The value creation event for alternative asset classes

The largest European event specifically dedicated to anyone concerned with growing 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 practices with their peers from leading PE firms, expert service providers, CEOs of portfolio companies and many more.

 

What's new for 2020

Networking

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, operating partners only think tank.

Agenda

A more outward-looking agenda focused on the views of CEOs and deal partners and 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.

2019 Attendees included

Actis
Advent International
Altor Equity Partners
Ambienta Capital
Antin IAntin IPP
APAX Partners
APS Advisory
August Equity
AustralianSuper
Avedon Capital Partners
Babble
Bain Capital
Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Brainlabs
Cairngorm Capital
Capvis
Carlyle Investment Management
Cinven
Clarivate Analytics
Deutsche Private Equity
Development Partners International
EastWind IS
Egeria
Ekuinas
EQT Partners
Eurazeo
Freshstream
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories
ghSMART
Gilde Buy Out Partners
Global Payments
Graphite Capital
Helios Investment Partners
HG Capital
HGGC
HIG Capital
I Squared Capital
iCON Infrastructure
Intermediate Capital Group
Kimberly-Clark
KKR
KKR Capstone
Livingbridge
Macquarie Group
Marlin Equity Partners
Mayfair Equity Partners
Mid Europa Partners
Miura Private Equity
Montagu Private Equity
Oakley Capital
OMERS Infrastructure Europe
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
Palatine Private Equity
Partners Group
PSP Investments
RHR International
Riverside Europe
Sabio
Sahel Capital
Slater and Gordon
SVPGlobal
The Carlyle Group
Triton
Vitruvian Partners
Whitehelm Capital
Willis Towers Watson
Wipro

Testimonials from 2019

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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…

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Partner, E2T Capital

Good forum, practical, a wealth of know-how sitting in the room and straight to the point

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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

2019 Speakers included

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2020 Early Confirmed Sponsors

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2020 Speaking Opportunites

For more information on speaking opportunities in 2020 please contact Charles Gould at charles.g@peimedia.com or call +44 (0) 203 879 3893.


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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 21st

European Operating Partners Forum 2019 - Day 1
07:30 - 08:30

Registration & Coffee

08:30 - 08:45

Chairperson's Welcome

Andrew Pepper
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Andrew Pepper

Former President, Turnaround Management Association

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08:45 - 09:15

Evolution of the operating partner role: the new player in the deal team?

Fred Burger, Conor Boden, Paul Reading, Christian Unger
  • How has the operating model evolved? Payment structures, carry, fee for services etc
  • Trends in structuring the value creation team: How have things changed?
  • How can generalists continue to add value throughout the deal process?
  • Deal partners view on how operating partners best operate

Moderator: Fred Burger, Partner – UK&I Transactions Advisory Services, EY

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Fred Burger

Partner | Operational Transaction Services UK&I, EY

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Conor Boden

Head of Portfolio Board Development, Advent International

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Paul Reading

Portfolio Director, Mayfair Equity Partners

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Christian Unger

Partner, Partners Group AG

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09:20 - 10:00

Revenue growth and the strong correlation with successful exits

Caimin Jones, Robert Lemmond, Gregg Meheriuk
  • Revenue growth is the #1 driver of value creation over a 5-year holding period
  • There is a strong correlation between year one revenue growth and successful exits – “grow early, exit well”
  • There are common revenue growth levers across industry sectors, but many are sector/situation specific
  • Several case studies of commercial transformation will be presented

A short presentation by event knowledge partner Blue Ridge Partners followed by a panel discussion featuring Operating Partner and CEO perspectives

Moderator: Jim Corey, Managing Partner, Blue Ridge Partners

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Caimin Jones

Operating Executive, Silver Lake

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Robert Lemmond

former Chief Commercial Officer, Clarivate Analytics

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Gregg Meheriuk

SVP - Strategy and Transformation, 24 Hour Fitness (a Teachers’ portfolio company)

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10:00 - 10:25

Utilising Automation technologies to accelerate equity value creation

Anubhav Saxena
  • The future of work
  • Enabling scale & improving profitability
  • Transforming the cost base and accelerating margin expansion
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Anubhav Saxena

Executive Vice President & Chief of Global Alliances, Automation Anywhere

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10:25 - 10:45

Keynote Interview: Developing and driving IT strategies across a global enterprise

Georgette Kiser, Rahul Puri

Georgette Kiser, Operating Executive, Carlyle Group

Interviewed by:
Rahul Puri, Global Head Private Equity and VC Practice Lead, NetSuite

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Georgette Kiser

Operating Executive, The Carlyle Group

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Rahul Puri

Global Head - M&A, Private Equity & VC Practice, NetSuite (Oracle)

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10:45 - 11:15

Coffee & Networking

European Operating Partners Forum 2019 - Day 1
11:15 - 11:40

Capturing pricing upside and other profitable growth opportunities within portfolio companies

Mark Billige, David Kirby
  • How pricing compares to other value creation strategies across PE deals
  • How to identify pricing value in your portfolio
  • Case studies in pricing projects and other topline initiatives
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Mark Billige

Managing Partner UK, Simon-Kucher & Partners

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David Kirby

Value Strategy Team, Livingbridge

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11:40 - 12:20

Lessons learned when moving from trouble to transformation

Rob Southern, Vicente Castellano, Etienne Colas, Gabriele Questa
  • Operational improvement: uncovering weaknesses in how you conduct business
  • Restructuring operating models to achieve double digit impact on EBITDA
  • Enterprise improvement cost reduction: operational improvement case studies and cost take outs to fund top line growth

Moderator: Rob Southern, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

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Rob Southern

Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

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Vicente Castellano

Operating Partner, Oakley Capital

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Etienne Colas

Senior Managing Director, LBO France

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Gabriele Questa

Director, KKR Capstone

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12:20 - 12:50

Managing digital bolt-ons to traditional businesses

Rob Hornby, Miles Graham , Nick Telford-Reed, Anders Thulin
  • Avoiding culture clashes created by digital bolt-ons
  • Can digital and analogue businesses ever work together?
  • Comparing bolt-ons to implementing a digital transformation within the company
  • War stories when digital bolt-ons have failed

Moderator: Rob Hornby, Managing Director, New York, Alix Partners

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Rob Hornby

Managing Director – Digital, Alix Partners

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Miles Graham

Operating Partner, Metro AG

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Nick Telford-Reed

Managing Director, Stormglass Consulting

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Anders Thulin

Head of Digital Practice, Triton

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12:50 - 13:45

Lunch

Stream A: Revenue Growth
13:45 - 14:25

Developing a successful multichannel B2B sales strategy in an increasingly digital world

Moti Shahani, Mark Fulford, Paul Vega
  • The evolving role of human sales people
  • Ensuring human sales people complement online channels
  • What are the sales people there for? Should more businesses be losing sales headcount?
  • Examples of humans working together with the online world to deliver results

Moderator: Moti Shahani, Managing Director, Blue Ridge Partners

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Moti Shahani

Managing Director, Blue Ridge Partners

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Mark Fulford

Head of Portfolio Growth, Hg

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Paul Vega

Managing Director, Cinven

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14:25 - 15:05

Making your customer experience a competitive differentiator

Susanne Vanner, Michael Andrews, Gregory Salinger, James Woolley
  • Defining customer experience
  • Outlining the role of customer experience in driving value creation portfolio companies
  • How customer experience impacts the entire organisation
  • What you need to do today within your own businesses to get started

Moderator: Susanne Vanner, Director – Operational Transaction Services, EY

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Susanne Vanner

Director - Operational Transaction Services, EY

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Michael Andrews

VP Commercial Strategy, Sabio

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Gregory Salinger

Chief Digital Officer, Apax Partners MidMarket

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James Woolley

Operating Partner, Endless

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15:05 - 15:45

Procurement in PE: turning data into actionable insight

Richard McIntosh, Will Harman, Henrik Rundqvist
  • How data can transform private equity’s approach to procurement in portfolio companies
  • Leveraging spend data to drive EBITDA improvement
  • Making it happen – who, what, how
  • Identifying opportunities cross-portfolio – procurement, insurance and other synergies

Moderator: Richard McIntosh, Managing Partner, Procura Consulting

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Richard McIntosh

Managing Partner, Procura

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Will Harman

Principal, Apax Partners

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Henrik Rundqvist

Purchasing Director, Altor Equity Partners AB

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Stream B: Tech
13:45 - 14:05

Deploying data enablement systematically to drive value creation: Hg’s data team journey

Christopher Kindt
  • Hg’s ‘data enablement vision’
  • What this means in practice: the data lifecycle of one of our companies, from diligence, ownership, to exit
  • Overview of the data projects deployed to-date
  • Thoughts on how to start the journey
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Christopher Kindt

Director, Hg Capital

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14:05 - 14:25

How private equity’s value creation will be powered by data science

Sukhvinder Phalora, Steve Jones, Christopher Kindt
  • How can using data science drive value creation?
  • When to use advanced data analytics and at what point does it create the most value?
  • Should value creation teams include heads of data science?
  • What can PE learn from hedge funds use of big data

Moderator: Sukhvinder Phalora, Analytics Director, Wipro

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Sukhvinder Phalora

Analytics Director, Wipro

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Steve Jones

Growth Acceleration Team, Livingbridge

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Christopher Kindt

Director, Hg Capital

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14:25 - 15:05

How digital transformation to the cloud is impacting private equity

Andrew Russ, Marion Leslie, Simon Ryley, Andrew Weir
  • Cloud adoption impact on PE business models and innovation
  • Challenges/opportunities in migrating legacy software architectures to the cloud
  • How to leverage the cloud
  • Case studies of successful cloud implementation

Moderator:Andrew Russ, Senior Manager Business Development, EMEA, AWS

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Andrew Russ

Senior Manager Business Development, EMEA - AWS

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Marion Leslie

Managing Director, Enterprise Front Office - Refinitiv

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Simon Ryley

Special-Partner – Technology, Vitruvian Partners

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Andrew Weir

Operating Partner, Hg

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15:05 - 15:45

Developing an effective cybersecurity strategy

Paul Harragan , Dean Hill, Matt Palmer
  • Putting people first: why people not technology are usually the weak spot
  • How to prioritise your portfolio by risk profile
  • The impact of breaches on sell-on value
  • Case studies where companies let their guard down

Moderator: Paul Harragan, Associate Director – Cyber Security, EY

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Paul Harragan

Cyber Security Advisor – Operational Transaction Services, EY

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Dean Hill

Executive Director, Eze Castle Integration

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Matt Palmer

Senior Director - Cyber Risk Management, Willis Towers Watson

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Stream C: Human Capital
13:45 - 14:25

Getting value from the Organisational/HR Operating Partner role

Andros Payne, Ruby Biring, Robert Le Bourdais , Lisa Telford
  • Risks and benefits of different models in the market
  • When to engage the Organisational Operating Partner and for what?
  • Background, experience and competencies of successful Organisational Operating Partners
  • Pre-requisites to enable success in the role

Moderator: Andros Payne, Managing Partner and Founder, Humatica

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Andros Payne

Managing Partner and Founder, Humatica

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Ruby Biring

Head of Talent, Livingbridge

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Robert Le Bourdais

Senior Director – Human Capital, PSP Investments

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Lisa Telford

Portfolio Talent Director, Montagu Private Equity

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14:25 - 15:05

Management team playbook: Accelerating management team effectiveness post-deal

Steven Gilbert, Mirco Iwan, Adrian Mitri, Melissa Mounce
  • Outlining the role of the operating partner in engaging management teams
  • How do you evaluate CEO performance and team dynamics?
  • Profit through people: developing and retaining the top talent
  • Case studies of successful transformations

Moderator: Steven Gilbert, Partner, RHR International

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Steven Gilbert

Partner, RHR International

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Mirco Iwan

Operating Partner, Avedon Capital Partners

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Adrian Mitri

Director - Value Add, Vitruvian Partners

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Melissa Mounce

Managing Director- Leadership Talent, GTCR

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15:05 - 15:45

Improving board effectiveness to ensure board meetings complement value creation strategy

Megan Pantelides, Nico Helling, Warwick Nash, Matthew Parker
  • How to get value out of board meetings
  • Designing a boardpack and setting useful KPIs
  • Best practice board reporting: How to help individual companies get it right
  • Using board meetings to identify downside risks and issues with portfolio companies

Moderator: Megan Pantelides, Head of Private Equity, Board Intelligence

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Megan Pantelides

Head of Private Equity, Board Intelligence

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Nico Helling

Partner, Ambienta Sgr

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Warwick Nash

Non-Executive Director, Independent

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Matthew Parker

Chief Executive, Babble

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15:45 - 16:15

Coffee & Networking

Interactive Afternoon sessions
16:15 - 17:00

Deal Mechanic case studies: Operational excellence stories explained by the participants

Declan Feeney, Charlotte Lawrence, Tony O'Carroll, Claus von Hermann

Chair: Declan Feeney, Private Equity Advisor, Efficio

  • Carlyle: Itconic
    Charlotte Lawrence, Associate Director – European Technology fund, Carlyle
  • SVP, Cory Riverside Partners
    Tony O’Carroll, Managing Director, Strategic Value Partners
  • Triton: Aventis
    Claus von Hermann, Investment Advisory Professional, co-head DACH, Triton
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Declan Feeney

Private Equity Advisor, Efficio

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Charlotte Lawrence

Associate Director - European Technology fund, Carlyle Group

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Tony O'Carroll

Managing Director, Strategic Value Partners

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Claus von Hermann

Investment Advisory Professional, co-head DACH - Triton

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17:00 - 18:15

Meet the expert: Your chance to build your contacts

Michael Andrews, Mark Billige, Kate Donaldson, Dr Paul Glenn, Christina Han, Megan Pantelides, Toby Munyard, Jason Glaun

Each presenter will make the case that you should join their table in a short 2-minute pitch. The audience will then vote on the best presentation. After the vote the room will be split into roundtable discussions each led by the expert presenter. A 30-minute roundtable discussion will be followed by informal networking allowing delegates to move freely between tables to seek advice whilst enjoying a drink.

  • Thematic Sourcing – Christina Han (Partners Group)
  • Commercial Transformation – Kate Donaldson (Alvarez & Marsal)
  • After-Sales – Paul Glenn (Deutsche Private Equity)
  • Customer Experience – Michael Andrews (Sabio)
  • Procurement – Toby Munyard (Efficio Consulting)
  • Pricing – Mark Billige (Simon Kucher)
  • AI & Automation – Jason Glaun (Automation Anywhere)
  • Board Effectiveness – Megan Pantelides (Board Intelligence)
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Michael Andrews

VP Commercial Strategy, Sabio

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Mark Billige

Managing Partner UK, Simon-Kucher & Partners

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Kate Donaldson

Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

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Dr Paul Glenn

Portfolio Director, Deutsche Private Equity

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Christina Han

Vice President, Industry Value Creation, Partners Group

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Megan Pantelides

Head of Private Equity, Board Intelligence

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Toby Munyard

Vice President, Efficio Consulting

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Jason Glaun

Director Private Equity, Automation Anywhere

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18:15 - 19:30

Close of Conference & Cocktail Reception

Agenda

Day 2 - Wednesday 22nd

European Operating Partners Forum 2019 - Day 2
07:50 - 09:15

Invitation-only Think Tank for Operating Partners

Miles Graham , Tony O'Carroll

This closed-door session is an opportunity to share first-hand accounts on how to best position yourself in your career as an operating partner. The think tank will expose the toughest challenges operating partners face daily and will allow you to learn best practices in dealing with them.

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Miles Graham

Operating Partner, Metro AG

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Tony O'Carroll

Managing Director, Strategic Value Partners

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09:15 - 09:20

Chairperson’s welcome

Sandeep Dhillon
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Sandeep Dhillon

CEO, Talmix

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09:20 - 10:00

Enabling management teams to boost returns

Marcel Baettig, Laura Dillon , Melissa Mounce, David Whitmore
  • Senior management: Make or Buy
  • Setting the portfolio company organisation up for success
  • Accelerating value creation through upfront talent assessment and enablement
  • CEO viewpoint on where management typically needs enablement to succeed

Moderator: Marcel Baettig, Managing Partner, Humatica

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Marcel Baettig

Managing Partner, Humatica

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Laura Dillon

Principal, Riverside Europe Partners

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Melissa Mounce

Managing Director- Leadership Talent, GTCR

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David Whitmore

CEO, Slate & Gordon

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10:00 - 10:35

Managing Transformations for Long Term Value Creation

Nick Hulse, Olena Neznal, Nick Corrigan, Mark Turner
  • New Coverage Models
  • Benchmarking Sales Productivity
  • Growth Strategies

Moderator: Nick Hulse, Managing Director – Europe, Sales Benchmark Index

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Nick Hulse

Managing Director – Europe, Sales Benchmark Index

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Olena Neznal

Vice President and Head of EMEA Kimberly-Clark Professional - Kimberly-Clark, KCP Division

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Nick Corrigan

President and Managing Director, UK & Ireland - Global Payments

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Mark Turner

EVP Global Sales & Field Operations, Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories

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10:35 - 11:05

Integrating marketing, sales and service in the c-suite

Andrew Horvath, Daniel Gilbert, Matthew Tunna
  • How new revenue models and buying processes are blurring the roles of marketing, sales and service
  • Developing and leveraging a Chief Revenue Officer role in portfolio companies
  • Defining success – requirements for driving performance across the entire customer journey

Moderator: Andrew Horvath, Principal, The Alexander Group

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Andrew Horvath

Principal, Alexander Group, Inc

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Daniel Gilbert

CEO, Brainlabs

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Matthew Tunna

Investment Director, Livingbridge

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11:05 - 11:40

Coffee & Networking

European Operating Partners Forum 2019 - Day 2
11:40 - 12:20

How PE firms add value through operating partners

Mark Veldon, Alejandro Alcalde Rasch, Daniel Broadhurst, Amanda Good, Immo Rupf
  • Utilising the portfolio support group
  • Latest trends in structuring a value creation team
  • When to bring in consultants and what type of people to bring in
  • Managing staffing at portfolio companies

Moderator: Mark Veldon, Managing Director, Alix Partners

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Mark Veldon

Managing Director, AlixPartners

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Alejandro Alcalde Rasch

Senior Director - Portfolio Support, APS Advisory

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Daniel Broadhurst

Director, Marlin Equity Partners

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Amanda Good

Partner, Hg

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Immo Rupf

Partner, Operations, Cinven

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12:20 - 12:50

Ensuring success when utilising strategic nearshore options for portfolio companies

Hazem Abolrous
  • Exploring the reasons that firms look to nearshore options
  • Sourcing talent and finding the best culture match for your organisation
  • Working with CEOs to maximise opportunities
  • Outlining successful case studies and developing a checklist for operating partners
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Hazem Abolrous

Managing Director, Crosslake

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12:50 - 13:15

Oxford debate: This house believes that private equity removes too many CEOs too quickly

Rob Southern, Alan Foster, Mirco Iwan, James Markham, Bryan Turner

Moderator:
Rob Southern
, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal


Against the motion
James Markham
, Partner – Portfolio Management, Graphite Capital

Mirco Iwan, Operating Partner, Avedon Capital Partners

For the motion
Alan Foster, Partner, ghSmart
Bryan Turner
, Interim Executive & Non-Exec

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Rob Southern

Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

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Alan Foster

Partner, ghSmart

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Mirco Iwan

Operating Partner, Avedon Capital Partners

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James Markham

Partner, Portfolio Management - Graphite Capital

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Bryan Turner

Interim Executive & Non-Exec, Independent

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13:15 - 13:15

Close of Conference

2020 Early Confirmed Sponsors

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.

For more information on available sponsorship opportunities in 2020 please contact Christopher Wagland at chris.w@peimedia.com or call +44 (0) 207 566 5475.

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Join your peers during drinks receptions, breakfasts and lunches to connect with potential partners in a more relaxed atmosphere.

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Structured networking sessions will be held during conference breaks to allow you to identify attendees with similar interests and goals.


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