Roundtable: African Sovereign Wealth and Pension Funds United in Fight Against COVID-19 in Africa

November 12, 2020 | (Online)
Webcast , Countries

Please join Duff & Phelps, Africa investor (Ai) and the Continental Business Network (CBN) for a roundtable on the 5% Agenda’s Institutional Investor Public Partnership (IIPP) framework and asset recycling and refinancing best practices. The discussion will cover methods for the valuation of real assets, and infrastructure investment related challenges and opportunities facing sovereign investors post-COVID-19.

A timely valuation process captures best practices in determining fair value and is critical for reporting and allocation decision making for limited partners. Leading experts will discuss various industry specific practices that can be applied in this context.


  • 16:00 p.m. – 17:00 p.m. CAT
  • 14:00 p.m. – 15:00 p.m. GMT
  • 09:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EST


  • Asset recycling and refinancing
  • The increasing trend of African governments transferring state-owned assets to private investors
  • The Institutional Investor Public Partnership (IIPP) Framework
  • Listed infrastructure products including - special purpose acquisitions (SPACs) and Infrastructure investment Trusts (IIT's)
  • The nexus between infrastructure, valuation and Africa's growth industries during and post-COVID 19, including e-health, telecom and fintech
  • Q&A


  • Hubert Danso, CEO and Chairman, Africa investor (Ai), Chairman, Continental Business Network (CBN)
  • Efraim Chalamish, Senior Advisor, Duff & Phelps


  • Uche Orji, CEO, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA)
  • Solomon Quaynor, VP for Infrastructure, African Development Bank
  • Genevieve Sangudi, Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, Carlyle
  • David Scott, Managing Director, Alternative Asset Advisory, Duff & Phelps
  • Eraj Weeransinghe, Managing Director, Valuation Advisory Services, Duff & Phelps

Alternative Asset Advisory

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Portfolio Valuation

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