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14 - 17 June 2022
InterContinental HotelBerlin

Mark J. McDonald
Managing Partner at DWS Private Equity


Mark heads the global private equity business of DWS and is responsible for all aspects including strategy, business development, investments and fundraising. He is also a member of DWS’ Global Leadership Team and sits on the board of DWS Alternatives Global Limited. Mark joined in 2017 from Credit Suisse, where he was global head of secondaries and received several industry awards for creating and leading innovative and solutions driven private equity transactions in Europe, Asia and the US. He has over 22 years of experience, including 18 years in private equity with Barclays Capital, 3i, Keyhaven Capital Partners and Pomona Capital; where he led EMEA and sat on the boards of various underlying investment partnerships. He holds an MBA (valedictorian) from SDA Bocconi, Milan and a BA (hons) degree in Politics & Economics from the University of Leeds, UK.

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Agenda Sessions

  • The power of emotions in the PE world

  • Fund selection masterclass: blind date “fund raising”. Will the GPs answers resonate with the LP audience. Or will they fall flat?