Flying High: A Private-Equity Overview

Flying High: A Private-Equity Overview



Over the past decade, few asset classes have caused more furor and fury—and excitement and anxiety—than private equity. After 10 strong years, and as the number of public companies continues to decline, what has changed with respect to portfolio companies, management teams, and the evaluation of deals? Is confidence still high? What are the opportunities for private capital in the middle market? How can firms differentiate themselves in what many perceive is a crowded space? How can general partners (GPs) successfully prepare for an eventual downturn? Join our panelists as they look across the spectrum of PE deals and the challenges, as well as opportunities ahead.

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Kiele Neas
Managing Director, UCSF Investment Company



Ignacio Jayanti
Managing Partner, Corsair Capital


Tatsuo Kawasaki
Co-Founder, Unison Capital


Dave Tayeh
Head of Private Equity North America, Investcorp


Wray Thorn
Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer, Sightway Capital, a Two Sigma Company


Andrew Weinberg
Founder, Managing Partner and CEO, Brightstar Capital Partners


Published May 29, 2019