Agenda

Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in BST.

8:30 AM
Registration & networking
 
9:00 AM
Chairman’s introduction
 
9:10 AM
Panel Session: The key factors influencing future M&A activity: how best to benefit
 
9:50 AM
Keynote address I: The impact of the geopolitical landscape and multiple elections
 
10:15 AM
Panel discussion: Prospects for public vs private company M&A
 
11:00 AM
Networking break
 
11:20 AM
Keynote Address II: Potential impact of ‘carried interest’ reform on sale of portfolio companies by private equity firms
 
11:35 AM
Panel discussion: The use of private credit as an alternative (or complementary) financing option
 
12:15 PM
Keynote Address III: Latest developments in the application of the Takeover Code to public M&A
 
12:35 PM
Keynote Address IV: The impact of recent developments in the National Security and Investment Act on M&A transactions
 
12:55 PM
Interview: The role of AI in the dealmaking process and on the attractiveness of companies
 
1:15 PM
Networking and lunch break
 
2:15 PM
Keynote address and fireside chat: Merger control in digital/tech companies
 
2:50 PM
Fireside chat: The role of stewardship and shareholder activism
 
3:10 PM
Panel session: Valuation and due diligence in M&A transactions
 
3:50 PM
Afternoon break and networking
 
4:10 PM
Fireside chat: ESG considerations in M&A
 
4:30 PM
Panel discussion: Future prospects for public to private transactions
 
5:10 PM
Closing remarks