"The ability of private equity to survive is to look at what is the source of risk; what is the source of disruption; where it creates opportunity; where it creates risk."
Professor of Finance, London Business School
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A year after the UK’s shock vote to leave the EU, our flagship event for the global private equity and venture capital industry put the spotlight on the risks and opportunities facing private investors in two of the world’s biggest markets.
Sanjay Patel, Head of Europe, Apollo Management International, and Hanneke Smits, CEO, Newton Investment Management, joined a stellar line-up of practitioners and leading academics to debate and discuss a range of topics at the 2017 event in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.Watch interviews with some of our industry speakers
Hosted by London Business School in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.
Welcome and Introduction
Panel I: Disrupting the GP/LP Relationship and Ecosystem
Panel II: CEO Perspective on Public versus Private Ownership
Keynote Introduction by Professor Florin Vasvari, London Business School
Keynote Introduction by Professor Francesca Cornelli, London Business School
Panel III: How to Adapt to Disruption? Technology, Strategy and Regulation
Discussion 1: Private Equity and Financial Fragility during the Crisis
Discussion 2: Adverse Selection and the Performance of Private Equity Co-Investments
Discussion 3: Liquidity Provision on the Secondary Market for Private Equity Fund Stakes
>Discussion 4: The Persistent Effect of Initial Success - Evidence from Venture Capital
Discussion 5: Mutual Funds as Venture Capitalists? Evidence from Unicorns
Discussion 6: Can Access to Capital Explain the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap?
Discussion 7: European Crowdfunding Platforms
Adverse Selection and the Performance of Private Equity Co-Investments
Can Access to Capital Explain the Entrepreneurship Gender Gap?
European Crowdfunding Platforms
Liquidity Provision on the Secondary Market for Private Equity Fund Stakes
Mutual Funds as Venture Capitalists Evidence from Unicorns
Private Equity and Financial Fragility during the Crisis
The Persistent Effect of Initial Success: Evidence from Venture Capital
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