• Recently confirmed Sponsors: Euronext, FSD Africa; ADA Microfinance, IFC, CDC,
  • Recently confirmed Sponsors: Proparco, ResponsAbility Investments AG,BIO Invest, The Currency Exchange Fund,
  • Recently confirmed Sponsors: Mantis, Jersey Finance, Verdant Capital, Frontclear, Acumum


Welcome to the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference

Now in its fourth year AFSIC (the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference) is Africa’s leading investment event for Africa’s financial services sector. Many of Africa’s most significant investors attend AFSIC with the objective of meeting banks, insurance companies, microfinance, leasing and other regulated financial services companies, as well as dealmakers and investment bankers from across the entire African continent.

AFSIC 2016 opens with the Meet African Dealmaker drinks networking event taking place on Wednesday 4th May at the Terrace Pavilion, in the House of Commons, within the UK Parliament building. This high level networking event offers African Dealmakers significant business development opportunities on the African continent. Tickets for this event must be booked separately. The main conference takes place on Thursday 5th May and Friday 6th May 2016 at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London, UK.

100+ Expert Speakers confirmed to date covering a wide range of highly relevant topics on Africa’s Financial Services sector including the following topics:

  • The Listed African Bank Sector is Overvalued and Offers no Value for the Level of Risk
  • Microfinance in Africa – Still a Growth Story?
  • Insurance – Is Africa Ready?
  • The Developing role of Development Finance Institutions in the African Financial Services Sector
  • Opportunities in African Frontier Debt – Local Currency debt and hedging

Why you should attend AFSIC 2016:

  • Join the leading debt & equity fund managers, institutional investors, private equity funds and Development Finance Institutions in Africa’s financial services sector;
  • Meet financial services companies including banks, insurance companies, microfinance companies from across the entire continent of Africa;
  • Network with key business influencers, dealmakers and investors focused specifically on Africa’s financial services sector at the Meet African Dealmakers event in the British Houses of Parliament on the 4th May 2016;
  • Hear from 100+ speakers in a diverse range of stimulating presentations and panel discussions covering highly topical aspects relevant to African financial services companies.

With such a high calibre agenda AFSIC 2016 offers the perfect sponsorship opportunity for your company to be exposed to a very targeted audience. If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibition opportunities please contact

We very much look forward to meeting you in London in May 2016.


2016  Speakers

David McEvoyTrust Merchant Bank CongoLaurent DemeyAmethis FinanceJan-Erik BehrensEYAlbert GanyushinEURONEXTJames de la FargueAfrica Century Financial ServicesCobus VisagieAfrica Merchant CapitalPat WilsonQuona CapitalBas RekveltFMO - the Dutch Development BankMichiel TimmermanMbuyu Capital PartnersOluwatoyin SanniUnited CapitalDavid RossStatera CapitalMichael Carlo FabbroniResponsAbility Investments AGDominic LiberLeapFrog InvestmentsNeil GosraniStandard & Poor’s Ratings ServicesChris LowLetshego Holdings LimitedOlivier DeitersTriodos Investment ManagementKarim El HnotSOGECAPITAL GESTIONAmee PatelAccion Venture LabBrian LawsonI H SStephane SaporResponsAbility Investments AGDonna OosthuyseJSELucien MoolenaarEmerging Crowd LimitedMark RichardsActisRobin AmlotBanker AfricaChris GruneBarani CapitalSamuel GoodacreMorgan StanleyAlexander Omoniyi AjayiFinancial Trust Company Nigeria LimitedCeasar SiwalePangaea Securities LimitedStefan NalletambyAfrican Development Bank GroupRichard KetleyGenesis AnalyticsBrett MallenSanlam Africa InvestmentsDaniel SchriberSymbioticsValentine Segun WhensuGlobal Initiative and Microfinance Bank LimitedAlex KayaayoPostBank (U) LtdJames DoreeLion's Head Global PartnersAdrien DioufAgence UMOA-Titres (AUT)Peter van der KrogtFinancial AccessKato MukuruExotixJohn LegatImara Asset ManagementDaniel BermanStandard CharteredBenson GasuraFBC Securities Pvt LtdOrsolya FarkasTriple JumpMatthias AdlerKFWSimon WalleyWorld BankJosh LevinFrontier Market Banks Citi ResearchThomas L FerréMicroVest CapitalDouglas BennetFrontier Markets Fund ManagersMichael FiebigResponsability Investments AGVusi SitholeNestlife Assurance Corporation Pty LtdBritt GwinnerInternational Finance CorporationChristian LimAfricInvest

2016 Silver Sponsors



Park Plaza Riverbank London is a stunning 4-star deluxe hotel – perfect for business or pleasure due to its state-of-the-art facilities and impressive location. Luxury guest rooms, superb function space, fitness suite and home to the award-winning Chino Latino Pan-Asian Restaurant & Bar, Bar & Lounge.