Breakout 1
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Saturday
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10:15 am
Aldrich 111
Finance

Iterating Traditional PE for Africa

There have been several iterations of how to adapt the traditional PE fund for Africa's unique challenges. These include permanent capital vehicles, de novo funds and sovereign wealth funds. Are these iterations performing any better? What are the lessons for traditional PE from these experiments? What other iterations are LPs like DFIs willing to invest in next?

Iterating Traditional PE for Africa

There have been several iterations of how to adapt the traditional PE fund for Africa's unique challenges. These include permanent capital vehicles, de novo funds and sovereign wealth funds. Are these iterations performing any better? What are the lessons for traditional PE from these experiments? What other iterations are LPs like DFIs willing to invest in next?

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 10:15 AM
Aldrich 111

Other Sessions

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Lunches
Saturday
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12:25 pm
Aldrich 011
Sponsor Informational Lunch: TGI Group
Sponsor Informational Lunch
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Sponsor Informational Lunch: TGI Group

The sponsor informational lunch will include a company presentation and the opportunity to connect with some of the company's executives.‍

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 12:25 PM
Aldrich 011
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Keynotes
Saturday
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5:00 pm
Klarman Hall
Redefining the African Narrative
Cultural narratives and the interplay between social development and economic progress in African countries
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Redefining the African Narrative

This session is dedicated to exploring the intricate social fabric of African nations and their influence on the global stage. We'll delve into topics such as innovation, cultural influence, economic development, and the challenges and opportunities faced by African countries in today's interconnected world and explore subjects like gender equality, cultural narratives, and the interplay between social development and economic progress in African countries. This is a unique opportunity to gain insights from one of the most articulate voices on African development and global competitiveness.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 5:00 PM
Klarman Hall
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Specials
Saturday
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10:15 am
Klarman Hall
Reimagining the Africa Growth Story by McKinsey & Company, Africa
Insights from McKinsey's 2023 Reimagining Economic Growth in Africa report
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Reimagining the Africa Growth Story by McKinsey & Company, Africa

Africa’s economy downshifted over the last decade, yet half of its people live in countries that have thrived on the continent. Africa has the human capital and natural resources to accelerate productivity and reimagine its economic growth, which is, more than ever, vital for the welfare of the world. The fireside chat will feature a presentation of key insights from McKinsey Global’ s 2023 Reimagining Economic Growth in Africa report.

America/New_York
Feb 17, 2024 10:15 AM
Klarman Hall