Programme

TMT M&A Forum 2017 - March 28-29, Grange Hotel St Paul’s, London

5 Streams and 6 Session types to choose from

How convergence will drive consolidation in telecoms, tech and media globally

08.00
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09.00
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Networking Breakfast
09.00
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09.05
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Official Opening
09.05
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09.30
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Visionary Keynote Speech
09.30
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10.10
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Telecom and Media Leaders Panel - How is convergence and consolidation impacting strategy?
  • Telecom and Media leaders discuss the latest investment strategies, the impact of consolidation and convergence, and highlight opportunities and challenges for the future.
    - How is the Telecom and Media sector changing in Europe and Globally, and where are the opportunities for growth?
    - Who is best placed to deliver content and services? - How will M&A impact strategy and change the market?
    - How are business models changing, and what does this mean for future investment?
    Chair to be announced
    Speakers

    Amos Genish, Chief Convergence Officer, Vivendi
    More speakers to be announced shortly 

10.10
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10.25
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Keynote Speech
10.25
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11.00
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TMT Leaders Panel - Who is leading investment across TMT in Europe and Globally?
  • Telecom, Media and Tech leaders highlight strategies for investment across sector and globally, and outline plans for growth through this phase of hyper consolidation.
    - How is the TMT sector changing globally and where are the opportunities for investment?
    - How will consolidation impact growth and investment globally?
    - How are business models changing and what does this mean for future investment?
    - What investment in infrastructure is needed, and who should pay?
    - How can regulation facilitate growth? What changes are need regionally and nationally?
    Chair and speakers to be announced 

11.00
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11.30
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Networking Break
11.30
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13.00
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3 STREAMS
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  • STREAM A

    11.30-11.45 - Keynote Speech
     

    11.45 - 12.20 - TMT M&A Panel - How will mergers and acquisitions change the market?

    Leading mergers and acquisitions practitioners and advisers discuss the next wave of transactions and explain the best strategies for complex deals.
    - Who will lead consolidation in Europe and Globally? 
    - Which disruptive technologies are affecting M&A activity? 
    - How will financing and valuations affect deal flow?
    - Where are the M&A opportunities for telecom operators? 
    - Where will convergence drive deals?
    - What impact will regulation have on transactions and strategy?
    Chair to be announced
    Speakers
    - Toby Philipps, Director, Group Corporate Finance, BT
    - Christian Lesueur, Head of TMT Investment Banking, EMEA, UBS 
    - Giuseppe Monarchi, MD, Head of M&A TMT, EMEA, Credit Suisse
    More speakers to be announced  


    12.20 -12.35 - Keynote Speech


    12.35 - 13.15 - Enterprise Cloud Leaders Panel - Who is leading consolidation in cloud infrastructure and services? 
    Leaders from Enterprise Cloud infrastructure and service providers - including telcos, datacentre operators and web hosting companies - highlight their strategies for dealing with rapid sector consolidation. 
    Chair to be announced 
    Speakers
    - MichaelTobin OBE, Industry Entrepreneur
    - Rob Coupland, Managing Director, EMEA, Digital Realty
    More speakers to be announced

     

  • STREAM B

    TMT Leaders Workshops

    C-level exectuive only debates on cross industry TMT investment and partnership opportunities. 

  • Stream C

    11.30-12.20 - Breakout Session 1

    Sports Content Rights
    Sport rights owners, agencies, distributors, platforms, financiers and advisers discuss investment strategies.
    - Who is best placed to own and distribute sports content?  
    - What is driving valuations and where will they go next? 
    - What new investments, financing and M&A activity is taking place? 
    - How can content providers collaborate with operators and digital platforms?

    Chair and Speakers to be announced shortly

     




    12.25-13.15 - Breakout Session 2

    Health and TMT - New opportunities for Investment
    - Who is leading investment into digital health and where are the opportunities?
    - What should be the role of telecom operators in the digital health market?
    - What are the emerging trends in Healthcare TMT for 2017-2018?
    - How will areas such as IoT and AI help shape the sector?
    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers
    - Karthik Ranjan, Director Healthcare and Emerging Technologies, ARM
    More speakers to be announced
     

13.15
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14.30
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Networking Lunch
14.30
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15.30
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Break Out Sessions 3-5 and Hosted Round Tables 1-8
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  • Hosted Round Tables 1-8

    Telecom and Media M&A Strategies

    8 Hosted Round Tables featuring pre-selected Industy, Finance and Advisory. 

  • Break Out Session 3

    TV, Video and Production – How is convergence driving change?

    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers
    - Jette Nygaard-Andersen, EVP & CEO of Central European operations & Broadcasting Product Technology, MTG
    - Mike Moriarty, President, CE-UK, AMC Networks International
    More speakers to be announced 
     

  • Break Out Session 4

    Satellite Fundraising and M&A

    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers
    - Mark Rigolle, CEO, LeoSat
    - William Germain, Director, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Strategy, Inmarsat
    More speakers to be announced 

  • Break Out Session 5

    Datacentres and Hosting 

    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers

    - Olivier Micheli, CEO, Data4 Group
    More speakers to be announced


15.30
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15.35
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Changeover
15.35
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16.35
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Break Out Sessions 6 – 8 and Hosted Round Tables 9 - 16
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  • Hosted Round Tables 9 -16

    TMT Innovation Strategies

    8 Hosted Round Tables featuring Industy Leaders, Finance and Advisory. 

  • Break Out Session 6

    Mobile Towers 

    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers
    - Jorge Alberto Jimenez, CEO, Axion
    - Jack Colbourne, Partner, Arcus Infrastructure Group

    - Scott Coates, CEO, Wireless Infrastructure Group
    More speakers to be announced 
     

  • Break Out Session 7

    Broadband Network Investment Strategies

    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers
    - Lee Perkins, CEO, MetroNet
    - Greg Mesch, CEO, Cityfibre
    - Jennifer Smith, Corporate Development, euNetworks
    More speakers to be announced

  • Break Out Session 8

    Financing TMT M&A - What are the latest trends and opportunities? 

    Chair to be announced shortly
    Speakers
    - Ranesh Verma, Global Head of TMT, ING Bank
    - Benoit Tanguy, Managing Director - Global Co-Head of TMT Finance, Societe Generale CIB
    - Nina Triantis, Global Head of TMT, Standard Bank
    - Bruno Pezy, MD, Global TMT Group, Credit Agricole-CIB
    - Erik Arveschoug, Managing Director, Corporate Bank Head EMEA TMT Citi

16.35
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17.00
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Networking Break
17.00
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17.15
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Keynote
17.15
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18.00
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TMT Infrastructure M&A Panel – How will mobile and fixed infrastructure consolidation accelerate?
  • Mobile, Fixed and Satellite Infrastructure Leaders including Fiber Broadband, Towercos, Telecom and Internet Operators discuss consolidation across infrastructure and the next investment and partnership opportunities.
    Chair to be announced
    Speakers

    Jose Manuel Aisa, CFO, Cellnex
    Alex Goldblum, CEO, Eurofiber
    Olivier Huart, Group CEO, TDF
    More speakers to be announced

18.00
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20.00
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Networking Drinks and Canapes
18.00
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20.00
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Hosted Dinner Option for Sponsors – Invite Only