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9 - 12 November 2021
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Brian Kaufmann
Head of Private Equity at Viking Global


Mr. Kaufmann is the Head of Private Equity responsible for managing a team of private investment professionals and identifying, researching and executing private investments. From 2010 to 2016, Mr. Kaufmann was a Portfolio Manager and Investment Analyst responsible for identifying and researching investment ideas in the healthcare sector. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Kaufmann was an Associate at TA Associates, where he was responsible for originating, researching and executing private equity investments in the healthcare and business services sectors. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Kaufmann was an Investment Banking Analyst in Merrill Lynch's Mergers and Acquisitions group. Mr. Kaufmann is a graduate of Harvard Business School, where he received an MBA and was a Baker Scholar, and Cornell University, where he received a B.S. in applied economics and business management, magna cum laude. In 2021, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote panel: deploying capital in a low-rate, competitive market