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IPFA Africa: Nigeria: Investing Nigerian Pension Funds in PPP Projects: the Key Drivers

25 July 2012

Time: 9:00 AM

AIIM & Detail Commercial Solicitors


British High Commission, Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos


This session will address the opportunities and challenges relating to the tapping into the trillions of naira of Pension Funds in the Nigerian market – how can these monies be invested in critical infrastructure and what needs to be done to de-risk PPP projects to enable them to access investment from pension funds? By attending this IPFA session, you will gain valuable insights into the workings of the Pension Fund Administrators (PFA’s) in Nigeria as well as experts from the investment and legal fraternity.

9.30 AM Welcome and Introduction
Mike Purves, Director of Trade, UK Trade & Investment

9.40 AM Opening Remarks from IPFA
Olukayode Fabunmi, IPFA Nigeria Council Chairman

9.45 AM Lessons Learned from Utilizing Pension Funds for Infrastructure Finance in other Jurisdictions
Andrew Johnstone, Managing Director, Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)

10.05 AM Pension Funds & Infrastructure Projects in Nigeria: Hurdles and Risk
Ayuli Jemide, Lead Partner, Detail Commercial Solicitors

10.25 AM Coffee

10.30 AM What is Pencom’s Position on Pension Funds Invested in Infrastructure Projects?
Ehimeme Ohioma, Head of Investment Supervision, National Pension Commission

11.00 AM Panel Discussions – WHAT ARE THE CRITICAL NEXT STEPS?
Taiwo Dauda, Executive Director, Finance & Admin, Infrastructure Bank PLC (Chair)
Tonna Ejiofor, Associate, FBN Capital Limited
Demola Sogunle, CEO, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Ltd
Wale Shonibare, Managing Director, UBA Capital Ltd

12.00 PM Question & Answer Session

1.00 PM Closing Remarks

1.10 PM Networking Lunch hosted by AIIM and Detail Commercial Solicitors

2.00 PM Close

information regarding the agenda, please contact Jessica Jenkins e:
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