For the second annual this is the main investors' section of Vienna UP'22, the biggest decentralized community-driven festival on innovation and entrepreneurship in the heart of Europe, including 100 events, gathering participants from 60+ countries and generating 5.000+ one-on-one meetings.
During the year, 0100 Conferences has been producing the series of online webinars for the finance and operations leaders around digitalization, ESG, LPs reporting and data analytics topics. In Q4 of 2022, we are happy to invite our speakers, attendees and all the interested experts within the industry to join us at the first offline European CFOs and COOs Forum in Berlin.
Remarkable 5th edition of our Vienna was due to the COVID-19 replaced by a virtual conference during which we will host prominent European PE and VC players from all over Europe discussing record-breaking fundraising, LPs from DACH region and their growing appetite for more deals, or why it's worth to look at niche funds.
Meet and network with audience of senior-level General Partners from renowned private equity & venture capital funds, Limited Partners, including pension funds, funds of funds, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, business angels, insurance companies, as well as leading service providers, and other industry professionals who are looking at the region.
PE & VC Virtual Conference will help you navigate the business through the COVID-19 situation and will help you to get prepared for the post crisis PE market. Meet our audience of senior-level General Partners from renowned private equity & venture capital funds, Limited Partners, including pension funds, funds of funds, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, business angels, insurance companies, as well as leading service providers, and other industry professionals who are looking at the CEE countries.
We guarantee a world-class lineup of high-profile speakers. Content of the conference is composed exclusively from top LP & GP senior members.
Nathalie Von Niederhäusern
Nathalie von Niederhaeusern, Managing Director, is a member of the BlackRock Private Equity Partners (PEP) group within BlackRock Alternative Investors. She is heading PEP's investment team in EMEA as well as the group’s secondary practice and is a member of PEP's Investment Committee. Ms. von Niederhaeusern has more than 20 years of experience in the private equity and corporate finance industry. She started her career in 1997 at Zurich Financial Services, Switzerland, in the Mergers & Acquisitions department, focusing on the life and non-life insurance sectors. In 1999, she joined Swiss Re, Switzerland, focusing on the company's strategic, long-term investments in the insurance industry. As from 2001, she worked for Swiss Re's Private Equity Fund of Funds unit, where she was responsible for investments in European and US based private equity fund managers. In 2005, she moved to New York, United States, to establish the North American presence of the unit. Prior to joining BlackRock Private Equity Partners, Ms. von Niederhaeusern was Head Private Equity and Investment Monitoring and member of the Investment Committee at Swiss Re Private Equity Partners. Ms. von Niederhaeusern holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Bern, and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.
Tomas Kubica (London) joined KKR in 2012 in London, and spent two years in KKR’s Menlo Park office in 2016-18. He is a member of the Technology, Media, & Telecommunications industry team, with a focus on technology. Mr. Kubica has been involved with KKR’s investments in Devoteam, Masmovil, Exact, Optiv, OVH, SoftwareOne, Arago, SBB/Telemach Group, Acteon, Avincis, and TDC. Before joining KKR, he was with Goldman Sachs International in London and McKinsey & Co in Prague. Mr. Kubica received his degrees from INSEAD and State University of New York Empire State College, both with valedictorian honors.
Jonathan Cosgrave is a Managing Director at The Carlyle Group and Co-head of Carlyle’s Ireland Fund. Mr. Cosgrave is based at Carlyle’s office in Dublin and focuses on growth capital and buyout investment opportunities across all industry sectors in the Irish market. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2014, he was a Principal at Warburg Pincus in London, where he invested in growth capital and buyout opportunities across Europe, predominantly in the healthcare sector. Jonathan joined Warburg Pincus in 2004 from JPMorgan’s London office where he had spent three years within the investment banking division providing corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions advisory services to UK publicly-quoted companies. Mr. Cosgrave is a board director of a number of Irish companies including McCauley Pharmacy Group, the largest Irish-owned retail pharmacy chain, Carroll Cuisine, an Irish producer of branded cooked ham and chilled ready meals, Lily O’Brien’s, a producer of premium boxed chocolates (exited), Sports Surgery Clinic, the leading Irish provider of orthopaedic joint-replacement surgery and sports medicine, and Learning Pool, a technology and content focused eLearning company.
Nadim El Gabbani
Nadim El Gabbani is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group and is based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2008, Mr. El Gabbani has been involved in Blackstone’s investments in BankUnited, Bayview, Exeter, First Eagle, Lendmark, Michaels Stores, Service King, Sithe Global Power, Stearns, and TeamHealth. He serves as director of Stearns Lending. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. El Gabbani worked at Qalaa Holdings, where he was involved in the evaluation and execution of private equity transactions in North America and the Middle East. Mr. El Gabbani received a B.A. in Physics from Columbia College and an M.B.A. with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was selected as a Baker Scholar.
Francesco di Valmarana
Francesco is a senior member of Pantheon's European investment team and a member of the European Investment Committee, the Co-investment Committee and the Global Credit Committee. Francesco was previously with Unigestion, where he managed the firm’s global secondaries programme. Prior to Unigestion he was a partner and co-founder of the European venture capital firm DN Capital, having spent three years prior to that as part of the European investment team at Advent International. He has a BA in East Asian studies from Princeton University and received an MBA from Insead. In addition to his native English and Italian, Francesco also speaks French. Francesco is based in London.
Mr. Jeffrey leads StepStone’s activities in Europe and is a member of the private equity team, focusing on investments in Europe and the Middle East and co-investments. He is also involved in the Firm’s ESG and diversity initiatives, as well as various investment and management activities. Prior to joining StepStone in 2012, Mr. Jeffrey was a managing partner at Parish Capital where he founded the firm’s European and Asian practices and oversaw the secondary and co-investment businesses. Before that he served as managing director of Bank of America’s European private equity group. Previously, Mr. Jeffrey was a managing director and head of BancBoston Capital’s European and Asian operations. Mr. Jeffrey received an MA from Cambridge University and is a qualified chartered accountant.
David Atterbury focuses on European secondary investments. He joined HarbourVest in 2004 and has led a number of European secondary transactions, including Absolute Private Equity and SVG Capital plc. He currently serves on the advisory boards of funds managed by Abénex Capital, Bridgepoint Development Capital, Clyde Blowers Capital, Magnum Capital, Motion Equity Partners, and NewQuest Capital Partners. David joined HarbourVest after five years with Abbey National Treasury Services Plc, where he was Director of Private Equity. His responsibilities at Abbey National included the development of a direct private equity portfolio and the subsequent disposal of a large diversified portfolio of partnership commitments and direct holdings. His previous experience also includes five years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, which included a one-year assignment to Bridgepoint Capital in London. David received a BSc (with Honours) in International Management and French from the University of Bath in 1994, and completed professional examinations in 1997 to qualify as a Chartered Accountant.
John is responsible for the firm’s European Technology, Media and Telecom sector team. John joined the firm in 2009, having previously been an investment professional at The Carlyle Group and 3i. John began his career at UBS Investment Bank. John is a member of Chatham House and the Royal Economic Society, and is a trustee of Little Bleeders, a charity raising awareness for children with blood disorders. John received his BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.