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Venue:

 

The Plaza Seoul, Autograph Collection, Ruby Hall 22nd Floor

 

Preliminary Agenda - Seoul  on 4 December:

Sessions will be simultaneously translated from English to Korean

 

12:00  Delegate check-in opens

 

12:15 Lunch begins with introduction to the Invest Europe Delegation

 

12:20 European Economics & Politics: What should matter to the Korean investor

Michael Collins, Chief Executive, Invest Europe

 

12:35 - 13:00 First course of Lunch

 

13:00 Winning Investment Strategies: Mastering the Art of GP Selection

The best practices on GP selection, including how to identify the future winners, how this may differ in Europe, delivering recent academic analysis on:

  • PE in the portfolio and how it offsets risk, actual risk vs perceived risk
  • GP selection as a driver of returns
  • Balanced/diversified portfolio to manage risks while driving value

Oliver Gottschalg, Professor of Strategy Dept, HEC Paris

 

13:15 Unlocking Investment Returns: Value Creation in European Private Equity

Louis Godron, Partner, Argos Wityu

Firm expertise: Buyouts of SMEs

 

13:30 Investment Opportunities in German Speaking Countries: How these deliver value compared to the US

Philipp Jacobi, Managing Partner, Quadriga Capital

Firm expertise: Buyouts of medium sized growth companies

 

13:45 Macroview of the European VC Ecosystem

Bjorn Tremmerie, Head of VC ICT and Business Angel Investing, EIF

Firm expertise: Fund of funds financing SMEs

 

14:00 - 14:30 Main course of Lunch

 

14:30 Debt vs Preferred Equity: Bespoke Financing for Private Equity Portfolios

Pierre-Antoine de Selancy, Managing Partner, 17Capital

Firm expertise: Private Debt

 

14:45 Mid Market Value-Add Infrastructure: Opportunities in Europe

Michael Allen, Partner, Arcus Infrastructure Partners

Firm expertise: Telecom, Transport and Energy Infrastructure

 

15:00 New Growth Factors in Established Markets: Technology Trends that are Shaping Northern Europe

Staffan Mörndal, Partner, Verdane Capital
Frida Einarson, Head of IR & Business dvpt, Verdane Capital

Firm expertise: Tech-enabled Growth in Northern Europe

 

15:15 European Tech – Creating Operational and Strategic Value

Rouven Dresselhaus, Managing Partner, Cavalry Ventures

Firm expertise: Early stage tech

 

15:30 Final course of Lunch

 

15:45 Optional session: Infrastructure in Detail

A leading European institutional investor will discuss in detail how to build a successful infrastructure portfolio

 

15:45 Optional session: Advanced Risk Mitigation in Portfolio Construction

Oliver Gottschalg, Professor of Strategy Dept, HEC Paris

 

 

The Invest Europe delegation are available for one-on-one introductory meetings during the event. Private meeting stations will be available. Members of the delegation will also be available for introductory meetings at your offices. Please email events@investeurope.eu to secure an appointment. 

 

Attendees

 

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