Editor's pick of the key conversations that took place in Amsterdam
Interviews at SuperInvestor: fundraising, private debt & more.
"We will soon have robots that we can teach" with Professor Jürgen Schmidhuber, the Father of Modern AI
Building a successful co-investment programme - Mark Boyle
Mark C Boyle, Private Equity Industry Veteran, gives his best practice advice for building a successful co-investment programme.
Disruptive technology: it's coming but what does it mean for private equity?
There isn’t a single industry that isn’t - or won’t be - affected by the relentless march of technological innovation. What does disruption mean on a portfolio level, and how does it help generate returns?
The World's Largest Global Private Equity Conference Focused On LP/GP Relations
350+ LPs. Unrivalled Networking
Here is a snapshot of the LPs that attended SuperInvestor 2017
USSIM*Shell Asset Management Company*APG*CPPIB*PKA AIP*QIC*AP6*Teacher Retirement System of Texas*PSP Investments*OPTrust Private Markets Group
Disruption. Innovation. Opportunity.
Prof. Juergen Schmidhuber blew minds as he explained of the implications of long short-term memory, and what will happen after singularity, the point at which machines overtake humans in intelligence.
More immediately, delegates learned about portfolio company digital transformation as a value creation tool, and finding opportunity in technological disruption as an investment theme. Plus a look at how fintech firms are disrupting the alternatives space.
New contacts. New business.
Thousands of meetings taking place over the 4 days.
Myriad opportunities for more informal networking meant the atmosphere was fizzing with new connections being made, new business partnerships being forged, and old friendships being renewed.
Nimble. Disruptive. Opportunistic.
Bobby Vedral of Goldman Sachs, Mary Jordan of the Washington Post and Gordon Bajnai, former Prime Minister of Hungary kicked off the conference with in-depth discussion of geopolitical disruption and the rise of populist nationalism.
Then leading industry figures explained how they plan to navigate through this changing world order.
Turbocharge fundraising. Identify best practice.
The fundraising summit covered the need to know of fundraising with advice from fundraising superstars with decades of experience. And the speakers of the first-time fund and spin-out showcase gave their tips on being on the road for the first time.
With 350+ LPs travelling from all over the world, where better to kick start your fundraising efforts?
The private debt summit. Bigger. Better.
Standing room only in the private debt summit showed how popular this asset class continues to be.
The audience gained insight from key speakers from Speakers from Oak Hill Advisors, Pemberton Capital Advisors, Monarch Alternative Capital, Bluebay Asset Management and many many more…
The Numbers That Matter
2017 SPEAKERS INCLUDED
SuperInvestor has proven itself year in and year out to be the most valuable forum for European institutional investors to meet and discuss topics of importance.
Sasha van de Water
Keyhaven Capital Partners
It’s always interesting how over the course of the year, people refer to conversations they had or comments they heard while at SuperInvestor. It has become the gathering place for private equity.”