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
|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?
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?
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?
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?
The industry is starting to see more innovative exit strategies. What are some of these strategies, and will they impact volumes moving forward?
Impact investing is core to private equity strategies in Africa. What strategies are working for investors in balancing returns against impact?
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?
|16.15||DEBATE SESSION: Fundraising
Is fundraising for Africa-focused funds taking longer than it should. What are the key reasons slowing down the process?