NEW PARADIGM INVESTING
The LP-GP Investor Summit is a full-day LP-focused event that combines editorially driven topics and knowledgeable speakers into thought-provoking sessions that predict trends and hones strategies.
The 2018 Summit will bring together industry leaders to discuss how the continent’s recent challenges have impacted their investment ethos, and share strategies on how to generate alpha in a re-based market.
The Summit leads into the 7th Annual Private Equity Africa Awards Gala Dinner.
LP-GP SUMMIT SESSIONS
- Closed Session Roundtable Discussions (Invitation Only)
- Plenary Panel Discussions
- Sector-focused Lunch Discussions
- Open Room Debate Session
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Limited Partner Investors
- Fund Managers
- Family Offices
- Impact Investors
|12 June 2018, The Langham, London
Harriett Baldwin, Minister of State for Africa, UK Government
|PLENARY SESSIONS||BOARDROOM SESSIONS
By invitation only
Global investors’ view of Africa has evolved over the last few years. Whilst Africa offers strong opportunities, the continent’s ability to deliver on investors’ expectations has come under review. How are investors set to look at the continent over the next few years? How can investors turn long-term potential into reality?
Paul Boynton, CEO, Old Mutual Alternative Investments
Tokunboh Ishmael, Managing Director, Alitheia
Peter Maila, Investment Director, CDC
Daniel Schoneveld, Principal, Hamilton Lane
Tom Minney, CEO, African Growth
A good number of global private equity brand names have stayed out of Africa. The involvement of these in the market is key to developing, also as commercial LPs tend to use this as a first step into new markets. What will it take to have more global PE houses in Africa?
Albert Alsina, CEO, Mediterrania Capital Partners
Khaled Ben Jilani, Senior Partner, AfricInvest
Eric Kump, Africa Fund Head, Carlyle
Rick Phillips, Partner, Actis
Nigel Wellings, Partner, Clifford Chance
Credit investing, infrastructure and venture capital are some of the strategies that investors have been looking to tap for Africa. How does the risk-return profile differ from traditional private equity?
Chinua Azubike, CEO, InfraCredit
Scott Mackin, Managing Partner, Denham Capital
Lexi Novitske, PIO, Singularity Investments
Martijn Proos, Director, Investec Asset Management
Holger Rothenbusch, Managing Director – Debt, CDC
Raj Kulasingam, Senior Counsel, Dentons
What are the key risks that LPs are worrying about, and what are GPs doing to manage these risks?
|12.30||ROUNDTABLE LUNCH DISCUSSIONS
Africas Hot Sectors: Hosted Round-table Discussions
During this session, experts will discuss recent deal opportunities in Africa’s alluring sectors:
|13.30||Funds versus Directs
A good number of LPs have grown their direct deal investment strategies in recent times. Is this good for the industry, or does it come at the expense of fund allocations?
Dalia Aga-Shaw, Investment Manager, CDC
Gunter Fischer, Senior Investment Manager – GEEREF, EIB
Alison Klein, Manager – Private Equity, FMO
Nabeel Laher, Head of Intl PE, Old Mutual Alt. Investments
Karsten Sinner, Equity Funds, EBRD
Cindy Valentine, Partner, Simmons & Simmons
The industry is starting to see more innovative exit strategies. What are some of these strategies, and will they impact volumes moving forward?
Andrew Brown, CIO, Emerging Capital Partners
Romain Py, Investment Director, AIIM
Ronald Tamale, MD Head of Africa, SCPE
Nimit Shah, Partner, Helios Investment Partners
Geoffrey Burgess, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Impact investing is core to private equity strategies in Africa. What strategies are working for investors in balancing returns against impact?
Dean Alborough, Head of ESG, AIIM
Antonio Curia, Executive Director, Wimmer Family Office
Louis Ogbeifun, President, Total E&P Nigeria Co-Op
Jerry Parkes, Principal, Injaro
Gary Vaughan-Smith, Chief Investment Officer, SilverStreet
Orli Arav, Managing Director, EMFin Advisory
One of the key stumbling blocks in African private equity investing is finding the right people, both at fund and portfolio level. What are the strategies for successfully sourcing the right talent?
Doug Agble, Partner, 8 Miles
Afsane Jetha, Managing Partner, Alta Semper Capital
Cyrille Nkontchou, Managing Partner, Enko Capital
Ido Sum, Partner, TLcom Capital
Arjette van den Berg, Independent Private Equity Advisor
Is fundraising for Africa-focused funds taking longer than it should. What are the key reasons slowing down the process?
Gbenga Hassan, Partner, Argentil Capital Partners
John Owers, Portfolio Director, CDC
Jean-Marc Savi de Tov, Managing Partner, Adiwal
Barthout van Slingelandt, Managing Partner, XSML Capital
Aleksander Bakic, Partner, OMelveny
Tom Minney, CEO, African Growth