MiDA is leading several partnership programs with U.S. and African asset owner industry groups to facilitate knowledge sharing and co-investments between pensions funds, insurance companies and foundations.
Our partnership with the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) originates from the USAID-NASP Investment Partnership founded during the 2nd US-Africa Leaders’ Summit in 2016 under a cooperative agreement. USAID.
In support of USAID investment programs, NASP and MiDA co-manage the Africa Institutional Investors Advisory Council composed of Trustees, Executive Directors and Chief Investment Officers from some of the largest U.S. pension plans, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, and their investments consultants. Discover the Council.
The National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) is the premier organization that assists people of color and women achieve inclusion in the financial services industry. NASP was founded in Chicago in 1985. The organization has grown to become a resource for diverse professionals within the financial services industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NASP currently has 11 local chapters throughout the United States and boasts a membership of over 500.
Kenyan Pension Funds Investment Consortium (KEPFIC) was established in 2018 by 6 Kenyan pension funds with the intention of co-investing. As of 2020, twelve local funds have joined KEPFIC, with another eight in the process of joining totaling about $4 billion in assets under management. MiDA, in partnership with the World Bank, played a pivotal role in the creation and structuring of the consortium and continues to provide advisory services and capacity support.
Batseta is the Council of Retirement Funds of South Africa. It is the premier pension funds industry organization in the country that serves the interest of its members across administrative, organizational and training needs. Batseta has a strong network of members representing the most prominent pension funds in South Africa.