The CFO Forum programme features top-level keynotes, interactive panels and in-depth roundtable discussions.
As we prepare for the 2022 edition, feel free to consult last year's programme below:
Are IPO’s really back on the agenda as viable exit route?. Panellists will provide their view on the increased use of IPO as an exit route. Why now? Why is there such confidence in IPOs as an option? What factors explain the large valuation gap between “old school sectors” and “hot sectors” ? What has been the GP experience in accessing capital post-IPO? What role are SPACs playing in the market and what is the attraction?
Koos Teule CFO, Gilde
Jesper Soderberg CFO, Nordic Capital
Karen Sands COO & CFO, Hermes GPE
Stefan Weiner Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
On overview of the latest data and trends in LPA terms, including limits in use of bridge facilities and borrowing, distribution waterfalls, investment periods and extension and highlighting recent innovations in the industry.
Nigel van Zyl Partner, Proskauer
The past year created new challenges in fundraising, requiring new approaches and strategies. This panel discussion will address the evolution of fundraising including new investor demands, co-investment, complexity in fund structures, use of in-house team versus placement agents…..
Fèmy Mouftaou Managing Director, IQ EQ
Mathieu Bourdié CFO, ODDO BHF Private Equity
Oliver Pritchard CFO, 17Capital
Giovanni Pericolini CFO, Medicxi
CFOs are facing new demands in portfolio management. This round table will discuss: How can the GP be better informed on what the LP needs? How can holistic monitoring across the GP, LP and portfolio company be achieved? Which processes GPs and LPs are now willing to outsource, that were previously considered part of their direct value chain?
Sanjay Tolani Head of Private Equity, EMEA, FIS
Seán Allen Deputy Head of Finance, Coller Capital
John Horton Finance Director, DN Capital
Despite initial concerns related to the covid pandemic, portfolio performance and valuations have continue to rise. This panel of experts will address key questions: Will this trend continue? What does it mean for fund managers? What are the risks? Some sectors have experienced a temporary situation of zero income due to Covid. How should this be approached in valuation? What techniques are being used? Which ones are valid in these circumstances?
Ryan McNelley Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
Daniel Gregor Head of Asset Management, Indirect Strategies, Allianz Capital Partners
Paul Cunningham CFO, Helios Investment Partners
This roundtable will explore the opportunities and risks of the European regulatory environment, with topics such as the upcoming reviews of the AIFM directive and the ELTIF regulation, and practical issues relating to Brexit.
Martin Bresson Public Affairs Director, Invest Europe
Arnaud Garel-Galais Group Head of Coverage & Business Development PERES, CACEIS
Laëtitia Feraud COO, InfraVia Capital Partners
Stephen McConville Legal Counsel, Structuring (AVP), Partners Group
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