Spanish Private Equity Breakfast 2018

The Private Equity Breakfast is an annual event that is sponsored and hosted through the joint cooperation of Pedersen & Partners and CMS. The purpose of this event is to bring together investment professionals to discuss and share experiences and comments regarding the current industry climate and future developments. 
The event will have leading speakers from the private equity industry, management recruitment and legal fields.
Private Equity Breakfast

CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Paseo de Gracia 85
08008 Barcelona, Spain

08.00 – 08.30 Registration
08.30 – 08.35 Welcome by Alvaro Arias, Partner Co-Head Global PE & VC Practice, Pedersen & Partners
08.35 – 10.00
Panel discussion and breakfast buffet. 
Co chairs: 
José María Rojí – Partner, CMS Barcelona
Poul Pedersen – Managing Partner, Pedersen & Partners
Santiago Gómez – Founding Partner, ProA Capital
Raúl Martín-Ruiz – Principal, Ysios Capital
Eduardo Navarro – Founding Partner, Sherpa Capital 
Daniel Sánchez – General Partner, Nauta Capital
Luis Segui – Founding Partner, Miura Private Equity
Daniel Viñas – Partner, Mediterrania Capital Partners
Alejandro Diazayas - Partner. Nexxus Iberia
Panel discussion topics:
  • Recent developments and trends in M&A in Spain – including deal-flow, valuations, funding, availability of credit for leveraged financing, exit routes and strategies, co-investments;
  • High opportunity sectors and market segments – fintech/blockchain, life sciences, internet of things, artificial intelligence/robotisation, e-commerce/e-tailing, Edtech;
  • Value creation - portfolio management strategies, turnaround and change management, succession planning, key talent retention, disconnect between deal valuations and company performance;
  • Impact from the political arena and external factors: geopolitical situation, digital transformation, increased EU regulation/taxation, US trade barriers and sanctions, Catalan independence referendum;
  • Outbound investment destinations - what geographies or regions have the highest potential for Spanish PE firms and their portfolio companies: Portugal, France, Latin America, North Africa?
  • Early stage investing in start-ups and SMEs: the role of Venture & Seed Capital and the rise of ICO as an alternative means of funding;
  • Fund raising environment. What are the main sources of inbound capital - pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, sovereign wealth funds?
10.00 – 11.90 Networking

Please note, this event is free of charge. You will receive a confirmation of attendance one week prior to the event. 


Event Administrator:
Pedersen & Partners
Tel  +34 914 362 335