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Investors’ Forum 2022

23 - 24 Mar 2022
Geneva
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Agenda

Day 1 - 23 Mar 2022

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome

Anne Fossemalle Invest Europe Chair & Director, Equity Funds at EBRD

Eric de Montgolfier CEO, Invest Europe

Kathleen Bacon Senior Advisor, HarbourVest Partners (Conference Co-Chair)

Jim Strang Chairman, Hg Capital Trust (Conference Co-Chair)

09:30 – 10:15

Panel Discussion: LP Outlook

Starting with insights from the latest Coller Barometer, this LP panel will consider the outlook for the future, in particular the implications of the current outperformance of PE and VC. Will the current outperformance of  buy-outs and VC justfiy a change in allocation? Will there be a concentration to larger funds? What are the implications for smaller funds?

François Aguerre Partner, Co-Head of Origination, Coller Capital

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote

Helen Steers Partner, Pantheon Ventures

11:15 – 12:00

The Evolution of Impact Investing

With the rising importance of Impact and ESG, where are the lines where ESG ends and Impact begins? What are LPs looking for? Are their performance expectations the same? What are the expectations for the future?

Patricia Volhard Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton

Reynir Indahl Managing Partner, Summa Equity

12:00 – 12:30

Keynote

Steve Howard Chief Sustainability Officer, Temasek

13:30 – 14:20

Roundtables - Closed door LP/GP thematic discussions

14:30 – 15:20

Roundtables - Closed door LP/GP thematic discussions

15:45 – 16:30

Disrupting the Disruptors

European VC is seeing a radical change in the landscape with the - arrival of hedgefunds, larger players, investment by indexing versus cherry-picking, passive portfolios - all bringing an evolution in the value chain. Will this last and what is next?

Jean Bourcereau Managing Partner and President, Ventech

Staffan Helgesson General Partner, Creandum

16:30 – 17:30

Performance in Private Equity

In this hallmark session of the forum, we will again look at fund performance metrics and trends globally, including the latest data covering 2020.

T.Bondurant (Bon) French Chairman, Adams Street Partners

Ivan Vercoutere Managing Partner, CIO, LGT Capital Partners

17:30 – 17:45

Day 1 Wrap-up

Kathleen Bacon Senior Advisor, HarbourVest Partners

Jim Strang Chairman, Hg Capital Trust

18:30 – 20:00

Cocktail reception - Domaine du Grand Malagny

By invitation only

20:00 – 22:00

Rotating LP/GP Networking Dinner

By invitation only

Day 2 - 24 Mar 2022

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome

09:05 – 09:45

EIF Performance Data

The latest data insights on VC performance in Europe from the EIF.

Uli Grabenwarter Deputy Director, Equity Investments, EIF

09:45 – 10:30

Democratisation of Private Equity

What is next? What are the implications for fundraising? Where is the future of retailisation of private equity?

Frans Tieleman Managing Partner - Member of the Executive Committee, Eurazeo

11:00 – 11:45

GP-led Liquidity

The industry is becoming increasingly self-sustaining. With the increased importance of GP-leds and continue funds, GPs are no longer dependent on liquidity from IPOs. What are the implications for LPs and are LP and GP interests aligned?

Ruulke Bagijn Managing Director, AlpInvest Partners

11:45 – 12:15

Closing Keynote - TBA

12:15 – 12:30

Conference Close

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch & Departures

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