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2 - 3 November 2020
Ritz Carlton DIFC,


Connect with 200+ LPs, GPs and experts from the region and beyond

SuperReturn Middle East is part of the SuperReturn Series - the world's leading private equity events

COVID-19 update

We're looking forward to welcoming our attendees, sponsors and speakers at SuperReturn Middle East 2020 in Dubai in November. SuperReturn Middle East is a controlled, curated private business meeting of 200 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 SuperReturn 365.

How do you build and maintain a strong-performing, well-diversified portfolio?

What kind of strategies do Family Offices operate to diversify their portfolio across different regions and economies, and what factors do they base their investment decisions on? We hear from Zaid Al-Qaimi, Chief Investment Officer at Kimera.

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Fundraising in a competitive private market: here's how

Carlos Heneine, Senior Executive Officer at Quilvest EM PE, shares his thoughts on what newcomers with little experience, or old-timers with plenty under their belt, should know when fundraising in the private equity market.

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 Here's what went on at SuperReturn Middle East 2019. 

The Middle East’s leading private equity & venture capital event

Meet people that matter to your business

Join 200+ attendees at the region’s longest serving private equity and venture capital focused conference. An unparalleled opportunity to meet the key players and discuss the latest trends in the region. See who attends here.

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

Networking opportunities
Hot markets. The latest trends. The key risks.

As global private equity and venture capital ecosystems become more interconnected, who are the leaders of the future and how will the balance of power shift?

The 2019 event explored the attractiveness and investment opportunities in global venture capital to see where the next big move in local technology will be.

Attendees gained practical insights on how to overcome risks in the current geopolitical and macro-economic climate.

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Why 80+ LPs attend every year

Meet 80+ local and international LPs who are attracted to the event by a programme of insightful discussions, tailored LP-led sessions and opportunities to meet leading GPs from around the world.

Investors that attended in 2019 included: OPIC, Mubadala, EBRD, IFC, Qatar Insurance Company, Narmo Capital, Islamic Development Bank and University of Pennsylvania.

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Leading industry speakers

Find out what leading firms are doing to stay ahead of changing markets in Europe, North America, Asia and Africa.

The 2019 speakers included The Savola Group, ReAya Holding Company, KFUPM Endowment, MASIC, Crescent Enterprises, Seera Investment Bank, Grosvenor Capital, Kimera and more …

2019 speakers
Sector deep-dive

Can local markets continue to innovate on their own, or does there need to be external influence for real change to occur? How are different sectors connected internationally and to other regions within the Middle East? Are VC’s leading the way, and can private equity firm keep up with the specialisation they need to stay ahead of the game?

The roundtable discussions in 2019 included major sectors; from Real Estate, Food and beverage, Logistics and more.

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Spotlight on Education and Healthcare:

Do investors need to go ‘back to school’ to re-evaluate the education sector? What can be learnt from different strategies in other markets to get the most out of investments? In 2019 attendees heard from Foundation Holdings, Amanat and Fajr Capital as they revealed the reality of the market.

Investors need a check-up on their healthcare investments, as innovation and disruption are creating healthy returns in this expanding marketplace. In 2019 attendees heard from ReAya Holding and Phoenician Funds as they discussed the current market.

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The numbers that matter

local and international LPs
LP:GP ratio

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SuperReturn Middle East is now a CPD certified event.

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