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Early morning sessions
How AI is changing business & society right now
What are the strategies being put in place by GPs to run a digitisation programme? Which firms are best placed to generate value through technological disruption and what is the impact of the pace of technological change?
What technological and process advances will create the greatest disruption over the next 5 years? Which industries are best positioned for disruption now and what does this mean for investors?
What does populism mean for private equity? How can the industry effectively engage with the community, the political class and the regulators to explain what we do and the benefits we bring to society? And what could happen if we neglect to do this?
Late morning sessions
A data driven perspective on the state of the global industry today and some key themes for investors to consider for future allocations
How are fundamental changes in the structure of private equity impacting LP views on this asset class? What are return expectations for the current vintage and how will LPs continue to look for efficiencies?
Early afternoon sessions
Kasper Holten must make each singer deliver an outstanding and unique performance while working within the concept of a joint vision together with their colleagues. How does he make performers go beyond their own boundaries and perform at the highest levels?
Latest data on the market structure of European private equity. How fragmented is the market, what does it mean for the dispersion of returns and what are the implications for portfolio construction?
How best can LPs mine the rich seam that is Europe? What can be done better in the private markets than in the public markets?
Followed by showcase of Europe’s strongest niches, addressing the following questions:
Late afternoon sessions
Chatham House Rule – NO PRESS
The GP/LP Relationship Evolution: points of inflection, contention and compromise in ILPA principles 3.0
What are the long-term implications for regulations, fundraising, and fund domicile? What opportunities will Brexit provide and how can private equity groups benefit?
With elevated valuations, how will infrastructure funds generate appropriate risk-adjusted returns and do these compensate enough for illiquidity? What does technology hold for the future of infrastructure assets?
How fintech will fundamentally alter the alternatives space: where will the disruptors come from, and what is on the horizon? Will blockchain change the way we do business?
Latest fundraising data and allocation behaviour of LPs to real assets
How do you measure and report ESG in an audited way? What needs to happen to be able to benchmark ESG initiatives? As investors move from exclusion to positive selection, when will ESG evolve from a risk mitigation strategy to a positive way of improving the attractiveness of a business?
Where do real assets sit within a diversified private equity portfolio and how are these best accessed? How can LPs balance access to an uncorrelated return stream with illiquidity and volatility risk?
Where will the next wave of fintech disruptors come from and what are the technologies that will drive this? With all the hype, what opportunities are still out there for investors?