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Summit session on finance: How are we making successful investments in Africa?

Africa’s real GDP growth slowed down to 2.2% in 2016 mainly due to the continued fall in commodity prices and weak global economic growth, leading to a fall in the value of local currencies.  Our expert panels will address how the current economic environment is affecting deal structures, valuations, and capital raising.

Panel: How are we making successful investments in Africa? What are the lessons learnt?

  • Mr. Tutu Agyare, Managing Partner, Nubuke Investments
  • Dr. Pontus Engstrøm, CEO, MTI Investments
  • Mr. Adam Ikdal, Managing Partner, Boston Consulting Group
  • Mr. Yomi Ademola, Head West Africa, Rendeavour

Panel: Doing business with African currencies

  • Mr. Stuart Ponder, Senior Vice-President EMEA Global Payments Division, INTL FCStone
  • Ms. Gaimin Nonyane, Head, Economic Research, Ecobank
  • Ms. Elizabeth Rossiello, CEO, Bitpesa (tbc)

Moderator: Mr. Lanre Akinola, Editor, African Business magazine