Sign up for free newsletter


London Business School 9th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

Event : London Business School 9th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

Fri, 15/03/2013  
Conducted by : London Business School Private Equity & Venture Capital Club
Contact : Vanessa Rodrigues

 London Business School 9th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

“Navigating Challenging Times: Identifying pockets of growth and driving returns in an uncertain environment”
Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ
Hosted by the London Business School Private Equity & Venture Capital Club, this flagship event attracts a rich variety of industry professionals from GPs to LPs, advisors, recruiters, media, as well as enthusiastic business school students and academic thought leaders, forming a diverse public arena for debate of current trends, challenges and opportunities in the private equity and venture capital space.
This year’s conference theme examines the strategies industry players are using to stay competitive and generate returns in the current cycle. 
Keynote Speakers: 
Kurt Björklund Co-Managing Partner, Permira
Arif Naqvi Founder and Chief Executive, The Abraaj Group
Niklas Zennström CEO and Founding Partner, Atomico
The event will also feature prominent panellists from: 3i, Accel Partners, Actis, Amadeus Capital Partners, Bain Capital, Cerberus, CPP Investment Board, General Atlantic, GSO Capital Partners, Index Ventures, KKR, Oaktree, Terra Firma, The Carlyle Group, TPG, Warburg Pincus and more to be confirmed in due course.
Buyouts in Europe: Investing amidst turbulent macroeconomic conditions
Distressed Investing: Searching for value in an increasingly competitive landscape
Emerging and Growth Markets: Identifying opportunities and developing sustainable strategies
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Policies and practices for creating a thriving VC industry
European VC Outlook: Challenges and opportunities in a changing climate
LP Perspectives: Evolving investment strategies and asset allocation shifts
Value Creation: Key success factors in achieving operational excellence and generating returns
For more information, please contact us at

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »


In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

up arrow

Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

5 hours 59 min from now - California
1 day 5 hours from now - London
1 day 5 hours from now - London
6 days 5 hours from now - San Diego