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Sharjah FDI Forum
United Arab Emirates - The Gateway to the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia
28-29 September 2016 | Sharjah 

Sharjah in recent years has diversified its economy into a key industrial zone positioning itself for growth in the key sectors of healthcare, travel and tourism, transport and logistics and environment. Despite the financial crisis Sharjah has maintained a solid growth rate and is ripe with opportunities for international investors keen to capitalise on its location, close connections with its neighbouring emirates and the economic free zones designed to facilitate and integrate business growth and development. 

For more information and registration, please visit: live.ft.com/sharjahfdi

FT Africa Summit 2016

FT Africa Summit 2016
2-3 October 2016 | Claridge's Hotel London

The Financial Times will hold its third Africa summit this October after cementing the event's reputation as the leading conference in the world on African business and economics. The FT, which prides itself on the depth and breadth of its Africa coverage, will again produce a special report to coincide with the summit.

For more information and registration, please visit: live.ft.com/africasummit

WB Singapore

World Bank - Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit
Connectivity and Sustainability in an Era of Volatile Markets and Disruptive Technologies
17 October 2016 | Singapore

What are the most effective strategies to mobilise capital? What are the key project, financial and political risks in this environment and how should they be managed? The World Bank-Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit, now in its seventh year, will bring together senior policy-makers, investors, developers and advisors to discuss the new opportunities for public and private investment, and the steps that should be taken to achieve substantive progress.

For more information and registration, please visit: live.ft.com/WB-Singapore

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Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets

Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets
Bridging Smart Capital with ESG to Maximise Returns
25 October 2016 | InterContinental London Park Lane

Sustainable investing has reached a level of maturity where it is clear that, especially in the emerging markets, the debate is no longer about why investing sustainably is critical for business. Instead, the focus is on how to successfully integrate these strategies into investments in order to maximise value and impact – not only for the holding period but for the lifespan of the business.

For more information and registration, please visit: live.ft.com/sustainableinvesting

Private Equity in Africa

Private Equity in Africa
Creating Value and Market Growth
26 October 2016 | InterContinental London Park Lane

With fund managers raising over $8 billion to invest in Africa from 2014-2015, the continent's private equity ecosystem is reaching a new phase in its maturity, with limited partner interest remaining strong despite recent uncertainties in macroeconomic conditions. Investors are confident - especially now that there are funds with demonstrable track records - there will be out performance regardless of unforeseen upheavals.

For more information and registration, please visit: live.ft.com/peaafrica

FT Mozambique Summit

FT Mozambique Summit
Accelerating a return to growth and stability
02 November 2016 | Maputo 

Mozambique is now entering an era of pivotal opportunity and fresh challenges.  After 20 years of political turbulence, there is a pressing need to manage major economic reform, improve financial transparency and find ways to explore the diversification of natural resources and exports.  The discovery of one of the most important international natural gas fields in the last 10 years offers the potential of significant long-term benefit to Mozambique.  However, sluggish global LNG demand and lower oil prices have delayed the project and much rests on its fruition.

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