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Digital European Private Equity & Venture Capital Forums - North America 2021

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Digital Event
Date
23 March 2021 - 24 March 2021
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Digital European Private Equity & Venture Capital Forum –
North America 2021


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Overview

The BVCA Digital European Private Equity & Venture Capital Forum connects North American institutional investors with European private equity and venture capital fund managers.

The forum, which will be held digitally for the first time in 2021, is designed exclusively for LPs and investment consultants across North America to gather insights on trends, opportunities and other developments in the European market. The LPs will have the opportunity to hear from and connect with European GPs comprising of different sizes, stages and strategies.

The forum will feature a mixture of presentations and panel discussions on topics such as investment strategy, regional and sector specialisation, fund performance and the changing appetite and needs of investors. Specialist roundtables and one-on-one meetings are also a core features of the event.

This forum is exclusive to European GPs and North American LPs.


Key regions
  • East Coast
  • West Coast
  • Central America
  • Canada


GPs Attending



Agenda

Day one (all timings are GMT)

17.00: Welcome - New horizons: investing in the UK and EU
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA

17:05: Benchmarking: European Private Equity and Venture Capital returns
Boris Hentze, Managing Director, Cambridge Associates

17:15: Investor Perspective: due diligence in a virtual world
David Fann, Aksia
Jared Speicher, The State of New Jersey

17:30: Venture Capital: Transformation, Specialisation and Growth in the new Digital Economy
Moderated by Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
Max Bautin, Managing Partner, IQ Capital
Luke Alvarez, Founding Managing Partner, Hiro Capital
Jos White, Notion Capital
Stephen Nundy, Partner, Lakestar
Paul Munn, Managing Partner, Par Equity

18:10: DeepTech Roundtable
Luke Alvarez, Founding Managing Partner, Hiro Capital
Max Bautin, Managing Partner, IQ Capital

18:10: A new decade in Fintech Roundtable
Hosted by Nicolas Brand, Partner, Lakestar
Jos White, General Partner, Notion Capital

18:25: Roundtable Group Discussion
Hosted by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Max Bautin, Managing Partner, IQ Capital
Nicolas Brand, Partner, Lakestar

18:35: Break and speed networking

18:45: Clean Tech
Beverley Gower-Jones, Managing Partner, Clean Growth Fund

18:55: Biotech
Moderated by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Simeon George, SR One
Alek Safarian, ALSA Ventures

19:10: Growth Capital in European Asymmetric “Tech” Markets  
Omiros Sarikas, Managing Partner, Brookstreet Equity Partners

19:17: Accelerating digital transformation
Jan Rutherford, Partner, Scottish Equity Partners

19:25: Clean Tech Roundtable
Beverley Gower-Jones, Clean Growth Fund
Connor Duffy, Clean Growth Fund
Jonathan Tudor, Clean Growth Fund

19:25: Biotech Roundtable
Robert Higginson, Par Equity
Simeon George, SR One
Alek Safarian, ALSA Ventures

19:25: VC and Early Growth Opportunities in ESG Investing Roundtable
Omiros Sarikas, Brookstreet Equity Partners
Kostas Maramenos, Brookstreet Equity Partners

19:40: Roundtable Group Discussion
Hosted by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Beverley Gower-Jones, Clean Growth Fund
Alek Safarian, ALSA Ventures
Omiros Sarikas, Brookstreet Equity Partners

19:50: Closing remarks
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA

19:55: Speed networking

20:25: Close

Day two (all timings are GMT)

17.00: Welcome
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA

17:05: Landscape for investing in Europe - from the North American investors' perspective
Moderated by Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
Abigail Archibald, Senior Portfolio Manager at Andrew W Mellon Foundation
Michael Dymond, Senior Portfolio Manager, APG Asset Management
David Hartford
Scott Ramsower, Co-Head of Private Equity Funds - Teacher Retirement System of Texas

17:25: Private Equity: responding to COVID-19 and looking ahead
Moderated by Jayne Mould, COO, BVCA
Gilles Collombin, Partner, Charterhouse
Jenn Ma, Vice President, Limited Partner Services, Advent International
Monica Chase, Head of Investor Relations North America, Permira

17:45: Mid market private capital solutions
Moderated by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Tom Boszko, Alchemy
Marc Ciancimino, All Seas Capital

18:00: Investing after COVID: changes in opportunities and approach Roundtable
Gilles Collombin, Partner, Charterhouse
Jenn Ma, Vice President, Limited Partner Services, Advent International
Monica Chase, Head of Investor Relations North America, Permira

1800: Mid market private capital solutions
Alex Leicester, Alchemy
Toby Westcott, Alchemy
Tom Boszko, Alchemy
Marc Ciancimino, All Seas Capital
Cristobal Cuart, All Seas Capital

18:15: Roundtable Group Discussion
Hosted by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Gilles Collombin, Charterhouse
Tom Boszko, Alchemy

18:20: Break and speed networking

18:30: Where is the co-investment world heading?
Moderated by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Gilles Collombin, Partner, Charterhouse
Geoffrey Kittredge, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

18:45: Environmental, Social and Governance: rising up the agenda, creating value and superior returns
Moderated by Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
Jay Brupbacher, Permira
Jenn Ma, Advent International

19:00: LP appetite for Co-investing Roundtable
Gilles Collombin, Partner, Charterhouse
Geoffrey Kittredge, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

19:00: ESG Roundtable 
Jay Brupbacher, Permira
Jenn Ma, Advent International

19:15: Roundtable Group Discussion
Hosted by Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
Gilles Collombin, Charterhouse
Jenn Ma, Advent International

19:25: Remarks from the Department of International Trade
Francesca Lorenzini, Department of International Trade

19:30: Closing remarks
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA

19:35: Speed networking

20:05: Close


Price

Attendance is complimentary for North American LPs and investment consultants. If you're interested in attending please register using the button below.

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European GPs pay a fee to the BVCA. If you're interested in attending please contact Abi Waddington.

BVCA members that pay an annual membership fee of over £50,000 p.a. can join the roadshow with no additional fee required, subject to limited availability. For further information please contact Amy Abbott.






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