Wednesday 31 January 

12:00 – 12:30 | Arrival/tea/coffee/lunch

12:30 – 1:30 | Panel discussions

1:30 – 2:00 | Networking & close

Squire Patton Boggs, 6 Wellington Pl, Leeds LS1 4AP


FREE to register

Online bookings are now closed.

Please email events@thebusinessdesk.com to RSVP.



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After a subdued 2023, corporate finance stands at a critical juncture in 2024. Inflation is down, interest rates are up, and a general election is on the cards. Where do we find the value, the funds and appetite in the coming year?

Join finance experts to explore:
  • The economic forecast for 2024
  • Financial resilience strategies
  • Investment and funding trends
  • Regulatory and compliance updates
  • The impacts of and opportunities in new technologies and innovation

It’s free to register, click here to RSVP.


Paul Mann, Head of UK Private Equity, Squire Patton Boggs

Hannah Kirkup, Investment Manager, Key Capital Partners

Dan Rosinke, National Head of Transaction Advisory, Grant Thornton

Andy Lees, Managing Partner, New Business, Palatine

Mel Hird, Founder and Director, Fresh Thinking Capital

Adam Keasey, Director, Endless LLP