Sponsors & Partners

We would like to thank all our sponsors for their continued support for the 2017 event!

If you are interested in becoming associated with the UK Private Equity Conference 2017, please contact us via email or telephone on +351 211 335 966.

Silver Sponsors:

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.

Chiomenti

Chiomenti

Since 1948, Chiomenti is a leading Italian law firm characterised by an international outlook, with offices in Rome, Milan, London, Brussels, New York, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. With its 300-lawyer team spread across all practice areas, Chiomenti offers to the clients skills and experiences of extraordinary value in order to assist Italian and international business leaders. Among its clients Chiomenti counts the leading Italian and international industrial, banking, insurance and financial groups, and assists the State, local public administrations, as well as foreign governments and public agencies, organised markets and international organisations.

ShawKwei & Partners

ShawKwei & Partners

ShawKwei & Partners is a private equity fund manager specializing in investments with mid-market advanced manufacturing, industrial, and service businesses operating across Asia. ShawKwei has offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, and was established in 1998. ShawKwei takes significant ownership stakes in our investments and then implements intensive business and financial restructurings to transform companies into businesses attractive to multinational buyers. Key initiatives typically include rationalizing and upgrading facilities, implementing stringent financial controls, and launching branding initiatives to enhance marketing to customers and better position the company for sale. The ShawKwei strategy, methods and practices are specially crafted for private equity investments in Asian businesses.

ADP

ADP

As an extension of your operating team, ADP helps Private Equity create value by optimizing HCM (Human Capital Management) across your entire portfolio, and throughout the investment lifecycle. We work with leading Private Equity companies around the world:
- Accelerating M&A and carve-outs. Working side by side with deal teams to decrease stand up times, support TSA negotiations, provide risk assessment and mitigation, and provide unique HCM insight.
- Uncovering and developing HCM value creation opportunities across all portfolio companies.
- Maximising returns in preparing for exit through quick, high-impact upgrades to streamline operations.
Every company in your portfolio is unique, and we can tailor HCM solutions for each of them. From stand-alone technology to fully administered options, we work locally and globally with companies of all sizes. Gain a competitive edge by seeing the true value of HCM.

Our previous sponsors include distinguished industry leaders such as:

Our Partners

Global Legal Insights

Global Legal Insights

The Global Legal Insights (GLI) series provides readers with essential intelligence on current legislative issues affecting their business. Each book focuses on a specific legal practice area, providing readers with expert analysis of legal, economic and policy developments through the eyes of the world’s leading lawyers. All publications are available free to access at www.globallegalinsights.com. Contact: Global Legal Group 59 Tanner St, London SE1 3PL, UK +44 207 367 0720 info@glgroup.co.uk

International Comparative Legal Guides

International Comparative Legal Guides

The ICLG series provides current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas. These comprehensive guides follow a question and answer format to ensure thorough coverage of each topic within different legal systems worldwide. Each guide draws together the collective expertise of our contributors to provide a valuable and convenient resource, updated annually. The ICLG series provides a practical insight for general counsel, government agencies and private practice lawyers, keeping them abreast of law and policy globally. All guides are available free to access at www.iclg.com. Contact: Global Legal Group 59 Tanner St, London SE1 3PL, UK +44 207 367 0720 info@glgroup.co.uk

Global Legal Group

Global Legal Group

Established in 2002, Global Legal Group (GLG) is an independent, London-based media company specialising in the legal market. Through print and digital channels we provide legal, regulatory and policy information to senior executives, general counsel, law firms and government agencies. All GLG publications are available to view in print and online: International Comparative Legal Guides – www.iclg.com Commercial Dispute Resolution News – www.cdr-news.com Global Legal Insights – www.globallegalinsights.com African Law & Business – www.africanlawbusiness.com Contact: Global Legal Group 59 Tanner St, London SE1 3PL, UK +44 207 367 0720 info@glgroup.co.uk

Savvy Investor

Savvy Investor

Savvy Investor is the world’s best research platform for institutional investors. The site’s dedicated research team curates and publishes the best investment white papers, bringing them together in to one place, for your ease of use. Savvy Investor is made up of fifty topics, including a Private Equity Research section, as well as powerful search functionality. Having launched in 2015, Savvy Investor has already grown to have over 20,000 members, with 200 more joining each week. All members are verified as Institutional Investors and Service Providers, with most of the membership comprising asset owners, asset managers and investment consultants. Our engagement levels relate directly to the personalised experience our members receive. Every month, over 12,000 white papers are downloaded from Savvy Investor – far more than any other comparable platform. In addition, there’s a curated investment conferences directory, with useful search filters. Registration is totally free; when you join, you will select the investment topics that you wish to follow. These preferences are then used to personalize your weekly newsletter, as well as your home page. Sign up for free today at www.savvyinvestor.net

<strong>Preqin</strong>

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 300 staff based in New York, London, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Manila serving over 47,000 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. Follow us on Twitter: www.preqin.com/Twitter. Find us on LinkedIn: www.preqin.com/LinkedIn

<strong>LPEA</strong>

LPEA

The Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) is the representative body of private equity and venture capital professionals in Luxembourg. With 150 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!

<strong>Palico</strong>

Palico

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>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.