THURSDAY 4TH MAY 2017 Seminars

8:45 am - 10:40 am

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8:45 am - 9:20 am

What to make of multispeed growth in SSA in 2017

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  • David Cowan Managing Director and Africa Economist - Citibank
9:00 am - 10:40 am

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9:00 am - 9:20 am

Practical Bank Strategies in the Age of Digital Disruption

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9:20 am - 9:40 am

African Currencies: Headwinds to persist

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9:20 am - 9:40 am

Financial Institutions: A Key to Development

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  • Tracey Webb Vice President, Structured Finance & Insurance - OPIC
9:40 am - 10:00 am

An overview of Tanzania’s Financial Sector

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9:40 am - 10:00 am

IFC Trade and Commodity finance solutions

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  • Alain Nounke Manager, Financial Institutions, Sub-Saharan Africa - IFC, World Bank Group
10:00 am - 10:20 am

Leveraging on US$ scarcity in Nigeria to find investment opportunities

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10:00 am - 10:20 am

Private Equity and Banking

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10:20 am - 10:40 am

FX Hedging opportunities, bridging the gap between DFI USD loans and MFI on-lending in local currency

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10:20 am - 10:40 am

Impact of USD scarcity on African Banks and how this may impact ratings

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10:40 am - 11:00 am

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Mauritius: An IFC of choice and Capital Raising platform for Africa

11:10 am - 11:30 am

Infrastructure Investing: Perils and Joys

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  • Omar Gueye Senior Investment Officer - responsAbility Investments

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  • Sanjeev Gupta Executive Director & Head of Financial Services - Africa Finance Corporation, Nigeria
11:10 am - 12:50 pm

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  • Omar Gueye Senior Investment Officer - responsAbility Investments
11:30 am - 11:50 am

Africa’s Financial Sector – The Alternative vs Traditional Distribution Models

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  • Omar Gueye Senior Investment Officer - responsAbility Investments

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  • Patrick Duff Director of Investments - Leapfrog Investments
11:30 am - 12:20 pm

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11:30 am - 12:20 pm

Panel: Mauritius – your regional partner for investing into Africa & beyond

-A thorough discussion involving key players from Mauritius on how the existing investment ecosystem coupled with their services, network and specific expertise facilitates and unlocks value.

-A discussion based on real life cases.

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11:50 am - 12:10 pm

Partnering with Private Equity Firms

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  • Omar Gueye Senior Investment Officer - responsAbility Investments
12:10 pm - 12:50 pm

Panel: Where are the Big Wins in Africa’s Banking Sector?

- An overview of the listed and unlisted investable universe covering both debt and equity

- Investors experience across the African banking sector

- An examination of recent legislative challenges experienced across Africa

- Analysis of the impact of Africa's economic growth on the banking sector's profitability

- Addressing issues relating to FX risk and local currency funding

 

 

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  • Omar Gueye Senior Investment Officer - responsAbility Investments

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12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

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12:20 pm - 1:00 pm

Panel: Do Unicorns exist in Africa? Where’s the next big investment win in Fintech?

- An examination of recent developments in the Fintech space and how they may apply in the African context

- A review of some of the common pitfalls for investors looking to invest in the sector

- An overview of investment opportunities in the Fintech space

- The impact of Fintech on the more traditional African financial services industry

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12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Adding Value as a Private Equity Minority Investor

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2:00 pm - 3:40 pm

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2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

The Frontier Market Opportunity: Why Now?

Sponsored by FSD Africa Promoting Financial Inclusion and Capital Market Development in Africa’s Frontier Markets

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2:00 pm - 2:20 pm

The Frontier Market Opportunity: Why Now?

Sponsored by FSD Africa Promoting Financial Inclusion and Capital Market Development in Africa's Frontier Markets

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm

Banking for the Future – a call for the financial sector

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  • Judith Santbergen Senior Investment Officer - Triodos Investment Management, Pan-African
  • Geert Jan Schuite Global Head, Outcomes Management and Strategy - Enclude, Pan-African
2:20 pm - 3:00 pm

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2:20 pm - 3:00 pm

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2:20 pm - 3:00 pm

Panel: Zimbabwe – Bouncing Back, Positioning for Inclusive Growth

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2:20 pm - 3:00 pm

Panel: Zimbabwe – Bouncing Back, Positioning for Inclusive Growth

Sponsored by FSD Africa Promoting Financial Inclusion and Capital Market Development in Africa's Frontier Markets

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2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

Innovative Distribution in African Debt Markets

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3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

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3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

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3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Panel: African Insurance: Set for take off?

- An analysis of insurance coverage across the continent, with reference to other emerging areas of the world, and developed markets

- An analysis of business growth experiences across the continent

- Discussion of opportunities in the different sectors of the insurance market

- Regional differences important for investors to be cognizant of

- Identification of investment opportunities in the sector

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  • Babatunde Daramola Executive Director Finance, Systems and Investments - Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc, Nigeria
  • Momodou Musa Joof Managing Director/CEO - Jaiz Takaful Insurance, Nigeria
  • Hamou Ninouche Senior Insurance Executive - Algerian Insurance Company "C.A.A.T", Algeria
  • Carlos Reyes Principal - IFC Asset Management Company
  • Judith Tyson Research Fellow - The Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Panel: Democratic Republic of Congo – The Giant Awakens?

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3:00 pm - 3:40 pm

Panel: Democratic Republic of Congo – The Giant Awakens?

Sponsored by FSD Africa Promoting Financial Inclusion and Capital Market Development in Africa's Frontier Markets

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3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Networking Break

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

3:40 pm - 4:10 pm

Networking Break – Sponsored by FSD Africa

4:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Financial Services Digitalisation – A new investment paradigm

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4:10 pm - 4:50 pm

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4:10 pm - 4:50 pm

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4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

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4:10 pm - 4:50 pm

Panel: Sierra Leone – A Hidden Opportunity

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4:10 pm - 4:50 pm

Panel: Sierra Leone – A Hidden Opportunity

Sponsored by FSD Africa Promoting Financial Inclusion and Capital Market Development in Africa's Frontier Markets

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4:30 pm - 4:50 pm

Investment opportunities in Mortgage Market Development across Africa

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  • Kecia Rust Executive Director and Founder - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa
4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

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4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

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4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel: Diaspora Finance, Remittances and Forcibly Displaced People: Emerging Market Segments

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4:50 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel: Diaspora Finance, Remittances, and Forcibly Displaced People: Emerging Market Segments

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4:50 pm - 5:10 pm

The untapped real estate asset class: Affordable Housing

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  • Thierno-Habib Hann Senior Housing Finance Regional Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa - International Finance Corporation
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm

The BVI Advantage

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6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

River Thames Networking Cruise hosted by TCX, Proparco and BIO

6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

River Thames Networking Cruise hosted by TCX, Proparco and BIO