From Billions to Trillions: Combining Commercial Capital with Development Needs

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Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Time: 18:00-19:30 GMT/ 2:00pm-3:30pm ET or convert time
Location: Preston Auditorium, WBG Headquarters, Washington DC

The first in a series of four sessions that provides a multi-faceted view of the challenges and opportunities of mobilizing private finance for development. Urgent action is needed to mobilize, redirect and unlock trillions of dollars of private resources to ensure global growth and shared prosperity. IFC’s 60 years of experience has demonstrated the private sector’s ability to create innovative, commercially viable solutions that deliver development impact. What platforms are most efficient to mobilize third party capital for development? What are the most attractive opportunities for investors? Join a thought-provoking conversation on innovative ways to convert billions to trillions.

Moderator: Nozipho Mbanjwa, Anchor, CNBC Africa
Opening Remarks: Gavin Wilson, CEO, IFC Asset Management Company
Closing Remarks: Jingdong Hua, Vice President and Treasurer, IFC

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CEO and CIO, Cartica Management, LLC
Founder and CEO, Rock Creek Group
Group Chief Investment Officer, Allianz
Vice President and Treasurer, IFC
Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation
President & CEO, Africa, GE Transportation
Anchor, CNBC Africa
Chief Credit Officer, AXA Group
CEO, IFC Asset Management Company