Conference

1 - 3 April 2019

Monday 1 April

10:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Pre-Registration

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
GP-LP Summit

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception

Tuesday 2 April

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration

8:55 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome Remarks by AVCA Chair

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Welcome Remarks by Day One Co-Chair

9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
Opening Keynote Interview

9:35 AM - 10:20 AM
Panel 1: East Africa’s Rise as a Private Equity Powerhouse

Exploring how the region’s fast growing consumer markets are fuelling investor interest.

10:20 AM - 11:05 AM
Networking Break

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM
Investor Spotlight

11:20 AM - 12:05 PM
Panel 2: Why Africa? Why Now?

Making the case for African private equity despite the perception of risk and uncertainty.

12:05 PM - 12:50 PM
Panel 3: From ESG Implementation to Meeting the SDGs

How ESG integration aligns with country-level SDGs.

12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
Lunch

1:50 PM - 1:55 PM
Remarks by Day One Co-Chair

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM
Panel 4: Spotlight on Africa’s Pioneer Private Equity Investors

Conversations with the trailblazers of the industry on their evolving role.

2:40 PM - 3:25 PM
Panel 5: Venture Capital: Driving Innovation in Africa

Venture capitalists seeding tomorrow’s titans.

3:25 PM - 4:10 PM
Networking Break

4:10 PM - 4:15 PM
AVCA’s Private Credit Presentation

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Panel 6: Private Credit – An Alternative Financing Solution?

Meeting the unique funding needs through private credit.

5:00 PM - 5:05 PM
Closing Remarks by Day One Co-Chair

6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Gala Dinner

Wednesday 3 April

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration

9:30 AM - 9:35 AM
Welcome Remarks by Day Two Co-Chair

9:35 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Interview

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Panel 7: Sovereign Investment Enabling Africa’s Growth

Options for financing the continent’s development.

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Networking Break

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Panel 8: The Road to the Future: Infrastructure Investments

Capturing the opportunities of Africa’s infrastructure gap.

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Portfolio Company Spotlight

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
Remarks by Day Two Co-Chair

1:35 PM - 2:20 PM
Panel 9: Mobilising Local Capital

Addressing the opportunities and challenges for African institutional investors.

2:20 PM - 3:05 PM
Panel 10: Blended Finance in Action

Examining the role of philanthropy, public and private capital to catalyse greater investment.

3:05 PM - 3:50 PM
Networking Break

3:50 PM - 4:05 PM
Investor Spotlight

4:05 PM - 4:50 PM
Panel 11: A Good Company Always Attracts a Buyer

Examining pathways to liquidity via trade sales, secondaries and IPOs.

4:50 PM - 4:55 PM
Closing Remarks by Day Two Co-Chair

 CONFERENCE DELEGATE FEES
AVCA Members: £1,350 | AVCA Non-Members: £2,250

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