Agenda

08:15
Invite only GP breakfast
 
08:45
Registration
 
09:00
Welcome
 
09:05
In the Headlines

A panel of private equity investors and advisers comment on the big political and business news stories of the day and reflect on what the news agenda really means for the asset class.

09:40
Breaking the golden handcuffs

How to poach the best talent from your rivals and stop them from poaching yours.

10:15
Fundraising Review

An in-depth onstage Q&A looking into key fundraising and regulatory trends

10:30
Networking & coffee break
 
10:55
The rise of the fund restructuring

Why fund restructurings are rapidly shedding their stigma and what investors really think about them.

11:30
Debt for Deals

How GPs are using favourable financing conditions to their advantage and what lenders have to do to win their business.

12:00
Beyond the Bottom line

Why ESG has become more than just a box-ticking exercise and now forms a key pillar of private equity investment strategies. 

12:30
Networking Lunch break
 
13:30
From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: The Secrets of Military Leadership and Extreme Decision Making

Chris Hunter shares invaluable insight into elite-level negotiation, leadership and decision-making techniques acquired as a counter-terrorist bomb disposal specialist in Iraq and senior intelligence analyst at the MoD. 

 

14:15
The buy-and-build boom

Is a buy-and-build strategy the only way to generate decent returns in a competitive market?

14:50
Done Deals

An in-depth look into one of the best deals from the last 12 months.

15:10
Networking & coffee break
 
15:25
The value of diversity

Private equity lags other industries when it comes to the diversity of its workforce. What are the obstacles to building a more diverse talent pool and how can recruiting from a broader group of people help to boost returns.

15:55
Have your say

The signature interactive voting session is back, revealing the true state of European mid-market private equity.

16:30
Conference close & Vulture drinks reception

The Vulture drinks reception entertainment by Tom London


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Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU A long read from Real Deals on what went wrong at Gaucho, which #privateequity firms are interested in the business… https://t.co/I8oRCO4qP9 19 hours ago
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Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU KKR’s Selecta Group buys UK-based Express Vending https://t.co/aFf1efN3Si https://t.co/W4nqCDRvMf 20 hours ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Connection Capital backs 23.5 Degrees with £3.6m in follow-on funding https://t.co/fycR1N0QEL https://t.co/vqRor7KUCq 20 hours ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Mobeus invests £2m in workforce management software provider Rotageek https://t.co/MClDivYNaJ https://t.co/2JQgMtIQPC 20 hours ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Main Capital picks up healthcare #software provider Enovation https://t.co/71eiNhJuBe https://t.co/tPvZT4tK6e 4 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Mercer shakes up investment adviser market with Pavilion swoop https://t.co/b71He4UPJS https://t.co/33LtwfT6Ch 4 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Corporate burnout is becoming a serious problem for #privateequity. Here's how to fix it https://t.co/S885C8iTcb https://t.co/2kMvhmrfIY 4 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU RT @InvestEuropeEU: Why Spain’s private equity industry is on the rise https://t.co/e4PQEP6EMH via @RealDealsEU @lucfgr #PrivateEquity 5 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Canson Capital closes first #co_investment #fund at $100m https://t.co/y0Jk2Qo8OY https://t.co/5mPhPuBUkI 5 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Carlyle mulls listing of chemicals business Atotech https://t.co/SFBMwH6XpT https://t.co/QhHAddmZkU 5 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Genesis Capital hires Tomáš Sýkora to strengthen #analysis team https://t.co/uW6b9owD3t https://t.co/mt0BhYwUAQ 5 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Helix co-founder Ian Simpson joins Rede https://t.co/oR89xdSkB6 https://t.co/QPjkQe1XCE 5 days ago
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Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU RT @EQ_Corp: Corporate burnout in #PrivateEquity and what to do about it - https://t.co/5YnyfnVF4a via @RealDealsEU 6 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU BGF exits debut investment Benefex to Bain Capital https://t.co/f6Iq12KRtS https://t.co/2vms3l9wbK 6 days ago
Real Deals Real Deals @RealDealsEU Bencis buys Fit For Free, SportCity business from Avedon https://t.co/u3Ev4g8PCL https://t.co/0fWIIPGM2t 6 days ago