2024-05-15T00:00:00-0400

2024-05-15T00:00:00-0400

12th Annual Private Equity New York Forum New York | May 15, 2024 Request Agenda


The 12th Annual Private Equity New York Forum is the leading East Coast investor-centric event for LPs investing in private markets. The forum brings together investors, fund managers, and advisers for a one-day meeting to discuss sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in The US and around the world. The investor-focused event provides a due diligence forum for pension funds, foundations, endowments, funds of funds, family offices, wealth managers, consultants, and sovereign wealth funds interested in direct research on private investment opportunities.

Session topics cover the entire spectrum of private equity investments, from sector-specific sessions on venture capital to discussions on global buyout opportunities and roundtables of leading global institutional investors discussing their specific investment appetites.



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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Martín Escobari, Head of Global Growth Equity, Co-President, Managing Director and Head of Latin America, General Atlantic

Martín Escobari is Head of Global Growth Equity, Co-President, Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in Latin America. Martín is Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee and also serves on the Executive, Management and Portfolio Committees. Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Martín was a Managing Director at Advent International where he focused on the financial services sector. Prior to that, he was Co-Founder and CFO of Submarino.com, a leading Brazilian online retailer that went public on the Bovespa and was sold to Lojas Americanas in 2006. Martin started his career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.

Tyler Wolfram, Managing Partner, Oak Hill Capital

Tyler Wolfram has been a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital since 2012 and has been part of the firm since 2001. Prior to joining Oak Hill, he was a Managing Director at J.H. Whitney & Co., LLC and a Managing Director at Cornerstone Equity Investors, LLC. Prior to that, he was a Vice President in the high-yield group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc. Mr. Wolfram earned an A.B. degree from Brown University and an M.B.A. degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Jai Das, President, Partner and Co-Founder, Sapphire Ventures

Mr. Das is President, Partner and Co-Founder at Sapphire Ventures. He invests in startups that he believes are developing ground-breaking products and are on their way to becoming Companies of Consequence. He has more than 15 years of investment experience and has helped multiple companies innovate their product and marketing strategies in order to become market leaders. 13 of his investments have IPO’ed while 17 have been acquired. He is often sought out by media including publications such as Insider, Bloomberg and TechCrunch for his expert commentary around enterprise tech trends, the burgeoning crypto and blockchain ecosystem, navigating shifting market conditions and more. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, having most recently spoken on the topic of crypto at SuperVenture in Europe. 

Jamie Manges, Co-President, Partner, Trilantic North America

JAMIE MANGES is co-President and a Partner of Trilantic North America. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee, and is responsible for the firm’s consumer investing practice. Jamie joined Trilantic North America in 2009 at its inception, prior to which he was a Principal at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking (LBMB). Jamie currently serves on the boards of DIME Beauty, Gorilla Commerce, Ortholite, Orva, Rarebreed Veterinary Partners, Taymax, Traeger Grills (former Chairman) and TSC Miami. He is also Chairman of Sunrise Strategic Partners and Sunrise Strategic Partners 2.0 where he oversees investments in high growth food and beverage brands. Jamie previously served on the boards of Implus, Fortitech, Home Franchise Concepts, Kodiak Cakes and SRAM. He is also currently a member of the New York board of UNICEF. Prior to joining LBMB in 2008, Jamie worked as a Vice President at Lazard Alternative Investments, the private equity arm of Lazard. Jamie holds a B.A., cum laude, from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

Henry Cornell, Founder & Senior Partner, Cornell Capital

Henry is the Senior Partner of Cornell Capital. Prior to founding the firm, he was the Vice Chairman and one of the original architects of the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. Henry has almost 40 years of experience across all aspects of private equity investing in a broad array of industries. He began his career as an attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell before joining Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division in 1984. He moved to Tokyo in 1988 to found Goldman Sachs’ real estate efforts in Asia, and then moved to Hong Kong in 1992 where he founded Goldman Sachs’ principal investment business in Asia. Under his leadership, Goldman Sachs made numerous landmark investments in the region, including Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Kookmin Bank, Ping An Insurance Company of China and Sanyo Corporation. 

Mark Dzialga, Founder & Managing Partner, Brighton Park Capital

Mark F. Dzialga is the Founder and Managing Partner of Brighton Park Capital (“BPC”). BPC invests in growth-stage businesses in the software, healthcare and technology-enabled services industries, including successful investments in Indegene, OPSWAT, Posit, Reltio, Coralogix, Darktrace, TheMathCompany, and HTEC. Brighton Park currently manages ~$4 billion. Prior to starting BPC, Mark was a Managing Director at General Atlantic (“GA”), a global growth investment firm that today manages approximately $77 billion, for more than 20 years and was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Portfolio Committee, and Human Resources Committee. Mark was also a member of the Investment Committee at GA from 2003-2018 and chaired the Investment Committee from 2007 until the end of 2017. 

Ben Dell, Managing Partner and Founder, Kimmeridge

Mr. Dell is a managing partner and founder of Kimmeridge, an energy private equity firm focused on investing in low-cost unconventional oil and gas assets in the US upstream energy sector. He is closely involved in the screening of new geological opportunities and in the negotiation and execution of investment strategies. Mr. Dell also serves as the Chairman and interim CEO of Civitas Resources, a Colorado energy leader formed through the merger of Bonanza Creek Energy and Extraction Oil & Gas. After closing in November, Civitas is now Colorado's first net-zero oil and gas producer on a scope 1 and 2 basis. Mr. Dell is a leading voice for change in the E&P sector, advocating for reform through direct investment & advisory, focused research, and thought leadership. 

Rich Lawson, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, HGGC

Mr. Lawson is Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of HGGC.  Mr. Lawson has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development since its formation and directs the firm’s strategy and investment decisions, governance and investor relations. Since HGGC’s inception, Mr. Lawson has overseen over 700 completed transactions representing more than $80 billion in aggregate transaction value. Mr. Lawson also serves as a director, chairman emeritus or trustee of several philanthropic and cultural institutions including the Capital Impact Foundation, San Francisco Zoo, Wasatch Adaptive Sports and the Forever Young Foundation.  Mr. Lawson received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and B.A. from Amherst College.


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Key Discussion Topics

Global Private Equity Investing

As the world turns its focus to inflation, geopolitical conflicts, and a potential recession, how are the private markets responding in different geographies? How are leading fund managers taking the offensive in this climate? Additionally, what opportunities are presenting across varying markets to better prepare for future global challenges?

Portfolio Optimization & Value Creation—Tools & Strategies are Leading Funds Use to Support Growth & Reduce Costs

How are private equity firms navigating their portfolio companies through the continuing headwinds caused by economic conditions and the stock market slide. What strategies are GPs utilizing to preserve liquidity, reduce costs, create value, and drive EBITDA? How do partners and leading consultants identify opportunities to boost long term innovation and productivity in portfolio companies?

ESG: Navigating a Growing Expectation

The importance of ESG continues to grow within the entire PE industry. As more companies are bringing ESG to the forefront of their due diligence and evaluation processes, what are the strategies in moving forward? How are GPs responding to LPs ESG agendas in private equity? How are making a difference and driving profits? Experts discuss how to best understand the relationship between corporate sustainability practices and company financial performance.  

Sourcing, Practicing Efficient Due Diligence & Downside Risk Mitigation

In the midst of continued economic uncertainty, what is the current reality and outlook for deal sourcing and pricing?  Private equity managers need to source deals at more attractive prices and drive portfolio company value, while mitigating downside risk. Which risks pose the greatest challenge, and how are investors hedging against potential pitfalls? Panelists discuss how the current environment have impacted their due diligence, value-add and risk management activities and share thoughts on best practices for the future.

Limited Partner Roundtable

A conversation with leading global LPs allocating to private markets in the US and covering key investment and monitoring themes influencing investments ranging from effects of geopolitical concerns, co-investments, direct investments/developing a private equity team, valuations, ESG, and fund types from buyout to venture, private debt, and real assets. 

Private Credit - Challenges, Risks, and Opportunities

An allocation to credit can offer higher risk adjusted returns, boost diversification, and provide new income streams. In 2023, we saw a clear shift in the market as a result of the continuous increases in interest rates, which resulted in private credit activity skyrocketing. Join leading fund manager as they discuss lender dynamics, deal terms, market competitiveness and their outlook on the asset class throughout 2024.


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Event Registration - Managers & Service Providers 5,000 USD 05/15/24

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