Virtual Conference Agenda for Capital Providers
August 25th, 2021

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

CDT

Introductory remarks by Gerald (10 min)

Introduction by Executives to Private Equity Firms (20 min, 60 seconds for each executive) 

9:30 AM  10:15 AM

CDT

 

 

 

 

 

Panel 1 – How To Pick The Right Private Equity Firm Partner

    • Questions to ask
    • Actions/Signals to observe
    • Capital
    • Big vs. Boutique Firms
 

 Moderator: Yelena Edelstein, Deal Partner – Blackmore Partners

Panelists:

  • TBD

 

10 minutes break

10:25 AM  11:10 AM

CDT

 

 

 

 

 

Panel 2 – Debunking The Private Equity Myth – Having A Private Equity Investor Will Not Destroy Your Company

    • Operational control vs. Private Equity Interference
    • Investments in business vs wholesale cost cutting
    • Efficient hiring and firing
    • Growth/ROI-oriented capital
 

Moderator: Tim Van Mieghem, Partner – The ProAction Group

Panelists:

  • TBD
 

10 minutes break

11:20 AM – 12:05 PM

CDT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel 3  Understanding How/What It’s Like to Work with a Private Equity Investor 

    • Different styles between firms
    • Communication
    • Board Meetings
    • Operational vs. strategic influence
    • Introductions
    • 100-day plan
    • Budgets
 

Moderator: Yelena Edelstein, Deal Partner – Blackmore Partners

Panelists: 

  • TBD
 

10 minutes break

12:15 PM – 4:00 PM

CDT

Speed Networking Sessions Between Private Equity and Executive Attendees via GoToMeeting