Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference 2009 - Register Now


January 23th, 2009 - Park Hyatt Philadelphia at the Bellevue
7:30 - 8:45 am Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 am Introduction
9:00 - 10:00 am Opening Keynote Address:
Philip Yea, Chief Executive 3i Group PLC
10:00 - 10:15 am Networking Coffee Break
10:15 - 11:30 am Concurrent Panels:

From Vultures to Saviors: How Distressed Investing is Helping to Shape Tomorrow's Economy
The Post-Crisis Asset Allocation Shuffle for Limited Partners: Double-Down or Fold?
The Search for Alpha: How Private Equity and Hedge Fund Investing Will Evolve to Thrive in the New World

11:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 pm Afternoon Keynote Speaker
Leon Black, Founder, Apollo Management, L.P.
1:00 - 2:15 pm Concurrent Panels:

Emerging Markets are Coming of Age: Reflecting on Key Success Factors and Identifying Future Opportunities
Venture Capital & Growth Equity: Early Stage Investing in the New Economy
Finding Gems Under Rocks - How to Drive Value Going Forward in Middle Markets

2:15 - 2:30 pm Networking Coffee Break
2:30 - 3:30 pm Afternoon Keynote Speaker
Andrew Ross Sorkin, Chief Mergers and Acquisitions Reporter
The New York Times
3:30 - 4:45 pm Concurrent Panels:

Leveraged Buyouts: Strategies in Times of Turmoil
The Effect of Increased Regulatory Hurdles Following the Turmoil in Financial Markets
Cooperation and Competition in International Private Equity

4:45 - 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception & Marketplace