The BVCA European Private Equity & Venture Capital Forums connect North American institutional investors with European private equity and venture capital fund managers. Each year, the forums convene 15-20 European GPs with approximately 80-120 local LPs in various cities across North America.
The forums provide local LPs and European fund managers with the opportunity to:
a) Hear the latest insight on the following themes:
b) Connect with and engage in one-on-one meetings with leading European fund managers
c) Participate in interactive roundtable discussions on topical sectoral issues
In 2020, the following European fund managers will be attending the forum:
08:30: Registration and Refreshments
Leon de Bono, Assistant Director General, BVCA
09:05: Quickfire Meet and Greet Roundtables
09:30: Europe’s Political and Investment Environment, and Benchmarking PE/VC Returns
Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
09:40: Balancing fund investing, co-investing, and direct-investing
Moderated by Michael Moore, Director General, BVCA
Monica Chase, Head of Investor Relations North America, Permira or
Jason Brupbacher, Investor Relations Director, Permira
Geoffrey Kittredge, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
10:00: The UK’s high growth small cap businesses
Driving operating improvements in niche B2B leaders to create alpha returns
Guy Davies, Managing Partner, WestBridge Capital or
Tim Whittard, Partner, WestBridge Capital
Emerging Sector Focus:
Location-based entertainment – London as a global leader
Michael Burt, Managing Partner, Promethean
Discussion and Q&A
10:30: What next for global financial services?
Jerry Del Missier, Founding Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Copper Street Capital
10:45: Case Study
The Nordic Private Equity Opportunity
Andreas Brovold, Investment Manager, Cubera Private Equity
11:00: Refreshment Break
11:30: European Venture: why look beyond your doorstep?
Joe Schorge, Founder and Managing Partner, Isomer Capital
Alice Hu-Wagner, British Business Bank (NYC and SF only)
A super-ecosystem with each country playing to its strengths
Jodi Yang, Head of Investor Relations, Balderton
Deep Tech and Fintech/UK and across Europe
Max Bautin, Managing Partner, IQ Capital Partners
Lomax Ward, Co-Founder, Luminous Ventures
Dr Ingo Potthoff, Managing Partner, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners GmbH
Seed and early stage/Nordics
Jenny Ruth Hrafnsdottir, Crowberry Capital or
Hekla Arnardottir, Crowberry Capital
Michael Thomsen, Partner, Blazar Capital
13:00: Case study:
Energy transition: the reduction of the carbon footprint in the energy markets
Daniel Reis, Founding Partner, Shorelight Partners LLP
13:15: Case study:
Finding differentiated strategies across Europe: the Greece example
Omiros Sarikas, Managing/Founding Partner, Brookstreet Equity Partners
13:30: Closing remarks and Lunch
Abigail Kahn Archibald, The Andrew W Mellon Foundation
Michael Dymond, APG
J. David Enriquez, New York City Retirement Systems
Caitlin Gubbels, CPPIB
David Hartford, Calibrium
Scott Ramsower, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
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Attendance is complimentary for LPs and investment consultants.
GPs pay a fee to the BVCA.BVCA members that pay an annual membership fee of £52,740 p.a. can join the roadshow with no additional fee required, subject to limited availability.
North American LPs and investment consultants - please book here.
European GPs - please contact Leon de Bono at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information and queries please email Martin Punt at email@example.com.
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