Host: Dechert LLP

Country: United Kingdom

Venue: BMA House, Tavistock Square, London | Virtual


Across the world, record amounts of capital are being invested in PE, VC, M&A, collaboration and licensing deals across the life sciences and healthcare industry – an industry booming with energy driven by scientific revolution, the intersection of healthcare and technology, and the COVID-19 crisis.

This one-day event will bring together senior pharma, biotech, PE and VC leaders across the life sciences and healthcare industry to network and share their outlook on trends and opportunities across the sector.

Timings (BST) and Topics:
11:30 – In-person registration opens with light lunch and networking available. Microsite available to log in, explore and network for virtual attendees
12:30 – Welcome and Introduction
12:50 – Panel Discussion: Venture Capital | How can the European ecosystem enjoy the same success as the U.S. ecosystem?
13:40 – Fireside Chat: Building an mRNA giant and “saving the world from COVID”: the story of BioNTech
14:10 – Comfort Break
14:40 – Panel Discussion: Capital Markets | Strategies for success on the European and U.S. capital markets
15:30 – Panel Discussion: Private Equity and Pharma | The increasing allure of late-stage pharma opportunities
16:15 – Comfort Break
16:50 – Panel Discussion: Private Equity and Healthcare | The boom in healthcare deal-making
17:40 – Panel Discussion: Licensing and Collaboration | Market overview and trends
18:25 – Thank You and Close
18:30 – Networking

Dechert are delighted to be partnering with the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA), L.E.K Consulting and Public Policy Projects (PPP) for the Healthcare Deals Conference.

In-Person Venue Announced
We are delighted to announce that this year we will be able to gather in-person at BMA House, Tavistock Square in London to watch the content and network.

All attendees must be fully vaccinated or have tested negative for COVID-19 within 48 hours of the event date to be eligible to attend. Fully vaccinated means that the event date must be at least 14 days after your second dose in a two-dose series, or 14 days after receiving a one dose vaccination.

Virtual Attendance Available
Attendees who are unable to join us in London will have the opportunity to join via our virtual platform, where the conference will be streamed live, and virtual networking will be offered.