Capital Creation 2019

23 - 25 September, 2019

Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo

44 (0) 207 368 9854

Day two - 24 September

7:45 am - 8:00 am Diversity in Private Equity Breakfast

Gurpreet Manku, Deputy Director General and Director of Policy at BVCA

Gurpreet Manku

Deputy Director General and Director of Policy
BVCA

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration, Networking and Business Meetings in the Meetings Zone

8:45 am - 8:50 am Welcome Remarks

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Address

John Gilligan, The Finance Lab, Saïd Business School at University of Oxford

John Gilligan

The Finance Lab, Saïd Business School
University of Oxford

Evolution of ESG & Diversity

9:00 am - 9:40 am All Star Discussion Panel: Can ESG integrated portfolios perform and what are GPs doing to generate social and environmental impact as well as financial returns?

Ivan Massonnat, Partner at PAI Partners

Ivan Massonnat

Partner
PAI Partners

Silva Deželan, Sustainability Director at Robeco

Silva Deželan

Sustainability Director
Robeco

Dick Tol, Senior Portfolio manager Private Equity at PGB Pensioendiensten

Dick Tol

Senior Portfolio manager Private Equity
PGB Pensioendiensten

Mark Nicolson, Senior Investment Director at Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity

Mark Nicolson

Senior Investment Director
Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity

9:40 am - 10:00 am Keynote Interview: What types of diversity initiatives are LPs seeking and what can be done to improve things further?

Jennifer Barker, Head of EMEA Human Resources at The Carlyle Group

Jennifer Barker

Head of EMEA Human Resources
The Carlyle Group

Erin Sarret, Director at StepStone Group

Erin Sarret

Director
StepStone Group

10:00 am - 10:40 am Panel Discussion: What has caused impact investing to move from niche to mainstream and how can having a sustainable portfolio help improve returns?

Jonathan Dean, Head of Impact Investing at AXA

Jonathan Dean

Head of Impact Investing
AXA

Andrew Parry, Head of Sustainable Investing at Hermes Investment Management

Andrew Parry

Head of Sustainable Investing
Hermes Investment Management

Joseph McDonald, Associate Director, Private Equity at Zurich Alternative Asset Management

Joseph McDonald

Associate Director, Private Equity
Zurich Alternative Asset Management

Staying Ahead of The Innovation Curve

10:40 am - 11:00 am Innovation Spotlight: An insider view from the greatest tech innovators and the GPs behind them: how to turn digital disruption into returns

Elias Korosis, Partner at Hermes GPE

Elias Korosis

Partner
Hermes GPE

Lucian Schoenefelder

Partner
KKR

Jean Schmitt

Managing Partner
Jolt Capital

Justin Fishner-Wolfson, Managing Partner at 137 Ventures

Justin Fishner-Wolfson

Managing Partner
137 Ventures

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Morning Coffee, Networking and Private Business Meetings in the Meetings Zone

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Panel: How is fundraising changing, who are the new players in the market and what are they doing differently?

Erik Vynckier, Chair and Board member at Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Erik Vynckier

Chair and Board member
Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

David Jeffrey, Partner, Head of Europe at StepStone Group

David Jeffrey

Partner, Head of Europe
StepStone Group

Antoine Drean

Managing Partner
Mantrainvest

  • Yes: First time funds often outperform, delivering higher returns than traditional funds - Hans van Swaay, Partner, Lyrique Sàrl & Stefan Lehotkay, Partner, CLEARSIGHT Investments 
  • Yes: First time funds offer strong performance: diversification and specialists skills  over more established managers - Mark Nicolson, Senior Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity 
  • No: The risk is too high; they often fail to meet fundraising targets and the risk of abandon is much greater - Philip Rattle, Managing Partner, August Equity 
  • No: we are drawn to macro-opportunities and the prospect of fruitful returns at any stage - Franҫois Rowell, Director, UBS Investment Bank

Gianluca Leotta, Founding Partner at LR Lex Avvocati Associati

Gianluca Leotta

Founding Partner
LR Lex Avvocati Associati

Hans Van Swaay, Partner at Lyrique Sàrl

Hans Van Swaay

Partner
Lyrique Sàrl

Stefan Lehotkay, Partner at CLEARSIGHT Investments

Stefan Lehotkay

Partner
CLEARSIGHT Investments

Mark Nicolson, Senior Investment Director at Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity

Mark Nicolson

Senior Investment Director
Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity

Philip Rattle, Managing Partner at August Equity

Philip Rattle

Managing Partner
August Equity

Franҫois Rowell, Director at UBS Wealth Management

Franҫois Rowell

Director
UBS Wealth Management

Join our LP hosts to dicuss a topic of your choice over lunch – each round table has only 10 places, on a first come, first served basis

Table 1: Private Debt: Finding value in direct lending today Timo Hara, Founder, Certior Capital Ltd

Table 2: Buyout: Co-financing: what lessons have we learnt from the crash and how have GPs positioned themselves in response?  Mark Nicolson, Senior Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard

Table 3: Secondaries: How is LP competition in direct, co-investments and secondary investments affecting market dynamics?  Paul Newsome, Partner, Co-Head of Investments, Unigestion &  Olivier Dauman, Head of Private Equity, CFM Indosuez Wealth &  Louis Trincano, Managing Partner, Cornerstone Fund Placement &  Yvan Chéné, Private Equities Secondaries Director, Capital Dynamics

Table 4: Venture:  How is technology, larger VC funds and PE investment blurring the lines between private equity and venture capital? Ana-Maria Harrison, Partner, Adams Street Partners

Table 5: Secondaries: The Good,The Bad & The Ugly -  Benjamin Revillon, Managing Partner, BEX Capital

Table 6: Private Debt: What are the predicted return expectations given current market volatility? Furio Pietribias, Chief Executive Officer, Mediolanum Asset Management

Table 7: Infrastructure: What part does private equity investing have to play in helping close the infrastructure gap?  Nicola Barbiero, Chief Financial Officer, Solidarietà Veneto & Frank Amberg, Head of Private Equity & Infrastructure, Munich Re Group

Table 8: Co-Investments: How can GPs align their interests better to their LPs considering the tight rules of engagement? Raaja Mekouar-Schneider, President, LPEA & Head of Private Equity, Becker Family Office

Timo Hara, Founder at Certior Capital

Timo Hara

Founder
Certior Capital

Mark Nicolson, Senior Investment Director at Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity

Mark Nicolson

Senior Investment Director
Aberdeen Standard Investments Private Equity

Paul Newsome, Partner, co-Head of Investments (Private Equity) at Unigestion

Paul Newsome

Partner, co-Head of Investments (Private Equity)
Unigestion

Olivier Dauman, Head of Private Equity at CFM Indosuez Wealth Management

Olivier Dauman

Head of Private Equity
CFM Indosuez Wealth Management

Louis Trincano, Managing Partner at CORNERSTONE Fund Placement

Louis Trincano

Managing Partner
CORNERSTONE Fund Placement

Yvan Chéné, Private Equities Secondaries Director at Capial Dynamics

Yvan Chéné

Private Equities Secondaries Director
Capial Dynamics

Ana Maria Harrison, Partner at Adams Street Partners

Ana Maria Harrison

Partner
Adams Street Partners

Benjamin Revillon, Managing Partner at BEX Capital

Benjamin Revillon

Managing Partner
BEX Capital

Furio Pietribiasi, Managing Director at Mediolanum Asset Management Ltd.

Furio Pietribiasi

Managing Director
Mediolanum Asset Management Ltd.

Nicola Barbiero, Chief Financial Officer at Solidarietà Veneto

Nicola Barbiero

Chief Financial Officer
Solidarietà Veneto

Rajaa Mekouar-Schneider, President at LPEA

Rajaa Mekouar-Schneider

President
LPEA

Chairperson: Patricia I. Kovacevic, Global Legal and Regulatory Strategist, Regulation Strategy

Navigating Digital Disruption

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Panel Discussion: Where are the best opportunities in Venture to generate long-term and sustainable returns?
Gurpreet Manku, Deputy Director General and Director of Policy at BVCA

Gurpreet Manku

Deputy Director General and Director of Policy
BVCA

Maite Lacasa

Managing Partner
MDF

Patrick Lord, Partner, Investment Director at Truffle Capital

Patrick Lord

Partner, Investment Director
Truffle Capital

Lindsay Sharma

Managing Partner
Industry Ventures

Navigating Digital Disruption

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm Industry Expert Interview: A late stage investor’s view on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
Erik Vynckier, Chair and Board member at Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Erik Vynckier

Chair and Board member
Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

Bill Roscoe, Professor of Computer Science and Blockchain expert at Oxford University

Bill Roscoe

Professor of Computer Science and Blockchain expert
Oxford University


Invitation Only Family Office Workshop & Portfolio Clinic

2:40 pm - 3:40 pm Exclusive Invitation-Only Family Office Workshop
Held under the Chatham House rule and led by industry leading experts who identify actionable strategies, advise on current market volatility, offer portfolio advise and to facilitate private peer-to-peer networking in a private setting.
Ian Sosso, Founder and Managing Partner at Monte Carlo Capital

Ian Sosso

Founder and Managing Partner
Monte Carlo Capital

3:40 pm - 4:40 pm Afternoon Coffee, Networking and Private Business Meetings in the Meetings Zone

María Sanz García, Managing Director at YIELCO

María Sanz García

Managing Director
YIELCO

Paul Newsome, Partner, co-Head of Investments (Private Equity) at Unigestion

Paul Newsome

Partner, co-Head of Investments (Private Equity)
Unigestion

Richard Damming, Head of Investments Benelux, France & Italy at Schroder Adveq

Richard Damming

Head of Investments Benelux, France & Italy
Schroder Adveq

Jean-Francois Le Ruyet, Partner at Quilvest Private Equity

Jean-Francois Le Ruyet

Partner
Quilvest Private Equity

5:10 pm - 5:50 pm Inspirational Guest Speaker: Lessons learnt from a hostage negotiator – How to improve decision making and communication in high stress situations

Chris White, Former Police Hostage Negotiator at .

Chris White

Former Police Hostage Negotiator
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Networking Drinks Reception

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Gala Dinner

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