June 2008
Finweek;6/26/2008, p58
The article reports that the sub-prime credit crisis has affected South Africa despite theories of decoupling and that markets in jurisdictions outside the core crunch have decoupled from the U.S. and remain unaffected by the crisis out there. Helmut Engelbrecht, director of acquisition finance group at Standard Bank, attributes the crisis to the mispricing of credit over the past several years.


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