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Feb 28
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08:00 - 08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

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Showing of Streams
11:15 - 11:45

Morning coffee and networking break

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13:20 - 14:30

Networking lunch break

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16:00 - 16:25

Afternoon refreshments and networking break

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Showing of Streams
18:00 - 18:05
End of Main Conference Day 2

End of Main Conference Day 2

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18:05 - 19:30

Evening networking reception

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08:00 - 08:30 30 mins
Registration and welcome coffee
08:30 - 08:40 10 mins
Day 2 Plenary
Chair’s welcome address
08:30 - 09:10 40 mins
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Engaged Conversations
Engaged conversations

Running alongside the main conference

Public and private small-group facilitated discussions.

First come first served

Spaces are limited

08:40 - 09:10 30 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
Impact investing

Impact investing – top of the list for LPs?  How investors can take a direct approach to social and environmental problems and be a part of the solution

09:10 - 09:40 30 mins
Day 2 Plenary
Developing Differentiated Angles in a Competitive Market
  • Interviewer Todd Sisitsky - Managing Partner, TPG Capital
09:15 - 09:45 30 mins
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Engaged Conversations
SuperReturn boardroom: LP Only Session

By invitation only, Limited to 20 participants

The Chatham House Rule applies 

No Press

09:40 - 10:10 30 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
Electronic polling session

Latest on the effects of political risk; trade wars and their impact on the global economy, update on the way technology is disrupting the industry. Should GPs and LPs be investing more in their own infrastructure to better harvest and analyse data on a fund? What are the challenges of co-investing,special accounts & the divergence in the returns that LPs will earn from private equity?


Please go to sli.do and use the access code #SuperReturn

10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
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Engaged Conversations
SuperReturn boardroom

Engaged conversation:

The Chatham House Rule applies 

No press

10:10 - 10:40 30 mins
Day 2 Plenary
Keynote Interview
  • Robert Smith - Founder, CEO & Chairman of the Board, Vista Equity Partners
10:40 - 11:15 35 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
Corporate invaders into the private equity space

Should mega funds act more like large corporations? How can private equity increase its share of the global M&A market in terms of deal value and count?

11:15 - 11:45 30 mins
Morning coffee and networking break
11:45 - 12:25 40 mins
Day 2 Plenary
Guest speaker
12:25 - 12:50 25 mins
Day 2 Plenary
Off the record: Investment strategies in uncertain times
12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
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Engaged Conversations
SuperReturn boardroom

Closed door Q&A 

The Chatham House Rule applies

No press

12:50 - 13:20 30 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
Keynote solo address

What evolves and what endures in our industry, current state of affairs and likely future direction

13:20 - 14:30 70 mins
Networking lunch break
14:30 - 14:35 5 mins
Day 2 Plenary
Afternoon plenary chairman
14:35 - 15:00 25 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
Forging new deals & flexible terms
  • How successfully are GPs innovating to address LP needs ?
  • What more needs to be done to ensure private equity remains an attractive investment proposition for investors?
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
How is the European mid-market innovating in an increasingly competitive market?
  • To what extent is the European mid-market private equity still combining top-down stock selection and bottom-up business improvement to generate growth and provide consistent, risk-adjusted returns? 
  • Where and how are leading  mid market managers investing to ensure future returns are protected?
15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
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Day 2 Plenary
Emerging markets: the next frontier for investors?

Private equity and technology in emerging markets: what does deal flow, competition and return potential look like for the different strategies active in emerging markets private equity today and how should GPs approach LPs across different markets?

16:00 - 16:25 25 mins
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
16:25 - 16:30 5 mins
Stream A: Fundraising
Chair's opening remarks
16:25 - 16:30 5 mins
Stream B : Impact Investing
Chair’s opening remarks
16:25 - 16:30 5 mins
Stream C: Co-Investments
Chair’s opening remarks
16:25 - 16:30 5 mins
Stream D: VC/Growth
Chair’s opening remarks
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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Stream A: Fundraising
Europe surpasses the US in PE fundraising in 2018

Where is the cash going?

16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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Stream B : Impact Investing
What is the future of the impact investing sector globally?

Latest trends in impact investing: benchmarking social impact performance and informing investment decisions

16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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Stream C: Co-Investments
How has co-investing changed?

Looking back over the past 10 years: 

  • To what extent do co-investments outperform fund investments?
  •  How can investors can better navigate this increasing complex and crowded landscape?
  • How has the industry progressed and how well -prepared are co-investment partners for a downturn?
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
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Stream D: VC/Growth
Taking European venture to the next stage

Building confidence in European VC versus other global regions: 

  • What are the hottest VC, growth and tech sub sectors today?
17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Stream A: Fundraising
Managing LP/GP relationships in the new efficient fundraising environment
  • To what extent is fund size expansion by managers an increasing risk consideration for LPs?  
  • How are GPs of oversubscribed funds  preserving long-term relationship with their LPs? 
  • What makes a fund marketable to LPs and how have successful GPs achieved their outstanding fundraisings?
17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Stream B : Impact Investing
Generating social and environmental impact as well as financial returns:

How can institutional asset owners deepen their engagement with, the impact investing market in order to develop their impact portfolios?

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Stream C: Co-Investments
LP appetite and approach to co-investing

How direct should LP involvement be in co-investing?. What are the different ways investors do co-investments?  How successful are LPs at building cornerstone partnerships? What are the risks inherent in a co-investment programme and how are these best managed?

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Stream D: VC/Growth
Growth equity today

Global growth investing & creative origination in today’s market: 

  • Where do opportunities lie?
17:30 - 18:00 30 mins
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Stream A: Fundraising
How sustainable is this record-breaking era of fundraising?

Excess number of funds in the market and compressed fundraising timelines mean its getting difficult for investors to do anything but re- up:

  • How easy is it to maintain the discipline of saying no if there are concerns?  
  • How do LPs looking for a new relationship get a foot in the door? 
  • How are LPs allocating resources and capital to generate the best returns?
17:30 - 18:00 30 mins
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Stream B : Impact Investing
Impact Investing

A PE commercial return and help save the world!

17:30 - 18:00 30 mins
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Stream C: Co-Investments
Closed door session on co-investments
  • How are increasingly sophisticated LPs building and managing their co-investment programmes and how do different approaches compare?
  • What are LP views on taking board seats, influencing portfolio companies and risk mitigation?
  • How do the challenges and pitfalls presented to an investor vary depending on the different pipes that source the deal?
  • Opaque fee structures: where are the potential misalignment of interests?
  • What of under-performance and adverse selection?
17:30 - 18:00 30 mins
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Stream D: VC/Growth
The truth on returns in European VC
  • How is the market maturing?
  • Who are the next generation transforming European VC?
  • What are the challenges ahead ?
18:00 - 18:05 5 mins
End of Main Conference Day 2
18:05 - 19:30 85 mins
Evening networking reception