Fundraising Summit 2014 - 8th September

11:30 - 13:00 Registration and welcome networking brunch


13:00 - 13:10 Chair's welcome address and 5 minute business card exchange

David W. Tegeler - Partner, Proskauer
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David W. Tegeler

Partner
Proskauer

13:10 - 13:20 Industry insight: The Facts of Fundraising in 2014 – An update on activity

Vince O'Brien - Director, Montagu
- Fundraising environment overview and the new benchmarks: waking up to the gap between haves & have not's

- The arrival of individual funds: investment activity into segregated funds

- Has there been any impact from legislative and compliance changes introduced?

- Performers update: Is the interest in secondaries and distressed growing as expected?

Vince O'Brien

Director
Montagu

- Impact on the current fundraising market

- What do GPs need to do in order to raise money from LPs?

- What’s needed to effectively spin out a fund – is a close LP-GP relationship all that’s needed?

- What’s predicted for 3 years’ time?


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Kaarina Suikkonen

Head of Private Equity
Feri Trust

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Simon Faure

Investment Director
PPM Managers

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Neal Costello

Senior Principal
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

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Buchan Scott

Partner
Duke Street

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William Rudebeck

Managing Partner
VCP Advisors Ltd

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Weibe Visser

Investment Manager
AlpInvest

14:00 - 14:15 Industry insight: Private client feeder testimonials: A snapshot of UBS's Market Experience

Louis Flamand - Investment Executive: Private Markets Wealth Management, UBS
- The strengths of the High Net Worth Individual Feeder model

- Investment process & roadshow

- Conditions for UBS Private Markets Wealth Management to re-up with a manager
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Louis Flamand

Investment Executive: Private Markets Wealth Management
UBS

- What do LP’s feel are the most attractive opportunities in the next 12months? Strategic, geographic, sectoral, operational?

- How are PE firms adapting to take advantage of the current investment environment?

- Are GP’s considering different time horizons on holding fund investments?

- What are the pressing challenges facing GPs at the moment?

- What due diligence are LPs undertaking?

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Paul Newsome

Executive Director and Head of Investments,
Unigestion

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Peter McKellar

Partner, Chief Investment Officer
SL Capital Partners

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Bridget Barker

Partner
Investment Funds and Financial Services Group, Macfarlanes LLP

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Pilar Junco

Managing Director
Blackstone

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Michael Cronin

Vice President
StepStone

14:45 - 15:30 Afternoon networking and refreshment break


- Will Europe challenge the US market in venture capital?

- What opportunities does Europe provide that the US does not?

- What have been the successes in venture capital fundraising

- Examining the different sector dynamics and emerging niches of Europe vs US – biotech, medtec, clintech, IT

- Is venture capital misunderstood as an asset class - and if so, why?


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Olaf Neubert

Managing Partner
Top Capital Advisors

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Sven Lingjaerde

Managing Partner
Endeavour Vision

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Simon Cook

CEO
DJF Esprit

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Dan Townsend

Managing Director
Top Tier Capital

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John Moragne

Partner
Trident

Hear the 5 minute snapshot story of this year's vanquishers! Find out where the capital flow is coming from, who has done well and how – plus what they’re focusing on come 2015.



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Hans Van Swaay

Partner
Lyrique

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Paul Arent

Managing Partner
Athos Partners

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Nenad Marovac

Managing Partner
DN Capital

John Carter

Partner
Hollyport Capital

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Ralf Flore

Managing Partner
Constellation Capital AG

16:40 - 17:10 Industry Insight: The Dos and Don’ts of Fundraising : A Dual Perspective

Graham McDonald - Head of Private Equity, Abedeen Asset Management
Don’t get caught out – the 2014 tick list to ensure you stand the best chance of successfully competing in the 2000 global fundraising scramble.

Graham McDonald

Head of Private Equity
Abedeen Asset Management

Changing LP/GP relationships, the evolution of fundraising post-2008 and the maturing of Private Equity as an asset class - what should firms hoping to fundraise successfully in the future be doing? How can you compete in demonstrating value creation, and what’s different this time?


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Wol Kolade

Managing Partner
ISIS Equity Partners

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Cristina Alcaide

Vice President, Private Funds Group
Pinebridge Investments

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Marc Lasserre

Managing Partner
S.O. Capital Advice

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Alistair Watson

Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Managment
Aberdeen Asset Management

17:50 - 19:30 Cocktail Reception


19:30 - 23:59 Invatation only Fundraising Summit Networking DInner