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African capital markets and innovation key to achieving African agenda

African capital markets are key to African development visions but governments must prioritize market finance structures over donor funding. There are $1trn of assets in pension, insurance and collective investment vehicles across sub-Saharan Africa, speech by Paul Muthaura, CMA Kenya.

Conference: Pensions and Alternative Investments Africa 15-16 March

Institutional savings – pension, insurance and other funds – are transformative for Africa’s economies. How to get there best will be the theme at AME Trade’s Pension Funds & Alternative Investment Africa conference (PIAFRICA), Mauritius 15– 16 March.

Rise of pension giants set to transform investment in Africa

New giants are arising in African investments – the domestic pension funds. Several countries have funds worth billions of US dollars and in many they are growing at 25% a year or more. Handled well, they could transform local equity markets, exits for private equity and infrastructure investment.