Jürgen von Wendorff, Managing Director, Hannover Finanz

After taking part in the Private Equity deal activity panel, we asked Jürgen von Wendorff how he views the industry meeting the changing needs of business models. Also discussed was the increasing use of digitalization and how it is being used

The perception of Private Equity in the eyes of German Mittlestand companies was also discussed, highlighting how the use of these funds has increased in recent years by focusing on promoting the success stories in the industry.

Roland Dennert, Managing Partner, Cipio Partners

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.