Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions is a leading provider of specialist due diligence services to the Private Equity, Infrastructure and M&A industry with more than 300 M&A specialists worldwide and 90 in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Our capabilities extend across a broad suite of services from Risk & Insurance, Human Capital, Cyber Security, and Intellectual Property. Clients also benefit from our expertise as the largest and most innovative structurer of transaction insurance instruments in EMEA including Warranty & Indemnity, Tax, Litigation, Credit and Surety solutions.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices and a global perspective. Approximately 700 lawyers work in nine offices across three continents, within integrated global practices, serving clients around the world.
Our European private investment funds practice benefits from involvement in the market’s largest, most complex, and most innovative fundraisings. This means Debevoise’s lawyers have deep insight into funds pursuing every major investment strategy.
Our team also benefits from private equity focussed finance, tax, and regulatory lawyers, meaning we provide a one-stop shop for our clients.
It’s an approach that has led to consistently high rankings from the main legal directories. Chambers Europe quotes one client as saying the team is “one of the market leaders in what we do,” while Chambers UK lauds the team’s ability to “guide clients through regulatory, tax, investment and fund-raising matters with aplomb.”
Integration is a strategy and management consultancy that leverages the Human Factor to drive sustainable change.
We achieve this through solid technical expertise coupled with business knowledge on how to promote change within an organisation.
Since our founding in 1995 we have served over 800 companies around the world. We currently operate with approximately 300 professionals from offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, Santiago, London, Munich, San Francisco and Chicago.
We are trusted investment banking advisors to business owners and senior executives of leading private equity firms and public and privately held companies around the world. Our advisory services include mergers and acquisitions and capital markets advisory for the mid-market. We also provide valuations and fairness opinions and joint ventures advisory services. As one tightly integrated team of more than 500 professionals across 15 countries, we offer an unobstructed perspective, backed by superb execution and a deep commitment to client success. With extensive industry knowledge and relationships, timely market intelligence and strategic insights, we forge deep, productive client relationships that endure for decades. Connect with us to learn more at www.lincolninternational.com.
Celebrating 25 years and over $100 billion raised and advised
Monument Group is an independent private fund placement agent with substantial buy-side investment heritage. Since 1994, Monument Group’s sole business has been assisting leading general partners to raise private alternative investment funds from respected institutional investors globally. Monument Group has successfully completed global placement assignments encompassing a broad range of private strategies. Through multiple market cycles, the firm has developed a reputation for representing superior investment opportunities and assisted its clients in raising 99 funds totaling over $100 billion of equity from a diverse range of institutional investors. Monument Group has offices in Boston, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. For more information please visit www.monumentgroup.com.
Liberty Global Transaction Solutions (GTS) is one of the largest global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance teams in the industry. With more than 50 specialists, we have helped facilitate over 500 M&A deals a year on average—successfully insuring thousands of transactions since our inception. GTS offers specialized products and services to help facilitate M&A transactions for buyers and sellers, including Warranty & Indemnity (W&I) Insurance, Tax Liability Insurance and one-off policies created for individual contingent risks. Liberty GTS operates differently than other M&A insurance providers. GTS is one global business unit which helps us achieve true cross-border collaboration. Many companies have relied on Liberty GTS to deliver consistent, focused protection. Liberty GTS also has a dedicated M&A Claims team with private practice and Lloyd’s market experience who specialize in dealing with complex M&A claims.
The Liberty GTS Northern Europe team is based in London and Frankfurt and is committed to providing a market leading W&I insurance product and exceptional service levels for transactions in the Nordics, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Our team is led by Dr. Markus Messinger and is comprised by former M&A lawyers and experts from across Germany and Scandinavia who are fluent in English, Danish, German, Norwegian and Swedish. Liberty GTS has the ability to write up to €170M any one risk.
Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI) is the central advocacy association for the Alternative Investments industry in Germany. The BAI serves as a catalyst between institutional and professional German investors and recognized providers of alternative investment products worldwide. Particularly, one goal is to make it easier for institutional and professional German investors to more effectively diversify their financial assets into Alternative Investments, especially as many of those investors are responsible for safeguarding long-term retirement pensions. Another core task of the organization is to improve public awareness and enhance the understanding of asset classes and strategies in public. The BAI maintains an intense dialogue with political institutions as well as supervisory bodies. Furthermore, the BAI cooperates with various national and international organizations and industry associations. It advocates for legal reforms to design an attractive and competitive regulatory environment for Alternative Investments in Germany. At present, BAI counts 219 members from all areas of the professional Alternative Investments sector.
Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften – the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK) is the Berlin-based association of private equity and venture capital firms across all market segments (seed capital, venture capital, growth capital, small/mid/large buy-outs) as well as institutional investors (LPs) operating in Germany. BVK has more than 200 full and more than 100 associated members. BVK aims to create the best possible conditions for private equity and venture capital in Germany and promotes public understanding of the role of private equity firms.
Savvy Investor is the world’s leading research platform for institutional investors and their service providers, curating investment articles and white papers daily from across the web and putting them in one place for the ease of our members.
The Savvy Investor website is made up of 50 sections, with topics including Private Equity& VC and Infrastructure Investment. The site also contains a directory of investment conferences, which you can filter to your chosen dates,locations and topics. When a new member signs up, they indicate which of the 50 investment themes they are interested in. This enables us to tailor their homepage and newsletter to ensure we direct relevant content their way. In doing this, we experience incomparably high engagement levels, with 30,000 white papers per month being downloaded by our 40,000 members.