25 - 26 March 2025
Cape Town International Convention Centre

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1,200+
Senior Capital Markets Attendees
500+
Pre-Arranged Business Meetings
95+
Industry Expert Speakers

WELCOME TO BONDS, LOANS & ESG CAPITAL MARKETS AFRICA 2025

25TH & 26TH MARCH | CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE

"Africa's largest corporate & investment banking event"


Are you active in Africa's capital markets? Do you want to expand your business in this space?

We are the no. 1 business meetings facilitator for Africa's capital markets. This is Africa's largest and most senior corporate & investment banking event. The annual meeting place for senior decision-makers from Africa's capital markets community. This in-person event will bring together 1,200+ leading governments, corporates, investors, banks, law firms, regulators and service providers from over 40 countries in 1 location, and feature 95+ expert speakers.

Attendees use this unique pan-regional gathering of Africa's capital markets leaders to re-connect with existing clients, build strong business relations with prospects and hear the market's financial leaders speak on how they are navigating the current economic climate/share their expectations for the year ahead.

ENQUIRIES: email Marketing@GFCMediaGroup.com

This event is CPD Certified.

SOVEREIGN, SUPRA & AGENCY FINANCING AND INVESTMENT AFRICA FEATURE:

Sovereign, Supra & Agency Financing and Investment Africa Forum - the largest gathering of sovereign, central bank & DCM decision-makers in Africa will:

1. Facilitate connections between governments & sovereigns seeking investment opportunities/high returns, with IFIs, FIs & DFIs
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Provide a unique environment for lenders, investors, advisors & service providers to directly engage with senior African sovereign & central bank decision-makers
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Provide key learning opportunities & insights into how African sovereigns manage debt & explore innovative financial mechanisms (view the agenda & speakers in the 'agenda' section below)

*This forum is open to all attendees and will run concurrent to the main event, but present its own agenda & speakers*

PRIVATE CREDIT AFRICA FEATURE:

Private Credit Africa Stream - the first and only event dedicated to the development of private credit in Africa will:

1. Connect asset allocators and global funds with African private credit opportunities
2. Create an environment where asset allocators and global funds can pitch senior decision-makers from the private/SME sector for private credit business directly
3. Provide key learning opportunities for this developing financial market (view the agenda & speakers in the 'agenda' section below)

*This stream is open to all attendees and will run concurrent to the main event, but present its own agenda & speakers*

COMPANIES THAT ATTENDED IN 2024:

1,060+ senior African financial executives from 380+ companies and 46 countries attended.

Countries Represented: Angola, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bermuda, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, India, Italy, Kenya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Portugal, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  • ABCO BOURSE
  • Absa
  • Absa Bank
  • Absa CIB
  • Absa Group Limited
  • Absa Securities United Kingdom Ltd
  • Access Bank Plc
  • Actsa
  • AD Global Investors limited
  • AFGRI
  • AfrAsia Bank Limited
  • Africa Finance Corporation
  • African Bank
  • African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  • African Development Bank Group
  • African Export-Import Bank
  • African Export–Import Bank
  • African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)
  • African Trade & Development Insurance (ATIDI)
  • Airports Company South Africa
  • Alexander Forbes
  • Alexforbes
  • Allan Gray
  • Allan Gray International
  • Allan Gray Proprietary Limited
  • Allianz Global Investors
  • ALUWANI Capital Partners
  • American Tower
  • American Towers Corporation
  • ARC Ratings
  • Arch Insurance Group
  • ARISE Group (Industrial Platforms, Ports & Logistics and Infrastructure Services)
  • Ashburton
  • Ashburton Investments
  • Ashcroft and Gray
  • Asr-Re
  • Assemble49
  • ATF Finance LTD
  • ATNS
  • Attacq
  • Attijari West Africa
  • Avis Budget
  • AXIAN
  • Axian Group
  • Axxela Limited
  • Baker Mckenzie
  • Banco Comercial e de Investimentos, S.A.
  • BancTrust Investment Bank
  • Bank of Africa
  • Bank of Industry Limited
  • Bank One
  • Bank Windhoek
  • Banque Ouest Africaine de Developpement
  • Baobab Microfinance Bank Nigeria
  • Barclays
  • Barclays Bank
  • Barloworld
  • Barloworld Equipment
  • Bayobab
  • Bayport Management Ltd
  • BCP Bank (Mauritius)
  • Bidvest
  • Bifm
  • BIO SA (Belgian Investment company for developing countries)
  • BIO_Investments
  • BlackRock
  • Bloomfield Investment Corporation
  • BOAD Titrisation
  • Botswana Oil Ltd
  • Botswana Railways
  • Bowmans
  • BPL Global
  • British International Investment plc
  • BSI
  • BUA Cement
  • BUA International Limited
  • Canon Collins Trust
  • Capitec Bank
  • Cargill
  • Cassa Depositi e Prestiti
  • Cennergi Holdings
  • Centrafin
  • Central Bank of Eswatini
  • CGF Bourse
  • Challenger Management
  • Chevron Africa
  • China Construction Bank Corporation
  • Citigroup
  • Citigroup Centre
  • Citigroup Inc
  • City of Cape Town
  • City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Climate Fund Managers
  • Comercio Partners
  • Commerzbank
  • Connect Earth
  • Corporate Image
  • CRDB Bank
  • CRDB Bank PLC
  • Credit Europe Bank NV
  • Cygnum Capital
  • Daimler Truck Financial Services
  • DEG
  • DEG Invest
  • Dentons
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Development Bank of Namibia
  • Development Bank of Rwanda
  • Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • DFA
  • Dhamana Guarantee Company
  • Direction Generale des Financements Cote D'Ivoire
  • Direction Generale du Tresor et de la Comptabilite Publique Guinea-Bissau
  • Directorate General of the Treasury and Public Accounting Cote D'Ivoire
  • Doha Bank
  • DreamWorks Haven Investments Pty ltd
  • Ecobank
  • EDKOIL
  • Electricidade De Mozambique
  • EMIA
  • Emirates NBD
  • ENGIE
  • Enpower Trading Pty Ltd
  • Equites Property Fund Limited
  • Eskom
  • Eskom Finance Company SOC
  • Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd
  • Eskom Pension and Provident Fund
  • eThekwini Municipality
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Excelsia Capital
  • Exxaro
  • Exxaro Resources
  • FCMB
  • FCMB Bank (UK)
  • Federated Hermes
  • Fenics Software Limited
  • Finlo
  • First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • Fitch Ratings
  • FMO - Dutch entrepreneurial development bank
  • Foschini Group
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Frontera Capital Group
  • FSD Africa
  • FSD Africa Investments
  • Futuregrowth Asset Management
  • Galite Partners
  • GCR Ratings
  • Ghana International Bank
  • GIFA
  • Global Sovereign Advisory
  • Globeleq
  • Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Greenpoint Capital
  • GroCapital Holdings
  • GrowthPoint Properties
  • H1 Holdings
  • Haifin
  • Harith
  • Harmony Gold
  • Heineken
  • Helios Investment Partners
  • Howden Group
  • HSBC Bank Plc
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Hudson & Cie
  • IACPM
  • ICBC
  • ICBC Standard Bank
  • IHS Towers
  • ImpactA Global
  • Impaxis Securities
  • Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa
  • Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria
  • Innovo Group
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • Invest International
  • Investec Bank
  • Invictus Capital & Finance
  • Izwe Africa Group
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kendal Investment Partners
  • KfW
  • Kgori Capital
  • Khumo Capital
  • KPMG East Africa
  • Laurium Capital
  • Lendable
  • Letlole La Rona
  • Letshego
  • Letshego Financial Services Limited
  • Liberty Group
  • Liquid Intelligent Technologies
  • Loan Market Association
  • Louw & Company
  • Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • M&G Investments Southern Africa
  • M&G Limited
  • Markel International
  • Marsh
  • Mashreq Bank
  • Matha Capital
  • Matha Securities
  • Mauritius Commercial Bank
  • Mazi Asset Management
  • Merchant West Specialised Finance
  • Mergence Investment Managers
  • Mesh Trade
  • MICA, World Bank Group
  • MIGA
  • Miller Insurance Services
  • Minerals Development Company Botswana
  • Minerals Development Company Botswana (Pty) Ltd
  • Ministère de l'Economie et des Finances, Burkina Faso
  • Ministry of Finance, Economy and Planning of Equatorial Guinea
  • Ministry of Finance of Mozambique
  • Ministry of Finance, Cameroon
  • Ministry of Finance, Senegal
  • Ministry of Finance, Tanzania
  • Ministry of Finance, Uganda
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
  • Mizuho
  • Mizuho Securities
  • Mizuhoemea
  • Momentum Metropolitan Holdings
  • Momentum Metropolitan Holdings Limited
  • Moove
  • Morningstar, Inc
  • Mphanda Nkuwa
  • MTN
  • MUFG
  • MUFG Bank
  • MyGrowthFund Venture Partners
  • Namibia Power Corporation (Nampower)
  • Namwater
  • National Housing Finance
  • National Housing Finance Corporation
  • National Treasury, Republic of South Africa
  • Natixis
  • NBS Bank
  • Nedbank
  • Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Netcare
  • New Development Bank
  • Ninety One
  • Nitinol Capital
  • NMB Bank
  • NMB Bank Limited
  • Norsad Capital
  • Northstar Asset Management
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Nutun (Pty) Ltd.
  • Nuveen
  • OA Markets
  • Oceana Group
  • Old Mutual
  • Old Mutual Alternative Investments
  • Old Mutual Investment Group
  • Old Mutual Life Assurance Company
  • Old Mutual Limited
  • Old Mutual plc
  • Omnia Holdings
  • Pangaea Securities
  • Pareto Limited
  • Pernix Specialty Limited
  • Petrosa
  • PLMJ Advogados
  • Postbank
  • Prescient
  • Presidential Climate Commission
  • Prilla 2000 Pty Ltd
  • Private Office of the President, Republic of South Africa
  • Proparco
  • Prowess Investment Managers
  • Public Investment Corporation
  • Puma Energy
  • Rand Merchant Bank
  • Rand Water
  • Rawbank
  • RDC Properties Limited
  • RDC Properties South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Remgro
  • Rho Capital
  • Roads Fund Administration
  • S&P Global
  • S&P Global Market
  • SA Home Loans
  • Safaricom
  • Sanlam
  • Sanlam Investments
  • Sanlam Life
  • Savannah Energy
  • Scatec
  • SEC Zambia
  • Securities and Exchange Commission Zambia
  • Select Africa
  • Seplat Energy
  • SF Capital
  • Sfiagri
  • Shandis Engineering Pty and and Leethabo Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Shoprite Holdings
  • SLG
  • SMBC
  • SMBC Nikko Capital Markets
  • Societe Generale
  • Sonangol
  • South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL)
  • South African Reserve Bank
  • Southchester Investment Managers
  • Southey Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Sovereign Risk Insurance
  • ST SOLUTIONS
  • Stanbic Bank Ghana
  • Stanbic IBTC
  • Stanbic IBTC Capital
  • Standard Bank
  • Standard Bank (Malawi)
  • Standard Bank Angola
  • Standard Bank Group Limited
  • Standard Chartered
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • STANLIB
  • Stanlib Asset Management
  • State Bank of India, Johannesburg
  • Stonex
  • Strat
  • Sun King
  • Sunbeth Global Concepts Limited
  • Swedfund
  • Symbiotics Group
  • Tamela
  • Taquanta Asset Managers
  • TCX
  • Telecelgroup
  • Telkom
  • Texel Group
  • The Autonomous Sinking Fund, Cameroon
  • Thelo
  • TMF Group
  • Toyota Financial Services
  • Trade and Development Bank – TDB
  • Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority
  • Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority TCTA
  • Transnet
  • Transnet SOC
  • TRG Africa Mezzanine Partners
  • TUHF
  • Tysers
  • U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
  • UCT GSB
  • Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
  • Uganda Breweries
  • UMOA-Titres
  • Unifi Africa
  • Vantage Risk
  • Verdant Capital
  • Victorian Group
  • Vista Bank Group
  • Vodacom
  • Vunani Fund Manager
  • WaterBorne Capital
  • WatuAfrica
  • Webber Wentzel
  • Werksmans Attorneys
  • Westbrooke
  • Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management
  • White & Case LLP
  • Wiener Boerse
  • Woolworths
  • Wtwco
  • Xina Solar One
  • Yellow Solar
  • Zambeef Products
  • ZCCM Investments Holdings
  • Zeda
  • ZESCO Limited

HOW DO WE DELIVER A HIGH ROI FOR ATTENDEES?


1-2-1 MEETINGS & NETWORKING

WE ARE THE NO. 1 BUSINESS MEETINGS FACILITATOR IN AFRICA'S CAPITAL MARKETS

  • No other event will gather 1,200+ senior decision-makers from all of your key capital markets clients & prospects together in 1 location, so that you can host countless meetings to accelerate deals/win new business in 1 place.
  • No other event will deliver as many high-quality business connections as a result of just 2 days out of the office. We attract the most important local & international stakeholders from across Africa so that you can expand business in these markets without the usual time and travel costs.

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EXPERT MARKET INSIGHTS:

The continent's only pan-African debt event is also complemented by an agenda of expert market insights provided by 95+ industry leading speakers, allowing attendees to hear how the continent's local & international financial leaders are navigating the current economic climate/share expectations for the future and benchmark.


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WE ARE THE ONLY EVENT TO:

  • Bring public & private buyers & sellers together to conduct business, sign deals and shape future financing strategies
  • Deliver deal-driven content from regional & international market players
  • Focus on ESG content and attract senior ESG decision-makers to drive sustainable finance across the continent

  • Provide a bird's eye view of the pan-African market for the local and international community

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BENEFITS OF SPONSORING:

  1. CONNECT, DO BUSINESS & DELIVER ROI THROUGH OUR 1-2-1 MEETINGS CONCIERGE SERVICE: select who you want to meet pre-event, then our dedicated meeting concierge team pre-arrange & schedule your targeted meetings for the event dates so you can get in front of your prospects & clients in an exclusive branded meeting space

  2. SAVE TIME & MONEY ON TRAVEL: meet 1,200+ senior regional & international decision-makers (86% director-level or above) from 40+ countries in 1 location

  3. SHOWCASE YOUR EXPERTISE: by speaking & presenting a case study to a room full of 1,200+ existing & potential capital markets clients

  4. INCREASE AWARENESS: amongst 1,200+ key stakeholders by taking an exhibition space & demonstrating your products & services
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5. INCREASE YOUR BRAND'S PRESENCE: through the numerous branding opportunities available

6. ACCELERATE DEALS: 1,200+ senior decision-makers from your capital markets clients attend to move deals along with partners

7. WIN MORE BUSINESS: your prospects proactively seek out new business partners at the event & can request meetings with sponsors they want to do business with. Sponsorship packages also include staff passes so you can cover more clients

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Please click on the different tabs below to view the agendas for our plenary content (Bonds, Loans & ESG Capital Markets); Private Credit Africa Stream; and Sovereign, Supra & Agency Finance and Investment Stream.

*Each stream is accessible to all attendees and will present its own agenda & speakers*

ACCOMODATION:

We have negotiated a rate at the Westin which is a four minute walk to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Dates available to book: Sunday 23rd March – Thursday March 27th

Rooms are limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

To book, please click the button below

If you have any questions, please contact The Westin Groups and Events team on 0027 21 412 8049 and quote ‘Bonds & Loans’.

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WHY DOES YOUR INDUSTRY PARTICIPATE?

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Financial Services

  • To grow their deal pipeline with clients from across the continent
  • To meet Heads of DCM/Syndication/Origination/Coverage from the continent’s most active FIs and DFIs
  • To institutionalise relationships and grow their revenue with existing clients
  • To meet CFOs/CEOs/Heads of Treasury from the continent’s most active blue chip and mid-market corporates
  • To meet with National Treasuries and Heads of Debts from the continent’s sovereign market
  • To return to the office with high quality new business contacts and leads
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Regional Banks/DFIs

  • To host Non-Deal Roadshow style meetings with Africa’s most active international investors, banks & DFIs in order to grow their lending and distribution capacity
  • To meet the issuers and borrowers from across the continent in one trip
  • To develop investor relations and effectively communicate their bank’s highlights/investment propositions to appropriate, senior decision-makers that otherwise would not have been easily accessible or in one place at one time
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International Banks/DFIs

  • To meet the most credible and reputable private and public issuers and borrowers from across the continent
  • To accelerate deals with current partners
  • To establish high-quality business connections with prospects
  • To connect with multinational corporates interested in establishing/growing operations in their geographies
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Regional Law Firms

  • To stand out from competitors and ensure that they are viewed as the top law firm in their geography
  • To hold meetings with international law firms who can bring them in as regional law firm partners on deals
  • To meet senior decision-makers from key local and international corporates, sovereigns, investors and banks with relevance to their deals in one location
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International Law Firms

    • To promote their firm and ensure that they are viewed as the top international law firm partner by regional law firms working on important deals across Africa’s capital markets
    • To win new business from their key target markets
    • To institutionalise relationships and grow their revenue with existing clients
    • To meet senior decision-makers from key local and international corporates, sovereigns, investors, banks & regional law firms in one location
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Corporates

  • To conduct face-to-face meetings with local and international FIs active across Africa in one place, to discuss upcoming transactions and future financing strategies
  • To hear from and meet with other issuers and borrowers from across the continent, sharing knowledge and experiences
  • To find out how others are managing market volatility for the next 12–18 months
  • To meet with potential and existing lenders and advisors
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Sovereigns

  • To conduct face-to-face meetings with local and international FIs active across Africa in one place, to discuss upcoming transactions and possible financing strategies
  • To meet with government contemporaries to share strategies for the upcoming 12-18 months
  • To meet with local and international investors to discuss financing strategies and upcoming transactions
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Investors

  • To conduct 1-2-1 meetings with senior decision-makers from African corporates, governments and financial institutions in one place
  • To hear from and meet with other local and international investors active across the continent

1-2-1 MEETINGS CONCIERGE SERVICE

We are the number 1 business meetings facilitator for the global capital markets

1,200+ SENIOR CAPITAL MARKETS ATTENDEES | HIGH-QUALITY NETWORKING WITH A HIGH-QUALITY AUDIENCE | PRE-ARRANGED BUSINESS MEETINGS WITH THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER ATTENDEES

OUR DEDICATED MEETINGS CONCIERGE TEAM PRE-ARRANGE AND SCHEDULE YOUR TARGETED SPONSOR 1-2-1 MEETINGS, SO YOU CAN GET IN FRONT OF YOUR CLIENTS AND PARTNERS TO:

ESTABLISH RELATIONSHIPS, IMPROVE CONNECTIVITY, DISCUSS BUSINESS AND MOVE DEALS ALONG

Our customers utilise the 1-2-1 Meetings Concierge Service to secure face-time with the most sought-after attendees at our events. The service allows you to schedule meetings pre-event, ahead of anyone else, helping you build relationships with active issuers, borrowers, investors & financiers.

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We will:

1. Send you the delegate list before the event

2. Send the meeting requests on your behalf

3. Alert you of who would like to meet with you

4. Send you a summary of your meeting schedule pre-event

5. Provide onsite meeting support

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FACILITATING YOUR DEAL PROGRESSION BEYOND OUR EVENTS

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