SAVCA-GIBS Foundation Programme in Private Equity 2018

Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) and GIBS are proud to bring you our annual foundation course for financial professionals in the early stages of their careers in private equity.

This is the premiere training programme for private equity in Southern Africa, in which over 20 private equity practitioners take delegates through the full spectrum of the private equity life cycle.

This course is intended for private equity practitioners, investment/fund managers, institutional investors and consultants to the industry. Delegates are guided through the private equity process with real-life case studies and best practices as presented by senior private equity practitioners. A certificate will be awarded to participant in completion of the course.

Topics:

THE BIG PICTURE: INDUSTRY TRENDS AND PERFORMANCE

-From fundraising and mandates, to deal-making and exits

LOOKING ACROSS THE PRIVATE EQUITY SPECTRUM: THE ROLE OF VENTURE CAPITAL

-A roadmap for the South African venture capital market

FUNDING MODELS

-The evolution of the private equity funding model for Southern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa

DEAL GENERATION

-Strategies for sourcing and clinching the winning deal

EVALUATING INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

-The 'why', 'what' and 'how' of deal evaluation

DUE DILIGENCE CONSIDERATIONS

-Lessons and case studies from Southern Africa

NAVIGATING THE AFRICAN PRIVATE EQUITY OPPORTUNITY

-Driving high returns in an uncertain and changing environment

CAREER CONVERSATION

-Career paths in private equity

FINANCING PRIVATE EQUITY DEALS

-Part 1: The role of debt funding in private equity

-Part 2: Mezzanine funding: The nature of the opportunity

POST-INVESTMENT: VALUE ADDITION AND BEST PRACTICE

-Portfolio management: Maximising ROI

SUCCESSFUL EXITS - EVIDENCE AND OPPORTUNITIES

-Exits: Value creation and value realisation trends across the region

REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

-Regulatory landscape, TWIN Peaks

SPOTLIGHT ON INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

-Trends in investor mandates, manager selection and fund terms

The speaker line-up will be announced shortly.

Please click here for Agenda

Discounts:

SAVCA members receive a discoun​ed rate for this conference an must apply here for the programme.

Discounts of 20% for 5 or more delegates

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