The State of the Private Equity Market: Industry Leaders Share Perspectives

June 4, 2009

Josh Lerner, Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking, Harvard Business School

Jeffrey Bloomberg, Principal and Office of the Chairman, Gordon Brothers Group LLC
David Chapin, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
John Connaughton, Managing Director, Bain Capital, LLC
Max Holmes, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Plainfield Asset Management LLC
John Joyce, Managing Director, Silver Lake Partners, LP
Jonathan Roth, Managing Director, President, Abbott Capital Management, LLC

Reliable information has always been its own currency, especially in uncertain economic times. Join us at the seventh annual Ropes & Gray Private Equity Roundtable where a diverse group of industry leaders share their perspectives and insights on issues of interest to the private equity community, including:

  • Retooling portfolio company balance sheets and operations
  • Deal market for exits, new investment opportunities and troubled M&A
  • Structural issues and LP relations: is the model broken and where we go from here
  • Proposed tax changes for fund structures, international deals, carried interest and capital gains
  • Proposed regulation to require registration of and disclosure by PE funds
  • PE participation in government bailout initiatives

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