Mergermarket Private Equity and M&A Forum Germany

Our flagship event for key players in the German private equity and M&A market

Marriott Hotel, Frankfurt, 60486

23 Apr

Panel: Unlocking investment insights – LPs' perspectives on the German landscape

German private equity funds raised €4.88bn in the first nine months of 2023, showcasing an uplift of from last year’s annual total according to Mergermarket. However, in contrast to wider European trends, German funds tend to be on the smaller end of the scale, between the €250-€500m mark. As well as this, the number of funds holding closes in 2023 decreased from 16 to just seven. This panel will delve into the crucial perspectives of Limited Partners shaping the investment landscape. As LPs continue to play a pivotal role in driving private equity strategies and allocations, this session will provide an opportunity to gain deeper insights into their perspectives, preferences, and expectations within the German market. Discussion points will include:  

  • How are LPs strategically allocating their capital in the German market? What factors influence their decision-making process and portfolio diversification strategies? 
  • How do LPs balance risk and return in the context of the German landscape? What is the appeal of smaller funds in Germany? 
  • To what extent are ESG considerations in LPs’ investment strategies in Germany? 
  • What is the outlook for co-investments with GPs in Germany? 
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    Harriet Matthews Funds Editor MERGERMARKET