Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum 2016

About the Forum

Forum organisers – business media leaders Dienas bizness (Latvia), Äripäev (Estonia),  Verslo žinios (Lithuania), SORAINEN and SUPERIA Corporate Finance, in co-operation with the Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Associations –
invite you to save 27 and 28 October for the Baltic M&A and Private Equity industry’s annual event!

This year’s main annual event for M&A and Private Equity players in the Baltics invites you to Riga, to the RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6.

This year the Forum will be centred on such “hot” areas as Robotics, FinTech, Life-Sciences and Agritech.

The Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum has become the main networking event for the industry and market participants interested in the region. We welcome representatives from among private equity and venture capital funds and investment banking, consultants, lawyers, investors, and other representatives of the financial sector, as well as business executives and owners. The Forum offers a platform for establishing new contacts, sharing experience, finding new business opportunities and spending time with peers.


The venue:

RISEBA Architecture and Media Centre H2O 6, Durbes Street 4, Riga, Latvia H2O6_eka_web_1

Find the map below or here.

Parking place without any fee, next to the venue.


Price rates:

Registration is open now until 26 October. 

Please find the registration form below:

Regular price: EUR 379 + VAT

Regular price for Partners of SORAINEN and SUPERIA Corporate Finance, Subscribers of Dienas Bizness, Äripäev and Verslo žinios: EUR 322 + VAT

What is included in the registration fee?

The active participant’s registration fee includes two day forum attendance, Baltic M&A and Private Equity Awards ceremony in the first day evening, lunch & coffee breaks, handouts, presentations after the Event and networking.

Confirmation

On receipt of a completed registration form and correct fee, each participant will receive an electronic confirmation of their registration. An individual e-mail address must be provided at all times.

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Program

Day 1, 27 October

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:10 Opening


9:10 – 9:30 Ivars Godmanis, the Prime Minister of Latvia from 1990-1993 and 2007-2009 

9:30 – 10:10 Yael Elad, CFO of ALEPH VC (Israel) (with support from the Israeli Embassy in Latvia)

10:10 – 10:40 Coffee and networking


Looking back at the main events and transactions in the market in the preceding year

10:40 – 11:10 Short re-cap by the Baltic Venture Capital Associations

Dovidas Varkulevicius, Chairman of the Board of the Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (Lithuania),

Kristjan Kalda, Board member of the Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Investment Director of BaltCap (Estonia),

Jānis Janevics, Board member of the Latvian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Partner at SIA AIFP Imprimatur Capital Fund Management (Latvia),

11:10 – 11:50 Case study

Nicolas Mucherl, Vienna Insurance Group (Austria);

Andres Ratsepp, Member of the Supervisory Board of Graanul Invest (Estonia)


Out of the comfort zone! Diving in unconventional seas for PE and VC investment in the Baltics

Robotics: invest in robots or they will invest in you!

11:50 – 12:20 Specifics of investing and managing investments in Robotics enterprises; view on the potential of the sector in our markets

Jonathan C. Cohen, Managing Partner of ROBOCAP FUND (UK)

12:20 – 12:40 Case study: AIR DOG (Latvia)

Agris Ķipurs, Co-founder of AIRDOG, Inc.

12:40 – 13:10 Panel discussion

Inga Miliauskienė, Expert of the venture capital and financial industry;

Kuldar Väärsi, Chief Executive Officer of Milrem AS (Estonia);

Jānis Skutelis, Chairman of the board at FlyCap venture capital fund (Latvia);

Thomas Solupajev-Ronlev, Co-founder of the robotic companies Blue Ocean Robotics Lithuania, Factobotics and Bendsai (Lithuania)

13:10 – 14:00 Lunch and networking


Life Sciences and Health

14:00 – 14:30 Sharing experience of investment in life science businesses

Peter Benson, Managing Partner of Sunstone Life Science Ventures (Denmark)

14:30 – 15:00 Health-tech as a booming tech area

Jan-Niklas Keltsch, Life Sciences and Health (Germany)

15:00 – 15:20 Case study

Emil Syundyukov, COO of KOATUM (Latvia)

15:20 – 15:50 Panel discussion

Jānis Janevics, Partner at SIA AIFP Imprimatur Capital Fund Management (Latvia);

Oliver Kullman, Investment Director of BaltCap (Estonia);

Lauris Balga, Partner of Superia Corporate Finance (Latvia)

15:50 – 16:20  Coffee and networking


With feet on the ground: Agriculture and AgriTech in the Baltics?

16:20 – 16:50 What it takes to invest in Agri businesses? Experienced investor sharing experience.

Gideon Soesman, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of GREENSOIL INVESTMENTS (Israel)

16:50 – 17:10 Case study

Martin Rand, CEO and co-founder of VITALFIELDS (Estonia)

17:10 – 17:40 Panel discussion

Dace Medne, Associate Director of Prudentia (Latvia);

Juris Vanags, CEO of AS Biotehniskais Centrs, Member of CleanTech (Latvia)

Kęstutis Juščius, Chairman of the Board of Agrowill Group (Lithuania)

17:40 – 17:45 Wrapping up Day 1

17:45 – 19:45 Dinner & networking 


19:45 –    Baltic M&A and Private Equity Awards ceremony

 

Day II, 28 October

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:05 Opening


FinTech: smart youngsters shaking up the market

9:05 – 9:45 Focusing on investments in FinTech. Benefits and future of this sector.

Jurgen Ingels, co-founder of SMARTFIN CAPITAL (Belgium)

9:45 – 10:05 Case study

Daumantas Dvilinskas, co-founder and CEO at TransferGo (Lithuania)

10:05 – 10:45 Panel discussion

Donatas Keras, Founding Partner Practica Capital (Lithuania);

Dāvis Barons, Co-Founder of Fintech Creamfinance (Latvia);

Guna Dirveika, Senior Legal Consultant at Financial Capital Market Commission (Latvia);

Kaidi Ruusalepp, Founder and CEO at Funderbeam (Estonia);

Darius Kavaliauskas, Head of Rise Vilnius and VP Open Innovation at Barclays (Lithuania);

Rūdolfs Krese, Investment Director at ZGI Capital ( Latvia)

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee and networking


Preparing for new victories in M&A

11:15 – 12:05 Reputation management in M&A transactions

Richard Bullard, APCO WORLDWIDE

12:05 – 12:25 Warranty & Indemnity Insurance in M&A transactions

Leo Flindall, Vice President, Private Equity and M&A practice of Marsh (UK)

12:25 – 13:05 Third party litigation funding – prospects for the Baltic market

Graeme Mackenzie, Partner at TonKom and Director at Pyrenees Energy Company (Poland)

Agris Repšs, Partner and head of the Sorainen Dispute Resolution Team (Latvia)

13:05 – 13:45 Investigations as part of pre-transaction due diligence

Paddy Beiner, Partner and Head of German office of CEE CONSULTING (Germany)

James Oldnall, Partner of MISHCON DE REYA (UK)

13:45 – 13:55 Concluding remarks

13:55 – 15:00 Lunch and networking

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Experts

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Eva Berlaus
Office managing partner of Sorainen Latvia
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Yael Elad
CFO of Aleph
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Kristjan Kalda
Member of the Board of EstVCA
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Dovydas Varkulevicius
Chairman of the Board of the Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
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Jānis Janevics
Partner at SIA AIFP Imprimatur Capital Fund Management
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Jan-Niklas Keltsch
Life Sciences and Health
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Jonathan C. Cohen
Managing Partner of ROBOCAP FUND
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Kuldar Väärsi
Chief Executive Officer of Milrem AS
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Jānis Skutelis
Chairman of the board at FlyCap venture capital fund
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Thomas Solupajev - Ronlev
Co-founder of the robotic companies Blue Ocean Robotics Lithuania, Factobotics and Bendsai
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Peter Benson
Managing Partner of Sunstone Life Science Ventures
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Gideon Soesman
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, GreenSoil Investment
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Martin Rand
CEO and co-founder of VITALFIELDS
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Dace Medne
Associate Director of Prudentia
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Jurgen Ingels
co-founder of SMARTFIN CAPITAL
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Daumantas Dvilinskas
Co-founder and CEO at TransferGo
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Donatas Keras
Founding partner in Practica Capital
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Guna Dirveika
Senior Legal Consultant at Financial Capital Market Commission
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Kaidi Ruusalepp
Founder and CEO of Funderbeam
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Darius Kavaliauskas
Head of Rise Vilnius and VP Open Innovation at Barclays
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Graeme Mackenzie
Partner of TonKom, Director of Pyrenees Energy Company
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Paddy Beiner
Partner and Head of German office of CEE CONSULTING
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James Oldnall
Partner of MISHCON DE REYA
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Agris Repšs
Partner and head of the Sorainen Dispute Resolution Team
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Leo Flindall
Vice President, Private Equity and M&A practice of Marsh
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Richard Bullard
Executive Director for APCO Worldwide
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Rudolfs Krese
Investment Director of ZGI Capital
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Nicolas Mucherl
Member of the Board of Baltikums VIG, Riga
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Juris Vanags
Chairman of the board and owner of Biotehniskais centrs AS
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Lauris Balga
Partner of Superia Corporate Finance
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Agris Kipurs
Co-founder and COO of Airdog, Inc
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Inga Miliauskienė
Expert of the venture capital and financial industry
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Emil Syundyukov
COO at Koatum
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Kęstutis Juščius
Chairman of the Board of Agrowill Group
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Davis Barons
Co-Founder of Fintech Creamfinance
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Andres Ratsepp
Member of the Supervisory Board of Graanul Invest
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Oliver Kullman
Investment Director of BaltCap
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Participants

Aavik Juulika Sorainen
Abu Reslana Gundega Dienas bizness
Adamaite Vita Dienas bizness
Akstinas Povilas KPMG Baltics
Alber Andrus Finora Capital
Alberte Eva Pedersen & Partners
Alekna Sarunas BaltCap
Andriukaitienė Karina Sorainen
Apanasevich Kiryl Sorainen
Asakavičius Artūras Sorainen
Auferoth Tobias XL Health
Azelionyte Jurate EIF
Āboliņš-Ābols Sandijs BaltCap
Balga Lauris Superia Corporate Finance
Barons Dāvis Fintech Creamfinance
Bar-Sadeh Lironne Israeli Embassy
Bartkute Ausma Investicijų ir verslo garantijos
Behrens Krivkina Jelena
Beiner Paddy CEE CONSULTING
Benson Peter Sunstone Life Science Ventures
Bergmanis Ivars LHV Bank
Berlaus Eva Sorainen
Bērziņa Dace Attīstības finanšu institūcija Altum
Bērziņa Kristīne Livonia Partners
Bērziņš Kristaps LR Capital
Bite Jānis Sorainen
Bluķis Mārtiņš Auctus Capital
Bolbats Viktors SEB banka
Bordāns Ernests Livonia Partners
Brizgo Māris ZAB Klavins Ellex
Bukane Sandra Ventspils brīvostas pārvalde
Bullard Richard APCO WORLDWIDE
Butāne Santa Dienas bizness
Butov Sergej Sorainen
Celutka Kornelijus BaltCap
Ciulada Paulius Verslo žinios
Cohen Jonathan C. ROBOCAP FUND
Cope Graham EIF
Dirveika Guna Financial Capital Market Commission
Dmitrijevs Vairis Vilgerts ZAB
Drapeko Artur Sorainen
Dubrovskis Jānis Baltikums Bank
Dupats Edgars
Dvilinskas Daumantas TransferGo
Eglīte-Fogele Zane Primus
Eizentāls Juris Prudentia Advisers
Elad Yael ALEPH VC
Eljašāne Alise Tark Grunte Sutkiene
Enģele Inese Sorainen
Flindall Leo Marsch
Fogels Semjons Deloitte Latvia
Galdiņa Anita Sorainen
Gladkauskiene Asta Investicijų ir verslo garantijos
Godmanis Ivars
Grace Stefano Starman
Gruodis Paulius GLIMSTEDT
Gustainis Simonas BaltCap
Gustavson Maire Ernst & Young Baltic
Hāka Žanete Dienas bizness
Hyyrynen Matti EBRD
Igasta Henrik Superia Corporate Finance
Igolnieks Normunds ZGI Capital
Ingels Jurgen SMARTFIN CAPITAL
Ivanauskas Andrius GLIMSTEDT
Ivanov Anneli SEB Pank
Janevics Jānis AIFP Imprimatur Capital Fund Management
Jankelevitsh Rolan Advokaadibüroo Derling Oü
Jansone Ieva Callidus Capital
Janvars Mikus Porta Finance
Jurcāns Aivars MURINUS ADVISERS
Juščius Kęstutis Agrowill Group
Juzikis Vilius SEB bankas AB
Kačalova Tatjana Superia Corporate Finance
Kalda Kristjan BaltCap
Kaleinis Gatis Knowledgeprice
Kallas Kadri VARUL
Karu Tõnis SEB Pank
Kaseväli Mairo Redgate Capital
Kavaliauskas Darius Barclays
Každailytė Ernesta Swedbank investicijų valdymas
Keltsch Jan – Niklas XLHEALTH
Keras Donatas Practica Capital
Kershteyn Alexander Swan Lake Capital
Kiauleikis Jonas Sorainen
Kisis Gunars Science and Business Professionals
Krasts Ints SEB banka
Krese Rūdolfs ZGI Capital
Krongorns Harijs Uzņēmumu vadība un konsultācija
Kullman Oliver Baltcap
Kuļicka Anna Rīgas Universālais Termināls
Künnap Paul Sorainen
Kuusik Siiri NJORD
Ķipurs Agris Airdog, Inc
Ķirsis Kaspars Superia Corporate Finance
Langaitis Tomas EVA GRUPĖ
Larsson Mattias Fylgia KB
Laučytė Skirmantė Verslo žinios
Laukaitis Rolandas Ernst & Young Baltic
Liberte Vita BDO Latvia
Liepa Indriķis COBALT
Lindholm Jani KPMG Oy
Ļetunovskis Vladimirs Ideals Solutions Group Limited
Mackenzie Graeme TonKom
Mačiulytė Rasa Ministry of Economy
Maršāns Jānis Dienas bizness
Matonis Marius Tark Grunte Sutkiene
Mažeikė Agnė Mergermarket
Medne Dace Prudentia
Meļķis Didzis Dienas bizness
Miezīte Evija KPMG Baltics
Miglane Ramona FORT Law
Mikalauskas Andrius Ernst & Young Baltic
Miliauskienė Inga
Milkauskiene Ausra Ministry of Economy
Milukas Audrius Head of Financing unit
Minajevs Dmitrijs Ernst & Young Baltic
Miskinis Gediminas SEB bankas AB
Mucherl Nicolas Vienna Insurance Group
Natoli Marco ‎European Investment Fund
Nazarovs Dmitrijs INVENTIO CAPITAL
Neibergs Mārtiņš Baltic International Bank
Norkus Irmantas COBALT
Norvaišaitė Indrė Sorainen
Novicka Jekaterina Orients Audit & Finance
Oldnall James MISHCON DE REYA
Paukštys Vaidas SWEDBANK INVESTICIJŲ VALDYMAS
Peetsalu Margo Nordic CF Advisory
Pekšys Algirdas Sorainen
Petkevičius Mantas Sorainen
Pikunas Karolis FMI “Orion securities”
Plunksnis Vytautas INVL Asset Management
Podleskis Deniss SEB banka
Pranckenaite Sigita Moore Stephens Vilnius
Prangli Toomas Sorainen
Puolakka Pekka Sorainen
Puriņš Toms Eversheds Bitāns Law Office
Purvinska Renāte Sorainen
Rand Martin VITALFIELDS
Rapolas Mindaugas Livonia Partners
Rässa Raul Ormolu OÜ
Ratačova Viktorija Cretum
Ratsepp Andres Graanul Invest
Reider Julia Riga Vision
Reinson Martin BPM Capital
Rempe Dace Dienas bizness
Reņģītis Ēriks Auctus Capital
Repšs Agris Sorainen
Rimas Juozas COBALT
Rosenstein Margus Superia Corporate Finance
Rubene Andra Tark Grunte Sutkiene
Ruus Kertu Sorainen
Ruusalepp Kaidi Funderbeam
Sabalys Vytautas Sorainen
Sarapuu Mari Äripäev
Scorer Agnieszka Tonkom
Sehner Norbert Sehner Unternehmensberatung GmbH
Sentuhovskis Aleksejs Pricewaterhousecoopers
Sergienko Nikita Bitė Lietuva
Skibarka Laimonas Sorainen
Skutelis Jānis FlyCap venture capital fund
Sloka Gints KPMG Baltics
Soesman Gideon GREENSOIL INVESTMENTS
Solupajev-Ronlev Thomas Blue Ocean Robotics Lithuania
Strupiša Baiba Eversheds Bitāns Law
Syundyukov Emil KOATUM
Šenvalds Kaspars NCH Advisors Inc
Šestakova Natālija Sorainen
Šuksts Normunds Hipo Fondi aktīvu pārvalde
Šulmanis Toms COBALT
Tamane Gundega Deloitte Latvia
Tolstov Leonid VARUL
Tučs Valters Deloitte Latvia
Utkevičius Mindaugas Livonia Partners
Väärsi Kuldar Milrem
Vaitkeviciene Viktorija Investicijų ir verslo garantijos
Vanags Juris Biotehniskais Centrs
Varkulevicius Dovidas LtVCA
Vilnīte Ieva Callidus Capital
Visockas Martynas Alpha Advisors
Volfman Anna Ideals Solutions Group Limited
Wallander Mattias SEB PANK
Yong Ricky Rīgas Universālais Termināls
Zakman Eugeny Riga Vision
Zariņš Krišjānis EIF
Zauers Rihards Deloitte Latvia
Zeltiņš Raitis Pricewaterhousecoopers
Zlotņikovs Deniss Ernst & Young Baltic
Zukauskas Povilas Valiunas ir partneriai Ellex
Zumente Ilze LR Capital
Žiogienė Ernesta Primus, Attorneys at Law
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