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PEA US Fundraising Forum, New York

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

 

GETTING US CAPITAL INTO AFRICA

OVERVIEW

The US is the biggest source of private equity fund capital – and home to the oldest and most sophisticated LPs, intermediaries and gatekeepers.

What does it take to successfully raise capital in this market?

This editorial-led how-to event will bring together industry leading investors and advisors to share thoughts on strategies for successfully raising capital in the US market.

Attendance is capped to facilitate high-quality networking, and so space is very limited.

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THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR LPs & PEA SUBSCRIBERS

Early Bird offer ends 17 April 2019

FORUM FORMAT

MORNING SESSIONS:  Masterclasses (Very limited space: Masterclasses not open to Legal or Fund Advisors) 

AFTERNOON SESSIONS:  LP-GP Panels + Open Room Debate Session

TOPICS

  • The Perfect Pitch: Practical case studies on pitches that have won over US investors
  • Influencing US LPs: What are the key factors at the fore of US LPs minds when investing in Africa? How have these evolved?
  • Best Practices in the Current Fundraising Climate: Sourcing and securing LP commitments – how has this evolved over the past few years?
  • Lessons Learnt: How have successful fund managers navigated US capital raising?
  • Alternate Funding Structures: Deal-by-deal, managed accounts, permanent capital vehicles – What deal funding structures have been popular with US LPs?
  • Legal Strategies: What fund structures and terms have been popular with US LPs? Which legal pitfalls do Africa-focused managers tend to fall into?
  • Venture Capital: What profile of investors are backing Africa’s Venture Capital uptick?
  • Impact Investing: What are impact investors targeting Africa looking for? Balancing social versus financial strategies – what are the winning strategies?
  • Open Room Debate: Elephant in the Room: Analysing controversies surrounding investing in Africa

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SPEAKERS   

To be announced shortly.

DRAFT AGENDA

09:00 Fundraising Masterclasses

12:00 Lunch

14:00 Forum

17:00 Networking Drinks

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Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Venue

Clifford Chance – NY
31 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019-6131 United States
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