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4 - 6 December 2017
The Westin Cape Town,
Cape Town

Learn, network and close deals

Where the African private equity community comes together to be inspired and discover new opportunities

550+ Attendees. 100+ Speakers. Africa's largest private equity and venture capital conference.

Agenda is finalised!

Explore new content and formats and keep your eye out on more updates.

Editor's pick of the key conversations that took place in Cape Town last year

F.W. de Klerk interview

F.W. de Klerk shares his views on Africa, Corruption, the ANC and Donald Trump

What is the most important thing every start-up should consider?

Maria Pienaar, Chief Information Officer at Cell C discusses ‘What is the most important thing every start-up should consider?

The coming of age of permanent capital vehicles in Africa

Africa has a high concentration of ambitious entrepreneurs who, with the right support, will pave the way for a more prosperous future for the continent

Highlights from last year

SuperReturn Africa in just 40 seconds....

The leading private equity event focused on Africa

The giant of African PE events

Want to learn about trends on the ground – you stay on the ground. We are the largest Private Equity and Venture Capital event in the heart of South Africa.

550+ attendees. More than 150 industry leading LPs and 200+ influential global and local GPs. 1:1 LP/GP ratio.

What’s in store for 2017?
  • Real Assets Summit
  • Fundraising Summit
  • Interactive roundtable discussions
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Elevator pitches, and much more!
Network your way to success

Create new connection and catch-up with your peers through a series of onsite and offsite networking drinks receptions, extended coffee breaks, a brand new dedicated LP/GP speed networking feature, one-to-one meetings and MySuperReturn online networking app.

We are LP-friendly

This year we offer more LP-focused features and LP-only closed door sessions. Carefully tailored to investor needs, both content and networking agenda will not disappoint!

Learn from the leaders and become one!

An impressive line-up of 100+ influential speakers will enrich your knowledge, expand your horizons and leave you motivated and inspired.

The Advisory Board is back

Last year SuperReturn Africa launched a brand new Advisory Board. With a recent addition of a new member – Nicole Paige, Partner, Webber Wentzel – the Board is geared up to create a conference experience you will not forget.

Meet the movers and shakers in African Private Equity

Global Private Equity Professionals
Local and International LPs
World Leading GPs

SuperReturn Africa Advisory Board

The Board meets to hear reports on current plans and brand activity

Get a chance to hear from Board members about their views and future development priorities, with key practical issues surrounding private equity and venture capital industry in relation to the planned events.The Advisory Board will suggest new ways of growing visitor audience, identifying, prioritising and mapping of industry hot topics, current and future trends and challenges to the relevant market segments. The Board will provide strategic guidance for the development of the Africa SuperReturn portfolio.

New insights from 8 renowned GPs and LPs
  • Hurley Doddy, Managing Director, Founding Partner and co-Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Capital Partners 
  • Eric Kump, Managing Director and co-Head, The Carlyle Group
  • Jide Olanrewaju, Partner, TPG Growth 
  • Henry Obi, Chief Operating Officer, Helios Investment Partners
  • Ibrahim Sagna, Head of Financial Advisory, Africa Finance Corporatio
  • Paul Boynton, CEO, Old Mutual Investment Grou
  • Lynn Nguyen, Managing Director, PE Funds Portfolio, OPIC
  • Shane Rogel, Managing Director, South Suez Capital
Give a warm welcome to the new Advisory Board member

SuperReturn Africa is proud to anounce the nomination of a new Advisory Board member - Nicole Paige, Partner, Webber Wentzel

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The freshest video, commentary and viewpoints ahead of the event as well as all the action live from Cape Town

Principal Legal Sponsors

Start-up Academy Partners