The 12th Annual PartnerConnect West conference on September 23rd– 25thwill welcome 250+ LPs and Private Equity/Venture Capital GPs for targeted networking and educational sessions focused on the most pressing trends in the private market.

PartnerConnect West will also feature our ExecConnect meetings program, where LPs and GPs meet for one-on-one, 20-minute meetings that are pre-arranged by our conference producers and proprietary match-making system.

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The carefully curated agenda will discuss the following:

  • How GPs are finding the next home run investment
  • How growth equity is evolving and its impact on the venture and private equity landscape?
  • How to set up a direct co-investment program
  • How to move from being an independent sponsor to a captive fund
  • Creative ways to entice LPs into your fund
  • What opportunities exist for minority & women-led private equity firms
  • Where we are in the cycle and will the bull market continue, or should we prepare for a downturn?
  • Leveraged loans: Trends to optimize the capital structure
  • Robotics, space, drones and AI: Venture capitalists discuss which frontier markets are ripe today and what will be hot tomorrow?
  • How to Keep Your LP Investors Happy

Keynote Speakers

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Here are a selection of firms that have attended PartnerConnect West in 2018:

Aberdeen Standard Investments
BlackRock
Campton Private Equity Advisors
Crow Holdings
Gatewood Capital Partners
Hamilton Lane
Legacy Venture
Northleaf Capital Partners
Privos Capital
RCP Advisors
Star Mountain Capital
TrueBridge Capital Partners
Twin Bridge Capital Partners
Upwelling Capital
Venture Investment Associates
Vista Ridge Capital Partners

Download the 2019 white paper to read topics on:

  • Fund Managers

  • Healthcare Technology

  • Venture Capitalist

  • CVC Programs

Who Should Attend?

  • Limited Partners / Investors / Allocators who invest in private partnerships
  • Managers in the following categories: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds, Mezzanine & Senior Debt, Growth Equity, Real Estate, Energy, Infrastructure
  • Deal intermediaries who advise or manage deal flow opportunities in private capital
  • Placement Agents / Fundraising advisors / intermediaries between GPs and LPs
  • CEOs of venture- or private equity-backed private companies
  • Corporate development executives who provide exit opportunities for private capital funds
  • Private Real Estate Funds

Who Attends PartnerConnect Events?

Virtually every major Financial Sponsor and hundreds of LPs. Here is a sample of 4000+ firms that have attended PartnerConnect events:

  • Harvard Management Company
  • College of the Holy Cross Endowment
  • QIC
  • Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
  • The James Irvine Foundation
  • UPS Group Trust

For more information on who attends, please reach out Kevin McCaffrey at kmccaffrey@buyoutsinsider.com. Or Andrew C. Yale ayale@buyoutsinsider.com.

ExecConnect Meetings With LPs

Now celebrating our seventh year of our ExecConnect Private Meeting Program, we are proud to say we’ve arranged over 10,000 1:1 meetings between fund managers and limited partners. Based on feedback from our participants, billions of dollars in commitments have been made by LPs to GPs they met in our program. For more information click here.

LP-Only and Dealmakers Dinner

We host dinners for LPs and GPs/bankers/lenders on the middle night of our event. Each dinner typically has 40-50 attendees. For sponsorship opportunities please reach out to Kevin McCaffrey at kmccaffrey@buyoutsinsider.com. Or Andrew C. Yale at ayale@buyoutsinsider.com.

Dinners by invitation only

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PartnerConnect conferences bring together qualified investors, fund managers, independent sponsors, family offices & service providers for unbeatable networking and award-winning panels.

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A quote icon for decorating the content Mina Pacheco Nazemi

Barings

PartnerConnect is a great way to connect with as many GPs and LPs in private equity. It is an opportunity to meet new investors and reconnect with GPs to close…

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Atlantic Trust

PartnerConnect’s ExecConnect program is a mutually beneficial service to both the LP and GP communities by helping each party make initial contact, screen…

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Clarion Capital Partners, LLC

Over the last 4 years I have tried out most of the conferences that bring LP’s and GP’s together. The only one I still attend is PartnerConnect and Buyouts Insi…

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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 23rd

Opening Night
17:00 - 19:00

Ice Breaker Reception

Agenda

Day 2 - Tuesday 24th

Sessions Include
07:45 - 08:40

Welcoming Reception

Registration & Networking Breakfast

08:40 - 08:45

Welcoming Remarks

Vik Magdani

Vik Magdani, Director, Buyouts Insider

 

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Vik Magdani

Director, Buyouts Insider

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08:45 - 09:30

Opening Keynote:

Andrea Auerbach
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Andrea Auerbach

Partner and Head of Global Private Investments, Cambridge Associates, LLC

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09:30 - 10:00

Networking Coffee Break

10:00 - 10:30

Buyouts Panel 1

Jeremy Holland, Russ Roenick, Ted Kramer, Ahmed Fattouh
Diamonds In The Rough: How GPs are Sifting Through, And Finding the Next Home Run Investment

Moderator: Ahmed Fattouh, Founder & CEO, InterPrivate

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Jeremy Holland

Managing Partner, The Riverside Company

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Russ Roenick

Founder & Managing Partner, Transom Capital Group

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Ted Kramer

President & CEO, Hammond Kennedy Whitney

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Ahmed Fattouh

Founder & CEO, InterPrivate LLC

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10:00 - 10:30

Venture Panel 1

Renata George, Gary Little, Peter Weed, Chris Eline

Deal Opportunities in Tech Investing

Moderator: Chris Eline, Principal, HKW

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Renata George

Managing Director, The Zenmen Venture Fund

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Gary Little

Co-Founder and General Partner at Canvas Ventures

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Peter Weed

General Partner, Lumia Capital

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Chris Eline

Principal Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc.

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10:30 - 11:00

Buyouts Panel 2

Michael J. Serio CFA, CAIA, Scott Potter, Andrew Boyd, Dilip Ratnam, Michael Oates, CPA

Growth Equity: How is it Evolving in Comparison to Venture and Buyout?

Moderator, Michael Oates, Tax Partner, Withum

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Michael J. Serio CFA, CAIA

Regional Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, Wells Fargo

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Scott Potter

Managing Partner, San Francisco Equity Partners

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Andrew Boyd

Principal, ABS Capital Partners

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Dilip Ratnam

Managing Director, Vista Ridge Capital Partners

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Michael Oates, CPA

Tax Partner, Withum

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10:30 - 11:00

Venture Panel 2

Bill Bracamontes, Frank Caufield, Michael Tenny, Vishal Verma

Venture Investing 101: How to due diligence venture firms

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Bill Bracamontes

Vice President, Wilshire Private Markets

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Frank Caufield

Managing Partner, Darwin Ventures

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Michael Tenny

Senior Manager, Withum

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Vishal Verma

Senior General Partner, Edgewood Ventures

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11:00 - 11:30

Buyouts Panel 3

Jed Johnson, Rob Long, Gary Post, Todd Ruggini, Thomas Costantino

How to Set up a Direct Co-Investment Program That is Sure to Succeed

Moderator: Tom Costantino, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Bluffview Energy Capital

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Jed Johnson

Senior Managing Director, Crow Holdings Capital Investment Partners

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Rob Long

Associate Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

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Gary Post

Investment Partner, Private Equity, Andina Family Office

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Todd Ruggini

Managing Director in the Co-Investment, AlpInvest Partners

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Thomas Costantino

Managing Director and Co-Founder, Bluffview Energy Capital

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11:00 - 11:30

Venture Panel 3

Ramy Adeeb, Michael Berolzheimer, Laurel Touby

Robotics, Space, Drones and AI: Venture Capitalists Discuss Which Frontier Markets are Ripe Today and What Will be Hot Tomorrow?

Moderator: Laurel Touby, Managing Partner, Supernode Ventures

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Ramy Adeeb

Managing Director, 1984 Ventures

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Michael Berolzheimer

Founder & Managing Partner, Bee Partners

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Laurel Touby

Managing Partner, Supernode Ventures

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11:30 - 12:00

Buyouts Panel 4

Irwin Boris, Bruce Lipian, Howard Morgan, Chris Zugaro, Vladimir Andonov

Ideas for Sourcing Deals Effectively and Putting Dry Powder to Work in an Over-Crowded Market

Moderator: Vladimir Andonov, Director of Business Development, Martis Capital

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Irwin Boris

Principal, Heritage Capital Group

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Bruce Lipian

Managing Director, Stonecreek Capital

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Howard Morgan

Partner and Senior Managing Director, Argand Partners

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Chris Zugaro

Partner and co-founder, Trive Capital

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Vladimir Andonov

Director of Business Development, Martis Capital

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11:30 - 12:00

Venture Panel 4

Laura Andron, Jennifer Graetzel, Jessica Straus, Renata George

Women and minority-focused venture funds on the rise: Will this continue?

Moderator: Renata George, Managing Director, The Zenmen Venture Fund

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Laura Andron

Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners LLC

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Jennifer Graetzel

Senior Vice President-Primaries. Capital Dynamics

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Jessica Straus

Venture Partner, Dundee Venture Capital

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Renata George

Managing Director, The Zenmen Venture Fund

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12:00 - 12:30

Keynote

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Buyouts Panel 5

Duran Curis, Paul Kwon, Scott Potter, Peter Rummel, Tom Angell, CPA

How to successfully move from an independent Sponsor to a captive fund

Moderator: Tom Angell, Partner, Withum

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Duran Curis

Founding Partner, Ocean Avenue Capital

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Paul Kwon

Senior Vice President, Unigestion (US), Ltd

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Scott Potter

Managing Partner, San Francisco Equity Partners

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Peter Rummel

Vice President, 747 Capital

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Tom Angell, CPA

Partner, Withum

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13:30 - 14:00

Venture Panel 5

Arjun Arora, Laurel Touby
Timing is everything: VCs discuss the importance of good planning
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Arjun Arora

Venture Partner, Fin Venture Capital

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Laurel Touby

Managing Partner, Supernode Ventures

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14:00 - 14:30

Buyouts Panel 6

Liz Griggs, Brenda Irwin, Daniel LeMoine, Carlos Ochoa

Enhancing Diversity & Inclusion in Private Equity: What Opportunities Exist for Minority & Women-Led Managers

 

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Liz Griggs

Managing Partner & CEO, Grantchester Group

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Brenda Irwin

Managing Partner, Relentless Venture Fund

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Daniel LeMoine

Director, BPEA

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Carlos Ochoa

Managing Partner, Ai8 Ventures

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14:00 - 14:30

Venture Panel 6

Michael Elio, Ryan Tiffany, Brendan Tyne, Brian Gallagher, SC Moatti

LP-GP Relations: How to Keep Your Investors Happy

Moderator: SC Moatti, Founder & Managing Partner, Mighty Capital

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Michael Elio

Partner, StepStone Group

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Ryan Tiffany

Senior Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management Inc.

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Brendan Tyne

Head of Business Development, Maples Group

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Brian Gallagher

Partner, Twin Bridge Capital Partners

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SC Moatti

Founder & Managing Partner, Mighty Capital

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14:30 - 15:00

Buyouts Panel 7

C. Kenneth Clay, Natalie Fitch, Michael Evans

Will the bull market continue or should we prepare for a downturn?

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C. Kenneth Clay

Founder, Executive Managing Director, Corinthian Capital Group, LLC

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Natalie Fitch

Vice President, Relationship Managment, Hamilton Lane

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Michael Evans

Managing Director, Newport LLC

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14:30 - 15:00

Venture Panel 7

Allen Latta, Mike Jones, Nate Leung, Blake Modersitzki, Paul Arnold

Discussion on how VC’s can stand out in a crowded market.

Moderator: Paul Arnold, Founder & Partner, Switch Ventures

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Allen Latta

Managing Director, Campton Private Equity Advisors

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Mike Jones

Co-founder and CEO of Science Inc

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Nate Leung

Vice President, Sapphire Ventures

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Blake Modersitzki

Managing Partner, Pelion

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Paul Arnold

Founder & Partner, Switch Ventures

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15:00 - 15:30

Networking Break

15:30 - 16:00

Buyouts Panel 8

Justin Kaplan , Amy Hauke

Leveraged Loans: Trends to Optimize the Capital Structure

Moderator: Amy Hauke, Private Wealth Advisor Director, BMO Wealth Management

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Justin Kaplan

Partner, Balance Point Capital

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Amy Hauke

Private Wealth Advisor Director, BMO Wealth Management

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15:30 - 16:00

Venture Panel 8

Matthew Ahern, Steven Abernathy, Joseph Marren

LPs Discuss Top Sectors to Invest in Right Now

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Matthew Ahern

Managing Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers, LLC

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Steven Abernathy

Principal & Manager, The Abernathy Group II

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Joseph Marren

President & Chief Executive Officer, KStone Partners

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16:00 - 16:30

Buyouts Panel 9

Matt Diestel, Doug Kelly, John Kim, Tim Krebs, Gordon Hargraves

Why Smaller & Newer GPs may Outperform Larger GPs with Better than Average Returns

Moderator: Gordon Hargraves, Partner, Private Advisors, LLC

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Matt Diestel

QIC Global Private Equity

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Doug Kelly

Partner, Farol Asset Management, LP

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John Kim

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, HighBar Partners

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Tim Krebs

CFO, Wolf Resources LLC

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Gordon Hargraves

Partner, Private Advisors

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16:00 - 16:30

Venture Panel 9

Paul Arnold, Quin Garcia, Julie Lein, Brenda Irwin

Thriving Emerging Managers Share their Secrets of Success

Moderator: Brenda Irwin, Managing Partner, Relentless Venture Fund

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Paul Arnold

Founder & Partner, Switch Ventures

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Quin Garcia

Managing Director & Co-Founder, AutoTech Ventures

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Julie Lein

Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Fund

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Brenda Irwin

Managing Partner, Relentless Venture Fund

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16:30 - 17:00

Keynote Panel: The Secrets of Endowment Model Investing: Capitalizing on the Illiquidity Premium and Capturing Innovation as an Asset Class

Mark Yusko

The leading endowments have generated superior returns for many decades by focusing on a few core disciplines. The majority of investors have trailed far behind over time, but the secret to superior returns is not as complex (or unobtainable) as many would think. Join us for a lively conversation about how to integrate these simple, but powerful ideas into your portfolio.

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Mark Yusko

Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Morgan Creek Capital Management

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17:00 - 17:15

Closing Remarks Followed by Networking Reception

17:15 - 18:30

Networking Reception

19:00 - 21:00

LP & GP Dinners: By Invitation Only

Agenda

Day 3 - Wednesday 25th

Sessions Include
08:00 - 09:00

Registration & Networking Breakfast

09:00 - 09:05

Opening Remarks

Vik Magdani
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Vik Magdani

Director, Buyouts Insider

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09:05 - 09:40

Keynote Panel: Looking to Growth: Blackstone’s Perspective on Today’s Investing Environment

Jon Korngold

Jon Korngold – Blackstone’s Global Head of Growth Equity – will provide his perspective on the current investing landscape across a broad range of sectors. He’ll also discuss his philosophy on growth equity investing and where the firm sees opportunities today.

 

“I’m looking forward to a great event at PartnerConnect West, and discussing the growth equity investing landscape and Blackstone’s perspective on this rapidly evolving market.”

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Jon Korngold

Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

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09:40 - 10:15

Morning Keynote Panel: The Art of the Take-Private

Rich Lawson
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Rich Lawson

Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, HGGC

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10:15 - 10:45

Buyouts 10

Serina Yu, Maurice Gordon, Cindy Chong, CFA

LP Reporting: Tips and Tricks to Make Your Next LP Meeting a Breeze

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Serina Yu

Vice President, AlpInvest Partners

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Maurice Gordon

Managing Director-Head of Private Equity, Guardian Life Insurance Company

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Cindy Chong, CFA

Associate, Invesco Private Capital

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10:45 - 11:15

Buyouts 11

Chris Pace, Jefferson Weston, Rudina Seseri, Kay Blackwell

LPs and GPs collaborate on how to make the diligence process better during the fundraising process

Moderator: Kay Blackwell, Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Argand Partners

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Chris Pace

Senior Advisor, TFG / LightPath Capital

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Jefferson Weston

Senior Investment Analyst, Arizona PSPRS

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Rudina Seseri

Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

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Kay Blackwell

Director of Investor Relations, Argand Partners

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11:15 - 11:45

Buyouts 12

Alex Abell, Stephen Baker, Matt Diestel, Jamey Spencer

LP Debate: Best Place to invest in PE/VC 2019

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Alex Abell

Partner, Head of Research, RCP Advisors

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Stephen Baker

Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, Fort Washington Capital Partners Group

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Matt Diestel

QIC Global Private Equity

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Jamey Spencer

Senior Vice President. Jordan Park

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11:45 - 12:00

Closing Remarks

Alex Abell

Partner, Head of Research, RCP Advisors

Alex Abell is responsible for the identification and analysis of potential fund investments and managing RCP’s research efforts. Prior to joining RCP, Alex founded Atlas Diligence after spending 10 years working in the private capital industry. Prior… Read full bio

Steven Abernathy

Principal & Manager, The Abernathy Group II

Steven Abernathy is the Founder and Chairman of The Abernathy Group II Family Office. Prior to The Abernathy Group II Family Office, Mr. Abernathy was recruited by Shearson American Express in 1982 and joined its training program in 1983, eventually… Read full bio

Ramy Adeeb

Managing Director, 1984 Ventures

Ramy is the founder of 1984 Ventures, a seed fund focused on startups tackling antiquated industries. Before 1984, Ramy was the founder and CEO of Snip.it (Acquired by Yahoo where he served as a product executive under Marissa Mayer) and was one of t… Read full bio

Matthew Ahern

Managing Principal, Knightsbridge Advisers, LLC

Bio: Matthew holds a leadership role in the primary and secondary fund investment strategy at Knightsbridge, a venture capital firm with more than 30 years of experience in the asset class. The firm’s core mission is to enable investors to access rev… Read full bio

Vladimir Andonov

Director of Business Development, Martis Capital

Vladimir Andonov is Director of Business Development at Martis Capital. Prior to Martis, Vladimir worked at Capricorn Investment Group as an investment analyst where he spent his time on credit, private equity, and emerging markets third party manage… Read full bio

Laura Andron

Managing Director, Hall Capital Partners LLC

Laura Andron is a Managing Director at Hall Capital Partners LLC in the Private Equity group which covers buyout, growth, distressed, credit, venture capital, and other private equity strategies. She is responsible for research, identification, due d… Read full bio

Tom Angell, CPA

Partner, Withum

Tom Angell is the practice leader of Withum’s Financial Services Group based out of the Firm’s New York office. With over 30 years of experience specializing in private equity and venture capital funds, he services a diverse client base including cre… Read full bio

Paul Arnold

Founder & Partner, Switch Ventures

Paul Arnold is the founder of the seed-stage venture fund Switch Ventures. He brings startup experience, investment know-how, and business strategy to his investments. He uses analytics to identify and invest in talented founders. He partners with th… Read full bio

Arjun Arora

Venture Partner, Fin Venture Capital

Arjun is currently “In Residence” at Expa and advises funds, startups (e.g. AngelList) and Fortune 100 companies (e.g. Nike). He is also a Part-Time Partner with the House Fund (investing in UC Berkeley student and alum founded companies). Arjun was… Read full bio

Andrea Auerbach

Partner and Head of Global Private Investments, Cambridge Associates, LLC

Andrea is a Partner and Head of Global Private Investments at Cambridge Associates where she oversees a 50-person global team covering funds, co-investments, directs, and secondary transaction opportunities. She regularly co-authors in-depth research… Read full bio

Stephen Baker

Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, Fort Washington Capital Partners Group

Steve has been instrumental in the development of FW Capital’s private equity business since joining the firm in 2000. Steve has 20 years of private equity experience, having invested in more than 50 companies in his career. He is a member of the FW… Read full bio

Ben Bayat

Managing Partner. NextGen Venture Partners

Ben is a Partner and Managing Director at NextGen Venture Partners where he leads early stage investments in primarily B2B focused companies. Prior to opening the San Francisco office of NextGen, Ben was a Partner at Illuminate Ventures, a seed stage… Read full bio

Michael Berolzheimer

Founder & Managing Partner, Bee Partners

Starting his finance career in investment banking and private equity, Michael Berolzheimer decided to launch his own fund after an early angel investment. With Bee Partners, he has amassed a long and successful track record in pre-seed and seed-stage… Read full bio

Kay Blackwell

Director of Investor Relations, Argand Partners

Kay Blackwell is the Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of Argand. Prior to joining Argand in November 2018, she was a Managing Director with The Rohatyn Group focused on business development and investor relations. Previousl… Read full bio

Irwin Boris

Principal, Heritage Capital Group

Irwin is the CIO/COO for Heritage Capital Group, a 3rdGeneration Family Office. Heritage is an active operator/investor in Flex/Industrial, office and multifamily properties. Prior to joining, Mr. Boris worked sourcing acquisitions for several privat… Read full bio

Andrew Boyd

Principal, ABS Capital Partners

Andrew is a Principal at ABS Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience include health care information technology, health care services, and business & education services companies. He combines industry expertise with a growth-stage… Read full bio

Bill Bracamontes

Vice President, Wilshire Private Markets

Mr. Bracamontes is responsible for monitoring existing private markets investments and analysis of new private markets investment opportunities in the U.S., for primary and secondary partnership investments, as well as direct co-investments. In recen… Read full bio

Frank Caufield

Managing Partner, Darwin Ventures

Frank Caufield is Managing Partner at Darwin Ventures. Frank founded Darwin Ventures in 2004. Through his unique experience, diverse network, and family history, Frank has gained access to the highest quality Venture Capital firms in Silicon Valley a… Read full bio

Cindy Chong, CFA

Associate, Invesco Private Capital

Cindy is an Associate at Invesco Private Capital. She is involved in sourcing, as well as the quantitative and qualitative analysis of prospective partnership fund investments and direct/co-investments in the US and internationally. Prior to joining… Read full bio

C. Kenneth Clay

Founder, Executive Managing Director, Corinthian Capital Group, LLC

Mr. Clay is a founding member of Corinthian Capital and serves as Chairman of Control Solutions LLC, Sierra Hamilton LLC and Renegade Holding Company, LLC and previously served on the Board of Directors of Sabre Industries, Inc. and Audio and Video L… Read full bio

Thomas Costantino

Managing Director and Co-Founder, Bluffview Energy Capital

Mr. Costantino, a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Bluffview Energy Capital, is responsible for raising investor capital, and sourcing and structuring portfolio investments. He has over 30 years of experience in finance and trading in the energy se… Read full bio

Duran Curis

Founding Partner, Ocean Avenue Capital

Duran Curis is a Founding Partner at Ocean Avenue Capital Partners where he focuses on special situation and small company investment opportunities. Prior to co-founding Ocean Avenue, he launched and managed the HRJ Special Opportunities Funds, a ser… Read full bio

Matt Diestel

QIC Global Private Equity

Matt Diestel is a Vice President of QIC’s Global Private Capital group where he is responsible for North American buyouts, venture capital & growth, and co-investments. Prior to joining QIC, Matt was an Investment Officer within the private equity gr… Read full bio

Chris Eline

Principal Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc.

Chris joined HKW in 2011. His primary responsibilities on the Transaction team include selecting target sectors, identifying and executing investment opportunities, and assisting with portfolio company initiatives. Prior to joining HKW, Chris worked… Read full bio

Michael Elio

Partner, StepStone Group

Mr. Elio, a Partner in the New York office, focuses on the portfolio management of StepStone’s institutional clients. A member of the research team, Mike is Co-Head of the Mid-market Buyout and Distressed/Turn-around sector teams. Prior to StepStone,… Read full bio

Michael Evans

Managing Director, Newport LLC

Michael L. Evans is currently CFO and Northern California Managing Partner of the Newport LLC, a firm of 60 experienced CEOs in 12 offices serving companies in major industries as CEO advisors, board directors and as advisors to private equity owners… Read full bio

Ahmed Fattouh

Founder & CEO, InterPrivate LLC

Ahmed Fattouh is the founder and CEO of InterPrivate, a firm that partners with independent sponsors and family offices on private equity transactions. In addition to investing is own capital, InterPrivate manages a warehousing vehicle that allows th… Read full bio

Natalie Fitch

Vice President, Relationship Managment, Hamilton Lane

Natalie is a Vice President in Hamilton Lane’s Relationship Management Department, based in the firm’s San Diego office, where she is responsible for all aspects of client relations including portfolio construction and strategic planning. She has exp… Read full bio

Brian Gallagher

Partner, Twin Bridge Capital Partners

Brian Gallagher has extensive experience in the middle-market buyout industry. He shares responsibility for all aspects of the Firm’s investment and fundraising activities. Mr. Gallagher serves on the Investment Committee of Twin Bridge Capital Partn… Read full bio

Quin Garcia

Managing Director & Co-Founder, AutoTech Ventures

Quin brings to Autotech a passion for forming ground transport startups, assembling teams of complimentary people, raising capital, and growing via partnerships with corporations. He was part of the founding team at Better Place, responsible for part… Read full bio

Renata George

Managing Director, The Zenmen Venture Fund

An entrepreneur - turned angel investor - turned VC. Femtech advocate advancing women in venture capital and private equity. Renata George is a Managing Partner to a corporate venture fund Zenmen with headquaters in Singapore. Current investment focu… Read full bio

Maurice Gordon

Managing Director-Head of Private Equity, Guardian Life Insurance Company

Maurice Gordon is a Managing Director and the Head of Private Equity for the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. He joined Guardian’s investment team in 2010 and is responsible for fund investing, co-investing and secondaries. He has over 24… Read full bio

Jennifer Graetzel

Senior Vice President-Primaries. Capital Dynamics

Jennifer is a Senior Vice President on the Primaries team covering North America and has over 10 years of investment management experience between our European and US Investment teams. On our European team, Jenny was responsible for the Italian, Fren… Read full bio

Liz Griggs

Managing Partner & CEO, Grantchester Group

Liz Griggs is a nationally known thought leader, visionary and senior executive in the Healthcare industry. In 1993 she launched One Call Medical which was the platform for what is currently the largest Workers’ Comp ancillary care company in the U.S… Read full bio

Gordon Hargraves

Partner, Private Advisors

Mr. Hargraves is responsible for primary private equity strategy and industry research, manager sourcing and due diligence, manager selection and portfolio construction, and monitoring of small company fund managers. Prior to joining Private Advisors… Read full bio

Amy Hauke

Private Wealth Advisor Director, BMO Wealth Management

Amy is a Director on the BMO Wealth Management private equity team. She will manage relationships with a select number of clients and works out of the BMO’s Chicago office. Previously Amy spent ten years as a private markets institutional investment… Read full bio

Jeremy Holland

Managing Partner, The Riverside Company

Jeremy R. Holland is a Managing Partner at The Riverside Company, leading the Origination team across the various funds/strategies in North America. Jeremy joined the Riverside in 2010, when they recruited him to switch from executing deals to focusi… Read full bio

Brenda Irwin

Managing Partner, Relentless Venture Fund

Brenda is a former life science venture capitalist for Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). While at BDC she had personal responsibility for management of a $100M+ healthcare portfolio including private to publicly listed organizations. Prior t… Read full bio

Jed Johnson

Senior Managing Director, Crow Holdings Capital Investment Partners

Jed Johnson leads Private Equity and Venture Capital Strategies for Crow Holdings Capital – Investment Partners (“CHCIP”), representing approximately $500 million of invested and committed capital. He is responsible for the firm’s private markets inv… Read full bio

Mike Jones

Co-founder and CEO of Science Inc

Mike is the co-founder and CEO of Science Inc., a Los Angeles-based incubator and venture fund focused on technology and internet companies that tap into societal shifts and disrupt entrenched markets. Founded in 2011, Science's portfolio has seen $1… Read full bio

Justin Kaplan

Partner, Balance Point Capital

Prior to joining Balance Point, Mr. Kaplan was a Senior Vice President for BNY Mellon Alcentra Mezzanine Partners, L.P. where he was responsible for transaction sourcing, deal execution and the monitoring of portfolio companies. Mr. Kaplan was a memb… Read full bio

Doug Kelly

Partner, Farol Asset Management, LP

Doug Kelly is a Partner at Farol Asset Management, L.P. He is responsible for all investment activities of the firm and is a member of the Investment Committee and the Management Committee. Farol specializes in lower middle market buyout transactions… Read full bio

John Kim

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, HighBar Partners

Succeeding as an Emerging Manager and Raising Funds IV, V and VI: GPs share their journey, war stories and overcoming obstacles John Kim is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of HighBar Partners, a private investment firm focused on enterprise and inf… Read full bio

Jon Korngold

Senior Managing Director, Blackstone

Jon Korngold is a Senior Managing Director and head of Blackstone’s Global Growth Equity investing platform, where he is focused on providing capital to growth-stage companies during the phase between venture capital investments and traditional buyou… Read full bio

Ted Kramer

President & CEO, Hammond Kennedy Whitney

Ted joined HKW in 2001. He has led the Sourcing activities for the firm since 2002. In 2014, Ted was appointed president of HKW and in August of 2015, assumed the position of president & CEO. Ted splits his responsibilities between Sourcing, Investor… Read full bio

Tim Krebs

CFO, Wolf Resources LLC

Tim is the Chief Financial Officer for Wolf Resources LLC, a manager of upstream oil and gas private investment funds. Tim has participated in 45 acquisitions and capital markets transactions worth over $12 billion. Prior to Wolf, Tim worked at Caeru… Read full bio

Paul Kwon

Senior Vice President, Unigestion (US), Ltd

Paul has over 10 years experience in private equity. At Unigestion, Paul is responsible for covering the North American private equity market as well as portfolio management. Prior to joining Unigestion, he was a Vice President at 747 Capital in New… Read full bio

Allen Latta

Managing Director, Campton Private Equity Advisors

Allen Latta is the Managing Director and founder of Campton Private Equity Advisors. Allen has over 25 years of experience in private equity, venture capital and corporate finance. Campton provides advisory services to institutions, family offices an… Read full bio

Rich Lawson

Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, HGGC

Mr. Lawson is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of HGGC, a leading private equity firm with over $2.4 billion in cumulative capital commitments, and oversees portfolio companies that employ more than 43,000 employees globally.… Read full bio

Julie Lein

Managing Partner, Urban Innovation Fund

Julie is a co-founder and Managing Partner of the Urban Innovation Fund, a venture capital firm that invests in the future of cities. The fund provides seed capital and regulatory support to entrepreneurs solving our toughest urban challenges – helpi… Read full bio

Daniel LeMoine

Director, BPEA

Daniel is a principal at BPEA. He sources, analyzes, conducts due diligence, and monitors BPEA’s direct investments. He also serves as a board observer for multiple BPEA investments. Prior to joining BPEA in 2008, Daniel was an analyst at State Stree… Read full bio

Nate Leung

Vice President, Sapphire Ventures

Nate invests in early-stage venture capital funds on the Sapphire Partners team. He is passionate about partnering with established and emerging firms and supporting aspiring GPs. Before joining Sapphire Partners in 2019, Nate worked on the investmen… Read full bio

Bruce Lipian

Managing Director, Stonecreek Capital

Bruce is a founding principal and Managing Director of StoneCreek Capital LLC. Founded in 1992, StoneCreek is an independent private equity sponsor focused on investing directly in growth-oriented management buyouts. Each StoneCreek transaction is fi… Read full bio

Gary Little

Co-Founder and General Partner at Canvas Ventures

Gary Little is a Co-Founder and General Partner at Canvas Ventures, a venture capital firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area with nearly $500 million under management that focuses on Series A and Series B investments. He focuses on cloud infrastruc… Read full bio

Rob Long

Associate Investment Director, Cambridge Associates

Rob is an Associate Investment Director at Cambridge Associates based in San Francisco. Rob focuses on co-investments on a global basis, working with fund managers, investment teams, and clients to source, assess, and transact on investment opportuni… Read full bio

Joseph Marren

President & Chief Executive Officer, KStone Partners

Joseph Marren is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of KStone Partners. He is a member of its Investment Committee, as well as its Valuation Committee, and leads the firm’s marketing efforts. Joe spent the 23 years pr… Read full bio

Blake Modersitzki

Managing Partner, Pelion

Blake joined Pelion as the Managing Partner in 2002, and has led the firm through 4 successful funds. Blake is focused on backing entrepreneurs building unique and disruptive technology. Blake has led investments in Redhat, Riverbed, Fusion.io, Integ… Read full bio

Howard Morgan

Partner and Senior Managing Director, Argand Partners

Howard D. Morgan is a Partner and Senior Managing Director of Argand Partners. He was the President of Castle Harlan from 2010 to 2015. He joined Castle Harlan in 1996 and has been active in mid-market private equity for 30 years. Until 2015, Mr. Mor… Read full bio

SC Moatti

Founder & Managing Partner, Mighty Capital

SC Moatti, Founder & Managing Partner, Mighty Capital SC Moatti is a technology visionary, entrepreneur and investor. She is the founding partner of Mighty Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, and Products That Count, a global community of… Read full bio

Michael Oates, CPA

Tax Partner, Withum

Michael Oates is the leader of Withum’s Financial Services Tax Practice. With over 30 years of experience with alternative investment funds, investment advisors and their owners. Michael often consults on the initial organizational structures and por… Read full bio

Carlos Ochoa

Managing Partner, Ai8 Ventures

Carlos Ochoa is a serial technology entrepreneur, investor, and frequent speaker at technology, innovation and entrepreneurship forums. Successfully founded and sold FinTech startups. Exceptional rate of return of portfolio companies in funds managed… Read full bio

Chris Pace

Senior Advisor, TFG / LightPath Capital

Chris is a senior advisor to a broad range of private equity, venture capital, real estate, credit, and multi-strategy investment firms. He has over 20 years of Portfolio Management and Investor Relationship (fund-raising) experience in Alternative a… Read full bio

Gary Post

Investment Partner, Private Equity, Andina Family Office

Gary manages the private equity/venture capital portfolio of Andina Family Offices known as The K Fund. He also participates in the selection of investment managers for Andina across a wide spectrum of asset classes. Gary has over 25 years’ experienc… Read full bio

Scott Potter

Managing Partner, San Francisco Equity Partners

Scott is the Founder and Managing Partner of San Francisco Equity Partners, a private equity firm exclusively focused on lower middle market consumer growth companies. Scott currently serves as Chairman of Yes To, Japonesque, and Red Monkey Foods and… Read full bio

Dilip Ratnam

Managing Director, Vista Ridge Capital Partners

Dilip Ratnam is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Vista Ridge Capital Partners, based in Portland, Oregon. Vista Ridge manages a family of investment vehicles investing across the entire spectrum of private equity and private credit strategies. The… Read full bio

Russ Roenick

Founder & Managing Partner, Transom Capital Group

Mr. Roenick is a Founder and Managing Partner of Transom Capital Group. Prior to Transom Capital, Mr. Roenick was a Junior Partner at McKinsey & Company. Previously, Mr. Roenick worked as a product strategist at Microsoft and an investment banker at… Read full bio

Todd Ruggini

Managing Director in the Co-Investment, AlpInvest Partners

Todd is a Managing Director in the Co-Investment team focusing on US transactions. He joined AlpInvest Partners in 2008 from Alta Communications, where he was an Associate working on private equity transactions in the media and communications sector.… Read full bio

Peter Rummel

Vice President, 747 Capital

Peter serves as a Vice President at the firm. His responsibilities include sourcing new direct investments and buyout funds for investment consideration, as well as performing analytical analysis for primary, secondary, and co-investment opportunitie… Read full bio

Michael J. Serio CFA, CAIA

Regional Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, Wells Fargo

Michael J. Serio is the regional chief investment officer for the Mountain Northwest region of Wells Fargo Private Bank. He leads a team of investment professionals who deliver comprehensive, custom, diversified portfolio management for clients of Th… Read full bio

Rudina Seseri

Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

Rudina Seseri is Founder and Managing Partner of Glasswing Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm dedicated to investing in the next generation of AI-powered technology companies. With over 17 years of investing and transactional experience, R… Read full bio

Jamey Spencer

Senior Vice President. Jordan Park

Jamey Spencer leads private investments for Jordan Park, a San Francisco-based multi-family office empowering a distinct community to impact the world. Jamey joined Jordan Park in 2017 as Senior Vice President, Investment Advisory. Prior to Jordan Pa… Read full bio

Jessica Straus

Venture Partner, Dundee Venture Capital

Straus is a Venture Partner with Dundee Venture Capital, a seed-stage venture capital firm investing in the best entrepreneurs between the coasts. Jessica has spent her career in venture capital, technology, and advancing diversity and inclusion in t… Read full bio

Michael Tenny

Senior Manager, Withum

With over 15 years of experience providing accounting, audit, tax, and consulting services to a diversified group of clients in both the private and public sectors. Michael’s expertise includes, services to alternative investment funds, broker-dealer… Read full bio

Ryan Tiffany

Senior Investment Manager, Aberdeen Asset Management Inc.

Ryan is a Senior Investment Manager focused on the Aberdeen U.S. Private Equity strategy and is responsible for supporting the senior investment team with due diligence and ongoing monitoring of existing and prospective fund managers. Ryan was a Vice… Read full bio

Laurel Touby

Managing Partner, Supernode Ventures

Laurel Touby is former business journalist, exited tech CEO and the founding partner at Supernode Ventures (formerly Flatiron Investors). Supernode Ventures is a microVC, focusing on pre-seed/early stage tech startups. With 15,000+ network connection… Read full bio

Brendan Tyne

Head of Business Development, Maples Group

Brendan is the Head of Business Development – North America and is responsible for driving the growth of the Maples Group’s fund services business across North America. He brings over 20 years of experience in the asset management industry and specif… Read full bio

Vishal Verma

Senior General Partner, Edgewood Ventures

Vishal Verma is a Senior General Partner at Edgewood Ventures, LLC. Edgewood is an investment fund focusing on investing in the USA and India. He has made investments and on the board of directors of Edgewood Networks, Edgewood CureAire, Gamma Securi… Read full bio

Peter Weed

General Partner, Lumia Capital

Peter joined Lumia Capital to further enhance the firm’s data-centric approach to identifying, investing in, and scaling globally-dominant SaaS innovators. As part of his leadership role, Peter oversees Lumia’s “Global Success” platform, including it… Read full bio

Jefferson Weston

Senior Investment Analyst, Arizona PSPRS

Jeff is the Senior Investment Analyst at Arizona’s Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) which provides retirement befits for Arizona’s police officers, firefighters, corrections/detention officers, and elected officials. He has gained re… Read full bio

Serina Yu

Vice President, AlpInvest Partners

Serina is a Vice President in the Primary Fund Investments team, where she is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing transactions in North America. Serina rejoined AlpInvest Partners in 2016 and was previously a senior associate at AlpInv… Read full bio

Mark Yusko

Founder, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Morgan Creek Capital Management

Mark W. Yusko is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Morgan Creek Capital Management, LLC, a registered investment adviser formed in July 2004 to provide investment management services based on the University Endowment Model of investing to wealt… Read full bio

Chris Zugaro

Partner and co-founder, Trive Capital

Chris is a Partner and co-founder of Trive Capital. Chris sits on the Investment Committee of Trive and on the board of directors at most of Trive’s portfolio companies. Chris has responsibility for sourcing, executing, and managing investments which… Read full bio
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The ExecConnect Private Meeting Program:

  • Connects LPs actively looking to commit capital with GPs who are fundraising or seeking to build new LP relationships
  • Meetings are 20-min, private, and curated by conference directors based on detailed investor profiles
  • Over 11,000 LP-GP meetings facilitated to date, with 2700+ in 2018 alone
  • Billions of dollars raised with past commitments ranging from a few million dollars to larger checks as high as $100 million

If you’re an LP- ExecConnect gives you the opportunity to meet and screen new GP’s in a time-efficient, personalized manner. Instead of looking over spreadsheets and pitchbooks, you’re able to hand-pick a schedule of face to face meetings from a selection of 50-60 PE and VC fund managers of various sizes and strategies.

LPs who take three 20-min meetings, attend our event complimentary, as well as our LP dinners and workshops.

If you’re a GP- As a participant in our ExecConnect program, simply show up on-site, and you’ll have a roster of 1:1 LP meetings arranged through our proprietary match-making system. The LP’s who participate in ExecConnect are decision-makers at Pensions, Endowments, Foundations, Insurance Companies, Fund of Funds and more.

Each meeting is set-up based on the LPs interest in your firm and/or your firm’s strategy, ensuring that each meeting is productive.

Register by 9/6/2019 to take advantage of ExecConnect at PartnerConnect West!

Limited Partners attend our events complimentary, through taking a handful of meetings in the program.
For more information on attending as a qualified investor, please contact:
Grant Catton
646-321-4864
gcatton@buyoutsinsider.com

 

 

General Partners raising capital have a variety of options to enter the meetings program.
For more information on ExecConnect packages and maximizing your participation, please contact:
Kevin McCaffrey
646-345-4503
kmccaffrey@buyoutsinsider.com

Andrew C. Yale
646-989-8025
ayale@buyoutsinsider.com

 

General Partner Packages Includes:

  • Multiple passes
  • ExecConnect – Guaranteed LP meetings; ability to review and rank LP preferences
  • Branding
  • Speaking opportunities
  • VIP Dinner invitation
  • Other creative opportunities include: meeting space sponsorship

FUND MANAGERS

Count on PartnerConnect to Introduce You to Your Next Investor

If you’re interested in raising funds then you don’t want to miss the opportunity to meet with our LPs privately at one of our PartnerConnect events through our ExecConnect private meeting program. With ExecConnect, you can maximize your time by letting us handle the introductions.

Here’s How it Works:

  • Contact Kevin McCaffrey at kmccaffrey@buyoutsinsider.com, who can get you set up with an ExecConnect profile and explain next steps on LP meetings.
  • Institutional Investors review profiles of all GPs and prioritize those whom they are interested in meeting.
  • We arrange private one-on-one meetings at our PartnerConnect events with LPs who have indicated an interest in your firm.

More than 11,000 meetings have been arranged between PE/VC Fund Managers & Institutional Investors since the start of ExecConnect 9 years ago, with $1B plus in confirmed commitments from LPs who first met GPs at our events.

Avoid the inconvenience of putting time, energy, and significant money into searching for prospective investors. Enrollment in ExecConnect guarantees to place you in front of pension plans, foundations, endowments, and fund of funds, all of whom are looking to place capital specifically into private equity funds.

 

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

There’s not a more efficient way to make in-person connections with fund managers than at PartnerConnect

What is the PartnerConnect Institutional Investor Pass?

PartnerConnect offers qualified investors the opportunity to attend our events free of charge, with a complimentary Institutional Investor Pass. To be considered, you must be a qualified investor or advisor who allocates capital to alternative asset managers or advises institutional investors to make such commitments.

Here’s What You Can Do with the Institutional Investor Pass:

  • Attend our events free of charge, taking advantage of all conference sessions
  • Sift through scores of GPs in the PE, venture, real estate, and growth equity spaces, and pick the meetings that you want, which we schedule for you.
  • Attend any post event workshops
  • Bring a colleague for free
  • Network with other institutional investors during a private dinner, usually at a 5-star restaurant or special venue

Avoid the inconvenience of putting time, energy, and significant money into searching for prospective fund managers. Enrollment in ExecConnect guarantees to place you in front of the managers you want in a quick and efficient manner. For more information, please contact our LP relationship manager, Grant Catton, at gcatton@buyoutsinsider.com

Requirements of an Institutional Investor Pass:

In exchange for all the benefits listed above, we ask that you participate in our ExecConnect private meeting program, which enables you to meet directly with fund managers whose investment goals match yours. These meetings are pre-arranged by conference organizers, and you get to choose the firms you meet with for focused, efficient networking. We ask that you take at least 3 meetings with managers.

DEALMAKERS & SERVICE PROVIDERS

Shake Hands With 150+ Financial Sponsors at Each of Our PartnerConnect Events

Our events are designed with bankers, lenders and service providers squarely in the middle of all of the action at our PartnerConnect events throughout the year. Unlike most competing events, our attendee rosters are typically 90% or more comprised of limited partners and fund managers, which means a strikingly low amount of service providers. Your ticket includes first rate networking with senior decision makers at private market funds (PE, VC, Real Estate and more), as well as limited partners who back them. Group passes and discounts are available. Bankers and lenders also receive a complimentary pass to our well-known Deal Makers’ Dinner, alongside PE firms on the middle night of the conference. For service providers a select few passes are available through dinner sponsorship.

To get still more out of the event with sponsorship opportunities, including attendee lists, branding, and speaking roles, please reach out to please contact Vikash Magdani at vmagdani@buyoutsinsider.com

Contact Bob Raidt at rraidt@buyoutsinsider.com or call (646) 356-4502 for further benefits of PartnerConnect events, the Banker/Lender package and our special group rates.

Hotel Information

Fairmont San Francisco

950 Mason St,
San Francisco, CA 94108
Hotel Phone: 1 (650) 712-7000
Discounted Rates: $379 (plus applicable taxes and fees).
Phone Reservations: 1-800-441-1414
Online Reservations: Click here!
(Enter arrival & departure dates and click “check dates” box.  This will automatically default to group discounted rates and display room types available).

 

Requests for room assignments may also be made by calling our toll-free number at 1-800-441-1414 and referencing the Argosy PartnerConnect West conferenceDiscounted rates are good through, September 1, 2019. However, please note that the discounted group block is subject to availability and is not guaranteed. Rooms are available on a first come first served basis, be sure to book your room early.

Fairmont San Francisco

Early-Bird Rates (Expires 8/30/19)
Fund Managers – $2,700
Independent Sponsors – $1,350
Service Providers – $2,800
LPs/Family Offices – Complimentary

Standard Rates
Fund Managers – $3,000
Independent Sponsors – $1,500
Service Providers – $3,300
LPs/Family Offices – Complimentary

The ExecConnect Deadline for this event is September 6, 2019.
After this date we cannot guarantee LP-GP one-on-one meetings.

GROUP PRICING FOR FUND MANAGERS:
Contact Kevin McCaffrey at 646-356-4503 or kmccaffrey@buyoutsinsider.com.
Partner
Packages Includes:

  • Multiple passes
  • ExecConnect – Guaranteed LP meetings; ability to review and rank LP preferences
  • Branding
  • Speaking opportunities
  • VIP Dinner invitation
  • Other creative opportunities include: meeting space sponsorship

GROUP PRICING FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS:
Contact Lawrence Dvorchik at 908-601-3166 or Lawrence.D@peimedia.com for more information.

COMPLIMENTARY LIMITED PARTNERS / FAMILY OFFICES
Contact Grant Catton at 646-321-4864 or gcatton@buyoutsinsider.com for more information.

APPLY FOR AN INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR PASS
As an accredited institutional investor you may qualify for a Complimentary Institutional Investor Pass. Recipients of this Investor Pass may attend the entire conference program and the general networking reception, if you agree to participate in our ExecConnect 1:1 meeting program for at least three 20-minute private meetings with fund managers of your choice at a time of your choice.

By applying for a complimentary pass below, you certify that your firm is a qualified institutional investor that commits capital to alternative asset managers, or that your firm advises institutional investors to make such commitments. You also certify that your firm is an accredited investor as defined by Rule 501 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933. You agree to take at least 3 private meetings as part of the ExecConnect Meetings Program.

Please note: Fund of Funds who qualify for a complimentary pass are restricted to those who are responsible to approve, oversee or research primary commitments to fund managers. Professionals who work on secondaries, directs, fundraising, marketing, business development, or in an administrative capacity, would not qualify. We will be in touch once you have submitted your application. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact gcatton@buyoutsinsider.com.

PartnerConnect On-Demand Webinar Series

Cutting-edge resources curated for private market fund managers, institutional investors,
family office & financial advisors, wealth managers, GPs and LPs.

Here you will find thought leadership webinars to assist financial professionals in the fund marketing and investor servicing industry — highlighting the markets and investment opportunities that matter to you. Due to compliance regulations, we are only able to share the recording with you. We do not provide the presentations for download. You will be asked to register prior to viewing the recordings.

FEATURED WEBINAR

Best Practices: Trends in Compensating Top PE/VC Talent

Unsure what to pay in salary, bonus and carry to attract the best of the best? Worried about losing talent to the competition? Wondering how quickly rival firms are building up their payrolls?

Family Office Master Class: Making Money, Doing Good with Opportunity Zone Funds

Watch this webinar on opportunity zone funds—partnership or corporations set up by entrepreneurs, developers and money managers to invest in the nearly 9,000 state-designated opportunity zones across the country. Looking to save millions of dollars in capital gains taxes? Eager to have a positive impact in poor communities by investing in real estate, infrastructure projects and private equity? Don’t miss this webinar

GP Fundraising: Identifying Active Family Offices for Funds, Co-Investments

Family offices make great limited partners. They’re open to investment strategies of all kinds. They have a soft spot for debut funds and emerging managers. They like to co-invest. They decide quickly. And family offices are shifting money from hedge funds to private equity. So how do you break into or expand in this lucrative market?

PE/VC Masterclass: Building Processes for Agile and Flexible Deal Flow Management

Did you know that most PE professionals review just a small percentage of the universe of deal flow in their target markets? It’s true, according to the latest research. But it’s also true that you can take steps right now to see more deals and better-quality deals. This webinar brought to you by Backstop Solutions Group, the leading provider of productivity tools to private equity firms and their investors.

IR Masterclass: Keeping LPs Satisfied in an Age of Transparency

As a private equity professional, you know how critical it is to keep investors happy at every stage of the fund lifecycle—from courtship to final close to that final distribution. Find out best practices in LP reporting and annual meetings.

Want to Drive Operational Efficiency? The C-Suite Needs to Lead Organizational Change

Is your firm still leaning a little too heavily on Excel spreadsheets? Feel like you’ve lost a step to rival deal sponsors quicker to adopt new platforms? You’ll hear executives from blue-chip private equity and venture capital firms share best practices for getting their firms to adopt new technologies to streamline both fundraising and deal-making.

PE/VC Best Practices: How Independent Sponsors Source Deals and Raise Capital

Are you an independent sponsor looking for fresh sources of proprietary acquisitions? Looking for tips on raising capital for your next purchase? Don’t miss this special webinar on critical strategies for working with attorneys, family offices, investment bankers and business brokers, and business owners who can open doors to great deals.

PE/VC Best Practices: How Independent Sponsors Can Identify and Win Profitable Deals

Are you an independent sponsor looking to expand your circle of proprietary deal sources? Looking for an edge in winning limited auctions? Don’t miss this webinar on the latest strategies for working with accountants, attorneys, business brokers, investment bankers and, of course, business owners who can lead you to your next great deal.

PE/VC Best Practices: Putting LPs at Ease on Cybersecurity and IT Outsourcing

Limited partners have little tolerance for fund managers that aren’t up to speed on their cybersecurity and privacy requirements. Fall behind in these critical areas and your days raising institutional money will be numbered. Don’t miss this webinar.

IR Masterclass: Avoiding Top Timewasters in LP Communications and Reporting

Join Buyouts Insider for an important webinar on the new normal in transparency in the PE and VC industry. More than ever LPs expect GPs to be open and forthcoming with information related to the performance of funds, the performance of the underlying portfolio companies, and the ongoing allocation of partnership fees and expenses; LPs also want a full accounting of how co-investment opportunities and expenses are allocated. GPs need to provide these services in a time-efficient and cost-effective way.

ADDITIONAL PARTNERCONNECT WEBINARS OF INTEREST INCLUDE:

PE/VC Best Practices: How to Compensate Top Talent
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GP Best Practices: How to Expand Your Portfolio Companies Abroad
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What to Do NOW to Prepare for Coming Regulatory, Legislative, Tax changes
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Ready for a Downturn? New Strategies for Cutting Portfolio Company Costs
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GP Fundraising: Identifying Active Family Offices for Funds, Co-Investments
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Inside the LP Mind: Allocating to Private Real Estate in the Current Environment
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LP Perspective: Best Practices in Benchmarking Private Equity Returns
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The Fundraising Survival Guide for Emerging Real Estate Managers
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Emerging Managers: How to Build a Successful Co-investment Program for Investors
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LP Perspective: What Public Pensions Want From PE/VC Fund Managers
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IR Master Class: Keeping LPs Satisfied in an age of Increasing Transparency
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Top Strategies for Raising Money from Family Offices
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Top Trends Generating Investment Opportunities in The Tech Sector
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Improving Your Deal Sourcing Operations
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Identifying Potential Investors for Emerging Manager Funds
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PE/VC Roadshow Bootcamp: Getting Your Pitch Ready for Prime Time
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