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PRINCIPAL SPONSOR

EY

Private equity firms, portfolio companies and investment funds face complex challenges. They are under pressure to deploy capital amid geopolitical uncertainty, increased competition, higher valuations and rising stakeholder expectations. Successful deals depend on the ability to move faster, drive rapid and strategic growth and create greater value throughout the transaction lifecycle. EY taps its global network to help source deal opportunities and combines deep sector insights with the proven, innovative strategies that have guided the world’s fastest growing companies. Our clients discover powerful new ways to create unexpected paths to value – generating positive economic benefits for both investors and society. That’s the power of positive equity.

SUPPORTING SPONSORS

Aon

Aon provides customised solutions and personalised service to our clients. Our team works to translate the complex financial uncertainty of a deal to help maximise success.

Aon's Solutions:
• Risk Diligence & Risk Mitigation Strategies
• Health & Benefits
• Transaction Solutions
• Intellectual Property
• Cyber Diligence
• Strategy and Valuation
• Portfolio Solutions

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms. Its market-leading investment management practice spans Europe, the US, Asia and the Middle East. Combining depth and breadth, the team includes fund formation, tax and regulatory specialists as well as transactional experts in M&A, finance, infrastructure and real estate.

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

Ramboll

Ramboll is a market leader in environmental, health & safety due diligence, supporting hundreds of M&A transactions each year. The product of the merger of Environ, with a thirty year track record of supporting deals, with Ramboll, an international environmental, engineering, design and management consultancy, we now have 2700 environment and health specialists worldwide and access to 10,000 colleagues in complementary disciplines. We understand both the traditional risks to transactions such as contaminated land and the new material areas around carbon, product safety and sustainability. We also support clients with ESG strategy and add value to investments through the development of commercially justifiable business improvements.

Rede Partners

Rede Partners is a leading independent fundraising advisor to the private equity industry, which since inception in 2011 has advised on primary fundraisings and secondaries aggregating over €12 billion for its clients. With a well-resourced 35 person team based in London and New York, Rede’s differentiated approach combines focus, a comprehensive service offering across the entire spectrum of investor-facing activities, and a long term business development perspective.

S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation, and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations, and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence.

BREAKOUT SPONSORS

Caceis Investor Services

CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering execution, clearing, depositary and custody, fund administration, middle office outsourcing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services. With assets under custody of €2.5 trillion and assets under administration of €1.6 trillion, CACEIS is a European leader in asset servicing and one of the major players worldwide.

Debevoise & Plimpton

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is one of the world’s leading providers of legal services to private equity firms and their investment funds, portfolio companies and individual partners. Our private equity practice now calls on over 200 lawyers worldwide to provide “one-stop shopping” for all aspects of our private equity clients’ businesses.

eFront

eFront is the leading software provider of end-to-end solutions dedicated to the financial services industry. eFront’s solutions serve more than 850 customers in 48 countries, including companies in the private equity, real estate investment, banking and insurance sectors.

RBC Investor & Treasury Services

RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS) is a specialist provider of asset services, custody, payments and treasury services for financial and other institutional investors worldwide. RBC I&TS has an unwavering commitment to managing operational risk in our business and the highest credit ratings among our peers.

HOSPITALITY SPONSORS

CFO/COO LUNCH

SANNE

CFO/COO LUNCH

SANNE is one of the leading global providers of alternative asset and corporate administration services. The firm has been established for over 25 years and employs in excess of 1,000 people around the world. SANNE is a FTSE 250 company listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

Our alternative asset product specialist services include Private Equity, Real Estate, Private Debt and Hedge strategies across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, with assets under administration in excess of £180 billion.

SANNE’s global private equity and private debt offering covers the entire spectrum of strategies managed by our clients, including expert carried interest plan administration.

COFFEE STATION

Jersey Finance

COFFEE STATION

Jersey Finance, a non-profit organisation formed in 2001, promotes and develops Jersey as an international finance centre of excellence. It communicates the many factors that make Jersey a leading international finance centre. It also actively represents Jersey’s finance industry’s needs and concerns with regards to legislation, regulation and other key areas of innovation that can enhance Jersey’s product offering.

DRINKS RECEPTION

Investec Private Banking

DRINKS RECEPTION

Investec Private Banking is part of Investec Bank plc, an international financial services institution founded over 40 years ago by five friends who resolved to build a business that lives in society, not off it.

Employing nearly 8,000 staff worldwide with an estimated £80.5 billion in funds under management in the UK (as of December 2015), we offer ‘Out of the Ordinary’ bespoke financial services designed to meet the needs of individuals earning circa £300,000 and above per annum. Our clients typically have a net worth in excess of £3 million.

LP SEMINAR & LP-GP DINNER

Reed Smith

LP SEMINAR & LP-GP DINNER

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers in 28 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.

Our private equity team is a market-leading global practice with more than 100 lawyers, providing comprehensive solutions and exceptional service throughout the private equity lifecycle.

LP-GP DINNER

BNP Paribas Securities Services

LP-GP DINNER

In a changing world, we cover your operational needs so you can focus on the core activities of your business. We are a leading global custodian and securities services provider, backed by the strength of the BNP Paribas Group.

Our mission is to protect and secure assets for all actors of the investment cycle: buy-side, sell-side and issuers.

WI-FI

IAG Fund Services

WI-FI

IAG delivers specialist fund administration services for private equity, real estate, alternative assets and listed fund structures.

We have global assets under administration of over US$16bn and offices in Guernsey, Singapore, Hong Kong and Luxembourg. Clients receive the close attention of an IAG board director backed by an experienced team and industry leading technology.

WOMEN'S BREAKFAST

Rosling King

WOMEN'S BREAKFAST

Rosling King is a City law firm which specialises in acting for private equity investors and debt funds on distressed debt portfolios, CRE finance, commercial litigation and all forms of dispute resolution, asset recovery, construction and insurance policy advice.

Commerciality is in our DNA. Our clients come first; we challenge the norm, work through collaboration and go the extra mile.

ROUNDTABLE SPONSORS

17Capital

17Capital is a leading global private equity specialist with one focus: financing successful investors in private equity. The firm provides capital to investors to enable them to build their portfolio or generate liquidity for their shareholders. 17Capital has pioneered its market, raising €2.0 billion in four successive funds. With over 40 transactions executed and over €1.5 billion invested, the team focus on investment opportunities ranging between $10 million and $500 million.

Alter Domus

Alter Domus is a fully integrated fund and corporate services provider serving private equity, real estate, debt, corporates, capital markets and private clients around the world. Our multi-disciplinary industry-focused team of experts have a deep understanding of our clients’ geographic-specific needs, allowing us to be a true partner of choice.

Ipreo

Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data, and analytical services, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process including sell-side professionals, finance officers at private and public companies, institutional investors, and asset managers. Ipreo Private Capital Markets’ solutions are the premier choice for the private capital industry to address growing pressures for transparency and regulatory compliance. Our full range of products offers solutions for portfolio assessment, valuations, investor reporting, operating metrics, or investment performance. Ipreo is private-equity held by Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, and has more than 1,000 employees serving clients in every major financial hub around the world.

RBS International

RBS International provide banking services to the alternative investment funds industry, building long-term, collaborative partnerships with fund managers and administrators, investment advisors and other service providers. We take a consultative approach, applying sector insight to tailor solutions to your needs. The strategic and executional capabilities of our people are complemented by eQ, our smart, multicurrency banking platform.

TMF Group

TMF Group helps global companies expand and invest seamlessly across international borders. Its expert accountants and legal, HR and payroll professionals are located around the world, helping clients to operate their corporate structures, finance vehicles and investments in different locations. With operations in more than 80 countries providing global business services, TMF Group is the global expert that understands local needs.

Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries.

The firm design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Their unique perspective allows them to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

EXHIBITING SPONSORS

British Business Bank

The British Business Bank aims to ensure that finance markets for small and medium-sized businesses work effectively, allowing such businesses to prosper, grow and build UK economic activity.

It uses funding and guarantees backed by the government to bring more private sector resources into small business lending and investment, investing alongside 90 finance market providers such as banks, leasing companies, venture capital funds and web-based platforms. Its commercial arm, British Business Bank Investments Ltd, aims to earn a commercial return by investing debt and equity into providers of finance to smaller businesses and small mid-caps on a fully commercial basis without receiving any advantage from the government.

Donnelley Financial Solutions

As the world’s leading financial communications provider to the private equity community, Donnelley Financial Solutions is committed to delivering best-in-class, global solutions. From fundraising to liquidity events, we have state-of-the-art technology, extensive deal expertise, industry-leading security, multilingual translation services and the world’s largest printing platform to deliver your time-critical projects anytime...anywhere.

Framework

Framework provides enterprise investment data management solutions for the global Private Equity sector. We are the partner of choice in the most challenging fund accounting, administration, reporting, and investment analytics functions. Multi-currency, multi-instrument, and multi-jurisdiction, Framework services a wide range of underlying assets, fund-types, reports, and analytics across the asset class.

Hawksford

Hawksford provides clients with a full range of corporate administration and fund administration as well as trust solutions for international corporate, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurial clients. We bring technical expertise and a hands-on and proactive approach to administration of your real estate, private equity or alternative assets.

PitchBook

PitchBook was founded in 2007. It’s core offering is the PitchBook Platform, the most comprehensive VC, PE and M&A database. More than 8,000 professionals use this award-winning technology to fundraise faster, invest smarter and win more business. The PitchBook Platform connects companies, investors, deals, funds and people to provide transparency into the private markets. PitchBook is a Morningstar company.