Sept 16 London - WCA Executive Speaker Series & Investment Cocktails
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 from 18:00 to 22:00 (BST)
WCA Executive Speaker Series & Investment Cocktails
Date: Wednesday Sept 16 | Mayfair, London
Registration: Early-Bird closes Friday Sept 11 (or before)!
Register ASAP as spaces limited and last reception heavily over-subscribed and closed days early!
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Please join The Wharton Club of Africa (in partnership with Dentons EMEA) for an evening of Africa Investment cocktails, executive networking with fellow Africa Investors, Sector Leaders, Wharton / Penn alumni, and Speakers.
6:00pm: Cocktails, Canapes & Networking
Lisa Lambie WG'98
Managing Partner, Satatt
President, The Wharton Club of Africa
6:30pm: ETHIOPIA - Africa's Leading Investment Destination in 2016 (and why!)
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia
His Excellency Ambassador Berhanu Kebede (pending)
Minister Counsellor of Trade & Investment (confirmed)
7:00pm: Innovative Investments & Family Office Investing
Zain Latif, Founder
TLG is a permanent capital vehicle which invests growth captial serving the growing consumer class across sectors in Africa. In Africa, the firm has a current portfolio of 8 companies, as well as, 4 exits. Awards include 2015 & 2014 Frontier Deal of the Year, 2012 Landmark Deal of the Decade, 2012 Africa Business Leadership Award.
7:15pm: Private Equity in the Infrastructure Sector
Raj Kulasingam, Senior Counsel
Leading global commercial law firm with 18 offices across Africa. Recent awards include Single Deal Advisor (Private Equity Awards 2015) for the Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers - IHS Towers Deal.
7:30pm: Family Office Investing in West Africa
Zeno Group Investments
Italian-Liberian Family Office and global financial group (founded in 1968 by Sir Arnaldo Gani Zeno) which has invested US$4.2bn globally to date, with long history and growing Africa interests in West Africa (incl. Liberia, Guinea, Senegal, Cote D'Ivoire) in the construction, real estate, agriculture, forestry, mining, and energy sectors. Subsidaries include Private Equity & Venture Capital, Banking, and Zeno Brothers Construction.
7:45pm-10:00pm: Cocktails & Networking Continues!
The Wharton Club of Africa
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