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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.

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ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

ANSARADA

Ansarada is a founder led fast growth global technology company. The Ansarada Material Information Platform is the one place for companies to improve how they currently operate and simultaneously get ready for success in any material event. Ansarada helps advisors and investors identify prospects, raise their potential and nurture them through preparation and execution of deals like debt and equity capital raising, refinancing and M&A.

Established in 2005, Ansarada has helped the world's leading investment banks, private equity houses, legal and accounting advisors and corporates close over 20,000 deals. The data and experience from serving clients in these deals has been used to design sophisticated AI and machine learning tools that remove unnecessary risk, stress and time for companies, investors and advisors when they are preparing for and executing material events.

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RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT

RAMBOLL ENVIRON

RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT

Ramboll Environ 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.

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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.

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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.

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STREAM SPONSORS

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.

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CORDIUM

Cordium is a market-leading provider of governance, risk and compliance services to the asset management and securities industry. Cordium has offices in London, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Malta and Hong Kong. The firm employs more than 200 experienced professionals who support over 1,500 clients in the financial services industry. For more information, visit www.cordium.com.

Founded in London in 1997, Cordium has grown rapidly into a leading international consultancy and technology provider. Today Cordium has offices in London, Malta, New York, Boston, San Francisco and Hong Kong, and supports more than 1,500 financial services firms globally.

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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.

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PROSKAUER

Proskauer is a leading international law firm with over 700 lawyers serving clients around the world. The firm has experience in all areas of practice important to businesses and individuals including private investment funds, private equity, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, general commercial litigation, corporate governance, internal corporate investigations, white collar criminal defense, patent and intellectual property litigation and prosecution, labour and employment, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganisations, trusts and estates, and taxation.

Headquartered in New York City since 1875, the firm has offices in London, Paris, Beijing, Hong Kong, São Paulo, Boston, Boca Raton, Chicago, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Newark and Washington, D.C.

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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.

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HOSPITALITY & ROUNDTABLE 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.

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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.

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DRINKS RECEPTION

WE ARE GUERNSEY

DRINKS RECEPTION

Some of the biggest private equity houses globally have their funds domiciled and serviced in Guernsey.

Guernsey’s offering includes: a regulatory regime providing fast track capability for distribution into both EU and non-EU countries; modern legislation; competitive tax environment; experienced service providers; and access to major stock exchanges.

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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.

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LP-GP DINNER

RPC

LP-GP DINNER

RPC is a progressive and commercially-focused City law firm providing legal services to UK and international businesses across a wide range of industry sectors. Our private equity team sits within our award-winning Corporate practice, and provides top quality legal expertise to private equity investors, investee companies and management teams through all stages of the investment cycle.

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LP-GP DINNER & ROUNDTABLE

WILLIS TOWERS WATSON

LP-GP DINNER & ROUNDTABLE

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.

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ROUNDTABLE

ABN AMRO COMMERCIAL FINANCE

ROUNDTABLE

ABN AMRO Commercial Finance is a leading cross border Asset Based Lender. Our Large Corporates team has European-wide coverage from their offices in Amsterdam and London.

We optimize working capital financing by applying simplified and scalable funding as part of a company’s Debt structure. Please visit us www.abnamrocomfin.com.

We design, deliver and manage pan-European tailored working capital solutions, including (Off balance) receivable finance, Single buyer offerings, Trade finance and Inventory finance in combination with Debt. Our financing solutions cover domestic and multiple jurisdictions as part of a single facility to finance group companies in Europe.

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ROUNDTABLE

INVESTEC PRIVATE BANKING

ROUNDTABLE

We’re a private bank built to service a small number of like-minded individuals. Our team of dedicated Private Bankers invest in long-term relationships, working to create solutions tailored to your financial needs. We offer extraordinary banking, lending, investing and Foreign Exchange services for those typically earning over £300,000 a year, with £3 million in assets.

Our five founders set out more than 40 years ago to create a bank for clients who demanded a unique service. Back then, the last one in each day would go door-to-door to find new business. That same entrepreneurial spark still drives our business today.

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ROUNDTABLE

IPREO PRIVATE CAPITAL MARKETS

ROUNDTABLE

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.

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ROUNDTABLE

TMF GROUP

ROUNDTABLE

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.

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WI-FI

IAG FUND ADMINISTRATION

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, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Luxembourg. Clients receive the close attention of an IAG board director backed by an experienced team and industry leading technology.

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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.

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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.

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CACEIS

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.

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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.

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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.

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ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT

The Isle of Man sets the new standard for international business centres with a stable and diverse economy, excellent quality of life and a clear and simple tax regime. The Isle of Man offers a range of support to help existing and relocating businesses grow and expand, including a £50 million Enterprise Development fund, new regulations for banking licences (the Alternative Banking Regime) and regulations supporting the establishment of on-island crowdfunding platforms. Through generating pioneering ideas and legislation, the Isle of Man is able to create tailored support for further growth and investment on the Island.

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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.

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