Bailey Fisher’s Private Markets Dinner is a peer-to-peer forum for owner managed and privately owned company leaders to meet for dinner and discussion on issues of relevance to their role. Dinners are hosted by Andrew Moore, Partner and Head of the Private Markets Practice.
November 2018: Dinner with discussion for 20 Chair/NEDs from the growth technology sector, moderated by Simon Calver, BGF Ventures
Dinner and discussion with Yael Selfin, Chief Economist for KPMG in the UK, where she advises clients on the global economic outlook and how it can impact their strategy.
John co-founded Grapeshot and served as CEO until the acquisition by Oracle. He built Grapeshot into a global leader in contextual intelligence with offices in the UK, US, Australia & China. Previously, he grew the Muscat information search business to exit in 1997, and invested in a series of hi-tech start-ups.
Francesca is responsible for the origination of structured equity transactions in Europe for the Bronfman Family Office. Previously, she was at LDC, and at Lloyds Banking Group within the Financial Institution division focusing on debt financing transactions. Francesca led discussion on ‘Alternative funding options for private/family businesses’.
Nooman is Managing Director of Life Sciences & Digital Health at Silicon Valley Bank UK, the only bank in the UK focused solely on the innovation economy. Nooman leads a team dedicated to supporting early, growth stage and established businesses across all sectors of life sciences.
Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in finance and has helped Biotech companies raise in excess of $400m of equity in recent years. The companies include Artios Pharma, Bicycle Therapeutics, Kymab, Mission Therapeutics and PhoreMost. Andrew co-founded Acacia Pharma and served as CEO of Amura Therapeutics. He is currently Chief Financial Officer at Artios Pharma.
The topic is “Doing business with China”, with special guests including Yunming Shao of Tuspark; David Atkins of Congenica and Martin Frost of CMR Surgical. Discussion will be moderated by Nooman Haque. Nooman is Managing Director of Life Sciences & Healthcare at Silicon Valley Bank UK, where he leads a team dedicated to supporting early, growth stage and established businesses across all sectors of life sciences.
Dinner & roundtable discussion with Ben Tickler, VP at Silicon Valley Bank UK. Ben works within the accelerator and growth team, providing debt financing solutions to some of the most innovative companies in the world.
We are pleased to announced our next Private Markets Dinner, in the historic surroundings of the Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket.
The dinner is hosted by Bailey Fisher in partnership with Farrer & Co and PwC UK. We will be joined by guest speaker Barry Chevallier Guild from Aspall Cyder.