The inaugural Access to Impact Investment in Africa (AII) will take place on 12th July 2019 and introduce African Missions and their governments to some of the most creative tools for accessing finance and raising revenue at a regional, national and sub-national level.
The event will comprise of a series of investment masterclasses that will showcase excellence in raising capital and provide detailed roadmaps to fast track access. The masterclasses will cover critical investment themes as follows:
GENERATING NEW REVENUES
How to raise national and municipal funding through digitisation, financing power, standards certification, documentation, tax stamps and city parking.
RAISING DEBT AT NATIONAL, MUNICIPAL AND DIASPORA LEVELS AND DEEPENING FOREIGN EXCHANGE ACCESS
Principal discussant: Eric Guichard, CEO, Homestrings
How to raise and effectively manage debt through traditional institutional and non-traditional instruments.
ACCESS TO FINANCE
How to access and secure investment finance from alternative sources, from the range of public private partnership models, to private equity & pension funds.
Principal discussant: Carla Senatore. Business Origination Officer, UK Export Finance
How to navigate the bilateral opportunities; public and private sector programmes on loans, guarantees and insurance.
Principal discussant: Jabir Sadharwalla, Chief Strategist, Skybound Capital
Tim Carson, Premier Credit
Unique microfinance models for highly competitive, ethical, loans aimed at helping build credit records and growing businesses for transition to the formal banking sector.
ALTERNATIVE FINANCE MODELS - CROWDFUNDING FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT
Principal discussant: Rear Admiral Nick Lambert, NLA International
Here alternative finance models are discussed on how governments can crowdfund to raise revenue to protect resources.