IE Private Equity Day

Written on May 11, 2018 by Campus Life in Professional

On May 10th,the IE Private Equity & Venture Capital Club organised the inaugural “IE PRIVATE EQUITY DAY”, a flagship event of the Private Equity Club in collaboration with IE Business School and IE Career Services. The event kicked off with a key note of Alejo Vidal-Quadras, the Head of KKR Madrid, followed by a discussion panel on “special situations investment”, a second panel on “technology impact on PE & VC” and a networking event. The Speakers for this event included;
  • Alejo Vidal-Quadras, Head of KKR Madrid
  • Leopoldo Reaño, H.I.G. Capital, Principal
  • Federico Fruhbeck, Vinson&Elkins, Partner, M&A and Capital Markets
  • Carles Pol, Executive Directors, Goldman Sachs Special Situations Group
  • Alfonso de Léon, CEO Axon Partners Group, Co-Founder of Axon Capital, Spain
  • Juan López, Principal, Kibo Ventures, Spain
  • Paris de L’Etraz, Managing Director of IE Venture Lab

More than 100 students & professionals attended the event including Master in (Advanced) Finance, Master in Management, International MBA and undergraduate students. Marvin Müller and Saber Rad, the current co-presidents of the private equity club, launched this as one of many initiatives to increase the relationships in the industry, including LBO modeling workshops, the 1st prize in the DCF Challenge of the LSE Alternative Investment Conference in London, the Wharton Buyout Competition in New York and having many interesting talks including e.g. a panel on the topic “more than just an app” on IE’s venture day with the founder of Goiko Grill and Cemex Ventures, as well as discussions panels and talks of professionals with experience at many renowned private equity firms such as KKR, Blackstone, 3i, Bain, Macquarie, Aurelius, Trilantic Capital, Capital Group.


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