In a panel discussion moderated by Dr Frank Thiäner (P+P), Jessica Adam (Macfarlanes), Dr Gernot Eisinger (Afinum), Dr Sven Harmsen (Baird) and Stefan Maser (Equistone Partners) discuss current developments and challenges in the M&A / private equity market in 2018. Even though panel members are observing a consistently high deal flow, they also recognize new challenges for both private equity investors and their advisors, which the current market environment brings with it.
00:00 Landscape of Fundraising
05:53 Sellers’ Market impacts Return Expectations
24:13 Strategic Investors vs. Private Equity in Auctions
34:26 More Investors from non-EU countries are investing in Europe
54:55 Warranty and Indemnity Insurances