Building Productive and Cyber Resilient Portfolio Companies

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Learn how private equity firms can harness cloud transformation and cyber security resilience to accelerate portfolio growth, reduce investment risk and boost profitability. 

Encouraging portfolio companies to invest in digital transformation and cyber security best practice sounds like a no-brainer. It reduces CAPEX, improves scalability, boosts productivity, protects brand equity and hugely reduces investment risk. 

“60 percent of SMEs go out of business within six months of falling victim to a data breach or cyber attack.”

We’ll show you ways to elevate the cyber security conversation to the Board Level and how to drive digital transformation projects that will boost your portfolio bottom-line. 

You’ll learn:

  • The latest insights on how cloud ready/secure SMEs perform compared to the rest.
  • How investments in digital transformation and cyber security can boost portfolio ROI.
  • Why technologies like Azure public cloud and Microsoft 365 can revolutionise business.
  • Top tips for what PE firms should focus on with regards to portfolio cloud and security transformation.
  • Tools to help your portfolio businesses identify key security gaps and transform board level cyber awareness.


08:30 – 09:00: Registration and breakfast

09:00 – 09:20: Insights and trends on cloud ready / cyber resilient SMEs Vs their traditional counterparts

09:20 – 09:50: Panel discussion and Q&A – Understand how BGF and Microsoft are harnessing cloud technology and modern security solutions to help portfolio businesses accelerate growth, improve productivity and protect brand equity.

09:50 – 10:00: Learn about a unique tool to fast-track cloud and security transformation within your portfolios.

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Event info

When: Thursday, 21 October, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM 

Where: Royal Automobile Club, 89-91 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HS

Delivered by:

George Georgiou – COO, TiG Data Intelligence

Lyndon Arnold – Head of Technology, Triton Partners

Alison Wright – SMB Director, Microsoft UK 

Mat Richards – Head of Enterprise Mobility and Security, ThirdSpace 

Ally Turnbull  Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft