Global Conference 2014

In 2013, the private equity market underwent a rebalancing as firms shifted their attention from increasingly volatile emerging markets to the developed economies. Heightened confidence in the growth prospects of the United States and Europe, together with strong public equity and debt markets, are boosting the value of PE-driven sales, even though deal volume dipped from 2012. Similar trends occurred at a global level. At the same time, competition remains fierce as new entrants, including asset managers, are moving into the PE space. And the global regulatory landscape has shifted, with PE activities increasingly subject to alternative investment rules, which add new layers of complexity to doing business. How are those changes impacting the industry's ability to raise capital and invest in private companies? Our panel will delve into these and many other issues.

Read the blog post on Currency of Ideas

Moderator

Maria Bartiromo

Anchor and Global Markets Editor, Fox Business Network

Speakers

Leon Black

Chairman and CEO, Apollo Global Management, LLC

David Bonderman

Founding Partner, TPG

John Danhakl

Managing Partner, Leonard Green & Partners, LP

Jonathan Nelson

Founder and CEO, Providence Equity Partners


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