The 4th German Private Equity Conference will take place on November 29th 2016 in Frankfurt Am Main. Please see the 2016 Agenda below.

The German 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. We gather 300 Attendees including 80+ LPs, 80+ GPs, 30+ CEOs.

3rd German Private Equity Conference – November 27th 2015 – The Westin Grand, Frankfurt Am Main:
GPEC 2015 – Attendee List
GPEC 2015 – Agenda
GPEC 2015 – Video

2nd German Private Equity Conference – December 5th 2014 – The Westin Grand, Frankfurt Am Main:
GPEC 2014 – Attendee List
GPEC 2014 – Agenda
GPEC 2014 – Video

4th German Private Equity Conference 2016:
Please see the GPEC 2016 Agenda below: (Please note that the German PEC is held in English)

08:00 - 08:55Registration & Breakfast
08:55 – 09:00Welcome & Opening of the Conference
09:00 – 10:00Opening Panel
What are the driving forces of the PE market in the DACH Region?
Ralf Huep - Managing Partner - Advent International
Juergen Pinker - Managing Director - The Blackstone Group
Max Römer - Founding Partner - Quadriga Capital | Current Chairman of the Board - Invest Europe
Rhonda Ryan - Partner & Head of EMEA - Altius Associates
Dr. Bernd Türk, Managing Director - Harald Quandt Holding
10:00 – 10:30Networking Break
10:30 – 11:30Operational DynamicsCo and Direct InvestmentsMittelstand Exit Strategies
Do private equity funds invest more time and money in their portfolio companies than ever before?Are co and direct investments still attractive for LPs and how does it affect the deal sourcing strategies?What are the specifics to execute the best exits in the small and mid caps segment?
Stefan Zuschke
Managing Partner
BC Partners

Dr. Jens Riedl
Partner and Managing Director
The Boston Consulting Group
Claudio Siniscalco
Managing Director - Global Co-Head of Co-Investments
DB Private Equity & Private Markets

Thorsten Gohlke
Managing Partner
GFEP Family Equity

Anja Grenner
Private Equity & Real Estate Leader
SGG Group
Karl Lankmayr
Managing Director
aws Mittelstandsfonds Beteiligungs GmbH & Co KG
11:30 – 12:00Networking Break
12:00 – 13:00CEO PerspectiveFundraisingMarket Volatility and Deal Competition
What are the
key strategies in boosting company performance to
deliver top tier returns?
What are the key factors for fundraising success in the DACH region?How has the market volatility evolved in 2015 and how has deal competition been affected? What about 2016?
Dr. Sebastian Dettmers
Managing Director
Philippe Roesch
Managing Partner
RIAM Alternative Investments
Torsten Grede
Deutsche Beteiligungs AG
13:00 – 14:00Networking Lunch
14:00 – 14:30Lunch Keynote
14:30 – 15:00Networking Break
15:00 – 16:00Buyout PerspectiveTMT InvestmentsReal Estate - Infrastucture
Where is the German buyout market going? What impact have the foreign buyouts on the German PE market? How to win big in TMT in the
DACH region?
Are real estate and infrastructure still interesting and high profitable segments?
Roland Lienau
Managing Director
Matthias Allgaier
Managing Director
Summit Partners
Michael Pfennig
Managing Director, Direct Investments
Allianz Capital Partners

Matthias Fackler
EQT Partners

16:00 – 18:00Networking Cocktail