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African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28

African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28

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In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.


The Project Preparation Masterclass will discuss how client/transaction/project preparation processes and techniques were applied to transform a loss-making institution into one of Africa's most attractive and profitable operations. 

We will demonstrate how good project/transaction preparation practices can change investors'/donors' perception of risk and how this translates into a reduction in pricing from 12% to less than 5%. 

This session will outline the context and rationale for the series of transactions over a decade. It will discuss how investor/lender interest was fueled and maintained. We will delve into the various mechanisms of deal structuring, deal negotiation and key selling points that we applied to generate lender interest, leading to the over-subscription of a transaction that, until now, had struggled to gain attention. 


28th September 2022, 12:00 – 13:30 CAT 


Participants of this event will hear from industry leaders in various parts of the continent, such as

Nana Amoto Mensah, Executive Director, C-NERGY Global Holdings, Ghana. 

Dr. Mohamed El-Sahili, Country Director, African Business Roundtable and CEO Medland Hospital, Zambia. 

Yusuf Daya, Director AU/AfCFTA Relations and Trade Policy, African Export-Import Bank, Egypt

Zitto Alfayo, Head of Project Preparation, African Export-Import Bank, Egypt

Toure Massogbe, President & General Manager, SITA Group, Côte d’Ivoire.

Entrepreneurs, SMEs, startups and interested individuals are encouraged to take part in this free online masterclass by registering here.


About the African Business Roundtable

The African Development Bank Group set up the African Business Roundtable in 1990. Today the ABR is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders, and is the representative of the African Business Society to the United Nations. An independent, non-partisan, non-profit private sector funded organization, The African Business Roundtable is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) and is the only organization representing the African Private Sector within ECOSOC.

About the African Export-Import Bank

The African Export–Import Bank, also referred to as Afreximbank, is a pan-African multilateral trade finance institution created in 1993 under the auspices of the African Development Bank. It is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. Afreximbank's vision is to be the trade finance bank for Africa. 

Joining African Business Roundtable

The African Business Roundtable is opening its doors to welcome new members; individuals and businesses from any country that share its vision and dedication, and can contribute meaningfully to the growth of the African private sector. You may contact the ABR Secretariat to communicate your interest.

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