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Investors’ Forum 2021

24 - 25 Mar 2021


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While the 2021 agenda is being curated, feel free to revisit the agenda from 2020.

Day 1 13 Oct 2020
Day 2 14 Oct 2020
10:00 – 11:00

Myths & Legends in the Private Markets

What does the data say? Where does reality differ from perception in the markets?

John W. Rife III Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Richard Hope Managing Director and Head of EMEA, Hamilton Lane

Louis Flamand Director, Head of Europe and Asia Private Equity at Metlife Investment Management

Anne Fossemalle Director, Equity Funds, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

11:00 – 11:15

Networking Break

11:15 – 12:30

Current dynamics in European Venture Capital and their impact on fund strategies

Presentation of the latest data from the EIF from the past 6 months with a look at deal dynamics, the evolution of funding round sizes and price levels. What are the implications for VCs in terms of portfolio management and selection of investment strategy? What changes are needed and which innovations do VCs need to adopt to thrive?

Uli Grabenwarter Deputy Director – Equity Investments, EIF

Dina Chaya Partner, Neomed Management

Staffan Helgesson General Partner, Creandum

Nenad Marovac Founder, Managing Partner, DN Capital

Katya Smirnyagina Executive Director Capricorn Health-tech Fund, Capricorn Partners

12:30 – 13:45

Networking Break

13:45 – 14:25

Upgrading Competitiveness for Recovery : The imperatives for a new economic and business model.

A new world of competitiveness is emerging from the crisis. It creates vast opportunities for the daring. How will the economic and business environment influence the strategies of companies and governments? What do companies need to do to thrive? As closing keynote speech, Professor Stephane Garelli, Professor Emeritus at IMD and Founder of the IMD World Competitiveness Center, will look at the changes and challenges of the future and how leaders and companies can react to remain competitive.

Professor Stéphane Garelli Professor Emeritus of World Competitiveness, IMD business school and at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland

14:25 – 14:30

Conference closing remarks

Kathleen Bacon Senior Advisor, Harbourvest Partners

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