SAVCA PE Conference 2023 Agenda

Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 May 2023

SAVCA PE Conference 2023 Agenda

Private Equity Conference Proceedings

Day 1, 17 May 2023
11h00 – 14h00 Registration
14h00 – 14h10 MC Welcome

Bruce Whitfield, Business Speaker, Journalist and Author
14h10 – 14h20 Opening Address

Lelo Rantloane, Chairman: SAVCA
14h20 – 15h05 Panel Discussion: Regulation 28: Implications for asset allocation towards Private Equity and infrastructure

Shelley Lotz, Executive: SAVCA

William Dlanga Nkutha, Deputy Principal Officer, UCTRF
Suvira Bodha, Head of Alternatives & Portfolio Manager, Sanlam Investments: Multi-Manager
Soyisile Mokweni, Chairman, CRFund
Kutlwano Mokhele, Member Benefits Coordinator: National Union of Metal Workers (NUMSA)
15h05 – 15h50 A Presentation of the macro-economic overview: After the storm....but still raining

Jeremy Gardiner, Director: NinetyOne
15h50 – 16h25 Presentation: ChatGPT: Confronting the future

Craig Wing, Digital/AI Specialist
16h25 – 17h00 A candid conversation on transformation in the Private Equity industry

Melanie L de Nysschen, Executive: SAVCA

Allan Hackner, Project Development Specialist: USAID Southern Africa
Robin Padberg, USAID Southern Africa Mobilizing Investment, Chief of Party
Makole Mupita, Director: Mahlako Financial Services
Madichaba Nhlumayo, Founder & CEO: Ditiro Capital
17h00 – 17h10 MC Closing Remarks

Bruce Whitfield, Business Speaker, Journalist and Author
17h10 – 19h30 Networking Cocktail Function
Day 2, 18 May 2023
07h30 – 08h30 Registration
08h30 – 08h40 MC Welcome

Bruce Whitfield, Business Speaker, Journalist and Author
08h40 – 09h25 Fireside Chat: Impact of FATF Greylisting and consequences for fund managers looking to raise international capital

Langa Madonko, Investment Principal: Summit Africa

Anthony Altbeker, Long-term Advisor: National Treasury
Faraz Rojid, Director, Silver Economy Cluster: Economic Development Board (EDB)
09h30 – 10h15 Panel Discussion: A microeconomic perspective on the current investment landscape: How do portfolio companies remain resilient?

Natalie Kolbe, Managing Partner: Norrsken22

Polo Leteka, Founder and Chairman: IDF Capital
Nabeela Vally, Business Development Head: Edge Growth
Darlene Menzies, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer: FinFind
Patrycja Kula-Verster, Primary Markets: Business Development: JSE
Andrew Moffat, Co-Head: Investment Banking: Investec Bank
10h15 – 10h20 SAVCA video presentation
10h20 – 10h35 Refreshments Break
10h35 – 11h20 Panel Discussion: Resilience in deal making

Lydia Shadrach-Razzino, Partner: Baker McKenzie

Sindi Mabaso-Koyana, Managing Partner: AIH Capital
Trishanta Dheepnarayan, Director & Principal: Metier
Kasief Isaacs, Head, Private Markets: Mergence Investment Managers
Edmund Higenbottam, Managing Director: Verdant Capital
11h25 – 12h10 Panel Discussion: Sustainable Investing – can Private Equity do more to drive investment in the Green Economy?

Shahed Hoolash, Managing Director: Vistra

Sam Pokroy, CEO: Sanari Capital
Christopher Clarke, Managing Partner Inspired Evolution Investment Management
Charles Buchanan, Senior Manager: ESG and Sustainability: EBS Advisory
Fadi Bassir, Investment Manager: PE Funds & Co-Investments: BII
Janice Johnston, Climate Change: Financing Advisor – JET IP PMU: Presidency of South Africa
12h15 – 13h10 Panel Discussion: Exits during turbulent times

Gergana Ivanova, Associate Director in Strategy & Transaction: EY

Yvonne Maitin, Founder and CEO: One Africa Capital
Florent de Boissieu, Partner: Adenia Partners
Hale Matsipa, Founder & CEO: Kleoss Capital
Dustin Graham, Managing Partner: Benchmark International
Luc Albinski, Executive Chairman: Vantage Capital
13h10 – 14h10 Lunch Break
14h10 – 14h20 MC Welcome Back

Bruce Whitfield, Business Speaker, Journalist and Author
14h20 – 14h50 A Showcase of Resilience – Portfolio Company / GP

Kleoss Capital – Showcasing: Bandag Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
Heritage Capital – Showcasing: General Profiling Pty Ltd

Thiru Pather, Principal: SA SME Fund

Zain Laher, Partner: Kleoss Capital
Xolisile Ntanzi, Chief Financial Officer & Partner: Heritage Capital
14h55 – 15h40 Panel Discussion: Striking the balance – challenges encountered by institutional investors and implications for asset allocation

Fulufhelo Makwetla, Managing Director: Thirdway Investment Partners

Theriso Pete: Associate Principal - Multi-Management: Private Markets: PIC
Janina Slawski, Head – Investments Consulting: Alexander Forbes
Phathutshedzo Mabogo, Deputy Chief Investment Officer: Eskom Pension and Provident Fund (EPPF)
Mardé van Wyk, Principal Consultant – Private Markets: 27Four
Christian Roelofse, Investment Officer – Private Equity: FMO
15h40 – 16h00 Break
16h00 – 16h45 Keynote Address: How we achieve success through Resilience

Richard Sutton, Founder: Sutton Health
16h45 – 17h00 SAVCA Formal Launch: Strategic Initiatives

Tshepiso Kobile, CEO: SAVCA
Roy Havemann, Chief Executive Officer: Intellidex South Africa
Jennifer Kann, Executive Consultant: Intellidex South Africa
17h00 – 17h10 MC Closing Remarks

Bruce Whitfield, Business speaker, Journalist and Author
17h10 – 18h00 Networking & Drinks

Agenda subject to change.