Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum 2017

Coming Soon , BELGRADE

We help you win more deals in the Balkans

Attracting 150 attendees and 25 speakers, this inaugural event will bring together corporates, private equity houses, investment banks, corporate finance advisers and law firms to forge relationships and set the agenda for the year ahead in deals.

The 2017 programme aims to address the concerns of the market through interactive debates and case studies.

Topics Include:

  • What is the anticipated economic growth for SEE in the next 5 years and where?
  • What still needs to happen to facilitate more growth of M&A in the region?
  • Understanding how to do business in SEE
  • Private Equity opportunities and fundraising
  • What is China’s Balkan’s strategy? What will we see from these investors?
  • Market Outlook for TMT M&A activity

This year's Keynote: Dubravka Nègre

Dubravka Nègre has been heading the European Investment Bank’s Regional Representation for the Western Balkans since August 2016. EIB, European Union’s bank, is the largest lender in the Western Balkans with over EUR 8.7 billion of the committed financing, and the world’s largest multilateral bank.

Prior to coming to Belgrade, Dubravka was responsible for EIB’s Public-Private Partnerships and Project Finance operations in Ireland, France, UK, and Benelux. She closed financings for projects in the renewable energy, road transport as well as the healthcare, among others.

She negotiated and executed the first Public-Private Partnership in Croatia. For this project, she won Project Finance Deal of the Year and EMEA Finance Magazine European Deal 2013 in London.

Dubravka led EIB operations in Albania, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. Between 2004 and 2013, she appraised, negotiated and signed numerous transactions in education, energy, health, R&D, telecommunications, transport, and the financial sector.

She wrote several research papers in the field of Public-Private Partnerships in cooperation with Belgrade University.

Before joining EIB, Dubravka worked as a Television Producer for Cable News Network International (CNNI), covering conflicts, including the war in Afghanistan. She won an award from the US National Academy of Television, Arts and Sciences.

She graduated Finance and Banking at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, and holds Master degree in International Finance and Management from SDA Bocconi University in Milan and Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles.

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