Zim executives head for African financial services conference in UK

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Brighton's Hilton Metropole will host the African Financial Services Investment Conference

Brighton’s Hilton Metropole will host the African Financial Services Investment Conference

LONDON (Zimbabwe Investor) – Zimbabwe’s financial industry executives will join others from across continent at the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference being held in United Kingdom’s south-coast city of Brighton on May 7 and 8, 2013.

The event brings together listed, and other investable, African focused financial services companies with both debt and equity institutional investors, and other interested parties with the objective of strengthening investment into Africa’s Financial Services sector.

According to a communication from the organisers, companies attending will be drawn from stock exchanges in all parts of Africa, including North Africa, and also other companies listed on stock exchanges outside Africa but which have a primary business focus in Africa. In addition companies that are not currently listed, but which are seeking a listing, or looking for debt or equity investment will be making presentations.

Africa First Renaissance Corporation Limited (AFRE.zw) Chief Executive Officer, Douglas Hoto will be among the speakers at the conference in a line-up which also includes Grace Muradzikwa of Nicoz Diamond Insurance (NICO.zw) and TA Holdings (TAHO.zw) Bothwell Nyajeka.

Companies confirmed to be attending are from other African countries including Angola, Botswana, Cape Verde, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Tanzania and Zambia.

The conference is expected to attract a substantial number of significant institutional investors, including asset management firms, pension funds, hedge funds, brokers and other investment specialists.