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About The Conference

SAVCA’s annual private equity industry conference is a high-level networking and information sharing event, that has been held since 2008. The conference setting is collegial, informative and inclusive; with delegate passes limited strictly to 400 so attendees are ensured of meaningful networking opportunities with other delegates

The Conference Aims To:

  • Showcase the Southern African private equity and venture capital industry
  • Promote the private equity and venture capital asset class
  • Create a compelling context for industry players to connect with stakeholders
  • Establish a platform for building and solidifying SAVCA’s relationships with industry organisations, investors, regulators and the media

Who Can Attend?

  • Senior-level representatives from private equity fund managers active in South Africa, Southern Africa and other parts of Africa
  • Representatives from instutional investors who invest into private equity funds
  • Regulators and policy makers
  • Senior-level representatives from service providers to the private equity industry (including bankers, lawyers, advisors, consultants)
  • Senior-level business representatives seeking private equity funding

The SAVCA 2018 Conference

SAVCA presents its next industry conference on the 21-22 February 2018, at Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

The theme of the SAVCA 2018 Conference is “20/20: Hindsight. Insight. Foresight”.

This statement celebrates the past two decades of SAVCA’s existence, while interrogating the current state of the private equity industry - and looking forward to what sector players should consider when structuring for success over the next 20 years.

The event showcases our industry’s agility and adaptability in the face of increasing market dynamism, as we explore past lessons learnt and assess future opportunities.