SAVCA value offering to members

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA)

SAVCA is the industry body and public advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa. Its mission is to contribute towards a vibrant industry, characterised by:

  • Access to capital
  • Healthy markets for exits
  • A supportive regulatory and tax regime
  • Development and transformation within the industry and in portfolio companies
  • Professional and ethical conduct

SAVCA’s activities and offering to its members include:

  • Industry research and surveys
  • Networking and events for industry players
  • Guidelines and standards
  • Training and education

Our value proposition to members:

  • The member organisation represents a single voice to regulators and policy makers. Interaction with authorities includes lobbying activity related to pension fund regulation, FAIS, BEE, taxation legislation and more;
  • Inclusion into a broad network of private equity fund managers and professional service providers, though regular networking events that range from our annual conference, to workshops, speaker events and cocktail functions;
  • SAVCA member details are uploaded onto our website and are accessible to potential investors and other fund managers;
  • SAVCA member details are included in an annual directory; hard copies are disseminated at key events and electronic copies of the directory are made available via the SAVCA website;
  • Inclusion onto the SAVCA newsletter mailing list, through which regular updates on member and industry news are provided;
  • Members have the option to participate in our annual Leadership and Remuneration Survey of the private equity industry (results are available at no charge to participants);
  • Participation in the annual SAVCA Private Equity Industry Survey, the flagship industry research report;
  • Preferential rates on the annual private equity conference;
  • Preferential rates on SAVCA-sanctioned training courses, which include the three-day foundation programme and the one-day advanced programme at GIBS.


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