World’s Largest Private Equity and Venture Capital Event to Bring Together More Than 2,500 Industry Professionals
BERLIN, GERMANY, January 30, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — SuperReturn, the world’s leading private equity and venture capital conference series, will host its annual SuperReturn International conference at the Berlin InterContinental Hotel, February 26-March 1, 2019.
SuperReturn International is the world’s largest private equity and venture capital event and will bring together more than 2,500 senior industry professionals, including over 700 limited partners, from 40-plus countries for four days of networking and discussion. SuperReturn International features more than 400 expert speakers who will tackle the most pressing issues facing the industry today as well as the market trends that will shape it in the years to come. Sessions will focus on, among other topics, value creation, AI innovation, secondaries, value-added volatility, opportunities in Asia, impact investing and emerging markets. The opening day of the conference is dedicated to a series of standalone summits covering: private debt; disruption and innovation; German private equity; real assets; and ESG.
Speakers presenting at SuperReturn International include:
• David Rubenstein, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group
• Leon Black, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Co-Founder, Apollo
• Bruce Flatt, Chief Executive Officer, Brookfield Asset Management
• Joseph Baratta, Global Head of Private Equity, Blackstone
• David Blumer, Global Head of BlackRock Alternative Investments, BlackRock Alternative Investments
• Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Vista Equity Partners
• Helen Steers, Partner, Head of European Investment Team, Pantheon
• Brian Conway, Chairman and Managing Partner, TA Associates
• Mark Austin, Head of UK, Institutional Investor Group, Northern Trust
• Pamela Hendrickson, COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company
• Andrea Auerbach, Managing Director & Head of Global Private Investment Research, Cambridge Associates
This year SuperReturn will also welcome guest speaker, Molly Bloom, poker entrepreneur and author of “Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game in the World”, as well as former chief news correspondent for the BBC and journalist, Kate Adie, and Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor of the Financial Times, who will be giving a macro economic overview.
“GPs and LPs from all over the world gather in Berlin for this event year after year, making it the biggest and most successful event in private equity and venture capital,” said Michaela Virtue, Editor in Chief at SuperReturn International. “This year we are expecting to welcome a record number of LPs, which is testament to the quality of the content and networking. We offer a sincere thank you to our incredible group of speakers, moderators and sponsors who help make this event this what it is.”
SuperReturn International features a series of keynote addresses and interviews, fireside chats, roundtable discussions, as well as “too hot to touch” closed door sessions, engaged conversations and social events, all designed to create the perfect platform for attendees to learn and share expertise. The programme 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-international/.
UBS is a premium principal sponsor, Goodwin is principal law firm sponsor and SS&C is lead fund services sponsor. Co-sponsors for SuperReturn International include: Ares, A.T. Kearney, Augentius, Bain & Company, Barings, Brightwood Capital Advisors, Fitch Ratings, We Are Guernsey, Lexington Partners, MVision, PineBridge Investments, PwC, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, SGG Augentius and Turkven.
About SuperReturn International
SuperReturn International is the world’s largest private equity and venture capital event, and part of the SuperReturn series of leading private equity events that take place across the world.
This four-day conference will bring together more than 2,500 private equity and venture capital professionals from 40+ countries, including 700+ limited partners (LPs) and 400+ expert speakers, to network and discuss current trends and opportunities within the private equity industry.
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