Throughout the year Loewen & Partners sponsors various events and conferences, which focus on private equity and finance related topics. The presentations from these events are listed below and available for download.
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2006 Presentations & Articles
Your Business Needs an Exit Strategy
CEOs need to plan their choices to recoup their investment of hard work; this impacts on retirement or organizing the transition of their business to others. The lack of a solid exit strategy demonstrating how investors can recoup their initial investment can turn off sources of capital.
Venture Tech Network
Money - How to Get It, Where to Get It
Annual Conference - Ukraine Chamber of Commerce
How to Get Financed - Stories from the Ukraine
CEO Retreat - Grow Your Business - Shoot the Rapids
Do you want to take your successful business and fast track its growth? There are numerous possibilities. Hear from seasoned investors & entrepreneurs about the growth activities they have seen succeed or fail.
Lessons of Growth from a Serial Entrepreneur
Eric Berke, Torquest Partners Inc.
Article written by Catherine Heal
Catching the Wave of Growth
Roger Dent, Mavrix Funds Ltd.
Why Risk Management Pays for Entrepreneurs
Increasingly, business owners are realizing that risk management is a positive process with real benefits – not a costly defensive strategy.
CAFE Annual Conference
Family Businesses - the Challenges and Joys
CEO Retreat - 20/20 Hindsight - What Every CEO Should Know
Imagine if you could rewind the past five years of your company’s life and gain 20/20 hindsight. Hear the discussion with seasoned investors who have spent their careers judging which companies deserve capital backing and then stayed with them through many years of “ups” and “downs”. With 20/20 hindsight, what advice would top finance experts have given these founders and CEOs to boost their winning ways and avoid the blind spots?
If I could roll back 5 years, what conversation would I have with the CEO…
Elliot W. Knox, Bedford Capital Limited
20/20 Hindsight – Winning Ways and Blind Spots
Anthony F. Griffiths, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
Article written by Jacky Xie
"Across the Waters" Annual Speaker series where Loewen & Partners invites speakers from outside of Canada to share their big, contraversial and unsettling views of the world. Michael Power went through his analysis of the new "Great Game", a term originally coined by Rudyard Kipling describing the first great push by industrial countries to find resources to fuel their growth. The latest "Great Game" has new players (China) and the pitch is being played away - Canada, Africa and more.
Dr. Power Presentation
"How to Value Your Business for Private Equity Investors," presentation given by Jacoline Loewen to the annual conference of ROCG.