January 22nd, 2019 at 8:00 am


About The Conference

The rise and prominence of independent sponsors have remained strong over the years but the landscape has been rapidly shifting. The regulatory climate remains uncertain due to impending tax reforms by the new administration therefore impacting how deals will be done. Coupled with big banks and funds of funds now doing one-off deals and offering similar flexibility and transparency to investors, independent sponsors now face competition like never before. So what can independent sponsors do to overcome current challenges around deal sourcing, negotiation, compensation and governance? iGlobal Forum’s 7th Independent Sponsor Summit  (January 22-23, New York) brought together over 150 senior level capital providers and independent sponsor executives by combining high-level networking and one-to-one meetings, alongside in-depth content, so you could pick up the best strategies from industry experts, make valuable connections, and improve your odds in generating successful deals. The 7th Independent Sponsor Summit is a key platform to meet and network directly with leading industry professionals and decision-makers all under one roof such as: Independent Sponsors (Fundless Sponsors), Private Equity Firms, Family Offices, Mezzanine Lenders, Hedge Funds, Institutional Investors, HNWIs (High Net Worth Individuals) and M&A Intermediaries/Advisors.

Key Topics Covered

  • Overcoming current independent sponsor challenges and addressing regulatory issues in a volatile market
  • The art of deal negotiations and developing mutually beneficial partnerships for successful deals
  • Unique differentiation strategies for independent sponsors to compete in the private equity marketplace
  • Effective methods for deal sourcing and continually generating new deal flow in all market cycles
  • Successful independent sponsor strategies for downsizing risk and cost structures
  • Key independent sponsor economics and winning techniques for capital sourcing

Network With Leading

  • Independent Sponsors (Fundless Sponsors)
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Family Offices
  • Mezzanine Lenders
  • Hedge Funds
  • Institutional Investors
  • HNWIs (High Net Worth Individuals)
  • M&A Intermediaries/Advisors



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