Balaclava, March 2018 –  With only a few days to go to the official start date for the 2nd Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Conference (PI Africa), 15 – 16 March 2018, professionals from Pension funds, Hedge funds, Private Equity firms and Institutional investors are already gearing up to delve deep into discussions and debates that could have significant impact on Africa’s future economic development.

Currently, Pension funds in Africa have around $379 billion in assets under management. This large pool of funding can have significant impact in funding infrastructure and social services which will be key for the economic development in the continent. Returning to Mauritius for its second edition, PI Africa 2018 will tackle the theme: Challenges and Alternative Opportunities for Development and Growth, with the aim of addressing how Africa can mobilize these funds to drive development and economic growth, while supporting the development of capital markets in the continent.


With topics covering investment avenues from Mauritius to Africa, institutional and private investments, private equity as an asset class, the benefits of investing in hedge funds, closing the infrastructure gap as well as West and East Africa’s pension markets, among others, PI Africa, hosted at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, provides a comprehensive view of the Pension Fund and African capital markets. Confirmed speakers include:

·             Hon. Sudhir Dharmendar Sesungkur, Minister, Ministry of Financial Services and Good Governance, Republic of Mauritius

·             Veenay Rambarassah, Director Investment and Asset Management, National Pension Fund, Mauritius

·             Bronwyn Corbett, Chief Executive Officer, Grit Real Estate Income Group

·             Giulio Battaglia, Managing Director, Stenham Asset Management

·             Sibusiso Luthuli, Chief Executive Officer and Principal Officer, Eskom Pension & Provident Fund

·             Robin Vela, Chairman, National Social Security Authority, Zimbabwe

·             Hayford Amankwah, Investment Analyst, National Pensions Regulatory Authority, Ghana

·             Ritesh Anand, Executive Vice President, Crown Agents Investment Management

·             Gosego January, CEO, Debswana Pension Fund, Botswana

·             Dr Aguinaldo Jaime, President and Chief Executive Officer, Agency of Insurance, Supervision and Regulation, Angola

·             Sibusiso Lithuli, CEO, Eskom Pension & Provident Fund


And many more! Make sure to visit our website to view the Program and List of Speakers.


This elite gathering of dominant names in the Investment industry will gather over 100 participants from 23+ countries, including Pension Funds & Regulators from: Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe.


Sponsored by Grit Real Estate Income Group, Stenham Asset Management (SAM), Trade and Development Bank (TDB), Crown Agent Investment Management, exhibitor, EB Sphere and the official airline, Air Mauritius,  the 2nd Pension Funds and Alternative Investments Africa Conference will give delegates the opportunity to take part in interactive panel discussions that will give them knowledge about unlocking institutional investments, social security reforms, upcoming trends, new financing techniques and ways to diversify portfolio’s.  Senior level executives and decision makers such as Asset Managers, Government Ministers, CEO’s, investors and many other stakeholders will be present to share experiences and business opportunities as well as scan the environment for current and upcoming projects in the pension fund and alternative asset space.


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