Past Podcasts

Alpha and Diversification

In this fifth episode, Charles Burbridge, Executive Director at Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund, and David Ourlicht, Commissioner at the New York State Insurance Fund and Chair of its Investment Committee share their investment strategies and thoughts on African private equity. Are they looking for alpha or diversification, or both?

26 November 2019

Spolight on Gender Inclusiveness

Rose Goslinga, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, at PULA and ‘Tokunboh Ishmael, Chair, AVCA Board; co-Founder and Managing Director, at Alitheia Capital discuss how to effectively mobilise greater gender diversity and inclusiveness in African private equity. This spotlight on Gender Inclusiveness session was recorded at the 16th Annual AVCA Conference in Nairobi, in April 2019. Ameya Upadhyay, Principal at Flourish Ventures shares some Introductory remarks to this spotlight session.

31 October 2019

Why Africa, Why Now?

In this episode, hear Antoine Delaporte, Managing Director from Adenia Partners, Laurent Demey, Co-Founder & Managing Partner from Amethis, Matthew Hunt, Principal from South Suez Capital, Eric Idiahi, Co-Founder and Partner from Verod Capital Management, Angela Miller-May, Chief Investment Officer from Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund and Jennifer Mbaluto, Partner at Clifford Chance make the case for investing private equity in Africa, despite the perception of risk and uncertainty.

24 September 2019

A Good Company Always Attracts A Buyer

In this episode, hear Hurley Doddy, Managing Director, Founding Partner and co-Chief Executive Officer from Emerging Capital Partners, Ayisi Makatami, Chief Executive Officer from Fanisi Capital, Karima Ola, Partner from Leapfrog Investments and Carlos Reyes, Principal from IFC Asset Management Corporation examine the pathways to liquidity in Africa: the opportunities and bottlenecks when exiting investments.

27 August 2019

Private Credit - An Alternative Financing Solution?

In this episode, hear Marvin Kiragu from Mizizi Capital, Samia Tnani from AfricInvest and Ngalaah Chuphi from Ethos Private Equity examine the alternative fundings solutions private credit offers Africa's businesses.

25 July 2019

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Helios Investment Partners achieves B-Corp status. Read more:

@AfricInvest_Grp exits its investment in leading generics manufacturing company, Polymedic. Read more:

@FMO_development makes first investment in DRC's financial sector. Read more:

Verod Capital Management closes Fund III at US$200mn. Read more: