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Key Sessions

DJ Peterson

Managing geopolitical risks and evaluating the likelihood of a Black Swan event

Longview Global Advisors

08:15 - 09:00 45 mins
Breakout sessions
LP breakfast meeting
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By Invitation Only: Open to pre – qualified pension funds, insurance companies, Single Family Offices, foundations, endowments, DFI’s and SWFs only

08:30 - 09:15 45 mins
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Registration
09:15 - 09:20 5 mins
Main Conference sessions
Chair’s opening remarks
09:20 - 09:45 25 mins
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Managing geopolitical risks and evaluating the likelihood of a Black Swan event
  • Speaker DJ Peterson - President, Longview Global Advisors
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09:45 - 10:30 45 mins
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International investing
  • Moderator John Crocker - Alternative Investment Executive, Matinicus LLC
  • Panellists Salome Gvaramia - Founder and CEO, Lamaria Capital
  • Nizam Azar - Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Paul Kwon - Senior Vice President, Private Equity, Unigestion
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Investing outside of the U.S: analysing returns and mitigating political, economic and currency risks. The difference between investing domestically vs internationally. Examining the global climate for trade and internationalization

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
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Asia and China in the spotlight
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  • When will Asian LPs increase their presence in the US, and how do US LPs manage the influx from SWF, pension funds, and family offices?
  • Comparing North American and Asian investors: what are the differences in expectations regarding performance and relationship tenure? 
  • What is the real opportunity for North American PE in China?
  • How will the changing political and policy environment in China and the US shape opportunities and risks?
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
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Networking break
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
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Investing in Europe: what to expect
  • Panellists Chip Schorr - Senior Managing Director, One Equity Partners
  • Stefan Braeggar - Managing Partner, POLARIS Investment Advisory AG
  • Paul Kwon - Senior Vice President, Private Equity, Unigestion
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Examining the latest trends in European fundraising and investing. Uncovering the key factors behind the recent developments and looking ahead to how the political and regulatory environment is set to shape the future of European investing. Opportunities as Brexit plays out and AIFMD in the new era 

12:00 - 12:45 45 mins
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Exploring different approaches of investing in emerging markets
  • Panellists Serge LeVert-Chiasson - Senior Partner, Managing Director of Operations & CCO, Sarona Asset Management
  • Scott McDonough - Managing Director, Alta Growth Capital
  • John Haggerty - Managing Principal, Director of Private Market Investments, Meketa Investment Group
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How does investing in emerging markets fit into overall allocation of PE in the US? How does it compare to investing in developed markets? Analysing the investment ecosystem of Europe and North America vs. LatAm, Asia, Middle East and Africa

12:45 - 13:30 45 mins
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Roundtable discussions: Emerging Markets
  • Facilitators Scott McDonough - Managing Director, Alta Growth Capital
  • Michiel Timmermann - Managing Partner, Mbuyu Capital Partners
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Table 1: CEE

Table 2: LatAm

Table 3: Sub-Saharan Africa

Table 4: China

Table 5: Southeast Asia

Table 6: India

13:30 - 14:30 60 mins
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Networking lunch break
14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
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A winning sector strategy
  • Speaker Sanjana Tiwari - Associate Director, BMO Global Asset Management
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Sector-focused versus generalist private equity funds – who is generating better returns? Defining the right sector strategy, identifying and overcoming common pitfalls. Measuring the results of sector-focused investments. What sectors are currently getting LP attention?

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
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Private Real Estate & Infrastructure
  • Moderator Kelly DePonte - Managing Director , Probitas Partners
  • Panellists Alex Darden - Partner, EQT Partners
  • John Anderson - Head of Corporate Finance, John Hancock/Manulife
  • Tingting Zhang - President & Portfolio Manager, TerraCotta Group
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Analysing the opportunity and scale of global real estate and infrastructure investment demand. What are the best strategies for achieving sizable returns? 

15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
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Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Stacey Seltzer - Partner, Aisling Capital
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Strategies and subsectors driving strong PE returns in Healthcare: risks and opportunities for LPs. So what drives the outperformance?  What are the risks and opportunities for LPs going forward?

16:00 - 17:00 60 mins
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Energy & Renewables
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What is an LP appetite for investing in Energy sector? Has clean energy become a more attractive investment than traditional energy? Grid Parity – clean energy vs. carbon-based energy

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Sector-focused champagne roundtable discussions
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Table 1: Consumer and Retail

Table 2: Financial Technology

Table 3: IoT and digital technology

Table 4: Real Estate and Infrastructure

Table 5: Energy

Table 6: Life Sciences and Healthcare

17:30 - 17:35 5 mins
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Showing of Streams
17:30 - 17:35
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