Exploring the role of the private funds CCO

The Private Fund Compliance Operations Forum is a collaboration-first event for compliance professionals to benchmark their processes and bring new strategies back to their firm.

Across two days you’ll take a deep dive into vital strategies needed to meet the evolving non-legal and regulatory expectations for your role.

This Forum is essential for all compliance professionals to discuss how SEC rules are being applied, improve your firm’s practices, and ensure your firm is on pace with the rest of the industry.


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Why the Private Fund Compliance Operations Forum?

Benchmark against peers

Benchmark your back-office operations against peer organizations and learn how they are writing their AI, cyber, and data policies.

Build a cohesive strategy

Improve your firm’s risk and data management, cybersecurity, tech solutions, LP relations and much more.

Broaden your understanding

Expand your knowledge base of all things related to the SEC to help guide your firm forward.

“The selection of topics were all very relevant and it was helpful to learn of insights from the panels…”

Eli Oh, Crow Holdings Capital

“Great networking opportunities, interesting topics, and fabulous guest speakers.”

Alexandra Maisel, Sun Capital Partners

2023 featured speakers

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2023 attendees included:

ACON Investments
Adams Street Partners
Advent International
Agile Legal
American Family Ventures
American Realty Advisors
Arcline Investment Management
Aztec Group
Bain Capital Investors
Bow River Asset Management
Brightstar Capital Partners
CapitalSouth Partners
Carbon Direct Capital Management
Digital Colony Management
Ethos Capital
FFL Partners
Franklin Park Associates
Fundamental Advisors
General Atlantic
GI Partners
Greylion Capital
HarbourVest Partners
Insight Partners
JMI Management
Kainos Capital
Kohlberg & Company
Leonard Green & Partners
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Lindsay Goldberg
LS Power Development
Marlin Equity Partners
Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board
Mission BioCapital
NovaQuest Capital Management
Old Ironsides Energy
Paine Schwartz Partners
Parthenon Capital
Providence Equity Partners
PSG Equity
Revelation Partners
Ridgemont Equity Partners
Roark Capital
Rockbridge Capital
Siris Capital Group
Sorenson Capital
Southeast Asset Advisors
Star Mountain Capital
Stepstone Conversus
Tailwater Capital
The Vistria Group
Thomas H. Lee Partners
TPG Capital
Trilantic North America
TSG Consumer Partners
TZP Group
US Equity Advisors
VSS Fund Management
Wellington Management
Whitehorse Liquidity Partners
Wind Point Partners

Build an expansive knowledgebase

Collaborate with your peers through roundtable discussions to solve the biggest issues facing the industry. Topics of discussion include:

  • What to expect when you’re examined and how to prep
  • Talent implications for complying with the private fund adviser rules
  • Cybersecurity protocols that reduce exposure across your portfolio
  • Firmwide risk management strategies
  • And more…

View the 2023 agenda

Lead the discussion in 2024

Firms leading the discussion in 2024 include:

  • Brookfield Asset Management
  • HCI Equity Partners
  • KKR
  • And more…

Have a topic you would like to discuss at this year’s forum? Contact Brian Anderson at brian.a@pei.group to discuss speaking opportunities.

Brian Anderson

Senior Conference Producer, Private Equity International

Jacqueline Cangero

Counsel, GI Partners

Lisa Costello

CAO, CCO & Managing Director, HCI Equity Partners

Adam Freedman

Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer, HarbourVest Partners

Michael Henry

Senior Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer, Wafra

Devin Holden

Chief Compliance Officer, NovaQuest Capital Management

Bruce Karpati

Partner, Global Chief Compliance Officer, KKR

Jae J. Lee

Senior Vice President, Internal Audit & Compliance Monitoring, Brookfield Asset Management

Letti de Little

Chief Compliance Officer, Grain Management

Eve Mongiardo

Chief Financial Officer Blue Wolf Capital Partners

Leigh Rovzar

Partner, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, BayPine and Declaration Partners

Giulianna Ruiz

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Trilantic North America

Nate Saint Victor

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Engine No. 1

Junaid Subhan

Vice President, Legal Affairs & Chief Compliance Officer, Sagard

Brad West

Partner, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Pritzker Private Capital

Pre-Event Resources

Connect with a community of CFOs, COOs and senior finance executives

The Private Fund Compliance Forum offers a unique opportunity for providers to engage and connect with senior compliance professionals in the private equity sector through thought leadership, networking, and more.

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2024, contact Josh Stoller at joshua.s@pei.group or call +1 646 970 3923.

2024 Sponsors

Make essential connections

Be a part of the largest gathering of compliance leaders in the industry. Over two days you’ll build up your book of contacts while discussing solutions to shared challenges with this expansive community.

Last year compliance professionals from 150+ firms discussed everything coming from the SEC and how to best prepare their firm.

See who attended in 2023

Sessions promoting collaboration

think tank

Breakfast meetings and think tanks

Cover critical issues and exchange solutions on curated topics with your peers at our breakfast meetings and GP-only think tanks.

Networking break

Networking breaks

Catch up with your peers to build your network and discuss session takeaways during the many designated networking breaks.


More hands-on than a traditional panel, our workshops start with a 25 minute discussion followed by a 40 minute peer-to-peer workshop.

Participants at a glance

“Event was a great opportunity to hear from three important constituents: SEC staff, industry advisors, and peers in the trenches who deal with the same challenges I deal with.

Daniel Gewanter, Kohlberg & Co

“Great networking opportunities, interesting topics, and fabulous guest speakers.

Alexandra Maisel, Sun Capital Partners

2023 attendees included:

Adams Street Partners
Bain Capital Investors
CapitalSouth Partners
FFL Partners
General Atlantic
HarbourVest Partners
JMI Management
Marlin Equity Partners
Paine SChwartz Partners
Revelation Partners
Siris Capital Group
Thomas H. Lee Partners
U.S. Equity Advisors
Whitehorse Liquidity Partners

Advisory Board

Mary Anne Capo

CFO & CCO, CapStreet Group

Lisa Costello

CAO, CCO & Managing Director, HCI Equity Partners

Eric DiFiore

Chief Compliance Officer, TZP Group

Jacqueline Giammarco

Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer, Stone Point Capital

Gregory Hegerich

Head of Compliance, North America Private Investments & Real Estate, Bain Capital

Steven Spencer

Partner, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Siris Capital Group, LLC