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German Private Equity Breakfast 2019

Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland

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24 Oktober 2019, 08:00 - 11:00

CMS and Pedersen & Partners invite for the fifth time to the annual German Private Equity Breakfast. We look forward to an inspiring morning with interesting discussions.


08:00 – 08:40

Registration and breakfast buffet

08:40 – 10:00

Panel Discussion and Breakfast Co-Chairs:

Poul Pedersen – Executive Chairman, Pedersen & Partners
Tobias Schneider – Partner, CMS Germany


Benjamin Buerstedde – Director, Advent International
Hauke Hansen – Operating Partner, Triton Partners
Joakim Lundvall – Partner, Nordic Capital
Bernhard Mohr – Managing Director, Evonik Venture Capital (tbc)
Jan Henrik Reichenbach – Head of DACH Private Debt, Muzinich & Co Michala Rudorfer – Principal, Permira
Ervin Schellenberg – Managing Partner, Capitalmind


  • Recent developments and trends in the German speaking M&A market – including deal-flow, valuations, funding, availability of credit for leveraged financing, exit routes and strategies, co-investments;
  • High opportunity sectors and market segments – Fintech, Life Sciences, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), renewable energy, internet of things, artificial intelligence, e-commerce, Edtech;
  • Value creation – portfolio management & asset class strategies, turnaround and change management, succession planning, talent retention, disconnect between valuations and company performance;
  • Impact from the geopolitical arena and external factors: Brexit negotiations, US trade barriers and sanctions, migrant crisis, globalisation, rise of nationalism and EU/Euro scepticism;
  • Outbound investment destinations – what geographies or regions have the highest potential for German PE firms and their portfolio companies (EU, Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia, USA?);
  • Fund raising environment – who are the main sources of inbound capital: institutional investors, family offices, corporate ventures, sovereign wealth funds, multilaterals, funds of funds?

10:00 – 11:00


Bei Interesse an der Veranstaltung steht Ihnen unser Event-Team gerne zur Verfügung. Die Teilnehmerzahl ist begrenzt.

In cooperation with:

Pedersen & Partners


Foto von Tobias Schneider
Dr. Tobias Schneider