The US is the biggest source of private equity fund capital – and home to the oldest and most sophisticated LPs, intermediaries and gatekeepers.
What does it take to successfully raise capital in this market? What are LPs looking for from Africa-focused platforms? How can a first-time fund manager navigate the myriad of complex marketing regulations without having to pay high intermediary fees?
This editorial-led how-to event will bring together industry leading investors and advisors to share thoughts on strategies for successfully raising capital in the US market.
MORNING SESSIONS: Masterclasses (Very limited space: Masterclasses not open to Legal or Fund Admin Advisors)
AFTERNOON SESSIONS: LP-GP Panels + Open Room Debate Session
More speakers to be announced shortly.
*Successful fund positioning in the US market
*Strategies for marketing to each sub-set of US LPs
*US Fundraising forecasts under the Trump administration
*Navigating complex regulations around fundraising
*Fund structures and jurisdictions favoured by US LPs
*Strategies for creating & maintaining relationships when not actively fundraising
*What first-time managers should be doing differently
*Lessons learnt: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts
09:30 Fund Pitching Masterclass
10:30 Morning Networking Break
11:00 Legal Masterclass
12:00 Networking Lunch
14:00 LP-GP Panels
15:15 Afternoon Networking Break
15:30 LP-GP Panel + Debate Session
17:00 Drinks Reception