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North Africa Summit

The inaugural North Africa summit highlights investment prospects in the region for private equity and M&A. Morocco and Egypt continue to dominate the private equity industry in North Africa, with the value all deals in the region. Speakers will provide critical insight into key sectors that have been targeted by private equity investors. The event will inform investors and corporates on the hottest sectors and give insight into the best practices for deal executions in North Africa.


    • 12:50

      Networking Lunch

    • 14:20

      Presentation: Macro Outlook on North Africa

      Economic snapshot on North Africa, which key areas present the best growth potential and  investment opportunities in 2017.

      Jean-Paul  Pigat
      Jean-Paul Pigat
      Head of Research , Lighthouse Research
    • 14:40

      Country focus: Egypt

      Egypt continues to emerge as an attractive destination for overseas investment. What is the current market environment for doing deals? The session will share key deals and trends in the region highlighting private equity opportunities in the market.

      Imad  Ghandour
      Imad Ghandour
      Co-founder & Managing Director , CedarBridge
      Abdel  Moniem Omran
      Abdel Moniem Omran
      Founder & Board member , Egyptian Private Equity Association
      Campbell  Steedman
      Campbell Steedman
      Managing Partner , Winston & Strawn LLP
      Elaine Green
      Elaine Green
      Senior Deputy Editor, Mergermarket (EMEA ) , Mergermarket
    • 15:20

      Fireside chat: Power & Infrastructure

      Spiralling energy consumption, oil dynamics and a commitment for North African nations to diversify their economies have prompted a shift to harness power from sustainable sources. This session will highlight key challenges and opportunities in the regions power and infrastructure sector.

      Diego  Biasi
      Diego Biasi
      Co-Founder & CEO , Quercus Investment Partners Limited
      Samantha  Bartel
      Samantha Bartel
      Managing Partner , Instinctif Partners


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