The German Private Equity Forum brings together leading senior private equity professionals to discuss the future landscape of private equity in the German region and focus on the private equity opportunities in Germany for funds and investors.
We asked Marcus Brans what is the most important way that investors can add value to companies, with access to industry experts and new processes. We also asked Marcus how to ensure ease of communication between management teams, with early transparency highlighted as being important and incorporating sector expertise into operational teams in investments.
Changes in the automotive industry, such as autonomous driving and electric vehicles, were explored in our chat with Roland Dennert. He also looked into the rise of technology companies moving into the industry and how shifting power in the telecommunication industry, such as Nokia and Apple, serve as historical example for change for the future of the automotive market.
Joining us from Manadarin Capital Partners was Inna Gehrt, Partner/Head of DACH. Over coffee we asked her why the DACH region is viewed as particularly attractive for institutional investors and how bets to help companies move into the international market.