Setting the agenda in Italian Private Equity

Palazzo Parigi
05 July 2018
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  • 09:00


  • 09:30

    Chair's welcome remarks

  • 09:40

    Keynote address: Private Equity Deal Activity Environment in Italy

  • 10:00

    Panel: Current State of the Fundraising Environment

    The panel will examine fundraising statistics as well as a review of the current market and provide leading insights into investment opportunities. The speakers will also discuss the increase growing number of non-traditional Italian GPs active in the market and the affect this is having on deal making.

  • 10:35

    Panel: Venture Capital Fundraising

    • The speakers will examine the fundraising environment for VC funds
    • The experts will share their real life experiences on how a VC and PE have worked harmoniously together on deals.

  • 11:10

    Fireside Chat: Fund Formation

    • The speakers will discuss a recently raised fund in the mid-market and the strategies used to succeed
  • 11:35

    Networking Break

  • 12:05

    Panel: The rise of inbound acquirers

    • The session will look at the rise of non-Italian GPs acquiring Italian portfolios
  • 12:40

    Panel: Private Equity Deal Activity

    • The panel will discuss how to deliver returns in a low growth market and how they ensure value when investing in start-ups, Mid-market and large cap deals?
    • The leaders’ debate their views on key investment geographies, what has been the driving force of investments in the last 12 months and what future trends can we expect to see in the market.

    Paolo Gambarini
    Paolo Gambarini
    Founding Partner, Wise
  • 13:15

    Fireside Chat: Exits/IPO Market

    • An insight into the new SPAC vehicle
    • What are the important factors to consider for an exit and what steps should be taken to ensure the best outcome?
    • What are the preferred route for exits in the current market for GPs?

     Giulia Lasagni
    Giulia Lasagni
    Reporter, Dealreporter
  • 13:50

    Chair’s closing remarks followed by lunch

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