Corporate Sponsors: Platinum

PricewaterhouseCoopers () provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders. More than 163,000 people in 151 countries across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice.

"PricewaterhouseCoopers" and "PwC" refer to the network of member firms of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL). Each member firm is a separate legal entity and does not act as agent of PwCIL or any other member firm. PwCIL does not provide any services to clients. PwCIL is not responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of any of its member firms nor can it control the exercise of their professional judgment or bind them in any way. No member firm is responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of any other member firm nor can it control the exercise of another member firm's professional judgment or bind another member firm or PwCIL in any way.

PricewaterhouseCoopers US private equity group is a national business advisory, audit, and tax practice that helps private equity firms turn challenges into opportunities across the deal continuum. For more information visit us as

Corporate Sponsors: Gold

Dechert LLP is an international law firm recognized among the top ten law firms for private equity by The American Lawyer "Corporate Scorecard" and as one of the "most active law firms" for both fund formation and fund investments by Private Equity Analyst. In addition, we are ranked among the top law firms for private equity buyouts and exits by mergermarket, and have been recommended for buyouts and fund formation by The Legal 500. Private equity investors around the world rely on Dechert's global team of 200 lawyers in the United States, United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Asia to provide creative solutions to the most complex issues in structuring, negotiating, and consummating private equity transactions at every phase of the investment life cycle. We structure funds for market terms and tax efficiency and good governance; investments that maximize value; transactions that enhance portfolio companies; and exits that optimize returns.

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Wharton Private Equity Partners (WPEP) is a global association open exclusively to Wharton and University of Pennsylvania alumni who are actively managing limited partner or general partner investments in private equity, private debt, and venture capital. Our mission is to provide our members with unique opportunities to network with their peers, to enhance Wharton's standing in the private investor community, and to support the engagement of the alumnae members with the school.

Corporate Sponsors: Bronze

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

Media Sponsors: Gold

Dow Jones Private Markets ( is part of Financial Information Services, a division of Dow Jones & Co., a News Corporation company. Dow Jones Private Markets offers integrated content solutions for the deal-sourcing, due diligence and compliance needs of today's venture capital and private equity investors, fund managers, advisors, and portfolio companies. Core products include the industry-specific deal databases Private Equity Source, LP Source and VentureSource, as well as the highly-respected publications Private Equity Analyst, VentureWire, Daily Bankruptcy Review and LBO Wire.

Mergers & Acquisitions is the premier publication for working professionals in the M&A; field. As the official publication of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), each monthly issue of Mergers & Acquisitions reports on the critical corporate and private equity trends that buyers, sellers and their advisers need to execute profitable, value-creating deals in a highly charged marketplace.

Mergers & Acquisitions provides comprehensive market coverage, both in print and on-line.
PEI is the leading financial information group dedicated to the alternative asset classes of private equity, real estate and infrastructure globally.

Two things set PEI apart. The first is our global remit. The industries we cover are inherently international and resolutely cross-border, and can only be covered effectively by a company that can connect with them in every market and in any time zone. That's why PEI has offices in London, New York and Singapore, with a dedicated team in each location - allowing us to identify and alert you to the market's big picture trends.

The second and most important difference is the quality of our news, insight and intelligence. Our market-leading publications include Private Equity International, while our news websites and online data businesses are growing at an extraordinary pace, and our agenda-setting conferences attract the industry's top players from across the world. Similarly, our unique library of books and directories provide vital know-how and analysis on fundamental aspects of alternative assets and are written by seasoned professionals from all corners of each industry.

Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and bespoke data requests. Preqin also works with fund managers to identify and approach institutional investors for new vehicles via its flagship Fundraising Support Service.

Preqin has built a reputation in the alternative assets industry for providing the most comprehensive and extensive information possible. Leading alternative assets professionals from around the world rely on Preqin's services daily, and its data and statistics are regularly quoted by the financial press.

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Marketing within the products of Thomson Reuters Private Equity Group focuses attention of the world's decision-making executives in private equity on your firm. Our programs allow you to create awareness, target specific customer segments, and enhance the visibility of your brand. Whether you're a fund manager trying to differentiate your firm from competitors or a service provider seeking clients, our marketing programs make you visible among qualified, senior-level executives. You'll reach general partners, institutional investors, investment bankers and other professionals who relay on our products for the best news, analysis and networking. If you're like the 300+ current clients who look to build business through our products in this fast-growing market we'll get started on tailoring a program to your specific needs. For Advertising opportunities, please contact: David Harkey: 646.223.6776/

Media Sponsors: Silver

The Capital Roundtable is a twenty-five-year-old educational organization devoted to producing MasterClasses™ and other programs focused on the needs of private equity investors and related professionals. Our programs are regularly praised as among the best-managed and best-attended in the private equity community.

The Capital Roundtable's MasterClasses™ are intensive day-long conferences typically held in midtown Manhattan, that focus on specific finance topics which are timely and compelling. MasterClasses™ feature prominent figures in their fields as instructors, and allow time for networking among peers.

Private Equity Europe is your essential guide to the European private equity industry. If you need a monthly overview of the pan-European market, this is the journal for you.

Private Equity Europe includes:

  • Monthly feature-led editorial covering the European private equity market
  • A wealth of information on European deals over �20M sourced by the unquote" team, the leading supplier of private equity data, so you can be assured of the accuracy of the figures
  • Details of all private equity funds currently raising and investing in Europe
  • Forward thinking comment and analysis of recent events
  • Insightful intelligence reports that examine a particular area of private equity in great detail.

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Media Sponsors: Bronze

AllEquityFunds (AEF) - the largest community of private equity professionals in Russia and CIS. Started in April 2009, AEF became the leading source of information on private equity in the region, followed by thousands of users throughout the world. Website of community provides all kind of information for investors, private equity funds, professionals, companies and all interested in private equity in Russia and CIS. You can find news, analytics, events, private equity funds, deals, open discussion place, jobs etc. AllEquityFunds also publishes the only private equity journal in English on private equity in the region � Private Equity Russia and CIS Journal (PERCIS). AllEquityFunds is open and free for registration. We are aimed to become the leading useful partner in private equity world in Russia and CIS and would be glad to see you among our members and partners! is the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and diplomats, to experience what’s hot, new and next. Members are treated to exclusive industry-wide Leaders Forums, Business Receptions and Professional Nights, which have been featured in the press, including a recent article in The New York Times, " Helps Job Seekers Make Overseas Connections".'s Leaders Forums draw hundreds of high-level attendees who cannot afford to miss these very selective learning and networking opportunities.

Upcoming Leaders Forums in New York City include: Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010 (February 26th), Hedge Funds Leaders Forum 2010 (March 18th), Real Estate Leaders Forum 2010 (April 22nd). is expanding its reach to Washington DC, (Banking M&A Leaders Forum 2010, March 25th) and Boston (Venture Capital Leaders Forum 2010, April 8th). also offers instructional action-oriented Video Packages on Distressed Investing, China, Middle East and Buying a Failed Bank.

Wall Street Oasis is a web community of finance professionals including current and prospective investment bankers, traders, researchers, consultants, private equity and venture capital professionals. The purpose of the community is to facilitate communication among Wall Street professionals and anyone interested in a career in financial services.  WSO also provides several services to help these professionals as they progress through their career including detailed industry and interview guides, elite private GMAT tutors, professional resume reviews as well as access to top jobs in private equity and venture capital.