Fireside Chat with Andrew Sillitoe, Partner & co-CEO Apax Partners
Wednesday 5 May, 12:00 – 13:00 BST
Like many other sectors, the private equity industry has been challenged by Covid-19. PE firms have embraced the new reality by adjusting their operating models, strengthening their operational improvement capabilities and by leveraging skilled advisors to adapt business models to become more agile and resilient.
Andrew Sillitoe , Partner & co-CEO at Apax Partners, will share us his insights in how the PE industry managed through the pandemic and the outlook for the future. Additionally we will discuss:
- The role of technology and digitalisation eg through changed consumer adoption
- Is Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing poised to have a breakout year in 2021?
- Why inclusion and diversity matters, not only for the PE industry but also as a driver for outsize positive social impact
- Tips on how to get into PE in 2021
Andrew Sillitoe (MBA 97D) is co-CEO of Apax and a Partner in the Tech team. Andrew is also a member of the Executive and Investment Committees. Since joining the firm in 1998 he has focused on the technology and telecommunications sectors. Andrew has been involved in a number of deals, including Inmarsat, Intelsat, King, Orange, TDC, TIVIT and Unilabs.
Andrew holds an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford and an MBA from INSEAD.
Moderator: Gaby Glasener-Cipollone (MBA 93D)