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SuperReturn Emerging Markets 2012 conference

Posted by United Trust | May 26, 2012

SuperReturn Emerging Markets 2012 conference

Dates: June 25th – June 28th, 2012
Venue:
InterContinental Hotel
7-9 Chemin Du Petit-Saconnex
Geneva, Switzerland

To register: Visit Super Return Emerging Markets

Programme
Investor Summit
Featuring LP Perspectives & Focus On Frontier Markets

Monday

25th June 2012

8.15 Coffee & Registration
8.40 Chair’s Opening & Welcome
8.50 THE IMPORTANCE OF TRACK RECORD: NEW DATA 

Analysing A GP’s Track Record: How Relevant Is A GP’s Success In Developed Markets When Looking To Invest In Emerging Markets For The First Time?

Can Success In These Different Markets Be Compared?

Oliver Gottschalg, Professor, Strategy Department, HEC SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

9.30 LP INTERVIEW  

An Interview With An Institutional LP: Which Geographies Are They Focusing On Now & How Is Their Investment Model Evolving?

Jane Rowe, Senior Vice President, TEACHERS’ PRIVATE CAPITAL

Interviewed By:

Oliver Gottschalg, Professor, Strategy Department, HEC SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

10.00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Topic tbc 

ABRAAJ CAPITAL & AUREOS ADVISORS

10.20 DFIs
What Can DFIs Do To Encourage More Commercial Investment Into The Funds They Back? How Are DFIs Aligning & Standardising Their Investment Terms?  

Moderator: David Wilton, CIO, IFC

Joachim Schumacher, First Vice President, Equity & Mezzanine, DEG

Gerhard Pries, CEO & Managing Partner, SARONA ASSET MANAGEMENT

Jay Koh, Head of Investment Funds & Chief Investment Strategist, OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

10.50 Coffee
LP Perspectives Stream
11.20 Opacity, Lack Of Exits, Indiscipline, Mediocre Performance, Manager Turnover, Questionable Manager Motivation, llliquidity, And Market Distortion By New Large Investors: Why Do LPs Continue To Allocate To Emerging Market Private Equity? 

Anselm Adams, Director – Senior Private Equity Portfolio Manager, PECA

Robert Wages, Head of Private Equity, NATIONAL HOLDING

Amin Al-Rashid, CEO, AR INVESTMENT PARTNERS

Paul Newsome, Executive Director – Head of Investment, UNIGESTION

11.50 RETURN EXPECTATIONS  

To What Extent Will Returns From Emerging Markets Private Equity Live Up To Expectations? Can High Growth & High Returns Continue As Markets Converge?

Moderator: Kelly DePonte, Partner, PROBITAS PARTNERS

Anubha Shrivastava, Managing Director Asia, CDC GROUP

Gert-Jan Monster, Senior Investment Officer Private Equity, FMO

12.20 GP DISCIPLINE  

Discipline Is A Scarce Commodity Among GPs – Discuss

Moderator: Alexandre Alfonsi, Founding Partner, AXONIA PARTNERS

Neil W. Harper, Managing Director, MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS

Hans Van Swaay, Partner, LYRIQUE

Nicolas Drapeau, Director, Private Markets, BIMCOR

[Sessions also taking place in the 11.20-12.20 time slot]
Frontier Markets & Impact Investing Stream
11.20 FRONTIER MARKETS  

Accessing Attractive Valuations & Benefiting From Lack Of Competition In A High Growth Environment: How Do Managers Balance The Risks With The Potential Rewards?

Moderator: Patricia Dinneen, Managing Director, SIGULER GUFF

Jay Koh, Head of Investment Funds & Chief Investment Strategist, OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

Scott McCormack, Partner, GRANITE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Florian Kohler, Investment Manager & Associate Partner, OBVIAM

12.20 A FRONTIER MARKETS CASE STUDY 

What Are The Risks In Frontier Markets Private Equity & How Do You Mitigate Them?

David Wilton, CIO, IFC

12.50 Lunch 

Plus! ‘Meet The LP’ Hosted Lunch Table

Hosted By: David Wilton, CIO, IFC

& Scott McCormack, Partner, GRANITE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

& Paul Newsome, Executive Director – Head of Investment, UNIGESTION

& Nicolas Drapeau, Director, Private Markets, BIMCOR

14.00 ALIGNMENT OF INTEREST 

How Are LPs Harnessing The Changing Balance Of Power Between LPs & GPs?

How Do GPs Manage The Competing Demands Of Their Investors?

Howard F. Searing HI, Director, Portfolio Manager DUPONTCAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Nicolas Drapeau, Director, Private Markets, BIMCOR

Steve Cowan, Managing Director, 57 Stairs

14.30 DUE DILIGENCE 

What Do Experienced Investors In Emerging Markets Look Out For When Performing Due Dilligence On Emerging Markets Funds?

How Does This Differ From Developed Markets?

Wael Abunda, CEO, ADDAX BANK

[Sessions also taking place in the 14.00-15.00 time slot:]
14.00 EMERGING MANAGERS 

Discerning Quality Managers With Little Or No Track Record: What Are The Indicators Of Solid Performance?

Joachim Schumacher, First Vice President, Equity & Mezzanine, DEG

Rod Evison, Managing Director Africa, CDC GROUP

14.30 SMEs 

What Are The Ways In Which SME Investors Discern The Credibility Of An Entrepreneurial Business?

How Do Institutional Investors Ga in Access To SME Deals & How Do They View The Risks?

Hubertus van der Vaart, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, SEAF

15.00 Afternoon Tea
15.30 FUNDRAISING EXTENDED SESSION 

Who Will Be The Winners & Losers When LPs Invest Or Re-Up With Managers & What Does It Take For GPs To Secure A Commitment?

Helena Turley, Vice President, DB PRIVATE EQUITY

Horst Guedel, Managing Director, RWB Scott Penwell, Director, PARISH CAPITAL ADVISORS

[Sessions also taking place in the 15.30-16.20 time slot:]
15.30 THE IMPACT INVESTING WORKSHOP
15.30-15.50 DEFINING, MEASURING & REALISING IMPACT 

How Do You Demonstrate Impact Of An Investment?

What Are The Tools Available To Measure Impact?

Flory Wilson, Director of International Standards, GIIRS

15.50-16.20 PANEL DISCUSSION  

What Is The Commercial Justification For Impact Investing?

Is This Just An Asset Class For DFIs & Development Capital?

Can Commercial LPs Be Convinced Of The Benefits?

Vivina Berla, European Managing Director & Senior Partner, SARONA ASSET MANAGEMENT

Mark Goldsmith, Director, Environment, Social and Governance, ACTIS

16.20 KEYNOTE ADDRESS POLITICAL RISK & CORRUPTION 

How Does Transparency International Measure Corruption & Analyse The Effect It Has On Businesses In Emerging Markets?

What Can Be Done To Mitigate The Challenge Of Corruption?

Deborah Hardoon, Senior Research Coordinator, TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL

17.00 End Of Summit
Tuesday 26th June 2012
Super Return Emerging Markets Main Conference 

Day One

8.15 Coffee & Registration
8.30 Chair’s Opening & Welcome
8.40 INSTITUTIONAL LP PERSPECTIVES 

How Are Large Institutions Responding To Sluggish Growth In The Global Economy?

What Impact Will This Have On Allocations To Emerging Market Private Equity?

Anders Stromblad, Head of Alternative Investments, AP-FONDEN 2

Courtney Villalta, Senior Investment Manager, TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEXAS

Jane Rowe, Senior Vice President, TEACHERS’ PRIVATE CAPITAL

Dirk Meuleman, Fund Manager, Private Equity & Infrastructure, MN SERVICES

9.10 KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

Hisham El-Khazindar, Managing Director & Co-Founder, CITADEL CAPITAL

9.45 GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC & GEOPOLITICAL ADDRESS 

Examining The Evolving Relationship Between Geopolitical & Macroeconomic Instability: How Will The World Change Over The Next 5-10 Years & What Does This Mean For Emerging & Converging Markets?

John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, THE ECONOMIST

10.30 TURKEY 

Will The Returns From Private Equity In Turkey Live Up To Expectations?

How Will Turkish Private Equity Absorb The Amount Of Capital Currently Being Allocated & Where Will The New Deals Come From?

Moderator: Daniel Morgan, Director, ADVENT INTERNATIONAL

Neil W. Harper, Managing Director, MORGAN STANLEY ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT PARTNERS

Nevena Marsili, Investment Manager Funds of Funds, IDEA CAPITAL FUNDS

11.00 Morning Coffee
11.30 THE SUPERRETURN EMERGING MARKETS DEBATE 

What Is The Best Way To Access Emerging Market Private Equity: Global Vs. Pan-Regional Vs. Country Specific Vs. Funds Of Funds?

Fund of Fund: Ivan Vercoutere, Partner, LGT CAPITAL PARTNERS

Global: Jonathon Bond, Head of Investor Development Group, ACTIS

Pan Regional: Jim Hildebrandt, Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL ASIA

Country Specific: Yibing Wu, President, CITIC PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS MANAGEMENT

11.55 PAN-AFRICAN ECONOMIC KEYNOTE ADDRESS
11.35-11.55 What Do The High Growth Numbers Coming Out Of Africa Actually Mean? 

How Do These Brea k Down In Terms Of Jurisdictions & Investible Opportunities?

Razia Khan, Head of Research – Africa, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

11.55-12.25 How Can LPs Get Comfortable With Investing In African Private Equity? 

What Are The Options For LPs Wanting To Access The Growth Story Across This Diverse & Fragmented Continent?

Dushy Sivanithy, Principal, PANTHEON

Andrea Heinzer, Investment Manager and Partner, OBVIAM

Scott Nelson, Executive, Head of Africa, ENS

Davinder Sikand, Regional Managing Partner & Executive Director & Deputy CEO, AUREOS ADVISORS

12.45 NEW PERFORMANCE DATA 

Comparing Returns Across Emerging Markets Private Equity: Which Regions & Countries Have Outperformed

Miriam Schmitter, Managing Director, CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES

13.10 – 14.30 Lunch 

Plus! ‘Meet The LP’ Hosted Lunch Tables

Hosted By:

Courtney Villalta, Senior Investment Manager, TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEXAS

& Dirk Meuleman, Fund Manager, Private Equity & Infrastructure, MIM SERVICES

& Andrea Heinzer, Investment Manager and Partner, OBVIAM

Stream A 

Asia

Chair: Martin Haemmig, CETIM

14.30 Topic & Speaker tbc 

If you are interested in speaking during this session, please contact James Roberts or +44 (0) 20 701 77944

15.00 INDIA WORKSHOP 

NEW DATA – INDIAN PRIVATE EQUITY

15.00-15.30 Where Are Returns Being Generated In Indian Private Equity? 

New Research From The Cutting Edge

Kunal Srivastava, Research Director, VCCEDGE

INDIAN GPs
15.30-16.00 Examining How Indian GPs’ Discipline & Strategy Has Evolved In The Context Of High Valuations, Overcrowding & Lack Of Exit Opportunities 

Shashank Singh, Partner & Co-head India, APAX PARTNERS

Rahul Bhasin, Managing Partner, BARING PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS

Raja Parthasarathy, Partner, IDFC PRIVATE EQUITY

Gulpreet Kohli, Managing Director, CHRYSCAPITAL

[Sessions also taking place in the 14.30-16.00 time slot:]
Stream B 

Emerging Europe

Nandini Tandon, TIE GLOBAL BOARD

14.30 CEE 

How Is The Euro Crisis Impacting Investment In Central & Eastern Europe?

Will These Economies Emerge Relatively Stronger Once The Dust Has Settled?

How Is The Nature Of Deal Flow Changing & What Are The Best Methods Of Exploiting

Attractive Valuations?

Anne Fossemalle, Director – Equity Funds, EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT

Gabriel Kamensky, Investment Professional, SWISS RE PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS

Pierre Mellinger, Managing Director, PINEBRIDGE INVESTMENTS

Thierry Baudon, Managing Partner, MID EUROPA PARTNERS

15.00 RUSSIA – MYTHS & REALITIES 

Perceived Vs. Actual Risk: Why Does Russia Get Such A Bad Press?

How Justified Is This, & What Returns Are People Actually Seeing On The Ground?

Is Now The Right Time To Take Advantage Of Attractive Valuations?

Moderator: Jorgen Smeby, Founders, CEO, SIMBA CAPITAL

Henry Potter, Partner, ALPHA ASSOCIATES

Robert Sasson, Managing Partner, UFG PRIVATE EQUITY

Jochen Wermuth, CIO & Managing Partner, WERMUTH ASSET MANAGEMENT

15.30 POLAND  

How Are Polish Private Equity Firms Generating The Best Returns In The Region & How Will They Sustain Long Term Growth?

How Do LPs See Poland As An Investment Destination?

Krzysztof Kulig, Partner, INNOVA CAPITAL

Dariusz Proriczuk, Managing Partner, ENTERPRISE INVESTORS

[Sessions also taking place in the 14.30-16.00 time slot:]
Stream C 

Emerging Market Themes

Mark O’Hare, PREQIN

14.30 Topic to be confirmed 

BROOKFIELD

15.00 INFRASTRUCTURE 

How Are Private Equity Investors Capitalising On The Urgent Need For Infrastructure Across Many Emerging Markets?

How Do Managers Overcome The Inherent Risks Of Nationalisation, llliquidity & Long Term Investing?

Gad Cohen, Partner, ELEQTRA

Oliver Andrews, Director and Chief Coverage Officer, AFRICA FINANCE CORPORATION

David Creighton, CEO, CORDIANT CAPITAL

Ben Way, Senior Managing Director, MACQUARIE INFRASTRUCTURE & REAL ASSETS

15.30 AGRIBUSINESS 

What Are The Current Opportunities In The Agribusiness Value Chain & How Does Investing Vary Between Regions?

What Do LPs Need To Understand Before Investing?

Jeff Leonard, Founder & CEO, GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT FUND

Hubertus van der Vaart, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder, SEAF

William Randall, Managing Director, PACIFIC AGRI CAPITAL

16.00 Afternoon Tea
Stream A 

Asia

16.20 DEALS IN CHINA 

Do Enough Attractive Deals Exist & How Does Private Equity Compete With Other Sources Of Finance To Access The Best Deals?

Edmond Ng, Managing Director, AXIOM ASIA PRIVATE CAPITAL

Vincent Chan, CEO, SPRING CAPITAL

Xiaoyang Yu, Managing Director, CHINA NEW ENTERPRISE INVESTMENT

16.50 INDONESIA 

Benefiting From The Natural Resources Boom In Indonesia: What Is The Optimum Way To Access Investible Assets & How Is The Local Private Equity Community Evolving To Manage Institutional Capital?

Patrick Walujo, Co-Founder & Co-Managing Director, NORTHSTAR PACIFIC

Tom Lembong, Director, QUVAT MANAGEMENT

[Sessions also taking place in the 16.20-17.20 time slot:]
Stream B 

Secondaries & Distressed

16.20 EMERGING MARKETS SECONDARIES 

Using The Secondaries Market As A Source Of Liquidity: Who Is Selling What, & At What Price?

What Are The Return Expectations In This Specialist Asset Class?

Kenneth Sawyer, Managing Director, SAINTS CAPITAL

Ernest Lambers, Managing Director, POMONA CAPITAL

16.50 DISTRESSED IN ASIA 

How Are Firms Taking Advantage Of The New Distressed Opportunities In China & Emerging Asia?

Robert Petty, Managing Partner, CLEARWATER CAPITAL PARTNERS

Benjamin Fanger, Co-Founder & Managing Director, SHORELINE CAPITAL

[Sessions also taking place in the 16.20-17.20 time slot:]
Stream C 

Emerging Market Themes

16.20 GENERALIST VS SECTOR SPECIFIC 

Do Managers Have To Specialise To Survive?

How Do LPs Balance Diversification With A Specialist Skill Set?

Moderator: Mark O’Hare, CEO, PREQIN

Jim Strang, Principal, HAMILTON LANE

Alexandre Alfonsi, Founding Partner, AXONIA PARTNERS

16.50 INTERNATIONAL VS. DOMESTIC INVESTORS 

What Are The Best Methods Of Balancing The Competing Demands Of Local & International Investors In Emerging Markets Funds?

Is It Possible For These Investors To Co-Exist Easily Or Will Side Letters & Differing Terms & Conditions Become The Norm?

Robert Wages, Head of Private Equity, NATIONAL HOLDING

17.20 – 18.20 Champagne Networking Roundtables
SOUTH EAST ASIA 

Nevena Marsili, IDEA CAPITAL FUNDS

MIDDLE EAST 

Robert Wages, NATIONAL HOLDING

CLEANTECH 

Martin Maemming, CETIM

ESG 

Frederic Sicre, ABRAAJ CAPITAL

LATIN AMERICA 

Ralph Keitel, IFC

CEE 

Anne Fossemalle, EBRD

18.00 – 19.30 Gala Networking Reception
19.30 End of Day One
Wednesday 27th June 2012
Main Conference 

Day Two

7.30 – 8.30 LP Closed Door Breakfast  

Open to pre-registered investors by invitation only.

Open only to pension plans, foundations, endowments, DFIs, SWFs & ILPA members.

To apply for a place, please contact Laura Griffin

8.15 Coffee & Registration
8.30 Chair’s Opening & Welcome 

George Siguier, Managing Director & Co-founder, SIGULER GUFF

8.40 CO-INVESTMENTS 

Are Co-Investments The Best Way To Boost Returns & Access The Best Deals?

What Are The Benefits To LPs In Terms Of Control, Alignment Of Interest & Reduction In Fees? What Are the Potential Pitfalls For LPs & GPs?

Claudio Siniscalco, Principal, HARBOURVEST PARTNERS

Jim Strang, Principal, HAMILTON LANE

Paul Van Houtte, Head of International Eguity & Funds, CASSA DEPOSITI E PRESTITI

Alexandre Motte, Managing Director & Head of Co-Investment, AXA PRIVATE EQUITY

9.10 KEYNOTE ADDRESS Topic tbc 

Alexander Abolmasov Managing Partner, NEW RUSSIA GROWTH

9.35 INDIA 

To What Extent Has India Disappointed?

What Returns Do LPs Want To See & What Will Trigger The Required Level Of Exits?

Moderator: Nils Rode, Managing Director, ADVEQ MANAGEMENT

Anubha Shrivastava, Managing Director Asia, CDC GROUP

Idsert Boersma, Manager- Private Equity, FMO

Mintoo Bhandari, Senior Partner, APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

10.05 THE SUPERRETURN EMERGING MARKETS LP STRAIGHT TALKING INTERVIEW 

A Chance To Hear Directly From An Institutional Investor On Which Markets They Are Focusing On & Why

Nick Moakes, Head of Equity & Emerging Markets, THE WELLCOME TRUST

Interviewed By: George Siguier, Managing Director & Co-Founder, SIGULER GUFF

10.35 Morning Coffee 

Featuring: LP/GP Structured Speed Networking

11.15 BRAZIL 

Dealing With The Specific Challenges Of Investing Into Brazilian Private Equity: Managing In An Overheating Economy, Dealing With Macroeconomic Challenges & Balancing Local & Foreign LP Expectations

Juan Pablo Zucchini, Managing Director, ADVENT INTERNATIONAL

Carlos Heneine, Partner, QUILVEST

Rafael Horta, Partner, BTG PACTUAL

11.45 CHINA ECONOMIC & GEOPOLITICAL OUTOOK 

What Does New Leadership, Slowing Growth, Social Change & Changing Capital Flows Mean For China In The Next Decade?

11.45 -12.05 Peter Cornelius, Chief Economist, ALPINVEST PARTNERS
CHINA PRIVATE EQUITY OUTLOOK
12.05-12.35 How Will Private Equity In China Develop In Light Of The Changing Macroeconomic & Geopolitical Ecosystem?  

Moderator: Peter Cornelius, Chief Economist, ALPINVEST PARTNERS

Yibing Wu, President, CITIC PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS MANAGEMENT

David Pierce, CEO, SQUADRON CAPITAL

Eric A. Wilcomes, Director, Portfolio Manager, DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

12.35 SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER – BRAND GURU 

Lovemarks: Generating Loyalty Beyond Reason

Pedro Simko, Member of the Worldwide Executive Board, SAATCHI & SAATCHI

13.15 – 14.30 Lunch  

Plus! ‘Meet The LP’ Hosted Lunch Tables

Hosted By: Nick Moakes, Head of Equity & Emerging Markets, THE WELLCOME TRUST

& Paul Van Houtte, Head of International Equity & Funds, CASSA DEPOSITI E PRESTITI

& Nils Rode, Managing Director, ADVEQ MANAGEMENT

Plus VIP Lunch Table With: Pedro Simko, Member of the Worldwide Executive Board, SAATCHI & SAATCHI

14.30 – 14.50 Delegate QuickFire Showcase 

Your chance to present your fund to the SuperReturn Emerging Markets audience in 90 seconds flat

Sign-up details to be sent to registered delegates 2 weeks prior to the conference)

Judged By: Carlos Heneine, Partner, QUILVEST

Stream A 

Africa

14.50 SOUTH AFRICA AS A GATEWAY TO SUB SAHARAN AFRICA 

Are South African Private Equity Firms In A Privileged Position To Make The Right Investments To High Growth On The African Continent?

Nhlanganiso Mkwanazi, Director, MEDU CAPITAL

Andrew Dewar, Principal, Private Equity, ABSA CAPrTAL

15.20 NORTH AFRICA 

Where Next For North Africa?

How Have GPs Managed Their Investments Through Recent Turmoil, & How Can Managers In Other Regions Ensure They Are Prepared For The Unexpected?

Hear Lessons Learned & Share Best Practice

Ziad Oueslati, Founding Partner, TUNINVEST AFICINVEST

Angus Blair, Corporate Strategy & Client Development, BELTONE FINANCIAL

Rania Gohar, Investment Officer, IFC

Stephen Murphy, Managing Director of Institutional Fundraising, CITADEL CAPITAL

15.50 SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA 

How Are Private Equity Firms Tapping Into The Domestic Consumer & Natural Resources Sectors In Africa?

How Are They Surpassing The Challenges Presented By Political Volatility, Corruption & Competition From Other Capital Sources?

Line Picard, Chief Investment Officer, Private Sector Operations and Microfinance, AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Kayode Akinola, Partner, HELIOS INVESTMENT PARTNERS

Yemi Lalude, Managing Partner, ADLEVO CAPITAL

[Sessions also taking place in the 14.50-16.20 time slot:]
Stream B 

Middle East & On The Ground

14.40 MIDDLE EASTERN PRIVATE EQUITY 

How Are Fund Managers Broadening Out Of The GCC Region, Overcoming Political Instability & Poor LP Perceptions To Deliver Growth? When Will Exits Come Back To The Market?

Moderator: Brad Bourland, Managing Director, Proprietary Investments JADWA INVESTMENT

Wael Aburida, CEO, ADDAX BANK

Mohamed Semary, Partner, ABRAAJ CAPITAL

15.20 EMERGING MARKETS ON THE GROUND 

A series of small workshop groups focusing on topics facing emerging market managers and their investors.

1)     Pool Of Talent

How Do You Find, Retain & Incentivise Managers?

What Are The Main Barriers To Successful Recruitment?

Idsert Boersma, Manager – Private Eguity, FMO

2)     Currency

Exploring How Fund Managers Mitigate Currency Risk Using Global Diversification, Hedging & Local Currencies

3)    Governance Concerns

Which Markets Are Causing The Most Concern For Fund Managers When Analysing Governance & Transparency In Different Regions?

David Creighton, CEO, CORDIANT CAPITAL

4) RMB Vs. Dollar Funds

Examining Conflict Of Interest Within RMB & USD Funds: What Is The Impact On Deal Access, Available Exit Routes & Expected Returns: How Are Funds Being Structured Now?

16.20 Afternoon Tea
Stream A 

Latin America

16.45 LATIN AMERICA 

What Is The Best Strategy For Accessing Latin America?

To What Extent Are Smaller Managers Challenging The Dominance Of The Largest Funds & Are LPs Ready To Invest On A Country Specific Level?

What Is The Role Of Sector Specific Funds?

Ralph Keitel, Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Duncan Littlejohn, Managing Director, PAUL CAPITAL PARTNERS

Speaker tbc BROOKFIELD

17.15 ESG 

To What Extent Is Environmental & Social Governance A Priority For Commercial LPs?

What Will Be The Impact Of New Measures On Emerging Market Fund Managers?

Ritu Kumar, Senior Advisor ESG, ACTIS

Niclas During, ESG Manager, CDC GROUP

Maaike van der Schoot, Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, ALPINVEST PARTNERS

Geetha Tharmaratnam, Investment Principal – Investments & ESG, AUREOS ADVISORS

[Sessions also taking place in the 16:45-17:45 time slot:]
Stream B 

LP SIMULATOR GAME

Understanding What LPs Think About Each Emerging Market Today

Simon Thornton, CEO, PEARONLINE

Anne-Maree Byworth, Founder, WATLEDGE CONSULT

Solomon Wifa, Senior Partner, O’MELVENY & MYEF

17.45 – 18.30 Gala Networking Reception
18.30 End of Day Two
Thursday 28th June
Main Conference 

Day Three

8.30 Coffee & Registration
9.00 Chair’s Opening & Welcome
9.10 EUROPEAN LPS 

How Are European LPs’ Allocations To Emerging Markets Private Equity Changing?

How Do They View Emerging Markets Within Their Wider Portfolio?

Moderator: Janusz Heath, Managing Director, CAPITAL DYNAMICS

Ivan Vercoutere, Partner, LGT CAPITAL PARTNERS

Hans Van Swaay, Partner, LYRIQUE

Erik Kaas, Partner, PARTNERS GROUP

Gerhard Bauer, Investment Director, ALLIANZ CAPITAL PARTNERS

9.50 KEYNOTE ADDRESS 

David Bonderman, Founding Partner, TPG

10.15 ELECTRONIC POLLING PANEL 

What Are The Opportunities & Key Impediments In Emerging Markets Private Equity?

Where Will Allocations Go Next?

Moderator: Brad Bourland, Managing Director, Proprietary Investments, JAD’WA INVESTMENT David Bonderman, Founding Partner, TPG

11.00 Morning Coffee
11.30 REAL ASSETS 

Are Real Assets The Best Hedge Against Inflation?

What Is The Optimum Way Of Accessing The Asset Class?

Moderator: Berry Polmann, Executive Director, ADVEQ MANAGEMENT

Michael Flood, Managing Director, NORTHLEAF CAPITAL PARTNERS

Harry van den Heuvel, Senior Investment Manager Alternatives, ACHMEA

12.00 BUYOUT VS. GROWTH VS. VENTURE 

12.00-12.20

Data presentation on the most effective strategies across emerging markets

Daniel Schmidt, Managing Partner, CEPRES

Panel Discussion:

12.20-12.40

Comparing Investment Strategies In Emerging Markets

Sonny Wu, Managing Director, GSR VENTURES

Sev Vettivetpillai, CFO, AUREOS ADVISORS

Andrew Brown, Managing Director & CIO, ECP

12.40 Lunch 

Plus! ‘Meet The LP’ Hosted Lunch Tables

Hosted By: Erik Kaas, Partner, PARTNERS GROUP

& Hans Van Swaay, Partner, LYRIQUE

& Ivan Vercoutere, Partner, LGT CAPITAL PARTNERS

14.00 LP/GP RELATIONS & THE IR TEAM 

What Are Good Investor Relations?

LPs Give A Truthful Account Of Common Mistakes & Discuss The Dos & Don’ts Of Investor Relations

Moderator: Simon Thornton, CEO, PEARONLINE

Peter McKellar, Partner & CIO, SL CAPITAL PARTNERS

Rartia Gohar, Investment Officer, IFC

14.30 SUPERRETURN EMERGING MARKETS ACRONYM GENERATOR 

MINTs, N-ll, CIVETS, MIST & BRICs: The SuperReturn Audience Uses Electronic Polling To Create Its Own Emerging Markets Acronym

Led by: Patricia Dinneen, Managing Director, SIGULER GUFF

14.45 – 16.00 INTERACTIVE FUNDRAISING SESSION
Panel Discussion 14.45 -15.10
In A Tough Fundraising Market, What Are LPs Looking For When Investing With A Manager & How Should GPs Hone The Fundraising Strategy Accordingly? 

Patricia Dinneen, Managing Director, SIGULER GUFF

Thomas Clausen, Managing Partner & Co-Pounder, CAPVENT

Julien Kinic, Managing Director, IDI EMERGING MARKETS

Panel discussion will then break up into round table discussions led by panelists from throughout the day
15.10 – 16.00 Roundtable Discussions
Led By: 

Patricia Dinneen, Managing Director, SIGULER GUFF

Peter McKellar, Partner & CIO, SL CAPITAL PARTNERS

Rania Gohar, Investment Officer, IFC

Thomas Clausen, Managing Partner & Co-Pounder, CAPVENT

Julien Kinic, Managing Director, IDI EMERGING MARKETS

Ivan Vercoutere, Partner, LGT CAPITAL PARTNERS

Hans Van Swaay, Partner, LYRIQUE

Erik Kaas, Partner, PARTNERS GROUP

Gerhard Bauer, Investment Director, ALLIANZ CAPITAL PARTNERS

Berry Polmann, Executive Director, ADVEQ MANAGEMENT

Michael Flood, Managing Director, NORTHLEAF CAPITAL PARTNERS

Harry van den Heuvel, Senior Investment Manager Alternatives, ACHMEA

Janusz Heath, Managing Director, CAPITAL DYNAMICS

16.00 End of Conference

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