FRENCH M&A EXECUTIVE CLUB

COMING SOON, PARIS

Agenda

    • 08:30

      Registration and Breakfast

    • 09:00

      Chair's Introduction

      Beranger Guille
      Beranger Guille
      Editor EMEA, Mergermarket
    • 09:05

      Keynote Address: To the elections and beyond

      • Expectations of how the 2017 election result will impact France as an investment destination
      • Scenario analysis: Understanding the fiscal and economic landscape after the election
      • The implication of Brexit, a potentially positive factor for French M&A?
      Laurent Perpère
      Laurent Perpère
      Senior advisor, Paris, Brunswick
    • 09:20

      Fireside chat: In conversation with Dominique D'Hinnin

      Thierry  d'Argent
      Thierry d'Argent
      Co-Head of Coverage and Investment Banking, Societe Generale
      Dominique  D’Hinnin
      Dominique D’Hinnin
    • 09:50

      On stage Q&A: Exploring the key drivers of M&A to understand future opportunities

      • Understanding the impact of today’s trends on future strategic decisions: environmental challenges, digital transformation, renewed protectionism
      • Local landscape : a new era of French public activity in M&A ?
      • Cross-border M&A in the Trump era of renewed global currency volatility
      • Chinese restrictions on foreign M&A: soft restrictions or hard limits?
      Stéphane  Cavrois
      Stéphane Cavrois
      Group Strategy & Development Director, Imerys
      Pierre Tattevin
      Pierre Tattevin
      Managing Director and Partner, Lazard
      Jacques Buhart
      Jacques Buhart
      Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
    • 10:30

      Networking Coffee

    • 11:00

      Panel Discussion: Private equity prospects and market evaluation

      • What are the fundraising levels and appetite for funds in the markets?
      • How have the elections impacted interest in the region? Will this start to change now elections are over?
      • How to attract LP to this region? What needs to happen in the market?
      • Where are the opportunities and in which sector?
      • How private equity funds are planning to exit their investments in a volatile market? How to prepare effectively and what expectations should investors have?
      • Evaluation of IPOs in France
      • Deal focus: the impact of debt finance on PE buyers – has pressure subsided?
      Eric Dejoie
      Eric Dejoie
      President, MBO Partenaires
      Xavier Moreno
      Xavier Moreno
      Chairman, Astorg Partners
      Michel Paris
      Michel Paris
      CEO, PAI Partners
      Charles Diehl
      Charles Diehl
      Partner, Activa Capital
      Monique Cohen
      Monique Cohen
      Partner, Apax Partners
      Arezki Yaïche
      Arezki Yaïche
      Paris Bureau Chief, Mergermarket
    • 11:45

      Keynote Presentation: M&A Trends in France & Europe

      Alain Bokobza
      Alain Bokobza
      Head of Global Asset Allocation, Societe Generale
    • 12:15

      Closing remarks

      Beranger Guille
      Beranger Guille
      Editor EMEA, Mergermarket
    • 12:25

      Lunch

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