February 6 - 7, 2024 | Miami, FL

16th Independent Sponsors Summit & Awards

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About the Conference

We are delighted to announce the return of the 16th Independent Sponsors Summit & Awards in sunny Miami, Florida!


We have worked alongside our advisory board of industry leaders to ensure this will be our best event ever. The meticulously crafted program is laser-focused on driving deal activity and will dive deep into the high-level strategies and complex industry topics you need to succeed in 2024 and beyond. And with more 1-1 meeting time than ever before, you will be able to foster invaluable connections with your peers. Join over 300 senior-level executives for the go-to destination event for the Independent Sponsors (IS) and Capital Providers (CP) community.


What you can expect: 

  • Decision-makers only who are laser-focused on driving deal activity
  • Direct access to key stakeholders across the entire deal ecosystem not just independent sponsors 
  • An exceptional 95% success rate in facilitating deals, ensuring your time investment yields results
  • Immerse yourself in an interactive and curated environment, meticulously designed to deliver a bespoke impact
  • Collaborative & substantive experience designed for best practices and thought-sharing 


30+ speakers, expert-led panels, interactive roundtables, and over 10 hours of networking and 1-1 meetings will position you to:

  • Source and execute on quality deals in a tough economic environment
  • Structure your partnerships to unlock the full value of co-investing
  • Identify and secure the best financing for your deals
  • Embrace digital tech to improve your deal sourcing and workflows
  • Integrate sustainability and ESG initiatives into your investment decisions


In recognition of the immense talents and contributions of the industry’s highest achievers, at the end of Day 1, we will hold our annual Awards Ceremony. The nomination process is open to all - please visit our awards page to find out more. Held alongside a Cocktail Reception, the ceremony will be a prime opportunity to come together and recognize the amazing achievements of your industry.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Special thanks to our advisory board:

  • Tim Laczkowski, Partner, Altacrest Capital
  • Doug Lancey, Managing Director, TAMARIX CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • Ryan Ochs, Managing Director, Head of Underwriting and Origination, Lafayette Square
  • Chris Sheeren, Partner, Longhouse Partners, LLC
  • Raji Singh, President & Founder, Broadgate Capital
  • Dave Hiemstra, Managing Partner, Penstock Equity
  • Paul Shufro, Managing Director, Greyrock Capital Group
  • Lenora Robinson Mills, Chief Operating Officer, IMB Partners
  • Brian Yoon, Managing Director, Corbel Capital Partners
  • Megan Horvath, Partner, Steinbeck Investment Company
  • Lawrence Shagrin, Partner, Millpond Equity Partners, LLC
  • Jonathan Saltzman, Managing Partner, Torque Capital Group
  • Benjamin Cannon, Co-Founder & Partner, CUE Growth
  • Rick Apple, Managing Partner, Upside Growth Partners
  • Ignacio Macias, CEO, CECOP North America
  • Curtis Glovier, Senior Investment Advisor, GRAFINE PARTNERS
  • Christian Maccarron, Co-Founder/Managing Director, Taubman Capital Management LLC
  • Paul Oris, Vice President, Tecum Capital Partners
  • Jared Rubenstein, Director, Equity Group, Monroe Capital LLC
  • Drew Brantley, Managing Director, Frisch Capital Partners
  • Claudine Cohen, Managing Principal, CohnReznick
  • Sylvie Gadant, Partner and Practice Leader - Transaction Advisory Service, Citrin Cooperman
  • Tarrus Richardson, Founder & CEO, IMB Partners
  • Austin Nuedecker, Managing Partner, Weave Growth Partners



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Impactful Sessions Combined with Powerful Networking

Real insights with real proof – Develop meaningful connections. 

Fast Paced Roundtables & In-depth Workshops

Keeps your conference experience engaging and dynamic.

Develop Meaningful Connections

Through one-on-one meetings and networking sessions.

Independent Sponsor Awards

Celebrate the rapidly evolving Independent Sponsors space.

Host your own Get-together

The perfect way for you to organize a dinner, breakfast, or morning group run.

iGlobal Forum's 16th Independent Sponsors Summit

This event will bring together senior-level capital providers and leading independent sponsors by combining high-level networking and one-to-one meetings.  Alongside in-depth content,  you can pick up the best strategies from industry experts, make valuable connections and improve your odds in generating successful deals.



expert speakers


hours of networking time


1 to 1 networking meetings




Independent Sponsors


Capital Providers


Network With Leading

  • Independent Sponsors
  • Private Equity Finns
  • Family Offices
  • Mezzanine Lenders
  • Hedge Funds
  • Institutional Investors
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • MBA Intermediaries/Advisors

Speaker & Attendees Testimonials:

This is one of the few forums where everyone can come together in one spot
Nick BarkerPartner, Longhouse Partners
This conference has been eye-opening
Tarrus RichardsonCEO, IMB Development Corporation
Is a really good mix of Capital Providers and independent sponsors. Interesting topics but also high-quality attendee base
Nikolas MillerDirector, Prudential Private Capital
We’ve met some interesting people who we hope to transact with, and we’ve also met some potential investors
Ahmed FattouhFounder and CEO, Interprivate
This is a great forum to meet both independent sponsors but also more so capital providers
Lenore KopkoManaging Director, Artemis Capital
It’s a central meeting place where people are coming from a variety of locations
Ahmed FattouhFounder and CEO, Interprivate
There’s a lot of really significant players who are actively doing deals in the industry. Being top of mind and seeing them is really valuable for us as a law firm
Chase StuartPartner, Ice Miller
Everything from accounting firms to the lawyers, to the private equity firms and independent sponsors, it’s a really great place for you to meet some folks who are within your ecosystem. The content here at this conference is really super, I think the presenters are really super
Nanette HeidePartner, Duane Morris
I would absolutely tell people to come particularly folks in my shoes that are trying to develop their network of capital providers and also trying to meet other independent sponsors
Nick Barker Partner, Longhouse Partners
I have been here for all eight years. What I come back for is just the quality of people who I meet
David Acharya
I will continue to be a repeat participant in iglobal but mostly because it’s got the right people
Tarrus RichardsonCEO, IMB Development Corporation
We love this conference, we will be back next year. I tell them that every year, it’s been really phenomenal
Sylvie GadantPartner, Citrin Cooperman

Join the Independent Sponsor & Capital Provider (ISCP) Club today

We are pleased to announce the ISCP Club, the first community of its kind connecting independent sponsors and capital providers.

Building on iGlobal Forum’s long-standing success of connecting and matching over 1,000 Independent Sponsors & Capital Providers since 2015, the mission of the ISCP Club is to unite all independent sponsors and capital providers into an exclusive community with access to industry content, an Independent Sponsor & Capital Provider Directory and live senior-level deal-making events. List your complimentary profile today to be connected with over 600 members, or join as a premium member and attend the Summit complimentary as part of your membership!

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