AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Barthout van Slingelandt
Barthout van Slingelandt is Managing Partner at XSML Capital. XSML is a fund manager investing in Small and Medium sized businesses in Central and East Africa.
Barthout’s responsibilities include overseeing XSML’s portfolio of some 50 investments. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate restructuring and general management, in emerging markets, Europe and the US and is investor in several technology SMEs. Previously, at Citigroup he carried P&L responsibility and restructured its SME lending business in Poland. Before, at Alvarez & Marsal (corporate turnarounds), he was instrumental in restructurings in manufacturing and telecoms and starting up A&Ms Benelux offices and at Arthur D Little (strategy consulting) he served as engagement manager. Barthout holds a Master’s in Law from Leiden University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
- Panel: Analysis of Investment Opportunities and Challenges in Africa’s Small and Medium Sized Companies
THURSDAY 7TH MAY 2020 2:00 pm ROOM 2
- Country Focus Session: Investment Opportunities in Democratic Republic of the Congo
THURSDAY 7TH MAY 2020 3:30 pm ROOM 3