The largest European event specifically interested in value creation private equity owned companies.
The Forum provides a unique opportunity to hear from experienced operating partners and C-level executives on how they deliver value creation strategies, create top-line growth and drive EBITDA improvement in their portfolio.
Attendees will have extensive opportunities to network, build relationships and compare best value creation practices with their peers from leading PE firms, expert service providers, CEOs of portfolio companies and many more.
Network with and hear from more operating partners than ever before throughout the event and have an open discussion with your peers at the closed door think tank and operating partners drink reception.
A more outward-looking agenda covering more topics and hearing the views of CEOs and deal partners on their work with operating partners.
Exclusive for 2020
More opportunities for networking with other operating partners and expert service providers built into the event, Over 100 speakers including value creation experts, CEOs from portfolio companies and investment team representatives.
The A-Z wall of private equity value creation at last year's forum
2019 Attendees included
Testimonials from 2019
Managing Partner & CEO, BM&T
This is now the must-attend event for Operating Partners in the UK if not Europe. An excellent opportunity to catch up with the latest thinking and to network w…
Partner, E2T Capital
Good forum, practical, a wealth of know-how sitting in the room and straight to the point
Comatch, Managing Director UK
The forum is a great environment to connect with familiar faces, meet new people and discuss topical issues facing the industry
Managing Partner & CEO, BM&T
This is now the must-attend event for Operating Partners in the UK if not Europe. An excellent opportunity to catch up with the latest thinking and to network with peers
Senior Director - Portfolio Support, APS Advisory
Head of ESG, Triton Partners
Head of ESG & Sustainability, Coller Capital
Head of Portfolio Board Development, Advent International
Managing Partner, Blue Ridge Partners
Principal, PAI Partners
Head of ESG and Sustainability, APS Advisory
Investment Director, Livingbridge
Managing Director and Operating Partner, CDPQ London
Partner, Head of Operations Team - BC Partners
Partner, Mobeus Equity Partners
Managing Director, Strategic Value Partners
Managing Director,PEAL Investments
Director, Nordic Capital
Director, Portfolio Growth - Horizon Capital
Operating Partner, CVC Capital Partners
Chief Digital Officer, Apax Partners MidMarket
Director, Private Capital - OTPP
Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal
Senior Managing Director, Sun European Partners
Portfolio Performance Group, PAI Partners
The Operating Partners Forum: Europe offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile as part of the premier meeting for Private Equity professionals focused on value creation.
On the minds of operating partners
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How to be strategic about human capital
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Build valuable connections with 170+ operating partners
The App: Networking tool to open up relationships old and new
Our networking app has been designed to make sure you get the most out of your time at the Forum. Available prior to the event, make sure you download the app to:
- Get early access to the attendee list
- Arrange meetings with key contacts within the app’s messaging system
- Build your network before you arrive at the event
Countless opportunities to connect with other Operating Partners
The only European event bringing together more than 170 experts in value creation at private equity firms together with the surrounding industry.
Informal relationship building
Join your peers during drinks receptions, breakfasts and lunches to connect with potential partners in a more relaxed atmosphere.
Structured networking sessions will be held during conference breaks to allow you to identify attendees with similar interests and goals.