AFSIC Agenda – Wednesday 8th May 2019

Presentation Room 1

1:00 pm

Welcome Remarks

Chair

Speaker

1:10 pm

Keynote Solo: Investment brings possibility to life on the African continent

Chair

Speaker

  • Temi Ofong Head: Corporate and Investment Banking - Absa Bank, South Africa

1:30 pm

Solo: Navigating Africa’s Development Agenda

Chair

Speaker

  • Brenton Lalu Specialist: Africa - Public Investment Corporation, All Africa

1:50 pm

Panel: This is Africa’s Century, a broad overview of Africa’s economic direction, and investment opportunities

Chair

Moderator

  • David Renwick Head of Global Finance & Trade - Absa Bank, South Africa

Speakers

2:30 pm

Panel: An Analysis of Credit Investment Opportunities in Africa’s Financial Services Sector

Chair

Moderator

  • Nigel Smith Head of Debt Advisory and Restructuring, East Africa - KPMG East Africa, Kenya

Speakers

3:10 pm

Panel: What is the outlook for Africa’s listed equity universe?

Chair

Moderator

Speakers

  • Jonathan Kruger Portfolio Manager & Director - Adventis, Africa excluding South Africa
  • Asha Mehta Lead Portfolio Manager - Acadian Asset Management, All Africa
  • Paul Clark Portfolio Manager - Ashburton Investments, Africa excluding South Africa
  • Franklin Olakunle Amoo Managing Partner - Baylis Emerging Markets, West, Central & East Africa
  • Peter Leger Head of Global Frontier Markets - Coronation Fund Managers, All Africa

3:50 pm

Networking Break

4:10 pm

Panel: Where to find Africa’s most attractive credit investment opportunities

Chair

  • Deepak Dave Senior Adviser - East Africa - Adventis Limited, East Africa

Moderator

  • Nimit Shah Partner - Helios Investment Partners, All Africa

Speakers

  • Brandon Quinn Co-Founder and CEO - Saffron Wealth, All Africa
  • Johan Marnewick Head of Credit Alternatives - Stanlib, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Kaan Nazli Senior Economist - Neuberger Berman, All Africa
  • Steven Loubser Fund Manager - Investec Asset Management, Pan-Africa
  • Shirley Webber Coverage Head: Natural Resources - Absa Bank, All Africa

4:50 pm

Panel: What are the most attractive financial sector listed equity opportunities in Africa?

Chair

  • Deepak Dave Senior Adviser - East Africa - Adventis Limited, East Africa

Moderator

  • Mark Richards Non Executive Director and Chair of the Risk Committee - CIB Bank Egypt, All Africa

Speakers

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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Presentation Room 2

2:20 pm

Networking Event: Meet Africa’s Leading Development Finance Institutions and the International Financial Institutions driving Africa’s development

Chair

Speakers

  • Franziska Hollmann Director Corporate Finance Africa - DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, All Africa
  • Jürgen Hammer Managing Director - SPTF
  • Thomas Hougaard Vice President - IFU - Investment Fund for Developing Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Robert Schofield Head of Division - European Investment Bank, All Africa
  • Sanjeev Gupta Executive Director & Head of Financial Services - Africa Finance Corporation, All Africa
  • Arun Kumar Principal Investment Officer - African Development Bank Group, Cote d'ivoire
  • Wieger Fokke Senior Investment Officer - Financial Institutions Africa - FMO, All Africa
  • Johann Choux Head of Equity - Financial Institutions & Innovation - Proparco, All Africa
  • Alexis Losseau Investment Officer - BIO-Invest, East Africa
  • John Esther NE AFRICA Coverage Executive - TDB, East & Southern Africa
  • Antti Urvas Associate Director Financial Institutions - Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Kurt Morriesen Senior Advisor of Impact Investments - UNDP, All Africa
  • Jussi Ahonen Investment Manager - Finnfund, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Christopher Balliet Bleziri Principal Investment Officer - West African Development Bank (WADB/BOAD), West Africa
  • Juan Jose Garcia Principal and Regional Syndications Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa & Latin America - International Finance Corporation (IFC), Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Abdessamad Abouti Principal Trader - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), North Africa
  • Arnaud de Lavalette Senior Project Manager - ADA
  • Francesco Ambrogetti Innovative Finance and Partnership Advisor - UNCDF, Least Developed Countries
  • Andreas Davidsen Senior Investment Manager - Norfund, Sub-Saharan Africa

3:40 pm

Networking Break

4:00 pm

Networking Event: Meet the Seed Funders, Incubators, Accelerators and Venture Capital Funds accelerating the growth of Africa’s best new companies

Chair

Speakers

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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Presentation Room 3

2:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Algeria – Country Session

Session Sponsor

Business Leader

3:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Senegal – Country Session

Business Leaders

  • Viola Llewellyn Co-Founder & President - Ovamba Solutions, Inc, Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Ababacar Diaw Chief Executive Officer - Impaxis Securities, West Africa/WAEMU

3:30 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Sierra Leone – Country Session sponsored by Gerald Group

Session Sponsor

  • Doug Strong Head Corporate Finance - Gerald Metals Group, Sub-Saharan Africa

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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Presentation Room 4

2:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Gabon – Country Session

Business Leader

2:30 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Somalia – Country Session

Business Leader

3:00 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia – Country Session

Session Sponsor

  • Endalkachew Sime Secretary General - Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and S.A., Ethiopia

Business Leaders

  • Temesgen Busha Director of Strategy and Corporate Transformation - Awash Bank, Ethiopia
  • François Kakese Manager, Consulting - Deloitte, DRC & Francophone Africa
  • Graham Parrott Managing Director - Ethiopia Investments Limited, Ethiopia
  • Zekarias Amsalu Founder & MD - IBEX Frontier, East Africa
  • Michiel Botman Managing Director - Veris Investments, Sub-Saharan Africa

3:30 pm

Meet Business Leaders and Discover Investment Opportunities in Guinea – Country Session

7:30 pm

“Meet African Dealmakers” Networking Event (ticket only event and space is limited) sponsored by CDC

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