3RD ANNUAL PRIVATE EQUITY IN EAST AFRICA CONFERENCE at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Kenya on - Jun 15, 2017

3RD ANNUAL PRIVATE EQUITY IN EAST AFRICA CONFERENCE

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3RD ANNUAL PRIVATE EQUITY IN EAST AFRICA CONFERENCE

Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Kenya Jun 15 - Jun 15, 2017

EAVCA FUNDRAISING MASTERCLASS at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Kenya on - Jun 14, 2017

EAVCA FUNDRAISING MASTERCLASS

This one day workshop will be a case-study based practical workshop that aims to better equip fund managers to tackle the challenge of raising a fund and to successfully bring LPs in.  The presenter has...

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EAVCA FUNDRAISING MASTERCLASS

Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Kenya Jun 14 - Jun 14, 2017

about conference

Now in its 3rd year, the EAVCA annual conference is the region’s largest convening of global and local institutional investors, investment professionals and professional service providers. The highly interactive agenda features discussions and debates on the opportunities in East Africa, workshops on solutions to common challenges, networking sessions, and plenaries with leading thinkers in the private equity and venture capital space.

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$400

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$300

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$600

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$500

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OUR SPEAKERS

Christopher Baird

Corporate Partner, DLA Piper London

Christopher Baird is a corporate partner in the DLA Piper London office and has a significant number of years’ experience in M&A and corporate transactional work. His experience includes a broad range of share and business acquisitions and disposals, private equity work, cross-border transactions, joint ventures and group reorganisations. Chris has acted for corporates, private equity houses, multi-national organisations and management teams in a broad range of sectors including energy, mining, consumer goods, media and technology.

Prior to joining the London office, Chris was based in Johannesburg, South Africa where he was intimately involved in a number of high profile M&A transactions for both private and listed clients.

James Kamau

Managing Partner, IKM Advocates

James Kamau is the Managing Partner of IKM Advocates, one of the leading and fastest growing full business service law firms in Kenya. He is a leading corporate and projects lawyer in Kenya with over 25 years post admission experience. His main areas of practice include finance, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, energy, infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships (“PPPs”).

James has handled numerous complex transactions and is the trusted legal adviser of leading local and multinational companies, private equity firms and development finance institutions (“DFIs”) with extensive business and investments in East Africa.

Adan Mohammed

Cabinet Secretary, industrialisation

Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohammed is a champion of industrialization, with a drive to promote local enterprises to curb unemployment in Kenya.

 

As a private sector leader, CS Mohammed was a pioneer for the financial services sector of Africa, holding multiple leadership positions in banking across Africa.  He was previously Chief Administrative Officer of Barclays Africa and before this, the Managing Director of Barclays Bank in East and West Africa.  CS Mohammed also had a distinguished career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London where he trained as a Chartered Accountant.

 

CS Adan Mohammed is an MBA graduate of Harvard Business School and holds a First Class Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi.

Ashley Speyer

Acumen

Prior to joining Acumen in June 2014, Ashley Speyer worked at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York where she conducted research on Cuba’s energy landscape and Brazil’s foreign policy strategy in Africa. Her passion for international development and social entrepreneurship began during her experiences in East Africa where she learned the importance of local ownership in development efforts. In 2007, while in high school, she partnered with a women’s cooperative and created a non-profit organization to build a school in Arusha, Tanzania. During college, Ashley spent time in Uganda studying international development and the impact of decentralization on citizen participation. She volunteered at a local human rights organization and wrote her undergraduate thesis on transnational advocacy networks and their role in enforcing international norms. Ashley received her B.A. in Sociology from Colorado College.

Julio Garrido-Mirapeix

Lead partner, KPMG’s IDAS in Africa

Julio Garrido-Mirapeix, who is a Spanish national, has spent 27 years overseas working in development issues, of which the last 19 in Africa, 13 years with KPMG. He founded and currently serves as lead partner in KPMG’s IDAS in Africa.  Relevant working experience with international agencies, KPMG and other private sector companies as Managing Partner, Head of Unit, Programme Manager, Team Leader & Consultant in over 40 Latin American, Caribbean, African and Asian countries

He joined KPMG in March 2003 and became a Partner in September 2005, being responsible for the consolidation of the Advisory unit of KPMG Mozambique, which he grew from 6 to 65 professionals. He founded in 2007 the first Business Unit of KPMG in the Africa Region, IDAS, with HQs in Nairobi, Kenya, and regional offices in Accra and Harare, integrated currently by a team of 6 partners, 18 Directors and + 160 highly qualified professionals based in several African countries and the UK.

Julio has provided strategic and policy advice at the highest level. He has built up a broad experience in the management of US$ multi-million, large and complex programmes, in particular involving Global, Africa-wide, region and country-specific Challenge Funds, with particular emphasis on agroindustry, financial innovation, renewable energy, resilience and adaptation to climate change.

Liz Muange

Investment Specialist,USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub

Liz Muange is an Investment Specialist at the USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, where she manages projects aimed at increasing investment in companies operating in East Africa, Ethiopia, Madagascar and Mauritius partnering with the investors, private sector associations and government. She previously worked at Lattice Consulting, African Guarantee Fund and Deloitte. Liz is a Certified Public Accountant and a Bcom (Hons) from University of Nairobi and MA (Distinction) degree holder from Catholic University Milan, Italy. She has previously worked in various advisory and financial institutions such as Lattice Consulting, African Guarantee Fund and Deloitte. Liz has more than 10 years’ experience in the areas of corporate finance, project finance, risk management and project management for investment related development projects. She has worked in various countries in Africa and Europe.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Wednesday, June 14, 2017- 09.00AM - 19.00PM

7:30

2nd Annual Private Equity in East Africa Report Launch

7:30 - 9:30

9.30

EAVCA Fundraising Masterclass

9.30 - 16:00

CONFERENCE

THURSDAY, June 15, 2017

7:30AM

Registration

7:30AM - 8:30AM

8:30AM

Opening Introduction & Milestones

8:30AM - 8:45PM

Eline Blaaubboer – EAVCA Chairperson

8.45AM

Welcome Remarks & Keynote Speech

8.45AM - 9:30AM

Christopher Baird – Partner, DLA Piper Africa

9:30AM

Chief Guest Address

9:30AM - 10:00AM

Hon. Adan Mohammed – CS, Ministry of Industry, Trade Cooperatives

10:00

TEA & COFFEE BREAK

10:00 - 10:15AM

10:15AM

Lean Data for Due Diligence

10:15AM - 10:30AM

Ashley Speyer – Senior Associate, ACUMENs

10:30AM

Panel Session I: VC Deals in the region

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Moderator:
Julio Garrido-Mirapeix – Partner & Head of IDAS, KPMG
Panellists:
Liz Muange – Investment Specialist, USAID East Africa Trade and Investment Hub
Jason Spindler – Managing Director, I-Dev International
Rebecca Mincy – Portfolio Manager, ACUMEN
Sapna Shah – Investment Director, Novastar Ventures
Erik Hersman – CEO, BRCK

10:30AM

Regulatory Changes in East Africa: a Boon or a Bane for PE?

10:30AM - 11:30AM

Karim S. Anjarwalla – Managing Partner, Anjarwalla & Khanna

11:55AM

Panel Session II: Mobilizing Local Capital: Fundraising from Pension Funds

11:55AM - 12:55PM

Moderator:
Dominic Rebelo – Partner, Anjarwalla & Khanna
Panellists:
Ngalaah Chuphi – Partner, Ethos
Nzomo Mutuku – CEO, Retirement Benefits Authority
Henry Kyanda – CEO, Kenya Power Pension Fund
Ayisi Makatiani – CEO, Fanisi
Adil Suleman – Head of Actuarial Services, Alexander Forbes

1:00PM

LUNCH BREAK

1:00PM - 2:00PM

2:00PM

Debate: Is Africa Rising?

2:00PM - 2:30PM

Moderator:
John Aglionby – East Africa correspondent, Financial Times
Discussants:
Phillip Myburgh – Partner, Ethos Mezzanine Partners
Sheel Gill – Partner; Head of Deal Advisory Eas

2:35PM

Highlights on Infrastructure Financing

2:35PM - 2:45PM

Andrew Mugambi – Partner, HHM

2:45PM

Panel Session III: Infrastructure Financing

2:45PM - 3:45PM

Moderator:
Caroline Mugadi – Regional Business Lead, Thomson Reuters (EA)
Panellists:
Paul Maasdorp – Managing Director, ECP
Fred Murimi – Managing Director, Centum Capital
Gladys Makumi – Director, Deloitte
Martha Mbugua – Partner, HHM
Phyllis Njeri – Group Communication & Investor Relations Manager, Transcentury

3:45PM

TEA&COFFEE BREAK

3:45PM - 4:00PM

4:00PM

Imagine Africa 2030: Digital Disruption for Financial Services

4:00PM - 4:10PM

Sheena Raikundalia – Senior Advisor, Intellecap

4:10PM

Panel Session IV: Disruption in Financial Services & the role of technology

4:10PM - 5:10PM

Moderator:
Gertrude Wamala Karugaba – DLA Piper Africa
Panellists:
Eline Blaaubboer – Managing Partner, Africa Tech Ventures
Johan Bosini – Venture Partner, Quona Capital
Wayne Hennessy-Barrett – CEO, 4G Capital
Ken Njoroge – CEO, Cellulant,
Dr. Mthandazo Ngwenya – Director, Intellecap Africa
David Yen – Head of Global Strategic Partnerships, BitPesa

5:10PM

Closing Remarks

5:10PM - 5:30PM

Saskia van der Mast – Investment Manager, DOB Equity and EAVCA Board Director

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  • 3rd Annual Private Equity in East Africa Conference
    15 JUNE 2017
    8:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Venue

    Radisson Blu Hotel,
    Elgon Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Email Us

    info@eavca.org

  • Visit Us at Our Office

    4th Floor - Delta Suites, Waiyaki Way (next to Deloitte),
    Nairobi, Kenya

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