Paul Newsome

Executive Director and Head of Investments,

Fundraising Summit 2014 - 8th September

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

14:15 Community forum: Expert analysis - What are LPs’ investment criteria in 2014?

- What do LP’s feel are the most attractive opportunities in the next 12months? Strategic, geographic, sectoral, operational?

- How are PE firms adapting to take advantage of the current investment environment?

- Are GP’s considering different time horizons on holding fund investments?

- What are the pressing challenges facing GPs at the moment?

- What due diligence are LPs undertaking?

Main Conference Day 1 -

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

09:10 Community forum: The 'New Face of Europe' - What’s different now? Part II: Choosing where to invest in Europe

Part II: Choosing where to invest in Europe

-Which are the problem areas and where will the hot spots be?

- What are the main strengths and weaknesses of each region in a competitive landscape?

Audience note: Where in Europe would you invest 10 mil Euro if you had to pick on the spot?

15:40 Community forum: Are co-investments & direct deals a game-changer for Private Equity?

- Going beyond fee-avoidance: What are the skill-sets and who’s really geared up to execute on co-investments and direct deals?

- Covering all bases – deal flow, due diligence, reporting and meeting investor demands: Is there an obvious set of ‘tick boxes’ for getting it right?

- The fine line between co-investing and direct deals: Why not go all the way?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Paul.

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