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1 - 3 December 2020|The Westin Cape Town,Cape Town

Showcasing Africa's investment potential

500+ decision-makers. 200+ GPs. 130+ LPs.

Africa's largest private equity and venture capital event.

COVID-19 update

We're looking forward to welcoming our attendees, sponsors and speakers at SuperReturn Africa 2020 in Cape Town in December. SuperReturn Africa is a controlled, curated private business meeting of 500 senior business professionals from the private capital sector.

Our number one priority is the safety of our delegates and colleagues, and there are always measures in place at our venues to safeguard your health and safety. There are extra measures in place for 2020 in light of developments with COVID-19.

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Here's the editor's pick of the conversations at the 2019 event. Keep up with the latest insights, interviews and articles all year round at Informa Connect.

How are LPs perceiving the private markets in Africa?

Speaking to industry experts at SuperReturn Africa, we unveil the real investor perception on the African private equity market. From risk perception to the areas with the most opportunities, we hear from both LPs and GPs of the region.

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The six key ESG principles you should know

Do you really understand ESG? Nicole Martens, Head of Africa & Middle East at UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, shares with us the six key principles that you should know when integrating ESG into your investment processes.

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The best of SuperReturn Africa 2019

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The leading African private equity and venture capital conference

10 years as Africa's #1!

500+ attendees came to the region’s longest serving private equity and venture capital focused conference. It was an unparalleled opportunity to meet the key players and discuss the latest trends in the region. See who attended here.

Influential LPs and GPs flew in from across the globe to uncover how the emerging and developed markets of Africa will fare in 2021 and beyond.

See the 2019 agenda
Hear from industry-leading experts

140+ market experts shared their knowledge and expertise.

Companies who spoke in 2019 included Allianz Investment Management, CDC Group, Ethiopian Investment Commission, GIPF, MIGA, Helios Investment Partners and more...

2019 speakers
Why 130+ LPs attend every year

LPs from around the world were attracted by the quality and quantity of managers who attended the event.

A programme of tailored LP-led sessions and networking allowed investors to find out how their peers are getting access to the best performing funds, assessing and enforcing governance standards, and more.

LPs at SuperReturn Africa
2019 Summits

Frontier Markets Summit: discovered the up-and-coming niche markets in Africa and their true investment potential.

Fundraising Summit: explored opportunities and solutions and find the best way forward in the current fundraising environment.

Brand new Infrastructure Summit: focused on infrastructure returns and growth projections, examined the key challenges and gain practical insights.

2019 summit day agenda
SuperReturn Africa GP Awards

We launched a brand new SuperReturn Africa GP Awards.

Held during an offsite networking drinks reception, the Awards recognised the investment activity, performance, success and track record of Africa-based PE firms investing in local companies and projects, as well as fund managers from outside of the continent from 2017 to 2019.

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Meet the people that matter

SuperReturn Africa helps you meet 500+ leading market players in the region.

Our App matchmaking function, drinks receptions, networking roundtables and much more, ensure that SuperReturn Africa remains THE opportunity to get face-to-face with the people you need to meet.

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The numbers that matter

private equity professionals from all over the globe attending
local and international LPs to network with
leading GPs to meet and do business with

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