PE_uciete_ang

9:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:15 Opening speech: Janusz Lewandowski – Chairman of the Economic Council to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland

10:15-10:45 Speech of Special Guest: Salvatore Santoro, Head of Investment Banking Division Sweden, DNB – „European and Nordic debt markets – year to date review and outlook”

10:45-12:00 Panel I: PRIVATE EQUITY – EFFECTIVE ENGINE OF INNOVATION

  • Private equity and tradition of innovation: how funds define and implement innovation. Modern products, modern processes
  • How to add value in companies through innovation
  • Commercialization of academic research: how to develop cooperation of business and academia
  • Investing in the future: the impact of private equity on economic growth and efficiency

Moderator: Bartłomiej Dmitruk – Vice President of the Polish branch of BESI

Panelists:

1. Mariusz Borowiec – President, Augere Venture/ Founder of Satus Venture
2. Henryk Ciesielski – Director of the Financial Valuation and Transaction Services Group of American Appraisal’s Central European operations
3. Karolina Kalkowska – Proxy in PIKA Sp. z o.o., Managing Director PIKA TECHNOLOGIES SA
4. Ireneusz Miski – President of the Board, Tieto Poland
5. Dariusz Prończuk – Managing Partner Enterprise Investors and Board Member
6. Monika Żochowska – CEO and Co-Founder of Phenicoptere sp. z o.o. and GLOV Hydro Demaquillage

12:00-12:45 Lunch

12:45-13:00 Presentation of KPMG report: “Partners in growth? How Polish family business perceives private equity”
Piotr Grauer Director, Corporate Finance Group, KPMG in Poland; Rafał Wiza Head of Private Equity, KPMG in Poland

13:00-14:15 Panel II: REVOLUTION IN MANAGEMENT – FROM MANAGER TO ENTREPRENEUR

  • Entrepreneurship and private equity investments. Poland in the global landscape
  • How funds add value in companies. Different management styles in PE portfolio companies, family businesses and corporations.
  • How to implement the mechanisms of entrepreneurship in modern organizations?
  • When a manager becomes an entrepreneur – financing management buyouts MBO / MBI?

Moderator: Małgorzata Badowska – Attorney, managing associate at GESSEL Attorneys at Law
Paneliści:
1. Marcin Benbenek – Partner, Royalton Partners
2. Rafał Błędowski – Partner, Holon Consultants
3. Aster Papazyan – Commercial Director, PayU CEE
4. Michał Popiołek – Head of Structured and Mezzanine Finance at mBank (former BRE Bank)
Commerzbank Group
5. Krzysztof Kulig – Managing Partner at Innova Capital
6. Maciej Nowohoński – Orange Polska Management Board Member in charge of Finance

14:15-14:30 Coffee break

14:30-14:45 CASE STUDY: EXITS STRATEGIES – MODELS AND OUTLOOK
Paweł Tamborski – President of the Management Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange

14:45-16:00 SUMMARY PANEL: WHY I DID / DID NOT MAKE BUSINESS WITH A FUND? (panel with the active participation of entrepreneurs and funds)

  • Has the time come? How do funds fight for the first generation of entrepreneurs looking to exit or generate further growth
  • When and why to tie up with a private equity fund. What funds are looking for
  • How funds compete for the hearts and minds of the owners of Polish companies. What encourages and what discourages entrepreneurs
  • When to seek capital on the stock exchange, when from a bank and when from a fund?

Moderator: Alistair de Villiers – Member of the Management Board, DNB Bank Polska S.A.
Paneliści:
1. Paweł Bajno – Partner, Attorney at Law, Norton Rose Fulbright Piotr Strawa and Partners, LP
2. Adam Pietruszkiewicz – Partner, ICENTIS Capital
3. Artur Haze – Managing Director, PineBridge Investments, Warsaw
4. Dieter Lobnig – Managing Director Head of Structured Finance and Commercial Real Estate Department, Poland UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking Bank Pekao
5. Łukasz Puciłowski – President and CEO of Promedica24 Capital Group
6. Rafał Wiza – Head of Private Equity, KPMG in Poland

19:00 Drinks and networking with J.A. Baczewski

PRIVATE EQUITY AWARDS & GALA

20:00 Welcome address: Richard Stephens, Publisher of “Poland Today”

20:10
Speech of the Special Guest: Ks. Jacek Stryczek – Chairman of the WIOSNA Association and initiator of the The Noble Box Project

20:25 Introduction of the Private Equity Awards: Barbara Nowakowska – Managing Director of PSIK, Beata Radomska – Chairman of Executive Club

20:30 Private Equity Diamonds Awards ceremony

21:45 Banquet & music performance of Madlove band and Mateusz Krautwurst – finalist of „ The Voice of Poland”