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October 2017
Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Centre,

Share Strategic Insights & Create Commercial Opportunities with 400+ powerful LPs & influential GPs from the Middle East & beyond

MENA's Leading Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

SuperReturn Middle East Is Part Of The SuperReturn Series - The World's Leading Private Equity Events

350+ Companies Already Confirmed To Attend

Take a sneak peak at the attendees already signed up to the 10th anniversary of SuperReturn Middle East

Just some of the reasons why Middle East's Largest International Private Equity & Venture Capital event is not to be missed

Addressing The Hottest Topics In MENA Private Equity
  • Oil Price Analysis: As uncertainty around Oil continues to affect the region from top to bottom, we ask - what does this mean for Private Equity investments? And how does it fit into the bigger macroeconomic picture?
  • LP Views: With a Global Investor Council assembled, we'll assess how global LPs are allocating to MENA. Don't miss our spotlight on regional SWFs and Family Offices during the Fundraising Summit too. 
  • Two Summits: In addition to the Fundraising Summit, we run our North Africa & Egypt summit where we'll dissect the opportunity set in one of the most intriguing destinations for Private Equity.
Leading Innovators and Influencers Speaking

Over 60 experienced speakers to be confirmed, with new speakers being announced every day. Here are just some of the thought leaders you can look forward to hearing from:

  • Dr. Karim El-Solh, Co-Founder & CEO, Gulf Capital

  • Yaser Moustafa, Senior Managing Director, NBK Capital Partners
  • Khaled Talhouni, Managing Partner, Wamda Capital

  • Karim Radwan, Investment Director, Rimco Investments
  • Danielle Montgomery, Managing Director, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Create New Contacts And Build Relationships With The People You Want To Meet

Meet and network with powerful industry experts and leaders, all looking to invest in the Middle East.

The event features both structured and less-formal networking sessions, including:

  • Evening Networking Receptions
  • One-to-One Meetings
  • Interactive Workshops
  • The MySuperReturn online networking app, allowing you to view the delegate list in advance and set up meetings with other attendees

Don't miss this unique chance to meet with the movers and shakers in the business

International LPs from across the world
Fantastic summit days

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Private equity by numbers in North Africa

“LPs from North America, Europe and Middle East are behind the development of North African PE. There is a core group of around 250 LPs making the lion’s share of allocations – principal amongst them development agencies and local banks. Since 2000, the number of buyout funds has roughly doubles to 35% of total allocations in the region, with infrastructure also doubling to around 25% of this figure. Growth capital has remained roughly stable near the 20% mark.”

SuperCast001 – Iran, sanctions and private equity

In the first edition of SuperCast, Adam Smith of Gibson Dunn explored the opportunities for private equity in newly-rehabilitated Iran. He told us:

“The risks there are obvious…little is known about how things actually work: the rapacity of the system, the role of the IRG and so on. So it it worth the risk? Even as sanctions relief makes life easier, the reality is that for actual partners to engage with, be it business or banks, it takes long time for them to get the systems in place in such a way that PE players can engage.”

What’s next for emerging market specialists?

Emerging markets are particularly volatile, especially at a currency level. How do investors navigate and position their portfolio in light of these uncertainties? Maria Kozloski, Global Head and Chief Investment Officer, Private Equity Funds shares her thoughts.

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