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Members Breakfast - The Private Equity Approach to Investing

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Members Breakfast – The Private Equity Approach to Investing

Wednesday 17th May
8:00am – 10:00am
The Clubhouse, 8 St. James’s Square

FREE for Members and their guests

In partnership with KPMG, this is the first in a series of members breakfasts that we will be hosting to bring you access to the best insight and industry expertise across a multitude of business issues.

This breakfast session will discuss the evolution of private equity’s approach to assessing investment opportunities – comparing and contrasting the traditional vs. future of diligence process. Key topics include:

  • How do private equity firms approach deals and diligence?
  • What are the key principles that underpin “value creation”?
  • How do private equity firms assess the levels of upside within a business?
  • What support can KPMG provide for businesses potentially looking for private equity investment?
  • Demo of KPMG’s ‘Rapid Opportunity Diligence’ (ROD) tool

Speakers include:

David Farkas
Director, KPMG London

David leads the PE Target Value team, and provides operations valuation, due diligence, decision support and performance transformation advice for corporates, institutional investors and private equity clients.

Sophie Graetz
Assistant Manager, KPMG London

Sophie works with PE and corporate clients to provide operational insights on business performance to assist deal transactions. She has assisted on buy and sell side engagements as well as portfolio reviews.

Antonios Fiala
Executive, KPMG London

Antonios focuses on the technical development of our analytical tool. He has worked extensively with our PE clients to implement development enhancements based on their feedback as well as to provide business insights.


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