The 4th 'Journée du capital-investissement' held in Morocco on Thursday
Organized by Amic (Moroccan Association of Capital Investors), the fourth edition of the 'Journée du capital-investissement' (Private Equity Day) is scheduled on Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Casablanca.Organized by Amic (Moroccan Association of Capital Investors), the fourth edition of the 'Journée du capital-investissement' (Private
Equity Day) is scheduled on Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Casablanca.
It will bring together governments, Private Equity fund management company executives, banks and institutional investors under the theme : "Institutional Investors, actors of the development of Private Equity."
The program includes the presentation of a panorama of experiences from Moroccan and foreign institutional investors, including Private Equity Swicorp director Jean- Guillaume Habay, Proparco North Africa official Luc Olivier and director of the Federation
Moroccan insurance and reinsurance companies Baddou Bashir.
According to the event organisers, this day will reflect on 15 years of activity in Morocco, including the achievements of the industry and the professionalisation of the trade. It will also outline the future prospects of this alternative financing method. In addition, the results of a comparative research
Fidaroc Grant Thornton on "The performance of equity relative to other asset classes" will be presented.
About $300 billion (€236.8 billion) was raised globally for Private Equity last year, but only three per cent ($1.2 billion) went to Africa-focused funds, said Mike Casey, the director of EMPEA Consulting, quoted by Ventures.
Many experts believe that
Private Equity industry on the continent is at a potential turning point with small and medium-sized enterprises
being central to its development.