Editor's pick of the key conversations that took place in Cape Town
"If money is the wheel on which the modern economy runs, investment is the engine"
Find out why agriculture is the elephant in the room for African PE to kick-start investments.
Are we missing Africa's potential in PE?
Mark O'Hare, Chief Executive Officer at Preqin
Decipher the fundraising paradox facing Africa
Alexandre Alfonsi, Founding Partner at Axonia Partners
Don't miss the photos from the event
We attracted record numbers for SuperReturn Africa 2018.
Here are just a few snaps from the event where 500 attendees had the opportunity to network, meet and do business with speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and fellow delegates.
The leading African private equity and venture capital conference
Network at the premier African private equity event
With 500+ attendees, SuperReturn Africa is the continent’s largest private equity conference, offering unparalleled opportunity to meet the leading players in the region.
Our App matchmaking function, drinks receptions, networking roundtables and much more, ensure that SuperReturn Africa remains THE opportunity to get face-to-face with the people you need to meet.
Hear from 140+ leaders and pioneers
Speakers including The Carlyle Group, TPG, Old Mutual Alternative Investments, Actis, OPIC, Lionworks Capital, Zebu Investment Partners and FBNQuest Funds will share their valuable expertise in African private equity and venture capital.
Find out how African GPs are handling the most pressing issues of today, such as scaling their capabilities in a sustainable way, preserving team culture when new offices are launched, and working with LPs as they drill into ESG at a fund level.
Why 120+ LPs attend every year
LPs from around the world are attracted by the quality and quantity of managers attending.
In addition, a programme of tailored LP-led sessions and networking allow investors to find out how their peers are getting access to the best performing funds, assessing and enforcing governance standards, and more.
Hear from speakers including Morgan Stanley AIP, Bpifrance, CDC Group, GIPF and more.
Real Assets Summit
Explore the developments in power, infrastructure, real estate, agriculture and renewables across the continent.
Find out how to make international investors comfortable with the realities of investing in African real assets, what drives successful projects, and how African capital is being mobilised across the continent.
Speakers include AIIM, Frontier Energy and Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund.
Frontier Markets Summit
Discuss investment opportunities in Africa’s frontier markets and what the risk-return trade off looks like.
Hear more about which are the up-and-coming frontier markets to watch, how LPs are allocating to frontier markets, and where the best opportunities are in Africa’s underinvested niche markets.
Speakers include Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Management, Mbuyu Capital Partners and Sarona Asset Management.
Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit
Learn from LPs, GPs, investment consultants and placement agents about how to survive and thrive in the current fundraising market.
Get up to speed on how LPs are thinking about and investing in Africa, how to diversify your LP base and what first time funds can do to differentiate themselves.
Speakers include The Atlas Family Office, The Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania and idi Emerging Markets
It's the place where you meet everyone who is a player within African PE.
Managing Partner and Co-Founder
THE conference to meet GPs, LPs, and service providers. It's a very efficient way to meet new faces as well as catch up with existing relationships.
Senior Investment Officer
Attending SuperReturn is an essential part of our work to educate and expose American pensions, foundations, and endowments to opportunities to invest in Africa.
NASP-USAID Investment Partnership
It brought together an amazing group of fund managers, institutional investors and other key members of the ecosystem. We will definitely be coming back next year!
Extremely interesting, providing good insights about the African markets and industries. The opportunities for networking were great.
Founder, CEO and Managing Partner
Mediterrania Capital Partners
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