Lomé to host international conference on financing next week

Tuesday, 10 January 2023 17:58
Lomé to host international conference on financing next week

(Togo First) - Lomé will host next week a major conference of financing, under the patronage of Togolese President, His excellency Faure Gnassingbe. The event, the International Conference of Lomé on Financing  (CILF), will take place on Jan 19-20 at the 2 Février Hotel. Organized by the Ayeva & Associates firm, it will focus on the financing of businesses and major projects in Africa. 

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Financial experts, entrepreneurs, and lawyers from West Africa and beyond will attend the roundtable. There should also be political figures from Togo, Benin, Ivory Coast, and Congo.


Besides President Gnassingbe, other eminent figures expected include Rose Kayi Mivedor, Togo’s Minister of Investment Promotion, Wilfried Lauriano Do Rego, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the auditing firm KPMG France, Arnold Ekpe, Coordinator of the French Presidential Council for Africa, also a former bank executive and President of Baobab Microcredit Group; Ines Nefer Ingani, Minister for the Promotion of Women and the Integration of Women in Development of the Republic of Congo; Mamadou Touré, Ivorian Minister of Youth Promotion, Professional Integration and Civic Service; Olatokoumbo Ige, Senator of the World Business Angel Investment Forum (WBAF); and Félix Amenounve, General Manager of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM).

During the two-day event, the various participants will look at ways to make it easier for businesses to secure financing, buttress financing by private equity companies and guarantee funds, which are real alternatives to credit rationing, and raise the awareness of SMEs concerning prerequisites for raising funds.

Let’s recall that last November, Togo hosted another important financing event, the Africa Financial Industry Summit or AFIS.

For more information, check the CILF’s website.

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