6 episodes

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association's podcast

PE Talks Africa AVCA

    • Investing

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association's podcast

    Spotlight on Africa’s Pioneer Investors

    Spotlight on Africa’s Pioneer Investors

    Spotlight on Africa’s Pioneer Investors

    Conversations with the trailblazers of the industry on their evolving role.

    Speakers:

    - Carola Bose, Director & Head of Africa Funds, Equity & Mezzanine Team, DEG/KfW

    - Worku Gachou, Managing Director, Africa, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

    - Adrian Kamenitzer, Director; Equity, New Products and Special Transactions Department, European Investment Bank

    - Carole Maman, Chief Investment Officer, Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries

    - Stephen Priestley, Managing Director, Funds and Capital Partnerships, CDC Group

    Moderator:

    - Genevieve Sangudi, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

    • 46 min
    Alpha or Diversification - Either or Both?

    Alpha or Diversification - Either or Both?

    Investor Spotlight: Alpha or Diversification - Either or Both?



    Are African PE managers delivering out performance or offering diversification?



    Speakers:

    - Charles A. Burbridge, Executive Director, Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund

    - David Ourlicht, Commissioner, New York State Insurance Fund and Chair, Investment Committee

    Moderator:

    - Papa Madiaw Ndiaye, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner, AFIG Funds

    • 27 min
    Spotlight on Gender Inclusiveness

    Spotlight on Gender Inclusiveness

    Spotlight on Gender Inclusiveness: The Diversity Dividend

    Mobilising greater gender diversity in African private equity



    Introductory remarks by Ameya Upadhyay, Principal, Investments,Flourish Ventures



    Rose Goslinga, CEO and Co Founder, PULA

    ‘Tokunboh Ishmael, Chair, AVCA Board; co-Founder and Managing Director, Alitheia Identity

    • 27 min
    Why Africa? Why now?

    Why Africa? Why now?

    Making the case for investing in private equity in Africa despite the perception of risk and uncertainty.

    Speakers:


    Antoine Delaporte, Managing Director at Adenia Partners
    Laurent Demey, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Amethis
    Matthew Hunt, Principal at South Suez Capital
    Eric Idiahi, Co-Founder and Partner at Verod Capital Management
    Angela Miller-May, Chief Investment Officer at Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund

    Moderator:


    Jennifer Mbaluto, Partner at Clifford Chance

    • 31 min
    A Good Company Always Attracts a Buyer

    A Good Company Always Attracts a Buyer

    A Good Company Always Attracts a Buyer

    Examining pathways to liquidity via trade sales, secondaries and IPOs.

    Speakers:


    Hurley Doddy, Managing Director, Founding Partners & co-Chief Executive Officer, Emerging Capital Partners
    Ayisi Makatiani, Chief Executive Officer, Fanisi Capital
    Karima Ola, Partner, Leapfrog
    Carlos Reyes, Principal, IFC African, Latin American & Caribbean Fund

    Moderator:


    Geoffrey P. Burgess, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

    • 54 min
    Private Credit – An Alternative Financing Solution?

    Private Credit – An Alternative Financing Solution?

     Private Credit – An Alternative Financing Solution?

    Meeting the unique funding needs through private credit.

    Speakers:

    - Marvin Kiragu, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Mizizi Capital Partners

    - Samia Tnani, Head of Credit Origination, AfricInvest

    - Ngalaah Chuphi, Partner, Ethos Private Equity

    Moderator:

    - William Pearce, Managing Director, Investment Funds, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

     

    • 28 min

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