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HVCA-Portfolio CEE Private Equity, Venture Capital and Corporate Finance Conference 2017

Date: 1st June 2017   Location: Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel

  • The dynamic relationship between business and academia
  • Challenges in private equity sector
  • The role of women in the private equity sector
  • New financial system of Europe. What are the changes after Brexit?
  • How do the state funds influence the VC market?

Our speakers among others

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Czirják László
Partner ,
iEurope Capital
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Dr. Kövér József
Partner ,
3TS Capital Partners
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Hugh Owen
Partner ,
Allen & Overy
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Dr. Zsembery Levente
Chairman of the HVCA ,
CEO of X-Ventures Ltd.
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Lengyel Zoltán
Partner ,
Allen & Overy
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Bethlen Nikolaus
Partner ,
Mid Europa Partners
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Molnár András
CEO ,
PortfoLion Venture Capital Fund
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Kisgergely Kornél
CEO ,
Hiventures Venture Capital Fund Ltd.
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Dr. Király Júlia
Professor ,
IBS Budapest
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Dezse Margaret
Leading Partner Transaction Advisory Service ,
EY
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Andrew Byrne
Correspondent ,
Financial Times
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Kircsi Anikó
Partner, Head of Corporate/M&A ,
CMS
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Talmácsi Éva
Partner, International Corporate/M&A (Hungary and CEE) ,
CMS
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Andrea Lauren
Investment Partner ,
Rockaway Capital
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Magdalena Magnuszewska
Partner ,
Innova Capital
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Marzena Bielecka
Partner ,
Experior Venture Fund
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Ingo Ramesohl
Managing Director ,
Robert Bosch Venture Capital
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Alexandra Reich
CEO ,
Telenor, Hungary
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Cosmin Ochisor
Investment Manager ,
Hubraum
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Havas Krisztina
Partner ,
Bancroft Private Equity
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Michael Ignatieff
President and Rector ,
Central European University
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Dörte M Höppner
Chief Operating Officer ,
Riverside Europe Fund, Riverside Europe Partners GmbH
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Robin Vaudrey
Head of Region, CEE, Regional Business Development ,
European Investment Fund
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Hassan El Khatib
Managing Director, Equity ,
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
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Ben Luckock
Head of Policy ,
British Embassy Budapest
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Dr. Bacsa György
SVP Strategy and Business Development ,
MOL Group
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Sűdy István
Entrepreneur in Residence ,
NN Insurance Hungary
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Réz Éva
Investment Director ,
Day One Capital

Why come on?

Portfolio and the Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association once again organize a regional conference concerning the industry. This event is one of the most important meetings with regards to company financing, corporate finance, venture capital and private equity professionals.

What will be the status of and the challenges facing the Eastern and Central European Venture and Private Equity Industries in 2017?

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At the venture capital, private equity and corporate finance conference, taking place on 1 June 2017 in Budapest, the challenges of the region’s venture capital and private equity industry will be discussed through domestic and foreign presentations and panel discussions.
The conference agenda will include items that engage the attention of the conference participants:  What transformations have taken place in the private equity industry? What effects will Brexit have on this sector? Why is the proportion of women in this industry low? Can we expect change in the future?
In recent years, a new phenomenon has emerged, i.e. the emergence of large companies financing innovative new companies. Is this a temporary phenomenon, or has a new structure emerged? What is the ideal role of the European Union in terms of financing early-stage companies? This year, we will also discuss the opportunities of raising capital in the sector, new and successful investment strategies, exit opportunities, and the changes in the regulatory environment.

 

OUR SPEAKERS AND CONVERSATION PARTICIPANTS WERE:

  • Michael Ignatieff, President and Rector, CEU
  • Hugh Owen, Partner, Allen & Overy
  • Ben Luckock, Head of Policy, British Embassy Budapest
  • Levente Zsembery, Chairman of the HVCA and CEO of X-Ventures Ltd.
  • Hassan El Khatib, Managing Director, Equity, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Robin Vaudrey, Head of Region, CEE, Regional Business Development, European Investment Fund
  • Andrew Byrne, Correspondent, Financial Times
  • Anikó Kircsi, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Éva Talmácsi, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Nikolaus Bethlen, Partner, Mid Europa Partners
  • Andrea Lauren, Investment Partner, Rockaway Capital
  • Dörte M Höppner, Chief Operating Officer, Riverside Europe Fund, Riverside Europe Partners GmbH
  • Margaret Dezse, Leading Partner Transaction Advisory Service, EY
  • Marzena Bielecka, Partner, Experior Venture Fund
  • Krisztina Havas, Partner, Bancroft Private Equity 
  • Éva Réz, Investment Director, Day One Capital
  • Magdalena Magnuszewska, Partner, Innova Capital
  • Zoltán Lengyel, Partner, Allen & Overy
  • Dr. Júlia Király, Professor, IBS Budapest
  • András Molnár, CEO, PortfoLion Venture Capital Fund
  • Ingo Ramesohl, Managing Director, Robert Bosch Venture Capital
  • Alexandra Reich, CEO Telenor, Hungary
  • Dr. György Bacsa, SVP Strategy and Business Development, MOL Group
  • László Czirják, Partner, iEurope Capital
  • Kornél Kisgergely, CEO, Hiventures Venture Capital Fund Ltd.
  • József Kövér, Partner, 3TS Capital Partners
  • István Sűdy, Entrepreneur in Residence, NN Insurance Hungary

 

PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONFERENCE WERE:

3TS Capital Partners, ABC Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt., Allen & Overy, Aon Magyarország Kft., Baker McKenzie, Bancroft Private Equity, BDO Magyarország Corporate Finance Kft., Belfry.IO, Bonitás Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt., British Embassy Budapest, Budapesti Értéktőzsde Zrt., Capital Communications, Central European University, Central-Fund Zrt., CEU, CIB Bank Zrt., Clairfield International Kft, CMS, Corporate Finance Advisors Kft., Day One Capital, Deloitte Zrt., Dr. Bán Gergely Ügyvédi Iroda, E Y, Egis Gyógyszergyár Zrt., Erős Ügyvédi Iroda/Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Fund, Euroventures Zrt., Experior Venture Fund, Faludi Wolf Theiss Ügyvédi Iroda, Financial Times, FINATECH Capital Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt., Finext Startup, Franklin Templeton Hungary Kft., Gárdos Füredi Mosonyi Tomori Ügyvédi Iroda, Grant Thornton Corporate Finance Kft., Grant Thornton Corporate Finance Kft., GRW Invest Kft, Hegymegi-Barakonyi és Társa Baker & McKenzie Ügyvédi Iroda, Hetényi Ügyvédi Iroda, Hiventures Kockázati Tőkealap – kezelő Zrt., Hubraum, HVCA, IBS Budapest, iEurope Capital, ING Bank N.V. Hungary Branch, Innova Capital, Invescom M&A Kft., K&H Bank Zrt., KBC Securities Magyarországi Fióktelepe, Konvergencia Consulting, KPMG Hungária Kft., KPMG Tanácsadó Kft., M27 ABSOLVO CONSULTING Kft., Mazars Kft., MFB Invest Zrt., Mid Europa Partners, MKB Bank Zrt., MOL Csoport, MOL Vagyonkezelő Kft., MTA KRTK Közgazdaság-tudományi Intézet, NGM, NN Insurance Hungary, Noerr és Társai Iroda, Orenthal Kft., OTP Bank, PortfoLion Kockázati Tőkealap-kezelő Zrt., QualyPlan, Central European University, Raiffeisen Bank Zrt., Réczicza Dentons Europe LLP Ügyvédi Iroda, Riverside Europe Fund, Riverside Europe Partners GmbH, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Rockaway Capital, Salgglas, Szecskay Ügyvédi Iroda, Telenor, Hungary, UEVENTS SRL, UniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt., Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, X-Ventures Alpha Zrt., X-Ventures Béta Zrt...

 

THE EVENT:

DATE: June 1, 2017 (Registration: 08:30-09:00, Programme: 09:00-16:00)  

PLACE: Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Hotel

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COST: HUF 137,300 + VAT / person or EUR 443 + VAT
Fee includes: conference documentation, full lunch and 2 coffee breaks.

DISCOUNTS:

  • 30% discount for HVCA members
  • 30% discount for Partners of Allen & Overy
  • 20% discount for for EBAN, BAMOSZ, NESsT and Hungarian Association for Innovation members
  • 15% discount for NVCA partners (AVCO, PSIK, CVCA, LTVCA)
  • 10% discount for Partners of EY, CMS, PortfoLion, OTP Csoport

Discounts can not be combined.
The conference is in English with Hungarian simultaneous interpretation.


Our conference is expected not only to provide an opportunity to expand the participants’ knowledge base, but also to create an excellent forum for high-level networking and the forging of new professional relations. Our goal is more than just to organise another cut an dry event; we strive to make this conference a regular, interactive and international forum that keeps its finger on the pulse of the market.

The Portfolio conferences are highly renowned for their great opportunities of networking and building business relationships, merely not just giving new professional knowledge. Our aim is not to have a one time occasion event, but creating a yearly international interactive forum about the changes of the market.

Who we recommend

Our event can provide useful knowledge to those working in the following areas:
  • private equity and venture capital investors,
  • corporate finance professionals,
  • company owners willing to sale or acquire companies,
  • finance directors,
  • pension funds,
  • lawyers,
  • entrepreneurs and company owners.

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