Investments in Africa 2012

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Event Date/Time: Feb 28, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 29, 2012
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Need for the conferenceAs more and more countries, industries, and companies enter the region of Africa for investments and business, there is humongous inflow of capital, resulting in limitless possibilities to explore in this region.

See how leading businesses perform and tackle issues that are unique to this region and gain from the opportunities by avoiding risks. Industries like mining, telecom, infrastructure, and energy are booming currently and benefiting Africa's early growth stage, likewise others would be able to take cue and get information about investing in this newest and last developing continent which is rich in resources, manpower, and talent.

At this conference, attendees will gain critical knowledge from both investment experts and associations tackling these very issues. Case studies, panel discussions, and networking with experts, government regulators, and industry leaders will give the attendees a thorough know-how of how to go about investing and profiting from this region.

Key themes:

•Challenges of Investing in Africa
•Government Policies and Regulations - Legal Perspective
•Achieving Ease of Business
•Forecast & Focus: Region-Wise and Sector-Wise Growth
•Untapped Potential

Key speakers:

•Chris Thirion, Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa Ltd.
Head of Planning & Portfolio Management
•Dr. Peter Ankrah, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (Central Agency of the Government of Ghana)
Finance Director
•Andy Johnson, Miranda Mineral Holdings
•Tawanda Nyambirai, TN Holdings Ltd. Zimbabwe
Group CEO
•Michael Barnes, Securities Africa
Managing Director
•Neil Crowder, Chayton Capital
•Dianna Raedle, Deer Isle Capital, (Member FINRA / SIPC)
Founder/Managing Director
•Eugene Visagie, University of Stellenbosch South Africa
Statistics and Financial Risk Management
•Chuka Mordi, CBO Capital Partners
•Adegboyega Adebajo, Diamond Bank
Head of Corporate Finance and Advisory Services
•Chidi Okpala, United Bank for Africa Group
Head of Retail Banking Division
•Martin Edge, Standard Chartered Bank
Managing Director

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Job Titles:
Venture Capitalists, Chief Executive Officers, Chief Investment Officers, Managing Directors, Investment Directors

Mining, Telecom, Airlines, Energy, Utilities, Infrastructure, Construction, Hospitality