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SuperReturn Africa
5 - 7 December 2022
The Westin Cape TownCape Town

Hany Assaad
Co-Founder & Chief Portfolio and Risk Officer at Avanz Capital


Hany Assaad is co-founder of Avanz Capital, established in 2010 to pursue private equity investing opportunities across emerging markets, focusing on middle market growth capital funds. As the Chief Portfolio & Risk Officer, he leads sourcing, screening and negotiation of investments, risk management and ESG of Avanz Capital. Mr. Assaad has had a long career in EM investments, including two decades at International Finance Corporation. He was Chief Investment Officer in IFC’s Private Equity and Investment Funds. Prior to that he held various leadership investment positions at IFC covering a range of sectors and industries.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Corporate governance: it’s complicated