Sponsors & Supporters

Please take some time to get to know our sponsors and supporters for Financing African Infrastructure. For more information on sponsorship for this event and for our future Financing Infrastructure Events please contact Amanda Nicholls on amanda.nicholls@partnershipsbulletin.com or +44 20 8675 8030.

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    With over 150 infrastructure lawyers across six continents, we deliver transactional and contentious legal services to the world’s most high profile and complex infrastructure projects.

    Over the last 10 years we have created an exceptionally strong and diversified infrastructure group, both through organic growth and by attracting leading lawyers in the sector.  We have an established footprint in developed markets and a leading reputation for adapting and delivering this expertise in emerging markets, across all infrastructure asset classes.

    Whether procuring project services (as a government client, a developer, investor or funder), or supplying them (as a contractor, consultant or facilities manager), our solutions driven service, based on both commercial acumen and technical expertise, is focused on achieving our clients’ goals.

    With significant capabilities in both the litigious and non-contentious aspects of the industry, we offer clients a rounded perspective – whether at the front end of developments or when disputes occur. Furthermore, where appointed as project counsel, our involvement enables risk to be mitigated and issues to be resolved before they develop into formal disputes or ensures that clients are well positioned should disputes arise.

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    Africa Capital Digest is the leading source of original and curated digital content, comment and opinion for global private capital investors and their advisors who are sourcing, evaluating and executing private equity, infrastructure and venture capital transactions in Africa. 

    Whether you are looking for ideas for new deals, leads for people or companies to be potential partners, expert market perspective from leading investors and market practitioners or just need to keep abreast of the most important private capital trends and developments on the continent, Africa Capital Digest provides you with the most focused, in-depth information to help you monitor and assess the private capital investment opportunities Africa offers.

    Attend our webcasts and events, listen to our podcast discussions with the continent’s leading investment professionals and read the weekly digest to keep up-to-date on the deal and fundraising activity on the continent.

    Visit africacapitaldigest.com of email Allan Cunningham at acunningham@africacapitaldigest.com to find out more.

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    African Energy is a respected source of independent analysis on the continent’s energy industries, produced byCross-border Information(CbI), a globally recognised business intelligence company with a long established research focus on the politics, energy and financial sector trends of Africa and the Middle East.

    African Energy’s work is based on the foundation of experienced staff analysts – African Energy has been produced by the same lead team since its launch in 1998 – and a network of correspondents and sources across more than 40 African countries.

    African Energy’s consultancy unit has conducted research for a wide variety of private and public sector clients including the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP), and the African Development Bank-based Infrastructure Consortium for Africa.

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    Africa House represents the merger between two companies recognised as leaders in their fields: Whitehouse & Associates and Africa Project Access. Working exclusively in sub-Saharan Africa, we offer insight and access into the African trade and project environment through the provision of intelligence on projects and bespoke research on opportunities in markets.

    Our Logo:

    The African symbol Ananse Ntontan represents wisdom, creativity and complexity, attributes that embody the essence of Africa House. We hold a body of knowledge and experience on African markets that has been developed over many years which we use creatively to address the opportunities and challenges of a complex continent.

    Our Services: Africa House provides:

    Projects: On-going research and intelligence on greenfield and brownfield projects to a dedicated subscriber base

    Trade: Market and partner identification, export strategy development and commercial feasibility

    Access: To the world’s fastest growing markets through a team that has worked in 30 countries across the continent over a period spanning 30 years

    Insights: What is driving the continent and targeting regions of high opportunity going forward.

     

    Visit: www.africainfo.co.za

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    The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) is the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa. AVCA plays an important role as a champion and effective change agent for the industry - educating, equipping and connecting members and stakeholders with independent industry research, best practice training programmes and exceptional networking opportunities. With a global and growing member base, AVCA members span private equity and venture capital firms, institutional investors, foundations and endowments, pension funds, international development finance institutions, professional service firms, academia, and other associations.

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    Develop new relationships with African SME's, local Factories, local Chamber of Commerce,  major international companies already in Africa, national oil companies, infrastructure companies, mining companies, engineering procurement and construction firms, pan african service providers, consultants, law firms, agribusinesses, african private equity firms, institutional investors and investment banks

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    The International Project Finance Association (IPFA) is an independent, not-for-profit, professional members association dedicated to promoting and representing the interests of both public and private sector organisations involved in project finance and Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) worldwide. It has, as its members, the key players within the infrastructure and energy industry including, financial institutions, project sponsors, law firms, construction companies and operators active in PPP and project finance markets globally.

    Established in 1998, the IPFA aims to raise awareness and understanding about project finance and PPPs and their crucial role in infrastructure and economic development.

    The principle objectives of the IPFA are to:

    Encourage networking and dialogue between the public and private sector.
    Provide up-to-date information on best practice, industry trends and new developments that can be immediately applied to projects.
    Successfully achieving these objectives since its inception has not only built political support for project finance and increased public awareness regarding the vital role that project finance can play in seeking more cost effective ways to provide essential economic infrastructure services; it has also created a truly integrated working relationship between the IPFA, the private sector and governments both at local level and on a global scale.

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    SIF is a not-for- profit Swiss Foundation headquartered in Geneva. SIF coordinates the provision of Source to global users to aid capacity building on a long-term and sustainable basis. Development Banks involvement comes through the SIF’s Advisory Committee. International support comes from SIF’s Strategic Partners Committee. SIF’s mission is to globally disseminate the use of Source among governments, public institutions and agencies to ensure that the software becomes; a global standard for project preparation of sustainable and climate resilient infrastructures, as well as a source of well-prepared projects.

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    Partnerships Bulletin and P3 Bulletin are magazines and websites providing in-depth updates on partnership working between the public and private sector to procure, build and manage public infrastructure. 

    Each hard-copy edition of P3 Bulletin (Americas) and Partnerships Bulletin (International) includes news, interviews with the top industry figures, in-depth market reports on partnership sectors and industry authored articles covering transport, waste, education, healthcare, housing, courts and leisure. Plus, the magazines include a Business Leads section - giving you information about projects before they are even advertised.

    Subscription to the websites also gives you unlimited access to constantly updated news stories, features and searchable Project Tracker.

    The websites and magazines are essential reading for industry professionals to help them make informed decisions and remain at the cutting edge of partnerships and infrastructure business information.