digiweek M&A

Tools & Solutions for Target Screening / Transaction / Carve-out & Integration / Cyber & Data-Privacy & more

July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022
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Digitalization M&A

Tools & solutions during the M&A process

The #digiweek M&A is now fully available for re-watch. In the name of M&A Media Services with its content partners M&A REVIEW, German M&A Association, Fusions & Acquisitions and M&A REVIEW EUROPE, I want to thank you all as speaker, expert, participant as well as interested parties for your extraordinary support in making #digiweek M&A 2021 a success.

Despite the short preparation time, we have been able to record a week with interesting and relevant content for M&A professionals interested in digitalization M&A. Outstanding experts have provided a lot of inspiration in key notes, panel discussions as well as in their tool and solution presentations.

Watch the recordings of the individual sessions from the days free of charge at #digiweek - you only have to register to enter the digiweek platform below.

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Strategy Day (Target Screening & Deal Sourcing)
June 14, 2021
9:30 am to 5:30 pm (CET)
Transaction Day
June 15, 2021
9:30 am to 5:30 pm (CET)
Carve-out & Integration Day
June 16, 2021
9:30 am to 5:30 pm (CET)
Cyber Risk & Data Protection Day
June 17, 2021
9:30 am to 5:30 pm (CET)
Start-up & Venture Day
June 18, 2021
9:30 am to 5:15 pm (CET)
9.30 am - 10.30 am
Key Notes
Stefan Schneider, Initiator of digiweek M&A

Opening: The idea of digiweek M&A

 

Prof. Dr. Kai Lucks, President of German M&A Association

Key Note: Digitalization and it's Impact on M&A 

Kristina Ganzen, Partner Transaction Advisory Services, Deloitte

Key Note: M&A Digitalization 2030

 

Anders Lundgren, CEO & Founder at Valu8

Key Note: Target Screening & Deal Sourcing in Digital Times

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Panel Discussion: Target Screening between Human Networks and Digital Capabilities
Dr. Karl-Michael Popp, Senior Director M&A Business Development at SAP
Kai Hesselmann, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at DealCircle
Sharmeen Drees, Director Financial Advisory Origination at Deloitte
Alexander Griesmeier, Partner Operational Transaction Services at Deloitte
Jan Poerschmann, Founding Partner at Proventis Partners
Anders Lundgren, CEO & Founder at Valu8
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Short introduction to presentations on the tools & solutions that will be shown in the afternoon
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Break
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tools & Solutions on Target Screening & Deal Sourcing

The order is not yet finalized - but we have received confirmations from Bureau van Dijk - a Moody's Analytics Company, DealCirlce, Delphai, MADiscover, Palturai, S&P Global & vencortex (alphabetical order) 

DELPHAI

delphai is the B2B search engine. Tailored to strategy and sales professionals, the market intelligence software allows users to make sense of their current and future markets, and expand their business through intuitive big data analytics. Billions of data points on millions of companies globally — perfectly structured to help growing business.

MADiscover

MADiscover offers a digitized solution for strategic M&A screening. Based on M&A and strategy research combined with AI algorithms, MADiscover provides the most systematic M&A target screening helping their clients to identify and compare acquisition targets. The technology combines the breadth of a standard database with the depth of individual analytics. That dynamic approach allows for a full fitness analysis based on current data at a fraction of the costs of manual screening approaches.

Palturai

Palturai is a technology-based and datadriven FinTech Start-Up founded in 2014 located in Hofheim. It’s webbased tool shows the economy as a huge business network providing different data and analytics such as shareholder, master data and ultimate beneficial owners as well as insolvencies and other risk factors. Thus allowing Palturai’s customers to get deep insights in Sales, Risk Management, Compliance and Credit functions with measurable benefit.

DealCircle

DealCircle offers technology-based M&A solutions for sell-side advisors and buyers. Hundreds of M&A advisors use the tool for buyer identification and market approach. Investors gain access to a comprehensive deal flow of relevant projects.

Bureau van Dijk - a Moody's Analytics Company

Presentation of Bureau van Dijk's database Orbis. It has information on close to 400 million companies and entities across the globe – 41 million of these have detailed financial information. It’s the most powerful comparable data resource on private companies – and it covers listed companies too. It’s strengths include: comparable information, extensive corporate ownership structures and a holistic view of companies.

vencortex

vencortex's AI-driven Decision OS empowers everyone with the right insights together at the right time to answer complex strategic questions and make intelligent decisions by combining human intuition with insights from data. The solutions offer insights for use cases such as competitive intelligence and target scouting to business model innovation, investment, and acquisition decisions.

Valu8

Valu8 is a leading European platform for accelerating Private Equity and M&A deal origination. Screen and explore private companies, from aggregated sector analysis down to detailed individual company data. 

Originally launched in 2011, Valu8 has been constantly improved as a result of industry feedback, we offer a personalised product that meets the specific needs of each user and can be customised for different industries and segments.

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wrap up
9.30 am - 10.30 am
Key Notes
Nicole Büttner, CEO, Merantix

5 things I don't understand about M&A due diligence - An Outside-In View from a Digital Expert

Dr. Sebastian Pauls, Partner at Latham & Watkins

Digital Tools & Solutions within the Transaction Phase: a Lawyer's View

Till Brennan, Sales Director EMEA at Intralinks

Digital Tools & Solutions within the Transaction Phase: a Provider's View

Julian Riedlbauer, Partner at GP Bullhound

Tech Trends of the year, how they are developing and what implications this has for the M&A / tech market

10.30 am - 11.30 am
Panel discussion: What can be digitized and what should be digitized in M&A Transactions
Dr. Karl-Michael Popp, Senior Director M&A, Business Development at SAP
Julian Riedlbauer, Partner at GP Bullhound
Till Brennan, Sales Director EMEA at Intralinks
Dr. Sebastian Pauls, Partner at Latham & Watkins
11.30 am - 12.00 am
Short introduction to presentations on the tools & solutions that will be shown in the afternoon
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Break
1:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tools & Solutions focused on the Transaction Phase

The order is not yet finalized - but we have received confirmations from Deloitte, Donneley, PKF (LucaNet), PricewaterhouseCoopers (virtual site visits), SS&C Intralinks (DealVision) - (alphabetical order) 

LucaNet presented by PKF
iDeal by Deloitte
Virtual Site Visits presented by PricewaterhouseCoopers
DealVision by SS&C Intralinks
Smart Contract Analysis by Deloitte
eBrevia by Donnelley Financial Solutions
ARX
LexisNexis Intellectual Property Solutions
5:00 pm - 5.30 pm
Wrap up
9.30 am - 10:30 am
Key Notes
Sonja Stuchtey, Director at AlixPartners
Philipp Marquardt, Director at AlixPartners
Dr. Alexander Steinbrecher, former Head of Group Corporate, M&A and Legal Affairs at Bombardier Transportation

How do you spell ‘integration’? - When the deal is closed, the real work begins…

Tibor Kosche, Vice President M.A.R.S. at T-Systems
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Panel Discussion: Different perspectives on tools & solutions to be used in Carve-out- and integration-Scenarios
Dr. Karl-Michael Popp, Senior Director M&A, Business Development at SAP
Christian Richter, Senior Vice President Customer Success at LeanIX
Alexander Paul, Partner at PKF Munich
Tibor Kosche, Vice President M.A.R.S. at T-Systems
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Short introduction to presentations on the tools & solutions that will be shown in the afternoon
12:00 am - 1:00 pm
Break
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tools & Solutions focused on the Carve-out and Integration
LeanIX

The LeanIX platform promotes continuous transformation and enables Corporate IT and Product IT teams to establish superior governance while efficiently organizing, planning, and managing IT landscapes. LeanIX follows a collaborative and data-driven approach, focusing on speed and control in cloud environments and enabling companies to make sound and fast decisions based on comprehensive data.

More than 400 enterprises including adidas, DHL, Merck and Volkswagen trust in LeanIX, and more than 40 certified partners such as Deloitte and PwC rely on the dynamically growing IT company co-founded in 2012 by CEO André Christ.

With EA Connect Days, LeanIX has been regularly organizing one of the world’s most important industry events in the field of Enterprise Architecture since 2014. The company is headquartered in Bonn, Germany with additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Munich, Germany; Utrecht, Netherlands; and Hyderabad, India. It has more than 300 employees worldwide.

M&A Central by Deloitte
Exit Readiness Accelerator (ERA) by PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Exit Readiness Accelerator (ERA) tool helps Executives that want to carve out business units, to quickly identify and assess operational entanglements and define value focused resolution measures to establish a lean standalone business

Carve-out Engine by Deloitte
SNP

SNP is a world-leading provider of software for managing complex digital transformation processes. Instead of traditional IT consulting in the ERP environment, SNP offers an automated approach using specially developed software: The Data Transformation Platform CrystalBridge® and the SNP BLUEFIELDTM approach allow companies to restructure and modernize their IT landscapes much more quickly and securely as well as migrate to new systems or cloud environments more securely. This gives customers clear qualitative advantages while at the same time reducing their time and costs.

MAxpertise

MAxpertise is a M&A Tool Provider which offers a digital M&A Platform to manage Investment, Divestment, Carve- Out and PMI scenarios.  The platform is designed to support deals of each size and can be combined with experienced Rollout and M&A Consultants to be able to also tackle international large scale transactions.

Cloud Enabled M&A by Deloitte
M.A.R.S. by T-Systems

T-Systems presents the challenges of IT in large companies in M&A processes in four different scenarios. A clear strategy for dealing with post-production systems is missing in most of these companies.

Discover the M.A.R.S. solution and the benefits for your company: 

  • Securely historize legacy data to focus on core business applications.
  • Through Managed Application Retirement Services, you can reduce operating costs for expensive legacy systems by up to 80 percent.
  • The service consolidates legacy data from post-productive system landscapes (including SAP) in a more secure and cost-effective way than retaining it on live systems.
  • All legacy data can be migrated to the cloud and historized, retaining access for compliance purposes.
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wrap up
9:30 am - 10:20 am
Key Notes
Paul Harragan, Director - Cyber Security Pre-Deal and Portfolio Lead EMEA at EY-Parthenon

Fundamentals of Information Security and Cyber Defence DD

Dr. Wolf-Tassilo Böhm, Associate at Latham & Watkins LLP

Managing Cyber Security Risks in M&A Transactions

Matt van Itallie, CEO at Sema

Automated Prediction of Technical Risk in M&A

Dr. Hans-Christian Woger, Senior Counsel at Osborne Clarke

Privacy is no show stopper

Panel discussion: Software - the new brick and mortal in transactions and what are the opportunities and risks of it
Stefan J. Marquart, Associate Manager at INVENSITY
Paul Harragan, Director - Cyber Security Pre-Deal and Portfolio Lead EMEA at EY-Parthenon
Dr. Wolf-Thassilo Böhm, Associate at Latham & Watkins LLP
Matt van Itallie, CEO at Sema
Dr. Hans-Christian Woger, Senior Counsel at Osborne Clarke
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Short introduction to presentations on the tools & solutions that will be shown in the afternoon
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Break
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Tools & Solutions focused on Cyber Risks and Data Protection / Data Compliance
LocateRisk
SEMA
5:00 pm - 5.30 pm
Wrap up
9.30 am - 11:00 am
Start-up & Venture Funding - Key Notes and Discussion
Dr. Thomas Prüver, Partner at EY Strategy and Transactions

Startup Funding and VC in Europe -  Overview

Mathias Bosse, Early Stage VC & Angel Investor at seed + speed Ventures

Point of View: Finance VC

Dr. Robert Günther, Head of Corporate Venture Capital at Henkel

Point of View: Corporate VC

Dr. Francesco Pisani, Program Manager EY Startup Academy at EY Parthenon
11:00 am - 11:15 am
Break
11:15 am - 12:45 am
Tech Start-ups and IP Rights - Key Notes and Discussion
Felix Hilgert, Games & Tech Lawyer Partner at Osborne Clarke

Legal Aspects for the Due Diligence Process

Dr. Philipp Giessen, Head of Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, Marsh

Insurance for Tech M&A Transactions and IP Risks

 

Erik Oltmans, Associate Partner at EY Software Strategy

 Key Note 3: Technical Aspects for the Due Diligence Process

 

Martin Kuegler, Senior Manager at EY Parthenon Software Strategy Group
12:45 am - 1:00 pm
Break
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Start up Integration - Key Notes and discussion
Dr. Georg Beckmann, Partner at EY Strategy & Transactions

Tech Startup Integration: Survey Results and Key Findings

Michael Scheibner, Chief Strategy Officer at GK Software SE

Integration of Tech Startups into a mid-cap Software Company

Tim Blechschmidt, Senior Manager at EY Strategy and Transactions

Panel Discussion Hosted by Tim Blechschmidt

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Break
2:45 pm - 4.30 pm
Start-ups
business beat

2.45 pm  - 3.15 pm - Measuring Employee Engagement

Cape of Good Code

3.15 pm -3.45 pm - Technical Debt as Business Risks for Software-centric Targets

Equintel

3.45pm - 4.15pm - Tool-based ESG assessments based on AI and NLP

4.15 - 4.30 - Learning Program
4.30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wrap up

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