Hogan Lovells & Real Deals: Adapting to a Changing World: European Private Equity in 2011

Hogan Lovells and Real Deals invite you to debate the future of your industry. 

We very much hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be an evening of high level networking and spirited discussion for clients and friends of Hogan Lovells.

6pm welcome drinks

6:30pm - 7:20pm  The big questions:

Motion 1: A use it or lose it mentality and pressure to raise funds is creating a mini bubble just waiting to burst.

Topics to include:

  • Pressure to deploy capital within contractual investment time frames
  • Deal origination challenges and the dominance of the secondary buyout
  • Activity in different geographies and sectors and its impact on valuations
  • Is the current sale by auction process fit for purpose in the new environment
  • The fundraising market and the importance of demonstrating exits

    Motion 2: A permanent contraction in the debt market means private equity will never return to its former glory

Topics to include:

Who is lending, how much for what? And how is this likely to evolve over the next few years
Alternative debt provision and innovative deal structuring
The evolution of value creation  – multiple arbitrage vs operational improvement vs leverage

7:20pm – 7:40pm

What does the Bribery Act - mean for Private Equity?

A fireside chat with Jeremy Cole, Hogan Lovells

7:40pm -9:00pm drinks reception and networking

To register for this event please contact Kathryn Mann: Kathryn.Mann@hoganlovells.com


  • Jan Janshen
    Advent International
  • Mark Tagliaferri
    GI Partners
  • Holger Kleingarn
    Palamon Capital Partners
  • Philipp Schwalber
  • Joachim Habetha, Tom Whelan, Penny Angell 
    Hogan Lovells
  • Chair: Amy Carroll
    Editor, Real Deals

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