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

Insights. Contacts. Opportunities.

550+ attendees. 200+ GPs. 100+ LPs.

Africa's largest private equity and venture capital event.

The leading African private equity and venture capital conference

Network at the premier African private equity event

With 550+ 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 100+ 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

Evening Drinks Reception

Tuesday 6 November, 5:30pm - 7:15pm

The official SuperReturn Africa drinks reception, sponsored by EY-Parthenon, takes place at Harbour House on 6th November.

A fantastic opportunity to network with 100s of influential LPs and GPs!

SuperReturn Africa 2018 in 45 seconds


The numbers that matter

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

Win new business from a captive audience

We provide you with the platform to connect with 550+ 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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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