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

The SuperReturn Africa Awards

Celebrating the people taking Africa's private equity industry to the next level

6 December 2022, Harbour House, Cape Town

SuperReturn Africa Awards

About SuperReturn Africa Awards

The SuperReturn Africa Awards are an opportunity for the private equity community to come together over networking drinks, take stock of the year and celebrate the leaps forward we are making in the field of private equity.

Award categories are:

  1. Pan-African fund manager of the year
  2. West African fund manager of the year
  3. East African fund manager of the year
  4. North African fund manager of the year
  5. South African fund manager of the year
  6. Emerging Manager of the year
  7. VC fund manager of the year
  8. Best ESG fund of the year

Selection process and timeline

In association with AVCA, EAVCA, Preqin and EBS Advisory, SuperReturn Africa is proud to announce the return of our GP Awards Ceremony! Join us on 6 December at the offsite networking drinks reception to celebrate the achievements of some of Africa’s best fund managers.

A shortlist of 3 companies for categories 1-7 will be determined by Preqin.


3 October 2022: The shortlist will be announced. 3-4 companies will be shortlisted for each category.

7 November 2022: The shortlisted nominees will be required to submit their 300-word pitch to be reviewed by the judges.

21 November 2022: Judges will cast their votes, and the winners will be announced.

Best ESG fund of the year

Open to all funds generating a positive measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. The judges are looking for submissions that can illustrate how the ESG practices of firms and companies have progressed over time, in addition to examples of best practice.

“The Best ESG fund of the year” is a category open to nominations and online submissions. Each submission will be evaluated by EBS Advisory team, who will also provide a shortlist to be presented to the judges for voting.  

Click HERE to make your submission