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