Led by renowned industry practitioners, our flagship course provides the fundamentals to private equity, covering the lifecycle of a deal including investment returns and exits. The course utilises real life case studies whilst creating a great opportunity to network and build relationships with peers as you network at dinner and drinks receptions throughout the week.
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Key topics include
- Due diligence
- Deal structuring and investment returns
- Transaction structuring (early stage, growth capital, MBOs)
- Managing the portfolio
- Management assessment
- Exits and more
What will delegates take away?
- A fundamental understanding of the deal cycle
- Insight from industry experts
- New contacts within the industry
What else is included?
- 4.5 days of accommodation at the renowned De Vere Latimer Estate (Chesham), offering a professional and productive work environment free from distractions inside 30 acres of picturesque grounds and views of the Chess Valley
- Access to the on-site gym, indoor swimming pool and sauna throughout your stay
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided for the duration of the course
- Social and networking activities hosted by the BVCA
De Vere Latimer Estate
Church Lane, Latimer, Chesham HP5 1UG
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De Vere Latimer boasts an incredible history with the first mention of a manor house at Latimer recorded as early as 1194 AD. The estate was then passed down through families of English nobility, before becoming a top secret centre for military intelligence during World War II, where it gained its name as one of Britain's most secret homes.
The estate features 30 acres of grounds, with sweeping views of the Chess Valley as well as a fully equipped gym and indoor swimming pool, and sauna available daily for guests to use.
The estate is situated just five miles from Junction 18 of the M25, close to Heathrow and Luton Airports and the Metropolitan line into central London.
Jon works alongside investment teams to support operational value creation within investee companies. He shares best practice across the portfolio supporting management teams as they develop growth strategies and helps them monitor performance.
After gaining a degree in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry at Durham University, Jon qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC and held roles within the Training, Transaction Services and Consulting teams. During this time, Jon designed and rolled out PwC’s inaugural Due Diligence Training Programme across Europe in 1997.
Previous attendees include:
Alcuin Capital Partners, Aliter Capital LLP, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited, Aon, August Equity LLP, Baird Capital, Big Society Capital, Blue Water Energy, BP Ventures, Bridgepoint, Caledonia Investments plc, CBPE Capital, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Circularity Capital, CVC Advisers Limited, ECI Partners, Equistone, Innovate UK, LDCm Lincoln International LLP , Livingbridge EP LLP, Mobeus Equity Partners, NorthEdge Capital, NVM Private Equity, Oakley Capital Limited, Palatine Private Equity, Permira Advisers (London) Ltd, Phoenix Equity Partners, Sovereign Capital Partners
YFM Equity Partners
"A fantastic course and one of the best I have attended. Across the board the content was engaging and useful, the speakers were first rate."
Aaron Lawson-Clark, NVM PE LLP
"I had high expectations and they were exceeded - thank you!"
Toby Fitzherbert, ECI Partners
"Really impressed by the course director, Jon, he has some great experience; very passionate about this which very much showed."
Dominika Kowalska, CVC
This course is CPD accredited by the CPD Certification Service for 26 hours. By attending this course, you will receive a digital certificate from Diplomasafe. This certificate allows you to share and save your new CPD accredited qualification on LinkedIn, adding instantly verifiable credentials and strengthening your professional profile.