Wednesday September 22, 2021 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sophisticated Independent Sponsors are beginning to look a lot like funded private equity firms. Add to that the fact that more Independent Sponsors are emerging and it’s clear that the competition is only increasing. That means it may be tougher to find and close deals, as well as to name favorable terms.
Independent sponsors are increasingly looking for ways to differentiate and optimize their approach. Many are leveraging sale leasebacks, which provide for an attractive source of proceeds, decrease sourcing needs from traditional parties, and in many cases, allow acquirers to stand out by differentiating offers in value and / or structure.Learn how Independent Sponsors can demonstrate value to potential funding partners and targets.
Wednesday September 22, 2021 | 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
What margins can be expected in 2022 and onward? While management fees for target firms are on the rise, what should an Independent Sponsor be offering for those fees? What other services or strategies may improve IS bottom lines in coming years?
Wednesday September 22, 2021 | 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Sector-specific meetings dedicated to developing partnerships unique to your business model. This highly lauded event provides you with the opportunity to meet exclusively with those independent sponsors or capital providers specializing in investments in the same sector and market as you are. We will provide you with a full list of participating capital providers and independent sponsors, and offer an hour of free-flowing networking to meet with the most relevant contacts. You will have the chance then to evaluate the potential for future business opportunities and make the most of your time. These meetings will conclude with our cocktail hour to offer additional unstructured networking time with any independent sponsors or capital providers you may not yet met.
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