The 2nd edition of the French Private Equity Conference will take place on January 26th, 2017 at Cercle National des Armées.
The French Private Equity Conference is a one-day event with inspirational keynote speakers, enriching panel discussions and valuable networking opportunities for high-level professionals.
The conference is dedicated to Limited Partners, Private Equity Management Companies and Funds, Venture Capitalists, Wealth Managers and exclusive service providers (Law Firms, Investment Banks, Consultancies) and provides the best platform to follow the latest industry insights and to gain top quality peer-level networking opportunities.
Please see the 2017 Agenda below (the full Speaker lineup will be announced shortly).
*Please note that the French PEC will be held in English.
|Time||THURSDAY 26TH JANUARY 2017|
|8.00 - 8.50||Registration & Breakfast|
|8.55 - 10.00||Opening Panel
French PE performance: what are the projections for 2017?
Will France remain a major player of the European PE game?
|10.00 - 10.30||Networking Break I|
|10.30 - 11.30||1 - Small&Mid Cap||2 - Financing Africa's Growth||3 - CEO Perspective|
|Which are the specificities of the small-mid market in France compared to rest of Europe? How to select the best opportunities in the small-mid market?||Why investing in North and Sub-Saharan Africa? Which are the main sectors of interest?||How does the PE ownership change the dynamics of the business? Which are the best practices to prevent the relationship PE/CEO to go off the rail?|
|11.30 - 12.00||Networking Break II|
|12.00 - 13.00||4 - Exit Strategies||5 - Family Office||6 - Growth Funds|
|What is the current trend in the region? Trade Sale, SBO, IPO: which is the best exit strategy?||Why should family offices focus on diversification? How can Family Offices & PWM use PE to increase the returns for their clients||How to spot companies with high growth potential? How to fill the communication gap between PE and VC?|
Partner, Managing Director
| Jürgen Habichler
Founder, Managing Partner
|13.00 - 14.00||Lunch|
|14.00 - 14.30||Lunch Keynote|
|14.30 - 15.00||Networking Break III|
|15.00 - 16.00||7 - Deal Sourcing||8 - Fundraising||9 - Operational Excellence|
|What are the best strategies? Where to source for superior returns?||What is the main reason to invest in the region? How to secure capital in today's competitive environment?||What are the key techniques to deliver top-tier value for the portfolio companies? What are the essential elements of operational improvement within companies?|
Partner and Co-Founder
Senior Partner, Paris Head of Management Committee
|16.00 - 17.00||Closing Cocktail|