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ANDE SA Impact Investing Roundtable

Join impact investors, fund managers, investors, corporates with impact investing funds for a discussion on the South Africa impact investing landscape.

6/28/2018
When: 28 June 2018
08:30 - 11:00 SAST
Where: The Pub
1 Merchant Place, Rivonia Rd, Sandton
Rivonia Road, Sandton
Johannesburg, 1 Merchant Place  2000
South Africa
Contact: Lisa van Eck


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ANDE SA Impact Investing Roundtable

'The Pub', 1, Merchant Place, Cnr Rivonia Rd and Fredman Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg (Parking instructions below)

 *New date* Thursday 28 June 2018

08:30am - 11.00am SAST

Light breakfast, tea and coffee will be provided

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Join impact investors, fund managers, investors, corporates with impact investing funds for a continuation on the discussion of the South Africa impact investing landscape. The event will host an interactive expert panel, followed by group discussions.  

 

Topic: Impact investing at various stages of the business life cycle - from catalyst to venture, early stage, growth and maturity.  What are the challenges and opportunities?

 

Panelists:

Janice Johnston, Investment Head - Edge Growth

B.Bus.Sci (Hons) UCT, CFA Charterholder

Janice has a deep and diverse financial services background, spanning over 18 years with highly regarded investment institutions in South Africa and London including Standard Bank and Prudential Capital plc. She has significant debt and equity transaction experience across multiples sectors. Since joining Edge Growth, Janice is committed to investing in innovative, scale-up SMEs with the potential for significant financial return and social impact.

Janice heads up the investment team on the Vumela Fund, managed by Edge Growth, and has led several transactions in the social services related technology and telecoms sectors. She has participated on numerous industry discussions and competition judging panels and has published several thought leadership articles on Impact Investing. 

 

Heather Jackson, Head: Specialised Credit, Ashburton Investments 

Heather Jackson has over 25 years investment management experience, mostly heading up fixed income teams at African Harvest, Prudential and Investec asset managers. For the past 10 years she has carved out a new role as an Impact Investor and is currently head of Impact Investing at Ashburton Investments, the asset management division of the FirstRand Group.  The Impact Team has a track record of collaborating successfully with government and other DFI’s to blend high social impact with strong commercial returns thereby developing tremendously scalable solutions that tackle many social backlogs such as sustainable job creation.  In addition, she serves on a number of industry bodies, chairing the ASISA committee on Responsible Investing, contributing to national and international sustainable finance and impact initiatives and is the current chair of the ANDE SA chapter. 

 

When: 28 June 2018

Time: 08:30am - 11:00am (SAST)

Where: 'The Pub', 1, Merchant Place, Cnr Rivonia Rd and Fredman Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg

Parking 

  • Parking will be at 4 Merchant Place and guests will need to use the stairs to 1 Merchant Place.
  • The venue is located on the same level as the reception area. Security will usher the guests to the venue.

 

We hope you can join us!