8:00 am - NETWORKING BREAKFAST
9:00 am - FORECAST 2022: WHERE IS THE ECONOMY HEADED?
Hear from a renowned Keynote economist on where the economy is headed and projections for 2022.
9:30 am - THE NEW NORMAL POST PANDEMIC: OVERCOMING PRESSURE ON DEAL ECONOMICS AND FINDING ATTRACTIVE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN A HIGH VALUATION & ULTRACOMPETITIVE MARKET
Partner and Practice Leader - Transaction Advisory Services
Prodos Capital LLC
Merit Capital Partners
Managing Partner - Private Equity
Partner in the Financial Services and Corporate Groups
Sadis & Goldberg
10:15 am - ESG & HOW TO BUILD DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIONARY PRACTICES INTO THE INDEPENDENT SPONSOR MARKETS
Managing Principal, Transactions & Turnaround Advisory
Founder & Managing Partner
Beach Point Capital Management
Weave Growth Partners
11:00 am - NETWORKING BREAK
11:30 am - DEAL SOURCING IN 2022: HOW TO SOLVE THE CHALLENGE OF BEING A SPONSOR
12:15 pm - WAR STORIES – CASE STUDIES FROM THE FRONT LINES
Hear from independent sponsors and capital providers who have closed deals and exited successfully during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Torque Capital Group
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
The HiGro Group LLC
Saratoga Investment Corp.
12:45 pm - NETWORKING LUNCHEON - Live survey of IS & CP
Managing Partner Ice Miller
Managing Director, Portfolio Advisors
Partner FOX ROTHSCHILD
Managing Director, Amalgam Capital
3:00 pm - BUSINESS BUILDING 1X1 NETWORKING MEETINGS
1x1 meetings dedicated to developing partnerships unique to your business model. This unique addition to the program will provide 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 have met.
5:00 pm - COCKTAIL RECEPTION & ADDITIONAL NETWORKING
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