LBS ETA: ENTREPRENEURSHIP THROUGH ACQUISITION CONFERENCE

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First-ever London Business School ETA conference hosting speakers in noted searchers, entrepreneurs, and investors across the globe over five sessions through June 1st[redacted]BST) and June 2nd[redacted]BST). Sessions as follows:


1. Fundamentals of a Search (June 1st[redacted])


2. Raising a Search Fund and Running a Company (June 1st[redacted])


3. Investor's Perspective on Search (June 1st[redacted])


4. Alternative ETA Strategies (June 2nd[redacted])


5. Life After Search (June 2nd[redacted])

Agenda
Tue, Jun 01, 2021


1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ETA Conference | Fundamentals


Hear about the fundamentals from stalwarts in the ETA space.

Tue, Jun 01, 2021


2:10 PM – 3:15 PM
Raising a Search Fund and Running a Company


Hear from:





^[redacted]‌, is an LBS alum and lecturer in ETA at LBS. He raised the first search fund outside of the US (a form of ETA). He acquired a business and grew it by a factor of 10x over a 10 year period. He now invests, mentors and lectures on entrepreneurship through acquisition.





^[redacted]‌ founded Ariol Capital, the first search fund in Spain, and acquired Repli in Spain and Pentapackaging in Italy. He grew the businesses as a CEO and successfully sold them to a strategic buyer in[redacted]Marc serves as a non-executive director of several private companies and is co-founder of Albira Investments, a private firm that makes long-term investments in healthy businesses sourced and managed by search fund entrepreneurs. Marc holds an industrial engineering degree from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.





^[redacted]‌successfully raised the first partnered search fund in Europe in 2013, focusing the search on Switzerland/Germany. Prior to this, he worked in management consulting, in real-estate, and in hospitality. In early 2015, his search fund acquired Herchenbach Industrial Warehouses. Until his partial exit in 2019, the business doubled both revenue & EBITDA, realising outstanding returns for investors during his tenure as CEO. Today, Tobias is committed to growing businesses, is a professional Board Member to SMEs, and is an active investor in various fields. He also is a serial Search Fund Investor. Tobias is Swiss and lives in Switzerland and London, holds a MSc in Economics from Bocconi University, and a BSc from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL).





^[redacted]‌ is the CEO of Infonetica, a UK based Research focussed SaaS company with customers in 14 countries. Raja did his MBA at London Business School. He raised a traditional search fund in January 2018 and acquired Infonetica in August 2019.

Tue, Jun 01, 2021


3:10 PM – 4:10 PM
ETA Conference | Investor Perspective on Search


Hear as fund investors and private investors across geographies share their perspectives on the Search Model to Entrepreneurship...

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