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Private Equity in Africa 2013

The 5th Annual Private Equity in Africa Leadership Summit, presented by EMPEA and This is Africa, gathered over 400 key industry players in London to discuss realising Africa's economic promise.


This year's Leadership Summit featured keynote addresses and interviews with Arunma Oteh of Nigeria's Security and Exchange Commission, General Wesley Clark of Vital Capital Fund, John Coors of One Thousand & One Voices and Coors Tek, and Jay Ireland of GE Africa.

Over 120 LPs attended Private Equity in Africa including representatives from…

  • Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund
  • Barclays Pension Fund
  • BNDES Brazilian Development Bank
  • Catholic Healthcare Investment Management Company
  • Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
  • Flora Family Foundation
  • LSE Endowment Fund
  • Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
  • The Gatsby Charitable Foundation
  • The University of Texas Investment Management Company
  • And more!

Engaging discussions were the theme of the day as panelists and audience members explored the region's economic opportunities, the geopolitical risk assessment, PE's role in development, the risk-return profile on the Continent, the rise of the African consumer, exit strategies, and attracting international and local capital. Dynamic and candid panel sessions provided on-the-ground regional and country-level insights from an expert speaker faculty of investors and industry stakeholders.

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Register Today! Private Equity in Southern Africa 2014
10-12 February 2014 | South Africa 

Register today for Private Equity in Southern Africa 2014, co-hosted by the South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA), Financial Times Live and EMPEA. Learn more »