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TXF Cape Town 2017: Export & Project Finance

October 3, 2017 - October 4, 2017


TXF Cape Town 2017: Export & Project Finance

3 & 4 October

The time is right to do business in South Africa. DFIs and MFIs are increasing support for new projects, trade blocs have renewed efforts to promote intra-African trade and ECAs are developing creative market offerings.

That is why TXF is set to co-host its inaugural South African export and project finance event with ECIC and Afreximbank. Taking place on 3 & 4 October, TXF Cape Town 2017 will provide a comprehensive overview of the state of the market and regional financing opportunities. The full agenda and list of speakers is available on the TXF website.

AFED subscribers are entitled to an exclusive 10% discount for TXF Cape Town 2017. To redeem, just enter the code AFED10 when you book online.

Corporates may be entitled to a complimentary pass. Please contact emma.brown@txfmedia.com to apply. Please note these are limited in availability.

Over two days of networking, international leaders and some of the region’s largest corporates will take part in panel discussions, case studies and innovative idea labs, and they will be addressing some of the key challenges facing the South African financing market.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The extent South Africa’s downgrade has caused a spike in demand for DFI/MFI finance
  • Whether new power projects can counteract the region’s high energy cost
  • Some of the obstacles to successfully promoting intra-African trade
  • What can be done to facilitate greater ECA participation in South Africa
  • Ways to mitigate the risk in key sectors such as water, infrastructure and power
  • The full agenda and list of speakers is available on the TXF website.

Key participants include:

  • Dr Rob Davies, Minister, Ministry of Trade and Industry – Republic of South Africa
  • Dr Benedict Oramah, President & Chairman, African Export-Import Bank
  • Kutoane Kutoane, CEO, Export Credit Insurance Corporation South Africa SOC LTD
  • John Purchase, CEO, Agricultural Business Chamber
  • Xavier Rollat, Chief Co-Financing & Syndication Officer, African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Wilhelm Karanitsch, Managing Director, Andritz Hydro
  • Frances Okosi, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
  • Jean Craven, Director & Shareholder, Barak Fund Management
  • Angelica Adamski, Director and Senior Advisor to the CEO, Eltel Networks
  • Sincedile Shweni, Corporate Specialist Funding Execution, Eskom
  • Jonathan Berman, Managing Director, Fieldstone Africa
  • George Njenga, Regional Executive: Sub Saharan Africa – Steam Power Systems, General Electric
  • Kate Muir-Jones, Head of Sub Saharan Africa – Credit, Political and Security Risks, JLT
  • Deepen Jhina, Senior Manager – Project & Structured Finance, MTN
  • Greg Wessels, CEO, Nautic
  • Terry Makhubele, Principal: Export Credit Finance, Nedbank Corporate & Investment Bank
  • Alan Mukoki, CEO, South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI)
  • Omar Vajeth, Head – Project Advisory Unit, Southern African Power Pool – SAPP

If you want to be part of a comprehensive discussion about the future of intra-African financing, and get a unique overview of the current opportunities in the South African market, then join us on 3 & 4 October in Cape Town for an export and project finance extravaganza like no other.

Don’t forget, all TXF conferences are now accredited with The CPD Certification Service. That means that you can earn up to 16 CPD points for attending TXF Cape Town 2017.



October 3, 2017
October 4, 2017




Table Bay Hotel
Quay 6, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Cape Town, 8001 South Africa
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+27 21 406 5000