Partners & Sponsors

The UK Private Equity Conference would not be possible without financial support from our corporate partners. As our sponsors are leading in their individual fields, we strongly encourage attendees of the conference as well as others connected to the PE space, to form relationships with them.

Our corporate partners are helping the conference to build a stronger brand in the private equity community, which has very strong benefits for us as an organization. We are profoundly grateful for their support.

If you are interested in becoming associated with the UK Private Equity Conference 2017 (21st September 2017 | Mondrian Hotel, London), please contact us via email: ad@pe-conference.org or telephone: +351 932 090 557.

 

We would like to thank our Sponsors and Partners presented bellow who contributed to the success of the UK Private Equity Conference 2016:

Gold Sponsors 2016:

Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray is a leading global law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. We represent interests across a broad spectrum of industries and businesses and have market leading positions in, among others, private equity, private investment funds, finance, real estate, investment management, privacy & data security, M&A, litigation, government enforcement, health care and life sciences, intellectual property and tax. Client by client, we have built a reputation for high-quality work, a pragmatic approach, and the highest standards of service and ethics.Ropes & Gray is a leading global law firm with offices in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Silicon Valley. We represent interests across a broad spectrum of industries and businesses and have market leading positions in, among others, private equity, private investment funds, finance, real estate, investment management, privacy & data security, M&A, litigation, government enforcement, health care and life sciences, intellectual property and tax. Client by client, we have built a reputation for high-quality work, a pragmatic approach, and the highest standards of service and ethics.

 S&P Global Market Intelligence

S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction. S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI).

CACEIS

CACEIS

CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group dedicated to institutional and corporate clients. Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering depositary and custody, fund administration, middle-office outsourcing, execution, derivatives clearing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services. With assets under custody of €2.4 trillion and assets under administration of €1.4 trillion, CACEIS is a market-leading asset servicing group which also ranks among the premier global service providers for PERE.

Silver Sponsors 2016:

SGG

SGG

SGG Group is a leading multi-jurisdictional provider of financial services with a heritage dating back more than a century, in Europe and beyond. We pride ourselves on the expertise and responsiveness we bring to our clients, providing tailored, global solutions in a transparent and cost-efficient manner. We specialize in servicing real estate, private equity, infrastructure, debt and other traditional and alternative investment structures, as well as providing solutions for corporate clients and private clients. We offer the fullest range of services encompassing the requirements of corporate administration services, consolidation and global accounting, fund administration, depositary and custody services, third-party AIFM services and family office support. We provide global solutions and local expertise to our clients. We make business simple for you. We support your ambitions.

7 Step Solutions

7 Step Solutions

7 Step Solutions is a high calibre international consulting firm that helps its clients to deliver sales and operational optimisation. We achieve quantifiable and lasting results by implementing commercial programmes while in parallel embedding organisation, people and process changes. With a history of successful delivery, we are able to integrate with your team and operate with integrity to deliver your goals and create cost savings and revenue generation.

O’Melveny & Myers

O’Melveny & Myers

In a firm of 700 lawyers in 15 offices worldwide, O'Melveny's Investment Funds and Private Equity team work together across Europe, the US, and Asia. This global team approach allows the sharing of trends across the marketplace, and the team to provide a seamless platform to global clients. The team advises clients on all the legal issues that impact funds, including regulatory, tax, and corporate/partnership matters. The team works closely with both general partners on fundraisings and their own structures; and limited partners, including some of the world’s most active institutional investors, on investments both into private equity and other alternative investment funds. They are the market leader in secondary transactions. They advise on co-investments, and on the sale or acquisition of investment advisors.

ADP

ADP

HR isn’t simply about getting things done anymore. You’re expected to help your company thrive, by providing and retaining a better workforce. As one of the world’s largest and most experienced HR providers, ADP offers you a full HCM solution (recruit-to- retire) that helps you build the team that you need to succeed. Everything from basic payroll, benefits and record keeping to complex tools for talent management, compensation, succession planning, and data analytics. Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP’s cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. Working together to build a better workforce. Because thriving businesses succeed with motivated and empowered people.

Partners 2016:

Preqin

Preqin

Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and complimentary research reports. Preqin is an independent business with over 250 staff based in New York, London, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Manila serving over 40,000 customers in over 90 countries.

Preqin has the most comprehensive and extensive information available on the private equity and venture capital, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and natural resources industries, encompassing funds and fundraising, performance, fund managers, institutional investors, deals and fund terms. Leading alternative assets professionals from around the world rely on Preqin’s services daily, and its data and statistics are regularly quoted by the financial press.

www.preqin.com
Follow us on Twitter: www.preqin.com/Twitter
Find us on LinkedIn: www.preqin.com/LinkedIn

Leaders League

Leaders League

Leaders League is a media and rating agency for top executives at the international level. We connect senior business leaders to a dynamic network of business information and people sharing a common passion : excellence in leadership and management. Leaders League delivers up-to-date news, in-depth analysis and business insights through a range of formats, from Décideurs Magazine, market intelligence reports, top company rankings and directories to professional events and digital products.

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) is the representative body of the Luxembourg investment fund community. Created in 1988, the Association today represents over 1,500 Luxembourg domiciled investment funds, asset management companies and a wide range of service providers such as depositary banks, fund administrators, transfer agents, distributors, legal firms, consultants, tax experts, auditors and accountants, specialist IT providers and communication companies. The Luxembourg Fund industry is the largest fund domicile in Europe and a worldwide leader in cross-border distribution of funds. Luxembourg-domiciled investment structures are distributed on a global basis in more than 70 countries with a particular focus on Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

For further information, do not hesitate to consult our website at www.alfi.lu. You can also keep up to date with the discussion by following @ALFIfunds on Twitter or join ALFI’s LinkedIn group.

Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Lithuanian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LT VCA) was established by UAB LitCapital Asset Management, BaltCap UAB and UAB SEB Venture Capital in May 2009. Private Equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments have been present in Lithuania since the beginning of 90s. Currently, we have 13 active companies / members covering different types of venture capital business activities: fund management companies, consulting firms, lawyers, public institutions etc., who support and advise investors and entrepreneurs in the structuring and management of their partnerships.

Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

Luxembourg Private Equity & Venture Capital Association

The Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) is the representative body of private equity and venture capital professionals in Luxembourg.
With over 130 members, LPEA plays a leading role in the discussion and development of the investment framework and actively promotes the industry beyond the country’s borders.
Luxembourg disposes of a stable tax regime and is today at the forefront of international PE regulation providing a flexible, secure, predictable and multi-lingual jurisdiction to operate in.
LPEA provides a dynamic and interactive platform for its members to discuss and exchange information and organises working meetings and networking opportunities on a regular basis.
If Luxembourg is your location of choice for private equity, LPEA is where you actually join the industry!

Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association

The Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association was established on November 12, 1987 with the objectives of promoting and protecting the interests of the venture capital industry in Hong Kong. The Association was formed based on a recommendation in the Working Party of the Hong Kong Association of Banks' study of venture capital and has been incorporated as a company limited by guarantee. The HKVCA's mission is to stimulate a vibrant venture capital and the private equity industry in Asia while promoting the role of member firms in value creation, innovation and economic development. HKVCA provides a forum for networking and experience sharing for its members; promotes industry professional ethics, international best practices and standards; and represents the views of its members before governmental and other relevant bodies.

<strong>Private Equity Fund Marketplace</strong>

Private Equity Fund Marketplace

As a unique marketplace where LPs and GPs meet and discover primaries, secondaries and co-investments, Palico helps PE professionals make sense of a growing universe of investors, fund managers, and investment opportunities. Accredited investors can access a comprehensive set of fundraisings, quickly identify those that match their strategy, and review GP-supplied marketing documents before deciding whether to initiate discussions with a GP. A wealth of fund data and performance benchmarking help investors make decisions. Firm and People Screeners make it easy to identify and reach out to prospective investors and high-potential fund managers. Private equity professionals can join the marketplace at As a unique marketplace where LPs and GPs meet and discover primaries, secondaries and co-investments, Palico helps PE professionals make sense of a growing universe of investors, fund managers, and investment opportunities. Accredited investors can access a comprehensive set of fundraisings, quickly identify those that match their strategy, and review GP-supplied marketing documents before deciding whether to initiate discussions with a GP. A wealth of fund data and performance benchmarking help investors make decisions. Firm and People Screeners make it easy to identify and reach out to prospective investors and high-potential fund managers. Private equity professionals can join the marketplace at www.palico.com

<strong>ILPA</strong>

ILPA

The ILPA is the leading global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity Limited Partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. Initially founded as an informal networking group, the ILPA is a voluntary association funded by its members. The ILPA membership has grown to include over 300 member organizations from around the world representing over US $1 trillion of private assets globally. To learn more about joining the ILPA, contact info@ilpa.org.

<strong>ABFA</strong>

ABFA

The Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA) is a UK-based Trade Association representing an industry supplying much needed liquidity to UK and Irish businesses. Our Members provide Factoring, Invoice Discounting and Asset Based Lending. The ABFA's Membership comprises around 40 Members, representing about 95 per cent of the UK and Irish market providing these products. The ABFA represents the industry in the UK and Ireland and works closely with other organisations around the world. It sets and enforces standards within the industry, informs and engages stakeholders outside the industry, and provides education and training to those within.

<strong>Dealogic</strong>

Dealogic

Dealogic provides integrated content, analytics, and technology that helps clients originate the right opportunities, distribute deals to the right buyers, and ensure seamless and transparent consumption of resources. Firms who use Dealogic see results in increased profitability and productivity – and a client’s success is our top goal. Whether you want to analyze wallet share, execute a deal, align operating units, or manage risk, there is only one answer.

<strong>BAI</strong>

BAI

The Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI) is the lobby association for the Alternative Investments industry in Germany. The BAI is catalyzer between German institutional investors and recognized providers of Alternative Investments products worldwide. One goal is to enhance the environment for German professional investors when diversifying their financial assets into Alternative Investments, especially as many of those investors are responsible for safeguarding long-term retirement pensions. Another objective of the association is to increase the awareness level and the understanding of these asset classes and strategies in public. The BAI maintains an intense dialogue with political institutions as well as supervisory bodies. Furthermore, the BAI cooperates with various national and international organizations and industry associations and advocates for legal reforms to design an attractive and competitive regulatory environment for the Alternative Investments industry in Germany. At present, BAI counts more than 160 members from all areas of the professional Alternative Investments industry.

<strong>Investing.com</strong>

Investing.com

Investing.com is a global financial portal and internet brand composed of 27 editions in 21 languages and mobile apps for Android and iOS that provide news, analysis, streaming quotes and charts, technical data and financial tools about the global financial markets. Each edition covers a broad variety of local and global financial vehicles including Stocks, Bonds, Commodities, Currencies, Interest Rates, Futures and Options. Founded in 2007, Investing.com has a growing readership worldwide and is now a leading global financial portal committed to constantly launching innovative features and sections to ensure an optimal one-stop source for its readers http://www.investing.com and http://uk.investing.com/

<strong>media.net berlinbrandenburg</strong>

media.net berlinbrandenburg

media.net berlinbrandenburg ranks among the biggest and most successful regional networks of media and digital economy in Germany for 15 years. It represents more than 450 members, including major global companies as well as young startups. The aim of media.net berlinbrandenburg is to connect key players and represent interests of the members in Berlin and Brandenburg to improve the regional business conditions.

CAIA Association

CAIA Association

The Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, a non-profit organization founded in 2002, is the world leader in alternative investment education.  The CAIA Association is best known for the CAIA Charter®, an internationally recognized credential granted upon successful completion of a rigorous two-level exam series, combined with relevant work experience.  Earning the CAIA Charter is the gateway to becoming a member of the CAIA Association, a global network of 7,700 alternative investment leaders located in 80+ countries, who have demonstrated a deep and thorough understanding of alternative investing. CAIA also offers the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments Certificate Program®, an online course that provides an introduction to the core concepts of alternative investing. Having grown rapidly, the CAIA Association now supports vibrant chapters for its Charter Holder members located in financial centers around the world, produces world class research publications, and sponsors educational and networking events to help the CAIA community keep pace with the industry.  CAIA is considered a leading authority and trusted voice for providing perspective on industry trends and developments worldwide.