Sparks IPO Academy – Meet with Public Investors

Sparks IPO Academy – Meet with Public Investors

13:30 - 20:30
Zürich, Switzerland

Where IPO Candidates Meet Leading Swiss Small Cap Investors

This event offers a unique opportunity to network and learn how investors make investment decisions in an IPO, how their expectations can be met in the future and what the key success factors for IPO candidates in the various stages with investors are.

The following investors will participate in the event and will be available during one-on-one speed dating sessions and the concluding apéro riche in the evening:

  • Bellevue Asset Management, Birgitte Olsen, Lead Portfolio Manager, Bellevue Entrepreneur Strategies
  • IFS, Patrik Jäger, Head Asset Management
  • Schroders Asset Management, Stefan Frischknecht, Head Swiss Equities
  • zCapital, Andy Schnyder, Head Research

The panel session with four investors will be moderated by Thomas Schneckenburger, CEO Equity Story Factory.

During the event, the participating companies will also have the opportunity to network with Sparks IPO Academy alumni as well as with the CFO of Aluflexpack (IPO on SIX in 2019) and representatives of Zürcher Kantonalbank.

The exclusive afternoon event, which takes place at the SIX ConventionPoint (directions), is mandatory for companies from the current Sparks IPO Academy cohort.


01:30 pm Arrival of the Guests
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm IPO Testimonial by Lukas Kothbauer – CFO, Aluflexpack
03:00 pm – 03:10 pm Break 1 (short break)
03:10 pm – 04:10 pm Equity Story II by Zürcher Kantonalbank
04:10 pm – 04:30 pm Break 2 – Cake, Coffee, Fruits etc.
04:30 pm – 05:15 pm Panel Discussion with Investors – moderated by Dr. Thomas Schneckenburger
05:15 pm – 05:30 pm Break 3 (short break)
05:30 pm – 06:15 pm Speed Dating Sessions – Investors & Sparks IPO Academy Participants
06:30 pm – 08:30 pm Apéro Riche & Networking