politics & economy

President of Malawi to speak at Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit 2017

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa; New York, USA; 8 September 2017 Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment group, today announced that His Excellency Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi, will address the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards, held in association with Nasdaq and CFA Society New York on 18 & 19 September 2017.

President Mutharika will address delegates during the African Heads of State and Government Investment Lunch. The dialogue will be focused on creating an enabling policy environment for pension and sovereign investments into African infrastructure assets.

Commenting on the announcement, Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa investor, said; "Attracting and retaining domestic and global long-term investment for the continent’s infrastructure is a priority that requires a strong partnership with African governments. We are therefore honoured that President Mutharika will be joining us to engage institutional investors and other Heads of State to make Africa’s investment case."

The invitation-only the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards will take place on the 18th and 19th of September 2017 at the Nasdaq MarketSite and CFA Society New York respectively.

Leading institutional investors and heads of African pension and sovereign wealth funds have confirmed their participation at the Summit.

Summit partners include: Nasdaq, CFA Society New York, Trade & Development Bank (TDB), Pacific Pensions & Investments Institute (PPI), International Federation of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF), NEPAD, National Conference on Public Employees Retirement Systems (NCPERS), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), World Pensions Council, African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), Global Listed Infrastructure Organisation (GLIO), Stock Exchange of Mauritius, Preqin & AllAfrica.

Note to Editors

For more information on the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit and Awards, contact Renee Montez on +27 11 783 2431 or rmontez@africainvestor.com.

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Credits: David Ruwodo/Africa investor