SAVCA 2021 Southern Africa Industry Conference

02 – 04 March 2021  |  Virtual Conference

About Us

Role
Mission
Objectives
Member Benefits
Role

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is a non-profit industry body and public advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa.  SAVCA represents over 165 members in Southern Africa, who collectively manage in excess of R185bn in assets.

SAVCA’s role is to:

  • Promote the private equity and venture capital asset classes
  • Conduct topical research
  • Offer relevant training
  • Host networking and relevant events
  • Engage in regulatory lobbing and advocacy on behalf of our members and the industry
  • Provide guidelines and set industry standards
Mission

SAVCA’s mission is to contribute towards a vibrant industry, characterised by:

  • Access to capital
  • Healthy markets for exits
  • A supportive regulatory and tax environment
  • Development and transformation within the industry and portfolio companies
  • Professional and ethical conduct
Objectives

SAVCA aims to:

  • Promote the venture capital and private equity industry and profession in Southern Africa
  • Represent the profession at a national and international level
  • Contribute to the management development of its members
  • Stimulate the growth of venture capital and private equity asset classes throughout Southern Africa
  • Maintain ethical and professional standards
  • Provide the relevant authorities with proposals for improvement in the corporate, fiscal and legal environment for the venture capital and private equity asset classes in Southern Africa
  • Collect information from members and markets
  • Circulate information to members and other stakeholders
  • Support professional and transactional venture capital and private equity investments throughout Southern Africa
Member Benefits

Enhanced networks and company profile

  • Receive exclusive invites to and preferential rates on SAVCA events, including the Annual PE/VC Conference
  • Connect with SAVCA’s member base of over 180 firms and network with key industry players
  • Gain exposure through the SAVCA website and membership directory
  • Receive endorsement from a respected industry body

Developmental opportunities

  • Attend SAVCA’s world-class training courses at preferential rates
  • Earn CPD points
  • Be part of an industry body committed to transformation

Research and lobbying

  • Stay up to date with latest industry insights
  • Participate in and receive access to top-quality research such as the Annual SAVCA Venture Capital/Private Equity Industry Survey
  • Get access to SAVCA’s member-only annual Remuneration Survey
  • Lobby with SAVCA on legislative issues pertinent to the industry (i.e. CGT, Competition Law)

Our People

SAVCA Executive Team Members

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Tanya
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CEO:
SAVCA
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Manusha Parshotum

Head:
Operations
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Shelley
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Head:
Regulatory Affairs
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Melanie de Nysschen

Programme Manager:
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Bukiwe
Kabi

Manager:
Events & Membership
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Avantika
Seeth

Research & Communications Manager
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Pule
Boroko

Junior Administrative Manager

Directors

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Paul Boynton

Joint-CEO: Old Mutual Alternative Investments

Cathy Goddard
Cathy Goddard

CEO:
Firebird Fund Managers

SAVCA-Director-Natalie-Kolbe
Natalie Kolbe

Partner:
Actis

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Langa Madonko

Investment Principal:
Summit Africa

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Yvonne Maitin

Co-founder & CEO:
One Africa Capital Partners (OACP)

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Fulufhelo Makwetla

Founding Partner & MD:
Third Way Investment Partners

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Kabelo Moja

CEO:
Ascension Capital Partners

SAVCA-Director-Sthembile-Nkabinde
Sthembile Nkabinde

Founder & CEO:
Khulasande Capital

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Rory Ord

Head of Unlisted Investments:
27four Investment Managers

Samantha-Pokroy
Samantha Pokroy

CEO:
Sanari Capital

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Lelo Rantloane (Chairman)

CEO:
Ata Capital

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Tanya van Lill

CEO:
SAVCA

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Keet van Zyl

Founding Partner:
Knife Capital

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VALUATION GUIDELINES

SAVCA has endorsed and adopted the new International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines, formulated by AFIC, BVCA and EVCA and endorsed by a number of other associations worldwide.


CAPITAL SEEKERS

If you are looking for private equity or venture capital investment for a business or concept, please refer to the SAVCA membership matrix which provides high-level information on the investment preferences of our members. By reviewing this matrix, you would be able to identify which SAVCA member(s) you could potentially approach.