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SuperReturn International 2017

The World’s Largest Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

27 February - 2 March 2017

InterContinental Hotel, Berlin

Meet 2000+

attendees at the world's largest
private equity & venture capital event.

450+ LPs

including decision makers from pension funds, insurance companies family offices, sovereign wealth funds & foundations

850+ GPs

Meet with 850+ GPs with a global, regional, country or sector focus.

Smaller groups led by senior speakers, are a unique setting for frank and honest conversation. Nowhere else can you enjoy informality, face-to-face exchanges, stimulation and great insights alongside superb networking.

Gain fundraising insights, understand the mindset of LPs, get up to speed on regulatory issues, hear from economic & geopolitical experts.

From Tim Jenkinson, Professor of Finance, Private Equity Institute, SAÏD BUSINESS SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD, CEO


Understand how to improve your leadership skills, use psychometric analysis to untangle talent management problems, benefit from academic research on co-investments, CEO turnover in LBOs, strategy & organisation.

MySuperReturn is an online networking platform allowing attendees to view the delegate list in advance, send messages to fellow participants, set up meetings and search GP, LP and Fund of Fund firm profiles powered by Preqin.

Live to all registered and paid main conference attendees 2 weeks prior to the conference and 1 week after.

Read more about networking.

As an event partner, we will help you to forge new business relationships, share your experiences and position yourself as a go-to firm in your sector.

Don't miss your chance to get involved! For a bespoke package, contact Emily Porter on eporter@icbi.co.uk or call: +44 (0) 20 7017 7224, or click on the links below for more details.

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Bigger & Better Line-Up Of Outstanding & Inspirational Guest Speakers

Al Gore,former Vice President, Co-Founder & Chairman of Generation Investment Management, giving a joint interview with David Blood, Co-Founder of Generation Investment Management and industry figurehead, to offer their perspective on Drivers of Returns


We are delighted to confirm Zanny Minton Beddoes, the first ever female Editor-In-Chief of the Economist, to open the conference. Zanny is a forward-thinker who specializes in identifying how international financial and economic trends will impact various businesses and industries.

She is ideally placed to offer delegates at SuperReturn International her expert insider knowledge on current trends and the future of the global economy. Zanny was formerly Business Affairs Editor at the Economist, overseeing the paper's business, finance, economics, science and technology coverage. Prior to that she was Economics Editor, based in Washington, DC, where she led the paper's global economics coverage. She has written special reports on the world economy, Germany, Latin American finance, global finance and Central Asia.

Influential Speakers Include:

David Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group
David Rubenstein

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

The Carlyle Group

Leon Black, Founding Partner, Apollo Global Management
Leon Black

Founding Partner

Apollo Global Management

Steve Koltes, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, CVC Capital Partners
Steve Koltes

Co-Founder & Co-Chairman

CVC Capital Partners

Donald J Gogel, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Clayton Dubilier & Rice
Donald J Gogel

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Clayton Dubilier & Rice

Guy Hands, Chairman & CIO, Terra Firma Capital Partners
Guy Hands

Chairman & CIO

Terra Firma Capital Partners

Robert F Smith, Chairman & CEO, Vista Equity Partners
Robert F Smith

Chairman & CEO

Vista Equity Partners

Alex Navab, Member & Head of Americas Private Equity, KKR
Alex Navab

Member & Head of Americas Private Equity


Brent Hoberman, Co-Founder, - lastminute.com, made.com, Founders Forum & Founders Factory
Brent Hoberman


- lastminute.com, made.com, Founders Forum & Founders Factory

Brian Conway, MD, Chairman, TA Associates
Brian Conway

MD, Chairman

TA Associates

Joseph P Landy, Co-CEO, Warburg Pincus
Joseph P Landy


Warburg Pincus

Peter Pereira Gray, Head of Investments, The Wellcome Trust
Peter Pereira Gray

Head of Investments

The Wellcome Trust

Todd Sisitsky, Head of North America, TPG Capital
Todd Sisitsky

Head of North America

TPG Capital

Thomas von Koch, Partner & CEO, EQT Partners
Thomas von Koch

Partner & CEO

EQT Partners

Glenn R August, Founder & CEO, Oak Hill Advisors
Glenn R August

Founder & CEO

Oak Hill Advisors

William  Ford, CEO, General Atlantic
William Ford


General Atlantic

Ted Eliopoulos, Chief Investment Officer, CalPERS
Ted Eliopoulos

Chief Investment Officer


Christopher J Ailman, CIO, CalSTRS
Christopher J Ailman



Stefan Zuschke, Managing Partner, BC Partners
Stefan Zuschke

Managing Partner

BC Partners

PLUS! Benefit From 5 Summits – Monday 22nd February 2016

Join 350+ attendees at the largest annual German private equity gathering to gain critical insights on the current and expected performance of the German private equity and venture capital market.

  • How can LPs take advantage of fundamental opportunities from the strongest economy in the Eurozone
  • Strategic reviews of  some of the most successful deals in the German market
  • PLUS new geopolitical, academic and guest speakers for 2016!

Join the world’s leading debt investors, fund managers, investors and bankers to discuss the future of this growing asset class.

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of the way private debt is changing the credit landscape in Europe.
  • Can debt funds continue to deliver and are they meeting fundraising promises?
  • Assessing the risks and merits of different debt strategies and products
  • Examining the opportunities and risks in specialist strategies

A brand new summit for 2016, dedicated solely to the needs of the energy investment and global infrastructure community.

  • Hear world class strategies for investing in global energy
  • Specialist panel discussions on the latest developments in shale, renewables and energy debt
  • Geo-focus and LP views on the global energy market
  • Dig deeper into the global drivers, risks and opportunities of energy debt

With more than 1100 investment manager and asset owner signatories of the UN Principles of Responsible Investment, ESG’s importance to the investment community is now an undisputed fact.

  • Identifying the barriers preventing industry-wide ESG integration & how they can be overcome?
  • Case studies & frank discussion outlining a variety of environmental & social value creation routes
  • PLUS a hands-on workshop: Analysing ESG risk factors In actual investment opportunities

Bringing together the most successful and innovative early and growth stage investors to showcase the global opportunity set to the SuperReturn International LP base.

  • Hear cutting edge research to inform your investment decisions outside of the traditional buyout space
  • Compare VC performance across regions, asset classes & strategies
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of what is driving opportunity across the tech and healthcare spaces in 2016

SuperReturn came, saw and conquered the need for a true industry-wide annual gathering – it is now without a rival.

David Rubenstein, 

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Carlyle Group