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Private Equity Forum 2019

The annual Private Equity Forum brings together academics and investors to discuss challenges and opportunities facing the private equity sector.

The afternoon comprised of five sessions covering different topics within private equity, with speakers taking questions from the floor.  

A drinks reception followed the forum where there was the opportunity to network with speakers, industry experts, alumni and students.

The forum was held under Chatham House Rule. Unfortunately, the forum was not open to journalists and media.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Rob Lucas, Managing Partner, CVC
  • Valeria Rebulla, Head of Enterprise Risk, KKR
  • Carina Namih, Partner, Episode 1 Ventures LLP
  • Eric Archambeau, General Partner, Wellington Partners
  • Jim Strang, Head of EMEA, Hamilton Lane
  • James Ranger, Managing Director, Head of Loan & HY Capital Markets, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

Programme

12:00 - 13:00

Registration and lunch

13:00 - 13:15

Welcome and introduction

Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance and Director, Private Equity Institute

13:15 - 14:00

Lessons from 32 years in Venture Capital and Private Equity

Moderator: John Gilligan

Rob Lucas, Managing Partner – Head of UK Investments, CVC

 

14:00 - 14:45

How does KKR manage risk?

Moderator: Tim Jenkinson

Valeria Rebulla, Head of Enterprise Risk, KKR

14:45 - 15:15

Break

15:15 - 16:00

Navigating hype: Investing at the cutting edge

Moderator: Thomas Hellmann

Carina Namih, Partner, Episode 1

 

16:00 - 16:45

What made us invest in Spotify?

Moderator: Jack Edmondson

Eric Archambeau, General Partner, Wellington Partners

 

16:45 - 17:15

Break

17:15 - 18:00

Debt till you drop dead

Moderator: Ludo Phalippou

James Ranger, Managing Director, Head of Loan & HY Capital Markets, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

 

18:00 - 18:30

Global Private Markets Overview: A data driven view on where we are and where we might be going

Moderator: Tim Jenkinson

Jim Strang, Head of EMEA, Hamilton Lane

 

18:30 - 19:30

Networking drinks reception