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Sector Forum - Retail & Consumer

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Course Location

, United Kingdom
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Course Date

08 November 2019

Programme

Course Price

0.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - LP
0.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - GP
435.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - Professional Services
1087.50 GBP (ex. VAT) - Non-member

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Retail & Consumer Forum



Overview

The BVCA’s Retail and Consumer forum will bring together investors, entrepreneurs and specialist advisers for a morning of interactive and informative discussion focused on the retail/consumer sector. From the effect of Brexit and economic uncertainty through to the relationship between consumer/brand and how environmentally responsible brands and green consumerism might drive future valuations speakers will provide cutting edge content and the latest thinking from the private equity and venture capital investment space. This forum is part of the BVCA’s member only Sector Series of events, which brings together industry to better understand what potential opportunities there may be for private equity and venture investors across the UK, Europe and globally.


Agenda

08:00 – Registration and Networking

08:45 – Welcome
Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General & Director of Member Services, BVCA

08:50 – Consumer and retail market outlook
Xander Pelgrom, Director, Dealroom

09:00 – CEO Interview – Dr Martens
Kenny Wilson, CEO, Dr Martens
Tara Alhadeff, Principal, Permira

09:10 – Where are we in the cycle for consumer and retail investing?

Moderator: Tom Leman, Partner Head of Retail & Consumer, Pinsent Masons
Cheryl Potter, Head of Consumer, Permira
Kenny Wilson, CEO, Dr Martens
Beth Pickens, Principal, TSG Consumer
Daina Spedding, Investor, BGF

09:40 – CEO presentation – Unmade
Hal Watts, CEO, Unmade

09:50 – Reinventing retail - how technology is changing the brand/consumer relationship and influencing investors’ appetite

Moderator: Susanne Vanner, Partner, EY
Isabel Bescos, Associate, Balderton
Melis Kahya, Head of Consumer (EMEA), General Atlantic
Hal Watts, CEO, Unmade
Louis Schena, Founder & CEO, Swipii

10:20 – CEO presentation – Swipii
Louis Schena, Founder & CEO, Swipii

10:30 – Coffee break

11:00 – Are LPs looking for sector-specific funds or simply best in class sector-focused teams to generate returns?
Nicolas Schellenberg, Head of EMEA VC & PE Research, Cambridge Associates

11:10 – How do innovative brands remain innovative

Moderator: Mary Say, Founder & CEO, Brand Potential
Matt Truman, CEO & Co-Founder, True Global
Alex Roberts, Commercial Director, Forest Holidays
Katie Peacock, Director of Innovation, Innocent Drinks
Yasha Estraikh, Associate Partner, Piper PE

11:40 – CEO Presentation – Daye
Valentina Milanova, CEO & Founder, Daye

11:50 – CEO Presentation – The Cheeky Panda
Chris Forbes, Co-Founder, The Cheeky Panda

12:00 – The rise of green consumerism, can ethics drive valuations?

Moderated by Anna Missouri, Membership & Regional Engagement Manager, BVCA
Camila Dolan, Founding Partner, EKA Ventures
Valentina Milanova, CEO & Founder, Daye
Chris Forbes, Co-Founder, The Cheeky Panda
Hjalmar Stahlberg, Co-Founder, Karma

12:25 – Closing remarks

12:30 – Lunch and Networking


Dress Code

Business attire


Location

The IET: Savoy Place,
2 Savoy Place, London,
WC2R 0BL

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Price

Professional Services  £435.00 + VAT Per Place
BVCA member GP's and LP's can attend complimentary
Non-members please contact Jack Hughes for more information. 
Entrepreneurs (PE/VC backed) Please click here to register your interest


COURSE FREQUENCY

ALTERNATIVE DATE

AUDIENCE

GROUP SIZE

0 - 170 PEOPLE

COURSE DIRECTOR

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Further information

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE BVCA

 +44 (0)20 7492 0400

 training@bvca.co.uk