The Evolution of Value Creation in Private Equity (Invite only)
Monday, May 1, 2017 / 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Jim Pittman, Senior Vice President, Private Equity, bcIMC

John Connaughton, Co-Managing Partner, Bain Capital LP
James Fordyce, Founder and Co-CEO, Stone Canyon Industries
Andrew Weinberg, Founder and Managing Partner, Brightstar Capital Partners

Given the current and future low-rate environment, investors are increasingly turning to private equity as a source of alpha in their portfolios. This roundtable of experts will discuss the various sources of value creation private equity, provide specific case studies, and expand on which strategies are likely to thrive in the current economic environment. Questions to be addressed:

• What strategy or combination of strategies are likely to yield the best returns in the current environment?
• Can investors expect the value creation process to continue delivering a significant premium over public equity?
• What are the advantages and disadvantages of various strategies at this stage in the cycle?