Premier West Coast Private Equity and Venture Capital Event to Bring Together Industry Professionals

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 28, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — SuperReturn, the world’s leading private equity and venture capital conference series, will host its annual SuperReturn US West conference at the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City on February 11-13, 2019.

The leading event of its kind on the West Coast, the three-day conference will bring together more than 330 senior industry professionals, including over 100 limited partners and 140 expert speakers. The agenda features a wide variety of topics and panels highlighting current market trends, and will include a tech spotlight roundtable and an opportunity for closed door meetings for LPs and GPs. Sessions will focus on, among other topics, co-investment in secondaries, global private equity trends, and new this year, technology and consumer activism, as well as how the US government’s trade stance on China is impacting private equity. The conference will kick off with a Fundraising Summit and Venture Capital Summit on February 11.

Distinguished speakers presenting at SuperReturn US West include:

• Frank Morgan, President, Coller Capital – US
• Tracy Fong, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank
• Elizabeth Galbut, Managing Partner, SoGal Ventures
• Ziad Sarkis, Director of Financial Research, Alternative Investments Initiative, The Wharton School-University of Pennsylvania
• Steven Hartt, Principal, Meketa Investment Group
• Adam Heltzer, Head of ESG and Sustainability, Partners Group
• Lisa Lee, Managing Director, Providence Equity Partners
• Jackie Roberts, Managing Director and Chief Sustainability Officer, The Carlyle Group

“SuperReturn US West continues to go from strength to strength, with the best and brightest in the private equity and venture capital scenes joining us again this year,” says Dr. Dorothy Kelso, Head of SuperReturn. “Attendees are given the opportunity to connect with and learn from industry professionals from all over the world.”

Ben McNamara, Editor-in-Chief of SuperReturn US West adds, “We are very grateful to our panelists, speakers, moderators, sponsors, and attendees who make this event a recurring success. It is an honor to host this event and be surrounded by some of the leading figures in private equity and venture capital.”

As in years past, SuperReturn US West will feature fireside chats, roundtable discussions, as well as closed door sessions and debates, all designed to create the perfect platform for attendees to learn and share expertise. The program includes events exclusively for limited partners, as well as a range of LP/GP structured and informal networking opportunities. To view the full schedule and to register to attend, please visit: https://finance.knect365.com/superreturn-us-west.

Following SuperReturn US West, the SuperReturn Series in the US will continue with SuperReturn US East in Boston in June, and SuperReturn Private Credit US in Chicago in October.

EY is the principal sponsor and Campbell Lutyens is a co-sponsor of SuperReturn US West. Additional sponsors include Audax Group, Angel Island Capital Management, and S&P Global Market Intelligence.

About SuperReturn US West
SuperReturn US West is the premier private equity and venture capital event on the West Coast, and part of the SuperReturn series of leading private equity events that take place across the world.

This three-day conference will bring together more than 350 private equity and venture capital professionals from around the world, including 100+ limited partners (LPs), to network and discuss current trends and opportunities within the North American private equity industry. The event will cover topics such as GP value creation, diversity, AI, impact investing and ESG, succession planning, co-investments and international investing.


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