The annual Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum will take place in Riga on 6th of November 2019.
The Baltic M&A and Private Equity Forum has become the main networking event for the Baltic M&A industry and market participants interested in the region.We welcome representatives of private equity and venture capital funds and investment banking, consultants, lawyers, investors, and other representatives of the financial sector, as well as interested business executives and owners.
The forum is organised by Sorainen and the Estonian business daily Äripäev, in partnership with the Baltic business dailies Verslo žinios (Lithuania) and Dienas Bizness (Latvia), the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Associations.
DATE AND VENUE: 6th of November | VEF Kvartāla kamerzāle, Ieriķu Street 5A, Riga
TARGET AUDIENCE: Private equity and venture capital funds, investment bankers, advisers and consultants, company managers and shareholders.
8:30-9:00 Morning coffee
9:45-10:45 TECHNOLOGIES: LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE TECH MARKET, UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT ON M&A
-Ingmārs Pūķis, LMT
-Pekka Puolakka, M.A.S.I Company
10:45-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:15 RECENT TROUBLES IN THE BALTIC & NORDIC BANKING SECTOR: HOW DOES THAT AFFECT FINTECH BUSINESSES?
Mārtiņš Šulte, Mintos
13:15-13:45 DISCUSSING TOPICAL ISSUES IN THE BALTIC PE AND VENTURE CAPITAL INDUSTRY
Baltic Private Equity & Venture Capital Associations
13:45-14:30 EXPLORING RECENT IMPORTANT TRANSACTIONS IN THE BALTIC MARKET (PART I)
14:30-15:30 BOARD INVOLVEMENT IN M&A: ARE WE GETTING IT RIGHT?
-Lars George, Bergvik Skog
-Evita Goša, SCHWENK LATVIJA
-Jānis Dzenis, Deloitte Corporate Finance
15:30-15:45 Annual M&A and Private Equity award ceremony
15:45-16:05 Coffee break
16:05-16:35 A LOOK OUTSIDE THE BOX: INSIGHTS FROM THE GROWING INVESTMENT MARKET IN HEMP/CANNABIS
-Stepas Telešius, Co-founder and Board member of Acmegruppe
16:35-17:05 EXPLORING RECENT IMPORTANT TRANSACTIONS IN THE BALTIC MARKET (PART II)
Jānis Endele, Karavela
17:05-17:45 FOR INSPIRATION: SUCCESSFUL TRANSACTIONS & EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Marko Lepik, (TBC)
17:45-18:00 Closing remarks
19:00 All Forum guests are invited to share impressions at a networking reception in the heart of Riga
Note: the agenda may change/ be continuously updated up to the conference.
Use the opportunity to book a room Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel (Elizabetes Street 55, Riga) at discount via link or by using the code FORUMS.