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.
Mergence Investment Managers
With over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry, Kasief has a specific focus on energy, technology and infrastructure. He joined Mergence in February 2015 to bolster the private equity capabilities of the Unlisted Investments team. He focuses on private equity style investments in SADC. Kasief and his team have successfully deployed capital into sectors raging from public Wi-Fi, renewable energy and micro-lending. Prior to joining Mergence, Kasief led PwC’s South African Renewable Energy practice and has advised developers, investors and EPC contractors from South Africa, Spain, Italy, Germany, China and the United States on the South Africa renewable energy market including participation in the REIPPP programme, project acquisitions, private PPAs and BEE structuring and funding.