A New Era of Private Equity
Creating Long-Term Value Through Impact Investing

A New Era of Private Equity

Creating Long-Term Value Through Impact Investing

to be announced

Stadthalle Vallendar, Germany

February 27, 2022

Last year's Schedule

Great Speeches and More

All schedule gaps will be filled with networking breaks. Interviews, workshops, and exclusive events will take place parallel to the main agenda.

  • Check-In
    8:00 – 10:00
  • Opening Speech
    10:00 – 10:15

    By the Campus for Finance – WHU Private Equity Conference 2022 team

  • Keynote Speech
    10:15 – 11:00
    Dr. Burkhard P. Varnholt

    CIO Switzerland, Credit Suisse

  • Keynote Speech
    11:00 – 12:00
    Prof. Garen Markarian

    Author in Financial Markets & Corporate Finance

  • Lunch
    12:00 – 13:00
  • Panel Discussion
    13:00 – 14:15
    A New Era of Private Equity – Creating Long-Term Value Through Impact Investment?
  • Coffee Chat
    14:15 – 15:00
    Alexandra Pederzani

    Vice President, Eurazeo

  • Panel Discussion
    15:30 – 16:45
    How Can Private Equity Gain Ground on Diversity? – A Catalyst for Change
  • Networking Event
    17:15 – 18:45
    Level 20 – Women in Private Equity Networking Session
  • Fireside Chat
    17:45 – 18:30
    Christian Behrends

    Partner, McKinsey & Company

  • Dinner
    19:00 – 20:30
  • Casino Night
    20:30 – 00:00

    With professional poker player & coach Jan Heitmann

  • Breakfast
    8:00 – 10:00
  • Coffee Chat
    10:00 – 10:45
    Dr. Stefan Povaly

    Senior Country Officer Germany, J.P. Morgan

  • Keynote Speech
    10:45 – 11:30
    Theresa Hauck

    Co-Founder & Managing Director, Econos

  • Keynote Speech
    12:00 – 12:45
    Juergen Pinker

    Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

  • Lunch
    12:45 – 14:00
  • Keynote Speech
    14:00 – 14:45
    Pascal Noël

    Director, EQT

  • Career Fair
    15:45 – 17:30
  • Keynote Speech
    17:45 – 18:30
    Laura Schroeder

    Director, KKR

  • Closing Note
    18:30 – 19:00

    By the Campus for Finance – WHU Private Equity Conference 2022 team

  • Gala Evening
    19:00 – 22:30

    Gala Dinner followed by charity event benefitting the AMES Foundation

  • After Party
    22:30 – Open End

PARTICIPATION

A Unique Experience Tailored to Your Profile

A unique conference requires unique participants. Highly acclaimed partners and speakers add the exceptional edge that defines the WHU Private Equity Conference. We offer two distinct programs that are designed to fit your needs and expectations.

Student Program
For Current Graduate-Level Students
YOUR PROFILE
//  Currently enrolled at graduate level with strong results
//  Background of relevant practical experience
//  Record of extracurricular and international experience
YOUR BENEFITS
//  Access to all speeches, panels, and fireside chats
//  Invitations to interviews, workshops, and other events
//  A variety of networking opportunities (e.g., career fair)
Apply Now
79.99 € 79.99 €
Young Professional Program
Young Professional 
Program
For Young Professionals & MBA Students
YOUR PROFILE
//  2–7 years of practical experience in relevant industries
//  Completed master's degree or ongoing MBA
//  Professional proficiency in both English and German
YOUR BENEFITS
//  All benefits included in the student program
//  Exclusive workshops aimed at young professionals
//  Enhanced networking opportunities/events
Apply Now
99.99 € 99.99 €
Student Program
For Current Graduate-Level Students
YOUR PROFILE
//  Currently enrolled in a business-related program at graduate level with strong academic results
//  Background of relevant practical experience (in the form of internships, working student positions, etc.)
//  Evidence of extracurricular involvement, international exposure, and an interest in finance-related fields
YOUR BENEFITS
//  Gain access to all speeches and panels hosted over the course of the conference
//  Get the chance to be invited to an interview, workshop, or networking event by our sponsors
//  Enjoy a multitude of opportunities to network with corporate represenativies and other participants
Apply Now
79.99 €
Young Professional Program
Young Professional 
Program
For Young Professionals & MBA Students
YOUR PROFILE
//  2–7 years of relevant practical experience with companies in the finance and/or consulting industry
//  Evidence of a strong academic record with a master's degree or ongoing MBA from an esteemed institution
//  Previous international experience with a professional proficiency in both English and German
YOUR BENEFITS
//  All opportunities included in the student program are also included in the young professional program
//  Get the chance to be invited to interviews and exclusive workshops targeted at young professionals
//  Enjoy enhanced opportunities to connect with corporate representatives (e.g,. networking dinner)
Apply Now
99.99 €
Our application tool closes on February 27 at 11:59 PM CET. Apply now and use discount code LastChance to save 25%!
BOTH TICKETS ALSO INCLUDE
//  Complementary food and drinks during the conference
//  Free accommodation via one of our WHU student hosts
//  Goodie bag full of merchandise from our event partners

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Enjoy Two Days Full of Exciting Opportunities

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Speeches
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Panel Discussions
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Interviews
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Workshops
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Networking
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Career Fair
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Gala Dinner
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Afterparty

Location

Stadthalle (Congress Hall) Vallendar

The WHU Private Equity Conference 2022 took place in Vallendar's very own congress hall, which is situated right next to the campus of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management (walking distance of 2 minutes). The congress hall hosts various WHU events throughout the year—the second most recent Campus for Finance conference here was the WHU New Year's Conference 2019.