SAVCA Private Equity Conference 2023

Wednesday, 17 and Thursday, 18 May 2023

SAVCA PE Conference 2023 - About

About SAVCA:

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa. SAVCA represents in excess of R214 billion in assets under management through circa 204 members that form part of the private equity and venture capital ecosystem. SAVCA promotes the Southern Africa venture capital and private equity asset classes on a range of matters affecting the industry, providing relevant and insightful research, offering training on private equity and creating meaningful networking opportunities for industry players.

Background to the conference:

SAVCA is again proud to present its annual Private Equity in Southern Africa Industry Conference in 2023. SAVCA has presented an annual private equity industry conference since 2008. The conference is a highlight on the industry calendar and a valuable offering by SAVCA to the private equity ecosystem.

The purpose of the conference is to:

  • Provide a platform for building and solidifying relationships with industry players such as investors, fund managers, regulators, advisors and the media.
  • Create a compelling business case and showcase the value private equity can offer the Southern African region from an economic and social development perspective.
  • Through engaging sessions and compelling content contribute to the capacity building of industry players.

The conference setting is collegial, informative and inclusive to ensure meaningful networking with other delegates. Combined with the extensive coverage of the event through SAVCA’s networks, and via media partnerships and social media, the conference content and messaging reach a broad yet targeted audience.

The target audience of the SAVCA conference includes:

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

Attendance stats from the 2022 conference:

SAVCA Conference 2022 Attendees Chart

Service Providers: 23%

Fund Managers: 38%

Institutional Investors: 17%

Other: 22%

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Thank you to this year's Sponsors, Media Partners and Supporting Organisations: