Private Equity and Infrastructure in Africa

Event Summary

Hosted by Nixon Peabody and LexNoir.

Tuesday, March 17th our panel series exploring private equity and infrastructure in Africa. Today, Africa accounts for many of the world’s fastest-growing economies, driven by an expanding middle class, improved business environments and increasingly stable political democracies.  With a third of African countries growing at more than 6% annually.


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Event Details

Date March 17, 2015 Categories Location Nixon Peabody

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Hosted by Nixon Peabody and LexNoir.

Tuesday, March 17th our panel series exploring private equity and infrastructure in Africa. Today, Africa accounts for many of the world’s fastest-growing economies, driven by an expanding middle class, improved business environments and increasingly stable political democracies.  With a third of African countries growing at more than 6% annually, Africa has certainly arrived on the global economic landscape.

At this event, leading panelists gave insight into the private equity community and its contribution in Africa to promote economic growth and encourage greater investment and infrastructure on the continent. Get insider knowledge from the experts on the market and learn how to get involved in Africa’s business environment.

Event  Agenda:

Keynote speakerIkenna Emehelu, Partner at Chadbourne & Parke LLP

“Customization of PE in Africa”

Panel Discussion:

Theme: “Private Equity and Infrastructure in Africa”

Moderator – Dan Keeler – Editor, WSJ Frontiers

Panelists:

Delilah R. Rothenberg – MD, Development Capital Strategies, LLC

James A. Newlands – Partner, EY Americas-Africa Business Center

Obiamaka P. Madubuko  – Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Dianna Raedle  – CEO, Deer Isle Capital

Date:
Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Time:

6:00 – 7:00 pm – Registration and networking

7:00 – 9:00pm – Welcome Address, Keynote speech, Panel discussion with Q&A, Closing remarks

9:00 – 9:30pm – Cocktails and Networking

Location:
Nixon Peabody