AVCA Legal Agreement in African Private Equity

AVCA invites you to a one-day intensive training course, on legal agreements best practices and common pitfalls in African private equity and venture capital.


Why attend?

  • Advance your understanding of current best-practices and their application in African private equity and venture capital
  • Explore current global and multi-jurisdictional perceptive and strategies for navigating topical regulatory and other cross-industry issues specific to the African private equity industry
  • Master strategies for successfully addressing key issues and resolving complexities in core documentation for African private investment transactions
  • Practical, immersive course led by diverse facilitators, exploring basic and complex concepts structured through case studies, exercises and group participants

Training Agenda

7:45 am - 8:45 am: Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am: Introductions and Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:30 am: Structuring an African-focused Private Equity Fund

9:30 am - 10:30 am: Terms and Issues for DFI’s investing in African-focused Funds

10:30 am - 11:00 am: Marketing a Private Equity Fund to Africa and the Impact of AIFMD

11:00 am - 11:15 am: Refreshment Break

11:15 am – 12:00 pm: Preliminary Agreements – Confidentiality, Exclusivity, Term Sheets

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Core Transaction Agreements – Investment Agreements

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Networking Lunch

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Core Transaction Agreements – Shareholders’ Agreements & Governance

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Core Agreement for Venture Capital Investing

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm: Refreshment Break

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm: Compliance and Risk Management

4:45 – 5:00 pm: Closing Remarks



CDC Group, 123 Victoria Street, Westminster, London


09 October 2019

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