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Market Groups - 1st Annual Private Equity Chicago Forum: Middle Market Outlook Panel

Tuesday, August 23 07:30 AM CDT to 6:35 PM CDT

University Club of Chicago

76 E Monroe Street

Chicago , Illinois

Paul Hastings is proud to sponsor the Market Groups - 1st Annual Private Equity Chicago Forum on August 23rd, 2022.

The forum on August 23rd brings together investors, fund managers, and advisers to discuss sectors, due diligence, and private equity investment opportunities in the US and around the world. Session topics cover the entire spectrum of private equity investments, from sector-specific sessions on venture capital to discussions on global buyout opportunities and roundtables of leading global institutional investors discussing their specific investment appetites.

Middle Market Outlook Panel at 3:15PM CT

Moderator: Amit MehtaGlobal Chair of the Corporate Department, Paul Hastings

Panelists include:

  • John Yeager, Managing Director, H.I.G. Capital,
  • Ron Kuehl, Managing Director, Frontenac,
  • Jonathan Lewis, Founder and Partner, Sheridan Capital Partners
  • Gregory Moerschel, Managing Partner, BPOC.

Panel Discussion: With some of the highest deal values on record and plenty of dry powder chasing deals, competition has ramped up as mid-market firms seek out the most attractive targets. This means managers must get in front of deals quickly and be selective about the targets they want to pursue. How are GPs coping with the increased pressure caused by this dealmaking frenzy? The outlook is also brighter for LPs targeting the mid-market, with investor appetite on the up. How are LPs adding pressure and scrutiny on factors such as ESG, and will there be continued appetite for Emerging Managers throughout 2022?

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