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Private equity is a critically important asset that investors cannot afford to exclude from their portfolios. With its potential for high returns that can outperform other asset classes, such as conventional stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, private equity offers a competitive edge to sophisticated investors.


Private Equity: Investing and Creating Value is an executive conference which will draw institutional investors as well as investment professionals aspiring to be better private equity managers. This new private equity conference, led by renowned Wharton finance experts, will present the latest information about the private equity sector, while discussing the latest concepts investors need to know to confidently evaluate investment opportunities in the private equity space and build optimal investment processes.


Please note the conferences will be presented in English with simultaneous Chinese translation (研讨会语言为英文,提供中文同声传译).

Highlights & Benefits

  • Understand the various stages of investment, from deal origination through harvesting returns
  • Explore the tools that private equity firms use to structure and finance a deal, create value, and determine exit timing
  • Understand the key drivers in the private equity market and key differences between funds' strategies
  • Analyze a deal from the different points of view of a private equity firm and of a bank

Session Topics

  • Fund structure
  • Leveraged buyout model and comparables analysis
  • Deal origination, transaction, and execution
  • Value creation with operations and negotiation
  • Advanced and best practices in private equity
  • Commercial due diligence
  • The limited partners perspective
  • Growth equity
  • Middle market private equity
  • Private equity in emerging economies

Who Should Attend

Private Equity: Investing and Creating Value is designed for institutional investors as well as investment professionals aspiring to be better private equity managers. A minimum of three years of investment industry experience is recommended. This conference will enable executives to better understand opportunities and strategies, and develop their toolkit to be effective in investing in private equities. The roles and job titles of attendees might include:

  • Chief investment officers and asset managers responsible for a firm's portfolio
  • Institutional investors with an interest in private equity funds
  • Entrepreneurs in the process of receiving and/or structuring capital funds
  • Investment consultants, accountants, family office representatives, and bankers
  • Risk managers, actuaries, and quantitative analysts
  • Investor relations and investment professionals in private equity
  • Principals who invest in private equity and venture capital firms


For more information, please visit: Penn Wharton China Center | Executive Conferences in China



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Speakers

  • Bülent Gültekin (Associate Professor of Finance at The Wharton School)

    Bülent Gültekin

    Associate Professor of Finance at The Wharton School

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  • Vinay Nair (Fellow, Wharton Financial Institutions Center; Founder and Chairman, 55ip)

    Vinay Nair

    Fellow, Wharton Financial Institutions Center; Founder and Chairman, 55ip

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  • Bilge Yilmaz (Wharton Private Equity Professor; Professor of Finance; Director, Wharton Alternative Investments Initiative at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania)

    Bilge Yilmaz

    Wharton Private Equity Professor; Professor of Finance; Director, Wharton Alternative Investments Initiative at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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