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

ROOM 2

FRIDAY 5TH MAY 2017

09:00 - 10:40

Moderator

Date:

09:00 - 09:20

Re-evaluating the African Investment Landscape

Date:

09:20 - 09:40

Balancing USD versus local currency funding in Sub Sahara MFI’s

Date:

09:40 - 10:00

Identifying the Optimal Capital Structure for Financial Institutions

Date:

  • Philip Hopkins Director of Investments, Africa - Equator Capital Partners LLC, Africa
10:00 - 10:20

Saham Finances a Case Study of a successful African Financial Services investment and exit

Date:

  • Colin Curvey Co-Head, IFC African, Latin American & Caribbean Fund - IFC Asset Management Company
10:20 - 10:40

Value Creation through Private Equity in Africa

Date:

  • Albert Alsina CEO and Managing Partner - Mediterrania Capital Partners
10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

Date:
11:10 - 11:30

Building confidence in Infrastructure Financing in Fragile States

Date:

  • David White Chairman - The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, Sub-Saharan Africa
11:10 - 12:50

Moderator

Date:

11:30 - 11:50

Financial institution ratings – An emerging market perspective

Date:

  • Omega Collocott Head of Financial Institution Ratings - Global Credit Ratings (GCR)
11:50 - 12:10

Nigerian Banks – Reflecting on the Recent Experience in Nigeria and implications for their international operations

Date:

12:10 - 12:50

Workshop: Meet the Development Finance Institutions, Africa’s Longstanding Growth Partners

Date:

  • Guillaume Barberousse Responsable Banques et Marchés Financiers – Head of FI - Proparco
  • Johannes Feist Head of Division, Financial Sector Southern Africa & Regional Funds - KfW Group
  • John Kristensen Senior Investment Manager, Head of Fund Investments - Swedfund International
  • Bas Rekvelt Manager Financial Institutions Africa - FMO
  • Antti Urvas Associate Director - Finnfund (Finnish Fund for Industrial Development)
12:50 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

Date:
14:00 - 14:20

Investing in African financial services firms: Lessons from around the world

Date:

  • Eric Kump Managing Director - Carlyle Africa
14:00 - 15:40

Moderator

Date:

  • Cobus Visagie Managing Director - Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa
14:20 - 14:40

What is fintech?

Date:

14:40 - 15:00

Green Lending: Unlocking opportunities for financial institutions in the energy efficiency and renewable energy lending spaces

Date:

  • Martin Heimes Head Financial Institutions Debt Financing - responsAbility Investments AG
15:00 - 15:40

Panel: How to Make Superior Returns financing Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Date:

  • Mwombeki Baregu Head of Agriculture and Rural Finance - Financial Sector Deepening Trust, Tanzania
  • Maxime Bouan Regional Manager - Africa & MENA - BlueOrchard Finance Ltd
  • Aly-Khan Jamal Partner - Dalberg, London
  • Frank Nagel Director, Advisory Services - Rabo International Advisory Services
  • Richard Wangwe Head Agribusiness Uganda - Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd, Uganda
  • Cobus Visagie Managing Director - Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa
15:40 - 16:00

Invest in Botswana IFSC – Your gateway to Africa

Date:

THURSDAY 4TH MAY 2017

09:00 - 10:40

Moderator

Date:

09:00 - 09:20

Practical Bank Strategies in the Age of Digital Disruption

Date:

09:20 - 09:40

Financial Institutions: A Key to Development

Date:

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

IFC Trade and Commodity finance solutions

Date:

  • 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

Date:

10:20 - 10:40

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

Date:

10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

Date:
11:10 - 11:30

Infrastructure Investing: Perils and Joys

Date:

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

Moderator

Date:

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

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

Date:

  • Patrick Duff Director of Investments - Leapfrog Investments
11:50 - 12:10

Partnering with Private Equity Firms

Date:

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

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

Date:

12:50 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

Date:
14:00 - 14:20

Adding Value as a Private Equity Minority Investor

Date:

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

Moderator

Date:

14:20 - 14:40

Banking for the Future – a call for the financial sector

Date:

  • Judith Santbergen Senior Investment Officer - Triodos Investment Management, Pan-African
  • Geert Jan Schuite Global Head, Outcomes Management and Strategy - Enclude, Pan-African
14:40 - 15:00

Innovative Distribution in African Debt Markets

Date:

15:00 - 15:40

Panel: African Insurance: Set for take off?

Date:

  • 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)
15:40 - 16:10

Networking Break – Sponsored by CDC

Date:
16:10 - 16:30

Financial Services Digitalisation – A new investment paradigm

Date:

16:10 - 17:30

Moderator

Date:

16:30 - 16:50

Investment opportunities in Mortgage Market Development across Africa

Date:

  • Kecia Rust Executive Director and Founder - Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa
16:50 - 17:10

The untapped real estate asset class: Affordable Housing

Date:

  • Thierno-Habib Hann Senior Housing Finance Regional Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa - International Finance Corporation
17:10 - 17:30

The BVI Advantage

Date:

18:15 - 20:30

River Thames Networking Cruise hosted by TCX, Proparco and BIO

Date:

THURSDAY 5TH MAY 2016

15:00 - 15:20

Microfinance Investment Opportunities in Nigeria “The Hasal Experience”

Date:

16:40 - 17:00

Private Equity and Banking

Date: