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PIAFRICA 2024: Diversifying and Unlocking Investment Opportunities

The Pension Fund and Alternative Investment Africa Conference (#PIAfrica) is set to host its 7th edition on February 28th-29th, 2024, at the Intercontinental in Balaclava, Mauritius. This highly anticipated event is a convergence of industry leaders, CEOs, Presidents, Commissioners, COOs, and Executive Directors from Pension Funds, Investment Firms, and Institutions across Africa and beyond. With a focus on unraveling the investment conundrum for growth in African markets, #PIAfrica 2024 is expected to be a pivotal moment in shaping the continent’s financial landscape.


Boasting a robust turnout with over 180+ attendees, 40 distinguished speakers, and representation from 25 countries, including delegations from Angola, Australia, Cameroun, Djibouti, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Namibia, and Nigeria, #PIAfrica promises unparalleled networking opportunities and insightful discussions on pension fund management and alternative investments in Africa.


Under the theme “Reshaping African Markets: Deciphering the Investment Conundrum for Growth,” PIAFRICA 2024 aims to delve deep into the economic growth potential of African pension funds and alternative investment markets. The event will feature insightful discussions, led by international luminaries, exploring new investment pathways and addressing associated challenges and concerns.


A highlight of the conference will be the special session on “Diversifying and Unlocking Investment Opportunities.” This session will feature prominent figures discussing the evolving role of infrastructure in portfolios, the impact of private markets, real estate investments, and opportunities in renewable energy amid the energy crisis. Notable panelists include Umar Farouk Aminu, Commissioner of the Nigeria National Pension Commission (PenCom), Aymeric Saha, CEO of Mida Advisors, Nes Ruwo, Principal- Syndication & Distribution at DBSA, Denis C Kouassi of CNPS, Ivory Coast, Ron Mincy of BlackRock, and Umulinga Karingwa from the TDB Group.


PIAFRICA 2024 promises to uphold its reputation as a premier gathering for industry professionals in the region. Attendees can expect insightful panel discussions covering emerging trends in alternative investments, legal and regulatory updates, corporate governance, and the impact of technology on pensions, providing a conducive environment for knowledge sharing and networking.




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The premier Pension Fund and Alternative Investment Africa Conference (#PIAFRICA) is the region’s foremost platform, bringing together industry leaders to explore new investment pathways, particularly within alternative investments. This conference aims to foster collaboration, drive economic growth, and enhance industry knowledge through insightful panel discussions, networking opportunities, and knowledge-sharing sessions. For more information, visit

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