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African pensions and infrastructure investment – recent research

African pension fund regulators and PPP practitioners have much to learn from Latin American examples on how to let local funds invest into infrastructure, while building the capital markets, plus round-up of some recent research papers.

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.