The upcoming 20th annual Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference will be hosted on Friday, January 31st.
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Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference

Investing with Vigilance: Adapting and Thriving in a New Normal Environment

Friday, February 1, 2013 - Hyatt at the Bellevue Philadelphia


Corporate Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor

PwC firms provide industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for their clients. More than 161,000 people in 154 countries in firms across the PwC network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. See for more information.

Gold Sponsors

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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Media Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor

Now entering its fifth decade, Institutional Investor has consistently distinguished itself among the world’s foremost financial publications with ground-breaking journalism and incisive writing that provides “must read” intelligence for a global audience.

Gold Sponsor

Dow Jones Private Equity & Venture Capital is a division of Dow Jones & Co., a News Corporation company. Dow Jones Private Equity & Venture Capital 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 VentureSource, LP Source and Private Equity Source, as well as the highly-respected publications Private Equity Analyst, VentureWire, Daily Bankruptcy Review and LBO Wire.

Silver Sponsors

Annually, the team at conducts a comprehensive survey to reveal insights into the changing landscape of private equity and venture capital compensation. The data is collected in Q4 each year to get the best picture of how the year will wrap up.

The Private Equity Compensation Report has grown to become the most comprehensive benchmark for private equity and venture capital compensation practices in the industry. The Report represents a compensation benchmark resource that is comprehensive, reliable and affordable. is the premier global source for daily online private equity news. Up to the minute stories, thoughtful analysis and insightful commentary are produced by an expert team of private equity journalists who have a combined experience of over 30 years writing for the industry.

Bronze Sponsors

Limited Partner, is a quarterly magazine aimed at exploring the crucial role of institutional investors in private equity funds, and the interconnect between these LPs and the fund managers they support. Published by AltAssets, the magazine  is targeted at the individuals and organisations who provide the essential capital that fuels global private equity activity. Written with the LP perspective in mind, we aim to shed light on what can often seem an under-served area in terms of objective news, views and insights. Already used by over 100,000 professionals each month, in over 150 countries, AltAssets provides the latest breaking news, with a greater focus on the stories that matter and exclusive updates on the key issues facing professionals across the investor spectrum.

Now twenty years old, unquote” is Europe’s longest running private equity publication. We are different to other information resources in the market – whilst others re-hash the latest press releases they receive, we fully research all deals, funds and exits. We verify our information directly with the private equity deal-makers, fund managers, institutional investors and advisory communities.

Our print publication unquote” analysis and its sister website deliver insight and in-depth analysis on the latest hot topics in the private equity industry, together with exclusive interviews and roundtables with key industry players. Our database unquote” data covers the full private equity market cycle – fundraising, deal making and returns generation. With comprehensive data on over 35,000 private equity investments stretching back to 1990, it is the longest running and most comprehensive European database available.