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  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

Seminar List for THURSDAY 4TH MAY 2017

08:45 - 10:40

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08:45 - 09:20

What to make of multispeed growth in SSA in 2017

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  • David Cowan Managing Director and Africa Economist - Citibank
09:00 - 10:40

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09:00 - 09:20

Practical Bank Strategies in the Age of Digital Disruption

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09:20 - 09:40

African Currencies: Headwinds to persist

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09:20 - 09:40

Financial Institutions: A Key to Development

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  • Tracey Webb Vice President, Structured Finance & Insurance - OPIC
09:40 - 10:00

An overview of Tanzania’s Financial Sector

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09:40 - 10:00

IFC Trade and Commodity finance solutions

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

Leveraging on US$ scarcity in Nigeria to find investment opportunities

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10:00 - 10:20

Private Equity and Banking

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10:20 - 10:40

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

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10:20 - 10:40

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

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10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

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10:40 - 11:00

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

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11:00 - 11:30

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

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11:10 - 11:30

Infrastructure Investing: Perils and Joys

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

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

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

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

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11:30 - 12:20

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

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11:50 - 12:10

Partnering with Private Equity Firms

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  • Souleymane Ba Partner - Helios Investment Partners LLP, Pan-African
12:10 - 12:50

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

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12:20 - 13:00

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12:20 - 13:00

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

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12:50 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

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13:00 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

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14:00 - 14:20

Adding Value as a Private Equity Minority Investor

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  • Stephane Sapor Equity Investment Officer Africa - responsAbility Investments
14:00 - 15:40

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14:00 - 14:20

The Frontier Market Opportunity: Why Now?

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14:00 - 14:20

The Frontier Market Opportunity: Why Now?

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14:20 - 14:40

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
14:20 - 15:00

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14:20 - 15:00

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14:20 - 15:00

Panel: Zimbabwe – Bouncing Back, Positioning for Inclusive Growth

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14:20 - 15:00

Panel: Zimbabwe – Bouncing Back, Positioning for Inclusive Growth

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14:40 - 15:00

Innovative Distribution in African Debt Markets

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15:00 - 15:40

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15:00 - 15:40

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15:00 - 15:40

Panel: African Insurance: Set for take off?

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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)
15:00 - 15:40

Panel: Democratic Republic of Congo – The Giant Awakens?

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15:00 - 15:40

Panel: Democratic Republic of Congo – The Giant Awakens?

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15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break

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15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

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15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by FSD Africa

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16:10 - 16:30

Financial Services Digitalisation – A new investment paradigm

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16:10 - 16:50

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16:10 - 16:50

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16:10 - 17:30

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16:10 - 16:50

Panel: Sierra Leone – A Hidden Opportunity

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16:10 - 16:50

Panel: Sierra Leone – A Hidden Opportunity

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16:30 - 16:50

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
16:50 - 17:30

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16:50 - 17:30

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16:50 - 17:30

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

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16:50 - 17:30

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

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16:50 - 17:10

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
17:10 - 17:30

The BVI Advantage

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18:15 - 20:30

River Thames Networking Cruise hosted by TCX, Proparco and BIO

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18:15 - 20:30

River Thames Networking Cruise hosted by TCX, Proparco and BIO

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