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SuperReturn North America

Tuesday, September 13 - Wednesday, September 14

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Overview

North America’s #1 private capital event

SuperReturn is coming to New York

SuperReturn North America, the flagship conference, is moving to New York this year and will bring together influential LPs and GPs to build strong relationships, make valuable new contacts and share the latest market intelligence.

Meet face-to-face and maximise your time by engaging with 600+ C-suite and senior executives from the leading players in private markets in the US and Canada.

How is deglobalization and market volatility impacting private capital? What sectors and strategies are proving most resilient? How are LPs and GPs approaching new opportunities?

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CFA NY Discount — 10% Off

As a recognized Educational Sponsor, we’re excited to offer our audience 10% OFF* the standard course price! To redeem the discount, enter code: FKR2644CFA in VIP Section of checkout. 

* Receive an additional $300 off  if you register by July 29, 2022

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Topics

SuperReturn North America is moving to New York for 2022! Make valuable new contacts and build lasting relationships with 600+ C-suite and senior executives from leading LPs and GPs from US, Canada and beyond. Join us for keynote addresses, panel discussion, breakout sessions, networking opportunities and more!

Specific topics include:

  • Big picture: the macroeconomic outlook for 2022-2023
  • State of the market: what does the future hold for North America private equity?
  • Finding a place for venture capital in your portfolio
  • Under pressure: how LPs are balancing re-ups with new allocations
  • What does impact investing mean today?
  • raising money from European LPs: what North American GPs need to know about AIFMD
  • Changing the complexion of the workforce: diversity and the inclusive economy
  • Digitally driven investment strategies/li>
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Who Should Attend?

CEOs, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Job Seekers, Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Investor Relations

Agenda

5:30 PM | REGISTRATION & NETWORKING


6:00 PM | WELCOMING REMARKS


6:05 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION

Dennis Alvarado, Managing Director, Human Resources Business Partner at Nuveen Investments

Solange Charas. Ph.D., CEO, Charas Consulting, FOunder, HCMoneyball


7:00 PM |  CLOSING REMARKS


7:05 PM | NETWORKING & CATERED RECEPTION

Overview

SuperReturn is coming to New York

SuperReturn North America, the flagship conference, is moving to New York this year and will bring together influential LPs and GPs to build strong relationships, make valuable new contacts and share the latest market intelligence.

Meet face-to-face and maximise your time by engaging with 600+ C-suite and senior executives from the leading players in private markets in the US and Canada.

How is deglobalization and market volatility impacting private capital? What sectors and strategies are proving most resilient? How are LPs and GPs approaching new opportunities?

Agenda

Wednesday, September 14

8:00 AM- 8:50 AM | LP-ONLY

LP-ONLY BREAKFAST BRIEFING


8:00 AM- 8:50 AM | GP-ONLY

GP-ONLY BREAKFAST BRIEFING


8:15 AM- 8:50 AM |REGISTRATION, WELCOME COFFEE AND NETWORKING


8:50 AM – 8:55 AM | CHAIR’S WELCOME ADDRESS


8:55 AM – 9:00 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION: THE SECONDARIES MARKET: FROM PANIC PLAY TO REBALANCING TOOL TO BOOMING ASSET CLASS

Moderator

Nash Waterman, Head of Private Equity Secondaries, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Panelists

Yann Robard, Managing Partner, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners


9:30 AM – 9:50 AM | KEYNOTE ADDRESS


9:40 AM – 10:25 AM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – HUMAN CAPITAL: ATTRACTING AND RETAINING TALENT N A MARKET WHERE DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY


9:50 AM – 10:25 AM |PANEL DISCUSSION – GP-led secondaries: where next for this rapidly expanding market?

Moderator

Michael Belsley,  Partner, Investment Funds, Kirkland & Ellis

Panelists

Cari Lodge,  Managing Director, Head of Secondaries, Commonfund Capital

Matthew Shafer, Managing Director, Global Head of Direct Private Equity, Northleaf Capital Partners

Gerald Cooper, Partner, Campbell Lutyens


10:25 AM – 10:55 AM | MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK


10:55 AM – 11:20 AM | KEYNOTE PANEL – raising money from European LPs: what North American GPs need to know about AIFMD

Nigel Williams, Chairman, Royalton Partners SA

Joseph Smith,  Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP


11:20 AM- 11:55 AM | LP ONLY – ESG structures, frameworks and reporting standards


11:20 AM- 11:50 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION -Tracking the continued rise of growth equity

Panelists

Brian Smiga,  Partner and Co-founder, Alpha Partners

Chris Shen, Co-Founder, Revere VC


11:45 AM – 12:35 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – What does impact investing mean today?

Discussion Co-Leader

Peter Grubstein, Founder & Managing Director, NGEN


11:50 AM – 12:20 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – What’s new from the SEC

Moderator

Igor Rozenblit, Partner, Iron Road Partners

Panelists

Drew Maloney, President & CEO, American Investment Council

Nabil Sabki, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP


12:20 PM – 12:40 PM | KEYNOTE ADDRESS


12:40 PM -1:10 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Kauffman Fellows panel: GPs perspectives on outperforming in a changing world order

Moderator

SC Moatti,  Managing Partner, Mighty Capital

Panelists

Karen Kerr,  Founder & General Partner, Exposition Capital

Caroline Lewis,  Managing Partner, Rogue Women’s Fund

Lisa Calhoun,  Managing Founding Partner, Valor Ventures


1:10 PM – 2:10 PM | LUNCH AD NETWORKING BREAK


1:10 PM – 2:10 PM | LP- ONLY

LP-only lunch


2:10 PM – 2:40 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Investing in tech and the innovation economy

Heinz Blennemann, Principal, Blennemann Family Investments

Jerry Wang, CEO & Founder, Hi2 Global

Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund


2:10 PM – 2:40 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Digitally driven investment strategies


2:40 PM – 3:10 PM | PAEEL DISCUSSION – Changing the complexion of the workforce: diversity and the inclusive economy

Moderator

Grace Reyes,  CEO, The Investment Diversity Exchange (TIDE)

Panelists

Kathy Malone, Senior Managing Director, IQ-EQ

Chijioke Asomugha, Co-Founder & Partner, Fvlcrum


2:40 PM – 3:25 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – A game of risk: what types of risk are acceptable at this stage in the cycle?


3:10 PM – 3:40 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – ESG and sustainable investment strategies

Greg Wasserman, Head of Private Climate Investing, Wellington Management


3:40 PM- 4:05 PM | AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK


4:05 PM – 4:35 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Democratisation of private equity: making private equity accessible to the masses

Panelists

Sheryl Schwartz  Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, ALTI

Steffen Pauls,  Founder, Chairman & CEO, Moonfare

Stephen Brennan, Head of Private Wealth, Hamilton Lane

Matt Brown, CEO, CAIS Group


4:35 PM – 5:05 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Implementing a successful co-investment strategy: best practices and key success factors

Panelists

Andrew Bernstein,  Senior Managing Director, Head of Private Equity, Capital Dynamics

Aditya Fontana-Raina,  Principal, Private Equity, StepStone Group


5:30 PM – 5:35 PM | PRESENTATION- CHAIR’S CLOSIG REMARKS AD END OF SuperReturn NORTH AMERICA 2022

TuESday, September 13

8:00 AM- 8:50 AM | REGISTRATION, WELCOME COFFEE AND NETWORKING


8:00 AM- 8:50 AM | LP-ONLY

LP-ONLY BREAKFAST BRIEFING


8:50 AM | CHAIR’S WELCOME ADDRESS


9:00 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION: BIG PICTURE: THE MACROECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR 2022-2023

Ryan Turner, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Stronghold Investment Management


9:30 AM | DAY ONE MAIN STAGE  – KEYNOTE INTERVIEW

David Golub, President, Golub Capital


9:50 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION – State of the market: what does the future hold for North America private equity?


10:30 AM |KEYNOTE INTERVIEW –‘trends’ in PE that are not going away

Interviewed by Lisa Sun, Investment Principal, Coller Capital

David Chiang, Chief Investment Officer, Pritzker Family Foundations


10:50 AM | MORNING COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK


11:20 AM | KEYNOTE INTERVIEW – an LP perspective on the future of North American private equity

Interviewed by Leslie Picker, Finance & Investing Reporter,CNBC

Suyi Kim  Global Head of Private Equity, CPP Investments


11:20 AM- 11:55 AM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Strategies to outperform in a digital world

Discussion Leader

Rick Shrotri, Founder & Managing Partner, Digital Alpha Advisors


11:40 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION – LP sentiment: deploying capital in a crowded market

Roger VincentSenior Investment Officer,Cornell University Endowment

Anthony ChiuDirector – Private Equity and Alternative Assets,Kentucky Public Pensions Authority

Maurice GordonManaging Director & Head Of Private Equity,The Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America


11:55 AM – 12:30 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Investing in Health Care


12:15 PM | KEYNOTE ADDRESS


12:35 PM – 1:35 PM | LUNCH AD NETWORKING BREAK


12:35 PM- 1:35 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Women in Private Markets Lunch


1:35 PM – 2:10 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Under pressure: how LPs are balancing re-ups with new allocations

Moderator
Sarah Sandstrom, Partner, Campbell Lutyens

Panelists

Michael Barzyk, Global Head of Private Equity, Allstate Inversiones


1:45 PM – 2:25 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Finding a Place for venture capital in your portfolio

Chris Shen, Co-Founder, Revere VC


2:10 PM – 2:30 PM | PRESENTATION – Data presentation: fundraising trends

Shifra Ansonoff, Global Head of Research & Data Operations, Preqin

2:25 PM – 3:05 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Cryptocurrency: a genuine disruptor or just a fad?

Discussion Leaders

Timothy W. Cunningham, President,Touchstone Group

Edith Yeung, Partner,Race Capital


2:30 PM – 3:05 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Competing for capital: megafunds versus mid-market vs small cap managers

Moderator

Daniel Daneshrad, Special Counsel, Schulte Roth & Zabel

Panelists

Kerry Dolan, Founder & Managing Partner, Brinley Partners


3:05 PM- 3:20 PM |KEYNOTE INTERVIEW 


3:20 PM- 3:55 PM | AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK


3:55 PM – 4:30 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Sector specific vs. generalist funds: how do the fundamentals stack up?

Rudina SeseriFounder & Managing PartnerGlasswing Ventures


3:55 PM – 4:40 PM | BREAKOUT DISCUSSION GROUPS – Digitally driven investment strategies

Discussion Leaders

Samantha Ory, General PartnerOuroboros Group


4:30 PM – 5:05 PM | PANEL DISCUSSION – Emerging managers and spin-outs

Moderator

Kelly DePonte, Managing Director, Probitas Partners

Panelists

Michelle Jacobi, Managing Director, Gatewood Capital Partners

Sara Zulkosky, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Recast Capital


5:05 PM – 5:30 PM | PRESENTATION – Geopolitical keynote address


5:30 PM – 5:35 PM | PRESENTATION- Chair’s closing remarks


5:35 PM – 7:30 PM | NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION

Additional Details

Learning Outcomes

  • What are the compensation & talent management trends affecting the industry
  • How large and small companies from different facets of the finance industry are tackling the issue of a tight labor market
  • Expectations of the new generation of employees in the workplace and how companies are addressing them

Features, Benefits, Values

This event will help members and others to understand the current trends in compensation and talent management and how to do what’s best for you or your firm.

Who Should Attend?

CEOs, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Compliance Officers, Job Seekers, Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Investor Relations