6 June 2023 09:30 to 14:30
Windhoek Country Club, B1 Western Bypass, Windhoek, Namibia
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Conville Britz, General Manager: Investments, Government Institutions Pension Fund (Namibia) & member of SAPFIF Advisory Committee
Special Visit to Housing Association – Monday 5 June
We started with a short visit to a Housing Association Investment made by the Government Institutions Pensions Fund (GIPF) and saw a real life example of how pension funds can invest in Real Assets and Social Housing.
This was followed by a short Welcome Address from Sabrina Jacobs, Deputy Chairperson of the Board & Chairperson of Audit, Finance and Risk Committee at The Retirement Funds Institute of Namibia, followed by a Reception and light Supper.
Main Seminar – Tuesday 6 June
Investing in Africa – Opportunities, Risks & Key Challenges
Many pension funds are familiar with investing in their own country, but why should they invest elsewhere in Africa and how can they decide what would be most suitable? How should pension funds best utilise their allocation to international markets, particularly Africa and what are the key opportunities, risks and challenges of investing in Africa today?
- Regulatory and local market update including the implications of prescriptions on local markets
- Asset Allocation Issues
- African Investment Opportunities – Listed and Unlisted
- Emerging Market Portfolio themes
- ESG issues to consider when investing