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08:45 09:30 (45 mins)

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09:30 09:35 (5 mins)

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Chair’s opening remarks

09:35 10:00 (25 mins)

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A year in review

Summary of the hottest deals and transactions. What does 2018 have in store? Looking at 2018 deal pipeline and foreseen IPOs

10:00 10:30 (30 mins)

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Bigger is not always better

Putting capital to work: large cap investments versus mid- and small-cap. A case for growth-focused private equity investing: what can mid-market funds and SMEs bring to the table?

10:30 11:00 (30 mins)

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Meet the investors

Where is the LP capital coming from? Emerging LPs – who are the new investors? Coming of age: the evolution of DFIs in Africa

11:00 11:30 (30 mins)

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Networking break

11:30 12:00 (30 mins)

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Does ESG boost returns?

Examining the financial viability of ESG principles of investing. How can implementing the best ESG practice in portfolio companies results in generating and sustaining value through and beyond the investment life cycle?

12:00 12:30 (30 mins)

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African Fintech – the next big thing

12:00 12:30 (30 mins)

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LP-only “Too Hot to Touch” closed door session

LPs on expectations of returns, portfolio management and performance

12:30 13:30 (60 mins)

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Lunch & learn

13:30 14:00 (30 mins)

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LP/GP speed networking

14:00 14:45 (45 mins)

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The growing promise of co-investments

  • Identifying and mitigating the key co-investment risks
  • What is LP appetite for co-investing?
  • Best practice of structuring a co-investment deal
  • Benchmarking: which fund managers would make good co-investment partners?

14:45 15:30 (45 mins)

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Africa’s secondaries market

Data presentation: How much capital is being deployed? Who are the biggest market players? Examining the secondary market sellers by asset class and transaction type 

Followed by a Panel discussion:

  • Structuring and financing a secondary deal
  • Secondaries market as a portfolio management tool for LPs
  • Pricing and volume

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

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LPs on perceived risk versus reality

16:00 16:30 (30 mins)

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Dragon’s Den

3 experienced GPs to set examples of “How to” of selling their business to investors. Learn to pitch, negotiate and seal the deal

16:30 16:40 (10 mins)

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Chair’s closing remarks and End of SuperReturn Africa 2017