Private Equity Africa (PEA) Investor Summit
Successfully Exiting Africa
DESIGNING A NEW DECADE OF STRONG RETURNS
The London Stock Exchange, 20th October 2022
LP Decade Outlook – What Next?
A panel of LPs discusses how LPs view of Africa has evolved over the last decade. How can investors turn long-term potential into reality? When will returns touch the 16% IRR mark? How can LPs better help GPs to achieve targeted returns? Is the GP consolidation story set to continue? How are LPs dealing with Zombie funds?
Designing the Next Decade
A panel of seasoned investors discusses what the industry may look like over the next decade. What are LPs looking for in the next set of GPs? What will it take to bring more global investors – both LPs and GPs into Africa? Is the 10-year fund model still the best for the continent? Is the LP slide towards direct deals and investments set to continue? What sectors and regions look promising for investors?
First time Female Fund Managers Round Table
Dual Listings – Latest Innovations
Analysing the Best Exits of the Decade
A panel of award-winning investors discusses how they have successfully delivered strong exits in underlying portfolios, even while the overall private equity industry has been plagued by low returns at fund level. What are the lessons learnt? And how can the case studies of success be replicated Africa-wide to design a new decade of strong returns?
LP Exits & Rebasing Returns
Seasoned investors discuss the industry’s realistic return numbers over the next decade. Is Africa being benchmarked correctly? Are the current returns measurement models adequate for Africa? What fund structure adaptations would need to be adopted to enhance returns? How have GPs adapted their models to improve the returns environment? What proxies can be used to better measure the industry’s returns?
Venture Capital Fundraising
Exiting with Impact
As impact investing takes comes of age, seasoned investors discuss returns versus impact. How can investors link carry with impact performance? Does the 10-year LP model fit impact investing? How can GPs create impact fund structures that deliver manager incentives? What remuneration incentives should managers have to deliver impact performance?
Physical Infrastructure Investing
Successes & Lessons Learnt
Exiting Alternative Strategies
Award nominees discuss credit investing and infrastructure strategies and how these are delivering returns for the continent. How does the risk-return profile differ from traditional private equity? What does the deal pipeline look like for Africa? What sectors and regions look promising for investors?
Digital Infrastructure Investing
Opportunities, Risks & Returns
Venture Capital Unicorns
Panel + Debate
Venture capital award nominees discuss their returns expectations and what it will take to grow the unicorns. What are the hurdles on the path to profitability? Why is the continent trailing other regions in terms of the number of unicorns it is producing relative to funding received?
Venture Capital Africa (VCA) Awards Nominee Drinks
PEA Awards Gala Dinner
The summit will precede the PEA Awards Gala Dinner at Kensington Palace from18:30.
Tel: +44 (0) 207 118 1380
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