The Master's 222 Department's Annual Conference: 'Financing SME's – Banks vs. Financial Markets, - the future of disintermediation '


Wednesday march 26th at 6:30 PM in the Raymond Aron lecture hall Université Paris-Dauphine main campus.

The Master's 222 in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering Department's Annual conference will be held on Wednesday, March 26th at 6:30 PM in the Raymond Aron lecture hall at Université Paris-Dauphine's main campus.

The theme of the conference is Financing SME's – Banks vs. Financial Markets, - the future of disintermediation.


The conference is organized around two round-table discussions:

  • Round Table 1: The Disintermediation of Lending -  securitization, debit funds, private placement
  • Round Table 2:  Equity Financing – Business Angels, Private Equity,  Crowdfunding


Round Table 1

  • Jean-Michel BEACCO, Managing Director of the Institut Louis Bachelier, Associate Professor at Université Paris-Dauphine and expert in securitization
  • François DROUIN, President of ETI Finance, Vice President of BPI France and ex Chairman of the Board of Oséo
  • Stéphane BLANCHOZ, Chief Investment Officer Fixed Income at BNP Paribas
  • Olivier CATONNET, Partner at Ernst & Young in charge of the Debt and Capital Advisory Department

Round Table 2

  • Charles BEIGBEDER, founder of Selftrade, Poweo, AgroGeneration, Happytime, Audacia and Gravitation
  • Vincent RICORDEAU, co-founder and CEO of KissKissBankBank
  • Mark FIORENTINO, ex investment banker, essayist and radio columnist for BFM Business radio
  • Antoine ERNOULT-DAIRAINE, partner at Sagard private Equity

The round table discussions will be led by Guillaume MAUJEAN, Chief Financial Markets Editor for les Echos, economic daily.

The conference will be followed by a cocktail.