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2 - 4 December 2019 | The Westin Cape Town, Cape Town

Insights. Contacts. Opportunities.

500+ attendees. 200+ GPs. 120+ LPs.

Africa's largest private equity and venture capital event.

Thank you

The SuperReturn Africa team would like to thank everyone who attended this year's event! Enjoyed this year's event? Don't miss out on the top slots at next year's event.

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

Enlightening, dynamic, informative


 SuperReturn Africa 2018 is where you will find those focused on Africa, meet new people in the field, and learn from those who are actively investing on the ground. 

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

The numbers that matter

500+
private equity professionals from all over the globe attending
120+
local and international LPs to network with
200+
leading GPs to meet and do business with

Win new business from a captive audience


We provide you with the platform to connect with 500+ senior decision-makers. 

Tell us your business goals and we'll help you achieve them.

Please contact Marcia Brissett on +44 (0) 20 7017 5965 or at sponsorsuperreturn@knect365.com.

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CERTIFIED BY THE CPD CERTIFICATION SERVICE

SuperReturn Africa is now a CPD certified event.

Delegate attendees will receive a CPD certificate after attending the event. For further information on CPD accreditation please visit: www.cpduk.co.uk