• Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Botswana Investment & Trade Centre; Jumo; BVI Finance; FSD Africa;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: responsAbility; SBM; CDC; Proparco; IFC; BIO;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: African Development Bank; Mauritius International Financial Centre; AFMI;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Frontera Capital; ens; Jersey Finance; TCX;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: UK aid; ada microfinance; ABAX; Verdant Capital;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Confident Asset Management Limited; RSM; LCF Securities;
  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

This is Africa’s Century – Don’t Miss Out

AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial services companies from almost all parts of the African continent.

The Conference Venue is the Park Plaza, Riverbank Hotel, London. Please note that there are several Park Plaza Hotels in London.  Full details on the venue and directions on how to find it can be found on this event app under location and on the conference website:

Registration will be open on Level -2 at the Park Plaza Riverbank at the following times:

Wednesday 3rd May 2017            12.30- 17.00

Thursday 4th May 2017                07.30-17.00

Friday 5th May 2017                      08.00-16.00

The wide spread of companies from across Africa attracts a highly significant proportion of major institutional investors focused on investment into Africa, and those considering the increasing merits of doing so. These investors include Sovereign Wealth Funds, Supranational investors, listed equity and private equity investors, African regulated asset managers, alongside impact investors such as DFIs and microfinance focused investors.

In addition to major Financial Services companies and Investors AFSIC is well represented by major Dealmakers focused on Africa, such as Investment Bankers, Stockbrokers, Corporate Finance experts, Fixed Income and Debt specialists, M&A bankers many of whom attend the Meet African Dealmaker event which takes place the night prior to AFSIC (the 3rd May 2017).

AFSIC has shown continued strong annual growth in delegate numbers with 500 delegates expected to attend in 2017, and welcomed over 100 speakers in solo and moderated panel sessions in 2016.

With companies from over 30 African countries expected to attend in 2017 and 150+ speakers this is your chance to develop and nurture a robust, extremely high quality network of friends, colleagues, investors and business contacts across the continent in preparation for Africa’s continued emergence as the most exciting investment destination in the world.

We very much look forward to seeing you in London from 3th-5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London.  Save the Date !


2017 Speakers

Maxime BouanBlueOrchard Finance LtdAnthony PelzShuraako, SomaliaKadi Fadika-CoulibalySGI Hudson & Cie, Ivory CoastJoe HuxleyFSD AfricaChantelé CarringtonPwC UK Africa Business GroupNever NyemudzoCBZ Holdings LimitedBenson GasuraFBC Securities Pvt Ltd, ZimbabweHarvesh SeegolamFinancial Services Promotion Agency (FSPA)Christoph DiehlAccessHoldingCharles IsingomaHofokam Ltd, UgandaGreg ReeveBelCash Technology Solutions PLCDavid CowanCitibankSean KeoughEthiopia Investments Limited, EthiopiaElizabeth RossielloBitPesaRichard WangweStanbic Bank Uganda Ltd, UgandaSteven DuchatelleAdvans Group, DRCJohn LegatImara Asset ManagementYao GuemediOragroup SARenaud LagesseConfident Asset Management LimitedPer van SwaayThe Currency Exchange Fund (TCX)Laure Wessemius-ChibracCordaid Investment ManagementJames DuddridgeIfeoma Anthonia OkekeMetro Microfinance Bank, NigeriaArchibald ShodekeSalone Microfinance Trust, Sierra LeonePeter HintonCapitalPlus ExchangePaul CardoenFBN Bank UKTshephang KelatileBotswana Investment and Trade CentreRajiv LutchmiahLCF Securities LtdDr. Vicente PonsFrontera CapitalAbabacar DiawImpaxis Capital, SenegalDr. Claudius P. Bart-WilliamsPennarth Greene, Sierra LeoneManzi RwegasiraNational Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB), TanzaniaFrank NagelRabo International Advisory ServicesThierry HugninKibo Capital Partners, MauritiusMark NapierFSD AfricaNadia van de WalleInterMedia Research InstituteRupert McCammonAFSICJohn-Paul CrutchleyAtlas MaraEugene du PlessisIZWE GroupBunmi AkinremiUnited Capital, Pan-AfricanAlain NounkeIFC, World Bank GroupSouleymane BaHelios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-AfricanStefan NalletambyAfrican Development Bank GroupKarim El HnotSogécapital GestionGaimin NonyaneEcobankAntti UrvasFinnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Development)Albert AlsinaMediterrania Capital PartnersEmmanuel WireduOffinso Rural Bank Limited, GhanaElizabeth NkukuuCytonn Investments, KenyaNick WatkinsJumoTshepiso BakwadiMotswedi Securities, BotswanaJito KayumbaKukula Capital Plc, ZambiaMark David HerskovitsSA Taxi Development Finance Proprietary Limited, South AfricaThubelihle NdlovuPortify InvestmentsJoseph RohmAdventis LimitedAdekunle AderinolaSTACO Insurance Co. Sierra Leone ltdCharles BelangerBusiness Finance Consulting (BFC)Geert Jan SchuiteEnclude, Pan-AfricanAlain GahamaAlasso SurlSunil Dutt BenimadhuStock Exchange of MauritiusBabatunde DaramolaConsolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, NigeriaBrian ZimunhuZimbabwe Microfinance FundSam Bright-KaitooGalaxy Capital Ltd, GhanaDr. Suzan Hamdy Ph.DBanque Misr, EgyptDeepak MalikAriseGiulia PellegriniBlackRockAndrej MachacekProgression Africa, East & Southern AfricaGrant FlanaganAtria AfricaAlexander Giorgios SotiriouCGAPSanjiv BhasinAfrAsia BankLaureen Kouassi-OlssonAmethis FinanceCollins Amponsah-MensahGhana Microfinance Institutions Network (GHAMFIN)James MarshallEnko Capital ManagementWayne Hennessy-Barrett4G Capital, KenyaEric KumpCarlyle AfricaCobus VisagieAfrica Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan AfricaColin CurveyIFC Asset Management CompanyOmar GueyeresponsAbility InvestmentsDouglas HotoFirst Mutual Holdings LimitedGrégoire LecomteMicrocred GroupJudith TysonThe Overseas Development Institute (ODI)Thomas L. FerréMicroVest CapitalMichael HoelterDeutsche BankEric V. GuichardHomestringsZhi Yong HengTLG CapitalJohannes FeistKfW GroupAndre KravchenkoFINCATracey WebbOPICFrank SchütteMobiLife Ltd, South AfricaEd HigenbottamVerdant Capital, Pan-AfricanK.C. LiSBM Holdings Ltd, MauritiusLaura FoschiADAJan-Erik BehrensErnst & Young LLPStephane SaporresponsAbility InvestmentsYvan LegrisMSFJames Benoit CFAFMCBPrashant CalcutteeaRSM MauritiusThierno-Habib HannInternational Finance CorporationCarlos ReyesIFC Asset Management CompanyLars KroijerAlliedCrowdsEmlyn Ade PalmerKeomo InvestmentsChristopher J. OnajinSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, SidaMaria LargeyCDCPhilip HopkinsEquator Capital Partners LLC, AfricaCedric Achille Mbeng MezuiAfrican Development Bank GroupChristian LimAfricInvestAly-Khan JamalDalberg, LondonMark RichardsExotixCarlos KalambayFPM SADeepak DaveAdventis LimitedJudith SantbergenTriodos Investment Management, Pan-AfricanMicol PistelliUNHCRKecia RustCentre for Affordable Housing Finance in AfricaKeith DaviesZoona, Southern and Central AfricaMartin HeimesresponsAbility Investments AGPatrick DuffLeapfrog InvestmentsMustafa RawjiRawbankNicholas SennungiFincon Africa, UgandaJohn GiblingS&P Global RatingsCelestin MukebaProcreditbank Congo S.A

2017 Gold Sponsors confirmed to date 

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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.