Looking into 2021, as private equity deal activity in Europe is expected to set a new high, with record dry powder, tepid inflation and low interest rates driving activity, this webinar, in partnership with Datasite, will dive into what is in store for European PE.

While a lot could be addressed, the coming webinar will focus on some of the biggest potential risks, challenges, and then also opportunities, especially around technology, including market trends, exit strategy and options, and in general technology in PE.

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  • European Market Outlook
  • The Impact of New Regulatory Policies on PE (and the Impact of Brexit)
  • Leveraging Technology to Fundraise, Acquire and Exit in a Virtual World
  • How PE Conducts Due Diligence Remotely
  • Valuations for the Technology Sector
  • Holding Times for PE Assets
  • Best Option or Exit Strategy in Europe in 2021
  • Tips and Advice to Ease and Accelerate Stages of the PE Lifecycle
  • Q&A
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    Private Equity Insights
    For more than 10 years, PEI has helped Investors, Fund Managers and CXOs rethink what it takes to fundraise, invest, operate and exit in Private Equity, and does so via online engagement and cutting edge conferences in Singapore, UK, France, Poland & CEE, Benelux, Switzerland, Iberia, Germany, Italy, Nordics and DACH.
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    Merlin Piscitelli
    Chief Revenue Officer - EMEA @ Datasite
    Merlin Piscitelli is Chief Revenue Officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Datasite.

    In his role, Merlin is responsible for setting and managing the sales strategy and its deployment across this diverse and complex region, including coordinating and managing teams and sales representatives across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is based in London.

    Merlin has been driving the M&A digital transformation in EMEA since joining Datasite in 2006. He has served in several leadership roles within the organization, including Head of Sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Director of Sales, helping drive technological innovation and deal velocity across the region.
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    Frans Tieleman
    Managing Partner @ Eurazeo
    Frans Tieleman is Managing Partner and Executive Committee member of Eurazeo. Frans leads investment partnerships in Europe for the group.

    Frans serves on the Investment Committees of Eurazeo Capital, Patrimoine and Brands, as well as the Supervisory Board of PME and of Idinvest.

    His investment track record includes over €2.5bn equity in companies such as Asmodee, Neovia, and Moncler, as well as Eurazeo PME, Rhone and Idinvest.

    Frans is a member of the MidMarket council at Invest Europe.
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    Giovanna Maag
    Partner @ Altor Equity Partners
    Giovanna is a Partner at Altor Equity Partners in Zurich. She focuses on mid-market investments in the DACH region.

    Prior to joining Altor in 2018, she spent nearly 10 years at 3i in Germany, where she was active in the investment and portfolio management of companies in the industrial and business services industry.

    Giovanna started her career in M&A at Morgan Stanley and strategy consulting at McKinsey & Company in Frankfurt and London.
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    Immo Rupf
    Partner @ Cinven
    Immo is a member of the Portfolio team, based in the London office.

    Previously, Immo worked at Inchcape plc as CEO in Russia. Prior to that and also at Inchcape plc, Immo was Chief Strategy Officer in London, where he had direct responsibility for business development and all major strategic initiatives.

    He joined Cinven in 2010.