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New For 2013

Emerging Markets Summit

As LPs increasingly look towards emerging markets to deliver growth, SuperInvestor will bring some of the most well respected fund managers to the West Coast to participate in this exclusive Emerging Markets summit!

Hear from David Wilton, CIO, IFC on how LPs choose between emerging market managers as well as speakers from: Actis, The Dietrich Foundation, IFC, Asia Alternatives, Frontier Market Asset Management, 57 Stars, Pantheon, Aureos Advisors, Sarona Asset Management, Baring Private Equity Partners India, Peepul, Tuninvest Africinvest plus many more…

View the more information about the Emerging Markets Summit and the Fundraising Summit here

New Industry Experts & Guest Speakers

The SuperInvesor U.S. event in 2012 was praised for the high calibre of its speaking faculty, as some of the biggest names in the industry, plus LPs from the West Coast and around the world came together to debate key topics for the private equity and venture capital industry.

The 2013 event has a fully updated speaker list, with more institutional LPs sharing their opinions, and brand new keynote speeches from industry titans.

New Speakers Include:

Industry Experts 

  • Philip Hammarskjold, CEO, HELLMAN & FRIEDMAN
  • Stephen Pagliuca, Managing Director, BAIN CAPITAL
  • Greg Brenneman, Chairman, CCMP CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • Adam Clammer , Member & Head of Global Technology Group, KKR
  • Michael Psaros, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, KPS CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • Jim Ford, Managing Director, OAKTREE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

LPs & FoFs

  • Robert  Maynard, CIO, PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF IDAHO
  • Kevin O’Donnell, Managing Director, Alternative Investments, KAISER FOUNDATION HEALTH PLAN
  • Brad Thawley, Investment Manager, Private Equity, TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF TEXAS
  • Kathleen Browne, Director of Investments, WELLESLEY COLLEGE
  • Saguna  R. Malhotra, Managing Director, Private Equity & Head of Asia Investment Strategy, STANFORD MANAGEMENT COMPANY
  • Sandra Bosela, Managing Director, OPTRUST PRIVATE MARKETS GROUP
  • Edward J. Grefenstette, President & CIO, THE DIETRICH FOUNDATION
  • Rosa Estrada, Senior Investment Manager, INTEL CORPORATION
  • Matt Diestel, Investment Officer - Private Equity Group, CALSTRS

Plus! Incredible guest speakers from two leading West Coast universities provide fascinating insights into their latest research:

  • Hersh Shefrin, Mario L. Belotti Professor of Finance, SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY
    & Author, BEYOND GREED & FEAR: UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOURAL FINANCE AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF INVESTING

Hersh will deliver a fascinating presentation examining the psychology of company CEOs and why they make bad decisions on behalf of their firm. Hersh will speak on Wednesday February 13.

  • Robert Dekle, Professor of Economics, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

As a professor of economics, Robert is perfectly placed to discuss the global macroeconomic climate, taking into account the continuing fiscal crisis in the U.S., and global uncertainty. Robert will open the main conference on Tuesday February 12.

View the latest agenda for the leading Private Equity & Venture Capital LP/GP Relations event in the U.S. here

New Topics For 2013

Speakers at SuperInvestor U.S. will discuss the latest developments in the U.S. and global private equity market.

Topics include:

  • MACROECONOMIC OUTLOOK
    How Are Private Equity Firms Responding To The Uncertain Macro Economic Climate? Where Do The Best Managers See Opportunity Now & What Are The Known Unknowns?

  • STARTUPS: THE VIEW FROM THE FRONT LINE
    How Do Startup CEOs Think About Exits? What Are New Strategies for Liquidity? How Do They View Venture Capital Versus Other Sources of Funding?

  • LP STRAIGHT TALKING INTERVIEW
    How Has A Sophisticated LP Changed Its Investment Strategy Based On The Findings Of The Kauffman Report?

  • NEW WAYS OF INVESTING IN PRIVATE EQUITY
    How Are Co-Investments, Directs, Secondaries & Managed Accounts Fundamentally Altering The Private Equity Landscape?

  • EXAMINING THE CONSTRAINTS ON U.S. PENSION PLAN INVESTMENT POLICY
    How Are Allocations To Alternatives Likely To Shift Over The Next Decade & How Can Private Equity Managers Adapt Their Offering To Continue Raising Capital From This Source?

  • TERMS & CONDITIONS
    How Are Large Private Equity Firms Altering Their Terms, Conditions & Fee Structures In Response To LP Demands?
    What Do GPs Have To Do To Raise The Next Mega Fund?

  • PUBLIC IMAGE OF PRIVATE EQUITY
    Why Does Private Equity Find It So Difficult To Improve Its Image? What Can The Industry & Individual Organisations Do To Limit The Damage Done By The Presidential Election Campaigning?

View the latest agenda for the leading Private Equity & Venture Capital LP/GP Relations event in the U.S. here



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(updated 20 August 2014)

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Other SuperReturn Conferences Not To Be Missed In 2013

The 3rd Annual

SuperInvestor Asia 2015

02 Feb 2015 - 04 Feb 2015
Grand Hyatt, Singapore


The 18th Annual

SuperReturn International 2015

23 Feb 2015 - 26 Feb 2015
InterContinental Hotel, Berlin


What did your peers think of SuperInvestor U.S. 2012?

"I had a good time and it was a great crowd!"
Rob Coneybeer
Managing DirectorShasta Ventures
"I enjoyed the conference and thought the quality was high all around"
Jamie Ebersole
Senior Investment DirectorSL CAPITAL PARTNERS
"I was impressed with the great agenda and speakers. We all enjoyed it"
Erin Harrell
Head of Investor RelationsGGV CAPITAL