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The universe of opportunities within the $4.5 trillion healthcare industry is rapidly expanding for private equity and venture capital investors. The Inaugural Kayo Women’s Healthcare Private Equity Summit unites over 150 women investors, operators and advisors in Chicago for this unique one-day experience. The event provides a platform to elevate the voices of women leaders in the healthcare industry and features best-in-class educational convent and curated networking in a supportive atmosphere. Join us as we explore investment themes and M&A trends, and spotlight areas such as Healthcare IT, Physician Practices, Behavioral Health, Life Sciences and more.

Partner, Holland & Knight

In 15+ years of my career, I have never had such an experience!

Morgan, Enverus

Phenomenal – no egos, just support to ask and learn.

Elizabeth Ko, Managing Director, Crescent Capital

Events like these remind me of the power of community.”

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who should attend

GENERAL PARTNERS

Private equity and venture capital dealmakers, capital markets, portfolio company c-suite and operating partners.  

ADVISORS

Investment bankers, attorneys, insurance, due diligence consultants and others.   

LENDERS

Debt providers, including private credit and commercial banks.   

LIMITED PARTNERS

Endowments, foundations, pensions, insurance, OCIOs and other institutional investors. 

what to expect

2 DAYS OF NETWORKING AND CONTENT

SOURCE DEALS

Connect with investment bankers, lenders and M&A advisors to find your next investment and source competitive financing. Differentiate yourself in a competitive market. 

BUILD COMMUNITY

Connect through curated networking sessions, such as Kayo’s signature Knockout Networking. Forge lasting relationships with influential figures in the healthcare industry. Exchange ideas and explore new opportunities in a supportive atmosphere.

GAIN KNOWLEDGE

Engage with industry leaders through expert-led panels and workshops. Explore investment themes, M&A trends, and spotlight areas like Healthcare IT, Physician Practices, Behavioral Health, and Life Sciences. Learn about PE healthcare investment opportunities, exit strategies, fundraising, navigating new regulations and more.

ESTABLISH YOURSELF

Position yourself as a key player in the industry. Highlight your niche and the deals that align with your expertise. Build your reputation and become a go-to person in healthcare private equity.

past attendees

Imagine the connections you’ll make

  • TPG 
  • The Vistria Group
  • Frazier Healthcare Partners
  • Pepperminte Venture Partners
  • Cambridge Associates
  • Vital Care Industries
  • White Oak Healthcare Finance
  • Leon Healthcare Partners
  • Wellthy
  • Blue Venture Fund
  • Howard Hughes Medicine
  • Questa Capital
  • Frist Cressey Ventures
  • Echo Health Ventures
  • Forge Biologics
  • Blue Sea Capital LLC
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Lincoln International
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Shore Capital Partners

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Want to be the first to know when sponsorships become available for 2025? Submit your information to schedule a Discovery Call.

TAKE THE PODIUM

Looking to advance yourself through a speaking opportunity? The agenda is under curation and our programming team is looking for speakers to take the podium.

THE VENUE

Located in the heart of Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile,” The Peninsula Chicago offers a luxurious Five-Star experience with a balanced mix of traditional Asian heritage and links to the local community. This hotel is ideal for our attendees to connect with and learn from influential leaders in the Healthcare community.  

EXCLUSIVE VIP PERKS

Maximize your Summit experience with a VIP pass. See who’s attending and start making connections early – VIPs receive the detailed attendee list 4 weeks in advance!

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Thank you for your interest! Registration for the 2024 Women’s Infrastructure Summit is currently closed. Please complete the brief form below to indicate your interest in the Women’s Energy & Infrastructure Summit in February 2025 in New York.

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more than a conference

NOTHING SHOULD STAND BETWEEN A WOMAN AND THE BUSINESS LEADER SHE WANTS TO BE

CURATED

Quality over quantity. We curate audiences so there is an intentional and diverse mix of partners, clients and peers. You will connect easily and authentically.

CONTENT

We believe individuals should take ownership over their professional development. Our events offer educational topics and industry insight to advance attendees from all areas.

SOUL

Events for women, designed by women. Connection is a top priority at Kayo events because people thrive in community and struggle without it. You’ll be championed by your peers!

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