Showcasing diverse talent across private equity

Join the Women in Private Equity Forum: North America and participate in networking and learning opportunities across the alternative investment space.

The forum will bring together institutional investors, fund managers and the surrounding industry, providing a platform for men and women of all levels to build a network within the asset class.

The Women in Private Equity Forum: North America will be co-located with forums focused on Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Private Debt.

What can you expect at the Women in Private Equity Forum?

Unrivalled cross-asset class networking

This is an event like no other within the asset class for networking. Throughout the unique event there are opportunities to take part in the discussion and make real lasting connections with industry participants. Join a seated working lunch, investor-only workshop, roundtable discussions, think-tanks, mentoring sessions, and many other networking sessions.

Hear the latest trends in private equity

Several sessions will consider how private equity is performing compared to other asset classes for investors, the extent to which the democratisation of private equity is taking place, where dealmakers are finding opportunities, exploring how different strategies including emerging managers, venture, growth and much more.

Gain crucial investor insights

Get a view across the investor spectrum from foundations, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and public and private pension funds. Understand what matters most to them, how private equity has compared to other asset classes in the past two years and how rising inflation and increased interest rates are impacting investment strategy.

Cross-asset class agenda highlights include:

  • Allocations and strategic choices for investors in private markets
  • Making co-investments work for all: balancing benefits, fees and trust
  • ESG debate: how is the U.S. faring in decarbonising private markets?
  • Private Markets: Investment Committee
  • Networking opportunities including think tanks, mentoring sessions and roundtables
  • State of Private Markets: GP Perspectives on the evolution of alternatives
  • Clean tech 2.0: private markets and the transition to net-zero
  • Democratization of private markets: the emerging landscape in the US and globally
  • The continued rise of secondaries in private markets
  • How are the leading funds in private markets tackling their DEI deficit?

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