Agenda 2017

The 5th Annual German Private Equity Conference will take place on the 16th November 2017 at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich.





*Please note that the conference will be held in English.


08.00 – 08.50

Registration & Breakfast

Join us during in the early morning. This will be the best time to network without the conference hassle.

09.00 – 10.00

Opening Plenary: Is Germany the Next PE Hub of Europe?

Michael Kunz

Partner – GSA Private Equity Leader

Susanne von Gueltlingen

Head of Private Equity

Managing Director
The Blackstone Group

10.30 – 11.30

Germany’s Mittelstand: a Model of Success. Insights from Top Performing CEOs


To Be Announced

To Be Announced


Fundraising: Current Trends in the DACH Region

seibold-wolfgang-AGIC Capital


Justin Partington
Fund Services Leader
SGG Group

Wolfgang Seibold
Managing Director
AGIC Capital

To Be Announced

Deal Sourcing: Influences of the Changing Macroeconomic Environment

Managing Partner
Deutsche Private Equity

Managing Director
3i Group

EMERAM Capital Partners

Georg Helg

Managing Director

Matthias Hieber

Managing Director
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking

12.00 – 13.00

Investing in Technology: The ‘Smart’ Way Forward?


Jan-Ole Gerschefski

Vice President
Warburg Pincus

Soheil Mirpour

Senior Director
Global Founders Capital


LP/GP Dynamics: How to Balance a Winning Relationship

Paul Denning
Managing Director
Denning & Company, LLC

Mirja Lehmler-Brown
Senior Investment Manager
Aberdeen Asset Management

Jürgen von Wendorff
Board Member
Hannover Finanz

Michael Lindauer
Managing Director, Global Co-Head of Private Equity
Allianz Capital Partners

Joeri de Groot
AlpInvest Partners

Dr. Andreas Fischer

ESG & Impact Investing:  The Question of Returns

Nicole Thomé

Relationship & Business Development Manager Private Equity, Real Estate & Securitisation

Erick Yong

GreenTec Capital Partners

Uli Grabenwarter

Deputy Director/Head of Investments

Jochen Wermuth

Senior Fund Partner
Wermuth Asset Management

Johannes Weber

Managing Partner
Ananda Ventures – Social Venture Fund

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch Break

Enjoy top-quality hot and cold food with your fellow attendees.

14.00 – 14.30

Conference Keynote (To Be Announced)

15.00 – 16.00

Exits: The Exit Market in 2017

Marco Brockhaus

Founder & Managing Director
Brockhaus Private Equity


Early Stage Investments in Germany: Growth Equity

Michael Brandkamp

Managing Director
High-Tech Gründerfonds

Rainer Maerkle

General Partner
Holtzbrinck Ventures

Sector-Specific Investments: The Case of Healthcare

Dr. Markus Hosang

General Partner
BioMed Partners

Carsten Rahlfs

To Be Announced

16.00 – 17.30

Closing Cocktail

Join us during in the late afternoon. This will be the best time to network without the conference hassle.