South African Private Equity players running the eFront platform. As a new French Tech Hub, 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 expertise for the benefit of the entire community.
The South African French Tech project aims at rapidly scaling up the capacity of the French Tech ecosystem to work with South African unique engineering talents and innovation skills to incubate and accelerate innovative technology ventures.
Christophe VIARNAUD CEO METHYS Pty and Chairman of the METHYS Group has commented: “I am glad about this affiliation that allows METHYS to strengthen relationship with all SAVCA members. 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 help them..”
Jean Philippe GIREAUD Head of International Business Development of METHYS added: 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.
Methys is an international Digital Transformation technology firm with operations in France, Benelux, UK, Tunisia and South Africa. Methys is focused on customer success, driving maximum business performance. Leveraging on partnerships with key technology providers and a rich set of methodologies blending functional and technological excellence, the passion of Methys people is about giving you the means to enhance the performance of your business.
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.