Agenda

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.

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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.

TimeTHURSDAY 26TH JANUARY 2017
8.00 - 8.50Registration & Breakfast
8.55 - 10.00Opening Panel
French PE performance: what are the projections for 2017?
Will France remain a major player of the European PE game?
10.00 - 10.30Networking Break I
10.30 - 11.301 - Small&Mid Cap2 - Financing Africa's Growth3 - 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?
Luc Rigouzzo
Managing Partner
Amethis Finance
Olivier Boyadjian
Managing Director
H.I.G. Capital
11.30 - 12.00Networking Break II
12.00 - 13.004 - Exit Strategies5 - Family Office6 - 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 clientsHow to spot companies with high growth potential? How to fill the communication gap between PE and VC?
Rémi Carnimolla
Partner, Managing Director
3i
Jürgen Habichler
Founder, Managing Partner
Jadeberg Partners
13.00 - 14.00Lunch
14.00 - 14.30Lunch Keynote
14.30 - 15.00Networking Break III
15.00 - 16.007 - Deal Sourcing8 - Fundraising9 - 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?
Michael Diehl
Partner and Co-Founder
Activa Capital

Jacques Rossignol
Managing Partner
21CentralePartners
Benoit Raillard
Operating Partner
GIMV

Louis Godron
Chairman
Argos Soditic

Philippe Franchet
Senior Partner, Paris Head of Management Committee
L Capital
16.00 - 17.00Closing Cocktail

 

Would you like to join us on the 26th January, 2017?