Tim Flower, Managing Director in HarbourVest’s Hong Kong office, will speak at the SAVCA 2017 Private Equity in Southern Africa Conference as part of the panel LP Perspectives: A round-up of views from institutional investors on investing in Southern Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. During this discussion local and international LPs with allocations to Southern Africa will provide insights on such industry trends as returns, long-terms risks and opportunities, the push towards co-investments, quality of fund managers and depth of manager choice, handling unexpected and challenging changes in manager and macro-economic circumstances, regulatory risks and developments, and considerations on portfolio diversification.