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2022 Agenda

8:30
Registration & morning coffee

9:00
Chair welcome address
9:10
Keynote presentation
9:30
Managing macro impact on portfolio companies
  • The types of businesses and sectors that are likely to be impacted during a downturn
  • How management teams can champion high inflation rates
  • What we can do to encourage growth given macro headwinds


10:10
Using tangible data and analytics to monitor ESG
  • How to facilitate the construction of a successful digital strategy
  • How to support ESG-related performance assessments
  • Using ESG analytics to improve business performance
10:50
Morning coffee break
11:10
Case study
Value creation in distressed companies
11:30
Compensating and incentivising management teams
  • Building an effective management team
  • How GPs are compensating executives and senior teams
  • Setting management team KPIs to ensure growth
  • How will this evolve in the future
12:10
Building a value creation team within the GP
  • Talent management, having a strong team from day one
  • When do value creation teams get involved in the deal process?
  • Ensuring chemistry between deal teams and management
12:40
Lunch
13:40
Fireside chat
Value Creation planning: Why are firms starting sooner and moving faster?
14:00
How can firms leverage data to drive value for customers and end users
  • How can data be more effective and useful?
  • What systems can be used to help leverage data?
  • How can data be used to improve marketing and attract new customers?
14:30
Roundtables
  • Buy and build formula for expansion and added value
  • Engaging external advisors
  • Internationalising businesses

15:30
Afternoon break
15:50
Value creation through technology
  • How to gain an edge in a highly competitive market
  • Why the pandemic has forced companies to digitise in areas that were previously considered too high-risk
  • Why a digital strategy throughout the deal life cycle is a core component of the value creation agenda
  • Embracing digital is now a necessity, what can we expect for the future
16:30
Cyber diligence as a strategic imperative
  • Building a strong foundation and growing a culture of security for the future
  • How to guard against emerging cyber threats, such as ‘Insider-as-a-service’ model, AI-based spear phishing and hybrid work
17:00

Closing remarks and Leaving drinks