European Health Care Private Equity Leadership Forum | McDermott Will & Emery | Forum

Four Seasons Hotel, 10 Trinity Square, London, England EC3N 4AJ
4 Oct 2018
13:30 - Late

Compass Executives are looking forward to attending the McDermott Will & Emery’s inaugural European Health Care Private Equity Leadership Forum, considered a must-attend event for executives from top management teams, private equity and investment banks, and other key industry players. Director, Sam Leighton-Smith, and Senior Associate – Finance Practice, Kieran Mouser, will be representing Compass Executives on the day.

With exclusive access to other senior leaders across the healthcare services industry and a premier faculty, their 2018 symposium promises to be an engaging session and a great opportunity to hear from industry experts and McDermott partners in a fast-paced and collaborative environment to discuss industry trends driving deals and valuations in the European and international healthcare markets, reimbursement and regulatory changes, the impact of consolidation on the industry.

The agenda for the forum includes:

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Registration and Networking

Sign in and network with your peers over a buffet lunch.

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Welcoming Remarks

McDermott introduces the afternoon’s programme.
Speakers: Stephan Rau, Partner, McDermott │ Hamid Yunis, Partner, McDermott

2:45 – 3:30 pm

Where Do the Opportunities Exist? Private Equity Targets,
Geographies and Factors

The panel will discuss the opportunities available to private equity investors, and the geographies and factors of private equity targets.

Speakers: Vernon Baxter, Managing Director, Health Investor UK  │ Daniel Hefel, Vice President of Business Development, Commercial Excellence and eCommerce, Medicover │ Stephan Rau (Chair), Partner, McDermott │ Tony Romero, CEO, Cygnet Health Care │Michael Sandhu, Principal, remediumRT │ Dr. Michelle Tempest, Partner, Candesic │ Philipp von Hammerstein, Partner, GIMV │ Sam Waley-Cohen, CEO and Founder, Portman Healthcare │ Eleanor West, Partner, McDermott │ Hamid Yunis (Chair), Partner, McDermott

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Networking Break

3:45 – 4:45 pm

Medtech and Innovation: Trends in Europe and Beyond

The panel will discuss the major points of innovation set to reshape the health care sector within Europe and across the globe, examine who’s investing, and the various challenges they may face, including data privacy, adoption rates, pricing and regulations. The impact of Big Data and the use of data for population budgeting and health outcomes, the current trends and what it could mean for the health care industry will also be examined. The panel will discuss the impact of innovation on digital health care, medical technology (“medtech”) and equipment innovation, and also consider the impact on health care as currently provided and pricing strategies.

Speakers: Gordon Baltzer, Chief Executive Officer, York Instruments │ Stephen Bernstein, Partner, McDermott │ Brendan Farmer, UK and Europe Managing Director, Health Catalyst │ Sharon Lamb (Chair), Partner, McDermott │ Nicole Mather, Director, Deloitte │ Parker Moss, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, F-Prime Capital Partners │ Ruth Poole, Speciality Director, Celesio UK │ Alan Selby, Executive Director, Torreya │ Harpreet Sood, Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England │ Dale van Demark, Partner, McDermott

4:45 – 5:30 pm

Backing the Best Management

This session will examine the various strategies which are most attractive to strong incumbent management teams. Our esteemed speakers will also discuss how to align management and investors through incentivisation, the teams’ experience of working with private equity, in addition to growth plans and working towards exit.
Speakers: Grégoire Andrieux, Partner, McDermott │ Paul Armstrong, Principal, Permira │ Mark Davis (Chair), Partner, McDermott │ Victor Decrion, Managing Director & COO, Five Arrows │ Valerie Michie, CEO, The Huntercombe Group │ Paolo Pieri, Chief Executive, Circle Health │ Alex Jones, Principal, Ares Capital Management │ Angelika Schöchlin, Senior Partner, Antin │ Garret Turley, Partner, August Equity

5:30 – 6:15 pm

Industry Overview

Penny Dash, Senior Partner at McKinsey, will speak on the current status of the health care services industry.

Speaker: Penny Dash, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

6.15 – 6.30 pm

Networking Break

6:30 – 10:00 pm

Dinner Reception and Keynote

A champagne reception and sit-down dinner with a keynote address from Baron Daniel Finkelstein OBE—a prolific presence in politics, an award-winning journalist, associate editor and weekly political columnist for The Times newspaper.

Speaker: Baron Daniel Finkelstein OBE

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