AFSIC 2014 takes place at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton on the 15th and 16th May 2014. The objective of the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference is to increase investment into Africa’s financial services sector by bringing together listed, and unlisted financial services companies from across Africa with debt, and equity, institutional investors, and other interested parties.
Financial services companies including banks, insurance companies, micro-lenders, leasing companies etc. from Angola, Cote D’Ivoire, DRC, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Zimbabwe are confirmed to attend, with more likely to confirm in the coming months,
These companies include the largest banks in the DRC, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Sudan, Tanzania; Africa’s largest bank by number of branches; Africa’s largest insurance company; as well as many other banks, insurance companies, micro finance and other financial services companies.
Many of Africa’s largest investors and many of Africa’s most significant financial institutions will be attending AFSIC 2014. In addition a wide range of major Africa focused funds including Actis, Amethis Finance, Carlyle, CDC, DPI, FMO, Frontier Markets Fund Managers, Helios, Jacana Partners, Leapfrog Investments, TLG Capital, T Rowe Price and the World Bank will be making presentations.
The event comprises of two core events happening over 2 days:
- Speakers: Three parallel streams of speakers, comprising a stream of Listed Financial Services Company presentations, a second stream of Private Company presentations, and a final stream of presentations from Investors.
- One on One Meetings: A number of meeting spaces can be booked by attendees. These facilitate one on one meetings between the financial services companies and other delegates, including investors. This allows attendees to undertake a significant amount of meetings within a short period of time in the same location. A one on one meeting system will be in place to facilitate establishment of meetings for those with meeting spaces.