A new generation: How private equity leaders are navigating a maturing market
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We are Alpha – a leading provider of currency management and account solutions to the alternative investment space. In an industry that typically works with thousands of different organisations, our dedicated team specialise in providing solutions that make a substantial and enduring difference to private equity companies. Today we are a £850m+m company listed on the London Stock Exchange and are privileged to be supported by some of the world’s most respected clients and investors. You can read more about them on our website.
Benchmark International is an industry-agnostic, mid-market mergers and acquisitions (‘M&A’) firm fulfilling sell-side mandates throughout the USA, UK, Ireland, and South Africa.
The enterprise value of our transactions falls broadly within the €1.5 million to €200 million range, with most being between €5 million and €35 million. Our unique, dynamic international offering provides clients with unparalleled global coverage, allowing them access to both international markets and local representation via our exclusive databases and business intelligence facilities.
With decades of global M&A experience, Benchmark International’s deal teams, working from 14 offices across the world, have assisted hundreds of owners with achieving their personal objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses.
Control Risks supports private market investors and corporates through the entire deal cycle – from investment strategy to due diligence and intelligence to post-close deal integration and value creation. We publish timely invaluable insights from our experts and thought leaders
across the globe, keeping you well-informed to make bold decisions.
Finatal is the search partner of choice to Private Equity Funds and their Portfolio companies. We have had sensational success working with private equity investors, their portfolio companies or privately owned businesses looking to exit, to provide the best quality talent.
Our team are experts at identifying candidates that thrive in a fast-paced, change-driven environment that is the natural mindset of PE.
Our areas of expertise:
- Investment, fundraising and portfolio professionals
- Data & Analytics
- Senior Finance Team
Howden M&A is a leading provider of full service M&A insurance advisory services across EMEA and APAC. Our solutions enhance bids, bolster protection for buyers and sellers, and streamline negotiations. We understand the underlying issues and use this knowledge to structure policies that fit the transaction whilst negotiating wordings that provide the widest scope of cover. We take ownership of the placement, allowing deal teams to focus on the deal, safe in the knowledge we will cover the risks. We provide a full post-completion claims advisory service led by an experienced team with a track record of securing pay-outs, as well as a dedicated Insurance Due Diligence team (IDD) team with a wealth of experience in pre-acquisition IDD and post-acquisition placement solutions. Outside of M&A, we offer expert advice in all risk and insurance matters, utilising the skills and expertise of our specialist teams throughout the wider Howden business.
We are a distinctive London-based law firm with a unique combination of services built and shaped around the needs of our clients. Our unrivalled blend of expertise, agility and culture means we have the flexibility to meet their most challenging demands and adapt to the changing world around us. While many of our services can be found at other firms, the mix cannot. Our culture is thoughtful, challenging and supportive, and we are a place where everyone, at whatever level,
Re:Co’s market-leading SaaS platform, combined with the expertise of its trusted advisors, enables private market investors and their portfolio companies to accelerate Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) results. We make ESG implementation easy by helping you build ESG capacity on your team, collect the data you need, and use insights from our platform to drive improvement across your firm and portfolio. Re:Co’s solution offers you the flexibility and scalability to build an ESG program that matches your priorities and optimizes outcomes over time.
SourceScrub is a market-leading Deal Sourcing Platform for investment and M&A firms looking to research, find, and connect with founder-owned companies. Founded in 2015, SourceScrub provides deal-ready data, purpose-built tools, and on-demand data operations to give firms a decisive advantage so they never miss a deal.
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The German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association e.V. (BVK) is the voice and the face of the private equity sector in Germany. We advocate for the German Private Equity and Venture Capital sector, so that even more companies in Germany can profit from the benefits of private equity.
Our association unites the interests of our 300 members. Nearly 200 of our members are private equity firms that invest in German companies in the form of venture capital, growth financing or buyouts. We also have institutional investors among the ranks of our members. Moreover, we represent almost 100 consultancy and law firms that work with private equity firms.
The 14th annual Real Deals Mid-Market conference took place on 9 February at the Royal Lancaster in London. This one day event provided a deep dive into the future of mid-market private equity in Europe.
Through a series of panel discussions, keynote addresses and fireside chats, the conference offered exclusive insights from private equity players on latest trends and opportunities, amid an unprecedented macro and geopolitical landscape.
Topics covered included:
- Future-proofing the private equity life deal cycle from deal sourcing strategy to value creation
- Exploring market trends for 2023 and insights gained to plan for the year ahead
- GP- led secondaries market
- LP appetite for investments
- Succession planning
Leading GPs, LPs and expert advisers joined us to:
- Uncover market trends and insights for 2023
- Address the challenges on fundraising in the current geopolitical climate
- Understand LPs perspective and where the opportunities are for investors
- Prepare to navigate the bumps in the road that lie ahead in a changed PE landscape
The Real Deals Mid-Market conference provided networking and learning opportunities around the latest mid-market trends in private equity.
Topics discussed included fundraising, the deal cycle, inflation, value creation, tech and much more.
Over the years, the event has become a must attend event for GPs, LPs, advisers and suppliers who attend to learn and share practical insights from fellow leaders executing private equity strategies.
This year, the 14th annual Real Deals Mid-Market Conference discussed the opportunities and challenges in the evolving mid-market space for the year ahead.
The event brought together over 150 of the most recognizable private equity professionals, from GPs and LPs to leading academics and expert solution providers.
Our flagship event provided actionable insights and an opportunity for fellow colleagues and leaders in the private equity industry for a day of high-quality content and networking.
Why Real Deals?
Real Deals Mid-Market 2023 was created in collaboration with some of the most renowned voices in European Private Equity. To mark this years’ conference, we explored the market trends for 2023 to plan for the year ahead. We also investigated how to future-proof the private equity life deal cycle from deal sourcing strategy to value creation.
With intimate knowledge of the deals shaping the market, Real Deals is uniquely positioned to distribute exclusive knowledge on market trends, taking you on a journey through the deal cycle and into an exciting future.
“Real Deals Mid-Market is the perfect place to connect with the right people, at the right time. It's outstanding agenda ensures that you'll know all you need to know about the dynamic world of private equity.” David Ewing, Managing Partner, ECI Partners