Experienced Panel to Discuss Investing in Africa at the New York Society of Security Analysts' Event

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Professionals with a proven track record in private equity, investment banking, research, and corporate operations on the African continent to share their insights.

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A panel of insiders on investment in Africa will give an invaluable perspective to investors on how best to position themselves to participate in the rapidly developing African marketplace at NYSSA’s event Africa 2013: Investing in the Rising Continent on April 11, 2013.

With rapid and sustained growth in many sectors, the modern investor can no longer afford to ignore the continent of Africa. Recognizing the inherent risks, the prudent investor must be able to interpret the evolving financial, economic, and political climates to determine the best possible strategies. An expert panel will give a comprehensive overview of the investment vehicles available, techniques to evaluate their risk and return potential, and some of the nuts and bolts of the investment process in this diverse and potentially lucrative market.

The panel of experts, moderated by Ashley Bendell, African equity specialist at RenCap Securities Inc., includes:

  •     Tewodros Ashenafi, Founder, Chairman and CEO of SouthWest Energy (HK) Ltd
  •     Teresa H. Clarke, Chairman and CEO, Africa.com LLC
  •     Claire Husson-Citanna, CFA, Portfolio Manager, EMD Research Analyst, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group, Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC
  •     Stephen Murray, Senior Investment Officer, Pan African Capital Group
  •     Eric-Michel Sossou-Gloh

Africa 2013: Investing in the Rising Continent will be held on April 11, 2013 from 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. at NYSSA Conference Center, 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010, New York, NY 10036.

Please visit http://www.nyssa.org/africa for a detailed event description and registration information.

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) is a leading forum for the investment community. NYSSA’s mission is to promote best practices and the highest professional and ethical standards in the industry. With nearly 10,000 members, NYSSA is the largest of the 135 societies worldwide that make up CFA Institute, which has over 105,000 members.

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