PE’23: Capital Development Track

Dec 12, 2022 | Kayo Women, Misc

PE’23: Capital Development Track

Dec 12, 2022 | Kayo Women, Misc

Women’s Private Equity Summit
June 12-14, 2023 | Capital Development Track

Allocators remain eager to invest in alternatives but are more selective and constrained. Consequently, capital raising has become more challenging for both seasoned and emerging managers. This track explores fund formation, trends, and the crucial role of the allocator and general partner relationship before, during, and after a fundraise.

Panel: Being Authentic in a Transactional World
June 12th | 2:15 PM ET

Private equity is a relationship business, and it’s more fun when those relationships are authentic and meaningful.  Business development leaders walk that line carefully, knowing that not every fund is a fit for every allocator at any every moment.  This panel of leading capital development pros will share secrets on how to find the right partners for the right products. Learn tips on building partnerships with allocators and avoiding transactional relationships. We’ll hear about fundraising successes and failures, and enduring tips for capital raising throughout cycles.

Speakers confirmed: Jordan Peer Griffin, H.I.G. Capital, Marcelia Freeman, Clearlake Capital Group, Emila Damjanovic, Lead Edge Capital, Lindsay Grider, Levine Leichtman Capital Partners

Panel: What Does Recession Mean For Private Markets?
June 12th | 3:00 PM ET

For many institutional investors and private equity professionals, present day may be their first time facing a the threat of a true economic downturn. What lessons can be gleaned from professionals who navigated the last recession? Are there similarities and differences?  What were common mistakes?  How does a recession impact fundraising and term sheets?  How can institutional investors seize opportunities and emerge stronger on the other side?

Speakers confirmed: Ilene Levinson, Hamilton Lane, Meera Patel, Accolade Partners, Kee Tilghman Rabb, Apogem Capital, Emily Bertsche Murto, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust

Panel: How Newcomers Find Traction

It’s a very tough environment for emerging managers. But, it’s never impossible.  We’ll hear from newcomers who have gotten over the hurdle of their first fund raise and are working on fund two as well as women and diverse managers who have now crossed the $1 billion fund mark – an incredible milestone.  How have newcomers found traction in fundraising? What lessons can they share with other managers?

Speakers confirmed: Tamika Tyson, TGC Impact, Robyn Slutzky, Arctos Partners, Natalie Walker, StepStone Group

Track Sponsored by: Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Join us at our Private Equity Summit to hear valuable insight in the capital development sector. Register here.