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.
Mbuyu Capital Partners
Michiel Timmerman is Managing Partner and founder of Mbuyu Capital. He co-founded and chairs EFTA, the Tanzanian SME leasing business, and has recently raised $14m for its expansion into Kenya and Uganda. Michiel also serves on the board and credit committee of LAFCo, which provides working capital to SMEs in the agribusiness sector in Africa, backed by KfW and AgDevCo. Prior to Mbuyu Capital, Michiel was MD & CIO of Ignis Advisors, a $3.5bn alternatives business investing in private markets and hedge funds.