M&A Outlook: Portugal Breakfast Briefing

9 November 2017, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz, Lisbon

Current trends and political threats to the market and the future of deal activity

Gain insight into M&A opportunities and how to ensure value when conducting Private Equity deals. This free seminar will consist of one major keynote and two panel discussions, both designed to give you practical tips and new ideas to take back to your firm later that day.

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Please note: Maximum of two registrants per firm for this event.

This event is held in Portuguese.

    • 08:30

      Registration and networking breakfast

    • 09:00

      Chair’s opening remarks

      Maria João Ricou
      Maria João Ricou
      Managing Partner of Portugal , Cuatrecasas
    • 09:10

      Keynote’s Opening Remarks – What are the threats and key market drivers of the Iberian economy?

      • What are the most current and prevalent trends in the Iberian economy and the key issues that still pose as a threat to Portugal’s growth?
      • What impact has the turmoil in the banking sector had on deal making?
      Manuel Caldeira Cabral
      Manuel Caldeira Cabral
      Minister for Economy, Government of Portugal
    • 09:30

      Panel: Portugal M&A Outlook

      • Outlook of deal activity in Portugal and Iberia
      • Key factors influencing corporate and investor confidence
      • Deal drivers for the year ahead and what are the expected emerging markets?
      • Cross-border deals trends – Where are the acquirers coming from and what sectors are they acquiring?
      • Sector focus – which have seen the most activity and which are appealing for the panelists?
      Gustavo Guimarães
      Gustavo Guimarães
      Operating Partner, Apollo Global Management LLC
      Paulo Martins
      Paulo Martins
      Global Head of Investment Banking, Haitong
      Gonçalo Morais Soares
      Gonçalo Morais Soares
      CFO, REN - Redes Energéticas Nacionais
      Pedro Vasconcelos
      Pedro Vasconcelos
      Head of M&A, EDP
      José Diogo Horta Osório
      José Diogo Horta Osório
      Partner, Cuatrecasas
    • 10:15

      Panel: Portugal Private Equity Outlook

      • The panel will discuss how to deliver returns in a low growth market and how they ensure value when investing in deals.
      • The speakers will debate their views on key cross-border investment geographies, what has been the driving force of investments in the last 12 months and what future trends can we expect to see in the market.
      • What are the preferred routes for exits in the current market and are secondary buyouts starting to play more of a role in the region?
      • What strategies do deal makers use to win deals in the competitive market?
       João Coelho Borges
      João Coelho Borges
      Partner, Magnum Capital
      Miguel Calé Lucas
      Miguel Calé Lucas
      Managing Partner, Oxy Capital
      Nuno Gaioso Ribeiro
      Nuno Gaioso Ribeiro
      Founding Partner and President of the Board of Directors, Capital Criativo
      João Mattamouros Resende
      João Mattamouros Resende
      Partner, Cuatrecasas
      Sofia  Cerqueira
      Sofia Cerqueira
      Deputy Editor ECM, Mergermarket
    • 11:00

      Chair’s closing remarks and networking coffee

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