Conference

23 - 24 April 2018

Sunday 22 April

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pre-Registration

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
AVCA Fourth Annual GP – LP Summit

Hurley Doddy, Managing Director, Founding Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Capital Partners, Emerging Capital Partners (Moderator)
Murray Grant, Managing Director, Head of Intermediated Equity, CDC Group (Moderator)
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Welcome Remarks and Cocktails

Monday 23 April

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Registration

8:40 AM - 8:50 AM
Opening Remarks

Hurley Doddy, Managing Director, Founding Partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Capital Partners, Emerging Capital Partners
'Tokunboh Ishmael, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Alitheia Identity
8:50 AM - 8:55 AM
Welcome Remarks by Day One Co-Chair

Mara Topping, Partner, White & Case
8:55 AM - 9:05 AM
Opening Keynote Speech: Tourism in Morocco, New Private Equity Play

Lamia Boutaleb, Secretary of State to the Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Crafts and the Social Economy, Kingdom of Morocco
9:05 AM - 9:15 AM
Conversations with Lamia Boutaleb

Lamia Boutaleb, Secretary of State to the Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Crafts and the Social Economy, Kingdom of Morocco
Oumar Baldé, Africa Editor, Les Inspirations Eco (Interviewer)
9:15 AM - 9:35 AM
Opening Keynote Interview

Brahim Benjelloun - Touimi, Group Executive Managing Director, BMCE Bank of Africa
Adrienne Klasa, Development Finance Editor, The Banker & fDi, Financial Times (Interviewer)
9:35 AM - 10:25 AM
Northern Stars and Beyond: Rising Stability, Greater Prospects

Albert Alsina, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mediterrania Capital Partners
Laurent Demey, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Amethis
Eric Idiahi, Co-Founder and Partner, Verod Capital Management
Sofiane Lahmar, Partner, Development Partners International
Ziad Oueslati, Managing Director and Co-Founder, AfricInvest
Lamia Merzouki, Deputy General Manager, Casablanca Finance City Authority (Moderator)
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
Refreshment Break: Network, Network, Network!

10:55 AM - 11:15 AM
Investor Spotlight: Creating a Sustainable Future for Africa: Meeting LP Expectations

Murray Grant, Managing Director, Head of Intermediated Equity, CDC Group
Nigel Wellings, Partner, Clifford Chance (Interviewer)
11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Portfolio Company Spotlight on Albatros Energy

Koen Beckers, Chief Executive Officer, Albatros Energy
Jurie Swart, Chief Executive Officer, African Infrastructure Investment Managers
Brett Stewart, Executive Director , Standard Chartered Bank (Interviewer)
11:35 AM - 12:25 PM
Let There Be Light: Power, Renewables, and Infrastructure in Africa

Oliver Andrews , Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation
Stéphane Bacquaert, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wendel & Wendel Africa
Ronald Mincy, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, LionWorks Infrastructure
Opuiyo Oforiokuma, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment Limited
Theophilus Emuwa, Managing Partner and Head of the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group, AELEX Partners (Moderator)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch: Network, Network, Network! [in parallel]

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The Road Ahead: Developing Africa’s Infrastructure Footprint [in parallel]

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sustainability Matters: AVCA ESG Practitioners’ Roundtable [in parallel]

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

David Owino, Founding Partner, Ascent Capital Advisory Services
1:35 PM - 1:55 PM
Keynote LP Interview: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: How African Deposit Funds Support SMEs

Dr Boutheina Ben Yaghlane Ben Slimane, General Manager, La Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
Adrienne Klasa, Development Finance Editor, The Banker & fDi, Financial Times (Interviewer)
1:55 PM - 2:15 PM
Spotlight Discussion: Pioneering Asset Classes in New Markets

Ben Edwards, Managing Partner, Syntaxis Capital
Cyril Odu, Chief Executive Officer, African Capital Alliance
Carlotta Saporito, Investment Manager, Intermediated Equity, CDC Group (Moderator)
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Successful GP Strategies: How Investors are Unearthing Companies with Great Potential

Patrice Backer, Chief Investment Officer , AFIG Funds
Antoine Delaporte, Founder and Managing Director, Adenia Partners
Hassan Laaziri, Chief Executive Officer, CDG Capital Private Equity
John Opubor , Managing Partner , Coronation Capital Limited
Christopher Baird, Partner, DLA Piper Africa (Moderator)
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Private Equity in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations

Matthew Boadu Adjei, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Oasis Capital Ghana
Sébastien Boyé, Chief Investment Officer, Investisseurs & Partenaires
Jamal Isa, Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation
Jean-Marc Savi de Tove, Managing Partner, Adiwale Partners
Vikram Raju, Executive Director and Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (Moderator)
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Refreshment Break: Network, Network, Network!

4:15 PM - 4:35 PM
Portfolio Company Spotlight on Paga

Jay Alabraba, Co-founder and Director, Business Development, Paga
Berg De Bleecker, Director, Investor Relations, Goodwell Investments
Jennifer Mbaluto, Senior Associate and Co-Head of East Africa, Clifford Chance (Interviewer)
4:35 PM - 5:20 PM
New Narratives of Africa’s Transformation: Forces Driving Investments Beyond the Consumer Play

Derrick Betts , Director, EY- Parthenon
David Cooke, Partner , Actis
'Tokunboh Ishmael, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Alitheia Identity
Eric Kump, Partner, Head of Sub-Saharan Africa, The Carlyle Group
Sudeep Laad, Senior Manager, L.E.K Consulting (Moderator)
5:20 PM - 5:30 PM
Closing Remarks by Day One Co-Chair

David Owino, Founding Partner, Ascent Capital Advisory Services
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Shuttle bus departure to Gala Dinner

Arabian Tented Dinner, Marrakech Palmeraie

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pre-Gala Dinner Cocktails

Marrakech Palmeraie

8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Arabian Night Gala Dinner, Entertainment & Dancing

Marrakech Palmeraie

11:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Shuttle Bus to Mövenpick Hotel

Tuesday 24 April

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration

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

Marc Lasserre, Managing Partner, S.O. Capital Advice
9:35 AM - 9:40 AM
Presentation of the AVCA Legal & Regulatory Committee

Arnaud Duhamel, Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel
Folake Elias-Adebowale, Partner and Co-head, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity and Oil & Gas Teams, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Rafik Mzah, Chief Legal Officer, AfricInvest
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
Presentation: To Allocate or Not To Allocate? That is the Question

Antony Barker, Former Director of Pensions and Chief Investment Officer, Santander UK
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Conversations with Antony Barker

Antony Barker, Former Director of Pensions and Chief Investment Officer, Santander UK
Hany Assaad, Co-Founder and Chief Portfolio and Risk Officer, Avanz Capital (Interviewer)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Harnessing the Harmattan: North African Companies Catalysing Opportunities Across Africa

Zouhaïr Bennani , Founder and President, Labelvie
Adil Douiri, Chief Executive Officer, Mutandis
Eric Lefort, Chief Executive Officer, Premium
Mehdi Tekaya, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Wevioo
Luc Rigouzzo, Managing Partner, Amethis (Moderator)
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Refreshment Break: Network, Network, Network!

11:15 AM - 12:05 PM
The Young Guns: Venture Capital in Africa

Isabelle Bébéar, Head of International Affairs and Management Programs, Bpifrance
Tidjane Dème, General Partner, Partech Ventures
Alison Klein, Manager, FMO
Dan Kranzler, Senior Partner, Capria Ventures
Robert Zegers, Chief Investment Officer, Financial Sector, African Development Bank
Alexandre Alfonsi, Founding Partner, Axonia Partners (Moderator)
12:05 PM - 12:25 PM
Investor Spotlight: A Wealth of Options: The Rise of Family Offices Looking to Africa’s Markets

Christophe Karvelis , Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Capzanine
Jeffrey Leonard, President & Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member, Global Environment Fund and Global Environment Capital Company
Eric Maillebiau, Founder, CapEos (Interviewer)
12:25 PM - 12:35 PM
Presentation: African PE: Roaring? Or Purring?

Maria Kozloski, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer, Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation
12:35 PM - 12:45 PM
Conversations with Maria Kozloski

Maria Kozloski, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer, Private Equity Funds, International Finance Corporation
Stephan Breban, Advisory Board Member, Head of Private Equity, Dean Wetton Advisory (Interviewer)
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch: Network, Network, Network! [in parallel]

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
African Development Bank Roundtable: Facility for Energy Inclusion [in parallel]

1:45 PM - 1:50 PM
Remarks by Day Two Co-Chair

Anuoluwapo Balogun, Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi
1:50 PM - 1:55 PM
Introduction to the Chapter

Runa Alam, Co-Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Development Partners International
1:55 PM - 2:00 PM
Lead to Succeed: Value Through Governance - AVCA Research

Albert Alsina, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mediterrania Capital Partners
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
AVCA’s Research on The Evolution of ESG in Africa

Dr Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye, Director, Head of Research, African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
2:05 PM - 2:50 PM
Panel Discussion: Seriously Responsible: ESG & Impact Investing

Mamadou Biteye , Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
Christopher Clarke, Managing Partner, Inspired Evolution Investment Management
Nicolas Gauthey, Senior Strategist, AXA-Investment Managers
Karima Ola, Partner, LeapFrog Investments
Runa Alam, Co-Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Development Partners International (Moderator)
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
Refreshment Break: Network, Network, Network!

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
Investor Spotlight: We Came. We Saw. We Allocated.

Simon Nyakundi, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Railway Staff Retirement Scheme
Richard Rincon, Senior Investment Officer, The University of Texas Investment Management Company
Matthew Hunt, Principal, South Suez Capital (Moderator)
3:40 PM - 3:45 PM
AVCA’s Research on Exits: Value Creation

Dr Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye, Director, Head of Research, African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
From Good “BUY” to Farewell: Exits in Africa

Ijeoma Agboti-Obatoyinbo, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, FBNQuest Funds Ltd
Hatim Ben Ahmed, Partner, Mediterrania Capital Partners
Thierry Hugnin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Kibo Capital
Ann Wyman, Senior Manager, AfricInvest
Roddy McKean, Director, Africa Legal Network (Moderator)
4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Investor Spotlight: Push it to the Limit: Turbocharging Moroccan Investment Finance

*Delegates are advised that this panel will be hosted in French.

Françoise De Donder, Managing Director, Association Marocaine des Investisseurs en Capital
Hicham Zanati Serghini, CEO, la Caisse Centrale de Garantie
Hervé Schricke, Founder and Chairman, Africa Club of France Invest (Interviewer)
4:50 PM - 4:55 PM
Closing Remarks by Day Two Co-Chair

Anuoluwapo Balogun, Partner, Olaniwun Ajayi
 CONFERENCE DELEGATE FEES
AVCA Members: £1,250 | Non-Members: £2,150

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