Mid-Market Private EquityMonday, April 30, 2012
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
James Gordon, Founder and Managing Partner, The Edgewater Funds
Hovey Kemp, Partner, Goodwin Procter
Brian Reynolds, Managing Partner, Chatham Capital
Ted Virtue, CEO, MidOcean Partners
Barry Volpert, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Crestview Partners
Blockbuster deals from the biggest PE firms may grab all the press, but most of the industry's activity is actually concentrated in the mid-market space. What are the major challenges facing private equity firms in the near future? Will they have to deal with increased competition for quality assets or difficult fundraising? Now that Dodd-Frank has forced many firms to register with the SEC, how will regulatory oversight change the industry going forward? What kind of activity will we see in the consumer sector, health care and high tech? Are the best opportunities found in emerging markets?