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WOMEN'S CHICAGO PRIVATE EQUITY POP-UP

September 12, 2024

A part of the Pop-Up Series

about

The Kayo Women’s Private Equity Pop-Up unites women in private equity for curated networking, educational content and a supportive community atmosphere in Chicago, IL. 

This Pop-Up event is closed to service providers: accountants, consultants, data and other advisors. 

who should attend

PRIVATE EQUITY 

Deal originators, portfolio company c-suite executives and operating partners.

LENDERS

Debt providers, including private credit and commercial bank lenders.

CAPITAL MARKETS

Equity and debt capital markets leaders at private equity firms and investment bankers.  

ADVISORS

Investment bankers, select M&A advisors such as attorneys and insurance.

past attendees

Imagine the connections you’ll make

  • ProspectBlue
  • Riata Capital Group
  • Comvest Partners
  • HarbourVest Partners
  • Carlson School of Management
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Fortress Investment Group
  • Watermill Group
  • CFT Capital Partners
  • NorthCoast Mezzanine
  • Piper Sandler
  • Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
  • PGIM (Prudential Private Capital + Energy Partners)
  • Aurora Capital
  • Shamrock Capital Advisors

 

ABOUT THE POP-UP SERIES

Kayo is heading to a city near you with our signature Pop-Up program – a two week series where we travel to key locations and host an afternoon of programming and open networking. Each Pop-Up will bring together a group of 50 women in alternative investments looking to deepen relationships and learn from curated content, all in their hometown.

VENUE

Chicago, IL

The Kimpton Gray Hotel 122 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL

confirmed speakers

 

agenda

  • Thu Sep 12
Thu Sep 12
3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Executing Successful Exits in the Current PE Landscape

Billions of PE-held assets are coming to market soon, and the high cost of capital leads buyers to perform increasingly rigorous diligence. In these conditions, preparing portfolio assets for sale is becoming more important but also more challenging. This session will explore the intricacies of exit readiness in today’s economic landscape. Discover how top women leaders in PE strategize to achieve superior exit value, protect fund performance and position their firms for successful future fundraising.

4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Knockout Networking

This 30-minutes of roundtable discussion with topic prompts will help attendees open up about obstacles, challenges, wins and goals.

5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Reception

Close out your day of “trailblazing together” with casual networking and a cocktail hour to celebrate your new connections!

sponsored by

ELIZABETH KO, MANAGING DIRECTOR, CRESCENT CAPITAL

 

Events like these remind me of the power of community.

 

MARIA SURINA, SENIOR INVESTMENT DIRECTOR, CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES

 

Talented and energized women.

 

LESLIE VAUGHN MAHRE, PARTNER, HOLLAND & KNIGHT

 

Full of great content and amazing connections.

 

trailblaze together

ATTEND

Invest in yourself while you network with other trailblazers.

SPEAK

Get behind the podium to advance your career.

SPONSOR

Be the company that walks beside women in your industry.