Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference (PEVC) | IESE Business School

Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference (PEVC)

Barcelona, April 1, 2022

Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference (PEVC)

The Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference (PEVC) is hosted by IESE Business School for professionals from the industry to exchange perspectives, experiences, and trends affecting the alternative asset management business. This year, the conference will center on drivers of growth and dynamics of the Private Equity and Venture Capital industries. We will be asking reputed investors their view on the outlook of their sector and how it is reflected in their investment strategy.

The conference will take place on April 1st, and will feature industry leaders and successful investors from the most reputable firms in Europe in both Private Equity and Venture Capital.

The PEVC Conference is organized by the PEVC Club, and in partnership with ASCRI:


The PEVC Club at IESE Business School is a student organization that strives to foster communication and collaboration between the most remarkable industry professionals and MBA students from top business schools.

ASCRI is the Spanish association of private equity and venture capital and is composed of 100+ local and international investment firms. ASCRI represents the sector before the Spanish government, institutions, investors, entrepreneurs, and media.

Gold Sponsors

We are grateful for the support of our gold sponsors:


We are grateful for the support of our partners:

Organizing Committee

Participating companies with speakers:


08:15 – 09:00 – Registration & coffee

09:00 – 09:30 – Opening speech + PE Keynote

• Juan Roure, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Negotiation, IESE Business School

09:30 – 10:45 – PE Panel: Key growth drivers in PE today

• Juan Entrecanales, Senior Investment Manager, Ardian
• Fernando Bautista, MD, Blackstone
• Gonzalo Gallego, MD, Cerberus
• Meritxelle Maestre, Senior Advisor, CVC

Moderator: Alejandro Payá, Partner Corporate M&A at Cuatrecasas

10:45 – 11:15 – Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00 – PE Panel: Value creation in the mid-market

• Luis Segui, Founding Partner & CEO, Miura Partners
• Oriol Pinya, Founding Partner, Abac
• Iñigo Querol Delclaux, Director Spanish Market, AnaCap Financial Partners

Moderator: Manuel Bentosinos, Sales Director Iberia at Datasite

12:00 – 12:45 – PE Panel: The rise of Private Debt

• Nacho Blasco, MD, HIG
• Ignacio Diez, Founding and Managing Partner, Trea Direct Lending (TDL)
• José Ignacio Dengra, Investment Director, TresMares Capital
• Ignacio Lopez del Hierro, Executive Director, Tikehau Capital

Moderator: Manuel Follía Martinez, Partner Corporate Finance at Cuatrecasas

12:45 – 14:00 – Networking Lunch

14:00 – 14:15 – VC Keynote


14:15 – 15:00 – VC Panel: Alternative models of VC and Decentralization

• Reinder Lubbers, Co-founder, No Such Ventures
• Marc Olmedillo, Investment Director, Dozen Investments

15:00 – 15:45 – VC Panel: The future of chasing Unicorns

• Lluis Vinas, Investment Director, Mundi Ventures
• Oliver Balcells, CFO, MedCapital

15:45 – 16:05 – Coffee Break

16:05 – 16:50 – VC Panel: Trends in today’s and tomorrow’s start-ups

• Monte Davis, CEO, Demium
• Pep Viladomat, Expert Partner, McKinsey Leap

16:50 – 17:00 – Closing remarks


17:00+ – Cocktail event

Dates and Venue

Dates and Venue

April 1, 2022

IESE Barcelona
North Campus, Aula Magna
C/Arnús i Garí, 3-7
08034 Barcelona



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