Duff & Phelps' 10th Annual European Alternative Investments Conference - Agenda

Location The Landmark Hotel, London

Calendar November 1, 2018

Please note: we are unable to confirm exact timings for our sessions in the interest of our keynote speaker’s security

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Keynote speakers:

  • Tom Lister, Co-Managing Partner, Permira
  • Baroness Eliza Manninghan-Buller, Former Head of MI5


1. Changes to Valuation Standards and Guidelines

2. Secondary Transactions – Pricing and Valuation Pitfalls

  • Richard Olson, Managing Director, Secondary Market Advisory
  • Ryan McNelley, Managing Director, Alternative Asset Advisory
  • Elly Livingstone, Partner, Pantheon Ventures
  • Christophe Nicolas, Managing Director, Secondary Investments, AlpInvest Partners
  • Mark Flanagan, Associate Partner, Risk and Operations, AON


12.30 p.m. – 1.15 p.m.


Workshop 1

2.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Please select 1 of the following workshops

a) Valuation Practice Primer

Keeping pace with rapidly evolving industry guidelines and best practices
Hosted by David Larsen, Managing Director

  • Update to the IPEV Guidelines
  • AICPA PE/VC Valuation Guide
  • AIMA Valuation Sound Practices
  • IVSC initiatives

b) Independent Fairness Opinions for Related Party Transactions: A growing trend across European Funds

  1. Types of Transactions
  2. Fairness Issues and Considerations
  3. Process and Deliverables

Presented by:

c) Something's Not Quite Right Here...In Our Investee Company: Case studies in employee wrongdoing and fraud.

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  • David Lawler, Managing Director, Investigations & Disputes, Kroll a Division of Duff & Phelps
  • James Barker, Director, Business Intelligence & Investigations, Kroll a Division of Duff & Phelps

Workshop 2

3.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Please select 1 of the following workshops

a) Valuation Case Studies
Practical valuation case studies presented by experienced valuation professionals
Hosted by Sharon Davies and Ryan McNelley, Managing Directors

  • Debt
  • Early Stage/Unicorns
  • Calibration/Scenario Analysis
  • Transaction Costs/Restrictions/Price of Recent Investment

b) Have You Thought About Your Liquidity Options?
Best Practices in GP-Led Secondaries

Presented by:

c) Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR)
A New Era of Individual Accountability. Has Anything Really Changed?
Presented by Jane Stoakes, Director, Compliance and Regulatory Consulting, Duff & Phelps

Cocktail Reception

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

10th Anniversary Celebration

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