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Private Equity in the US and Europe: Innovation and Disruption

The 10th Annual Private Equity Symposium will be organised jointly with the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.

The Symposium will be held on 29-30 June 2017 at London Business School and the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists), Regent’s Park, London.

Experts from around the world will explore the theme “Private Equity in the US and Europe: Innovation and Disruption”. The first day of the Symposium will be focused on industry perspectives, while the second day will feature academic research presentations and discussion.


Keynote speakers




  Hanneke Smits

  CEO, Newton Investment Management & co-founder of    
  Level 20







  Marco de Benedetti

  Managing Director & Co-head of the Europe Buyout
  advising group, The Carlyle Group








  Sanjay Patel

  Managing Partner, European Private Equity, Apollo LLP




We are also pleased to confirm the following speakers:


Peter Freire (CEO, ILPA), Antoine Dréan (Founder & Chairman, Triago), Jeffrey Chi (MD, Vickers Venture Partners), Mary Kuusisto (partner, Proskauer), Robert William Templeman (former CEO of Homebase), Dennis Gillings (Former CEO & Chairman, QuintilesIMS), Tim Hanford (MD for Europe, JC Flowers & Co), Kate Mitchell (founder & partner, Scale Venture Partners) and Cécile Mayer-Lévi (Private Debt, Tikehau Capital (Paris).

Full programme details will be released in May.

Tickets now available