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.
*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
*How to pitch to each subset of 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
*Interactive panel discussions
Drinks reception from 5:30pm
Very limited space available. Event attendance is capped to enhance networking value.
Speakers to be announced shortly.