October 26th, 2016 at 8:00 am



About The Conference

iGlobal Forum was pleased to host the 4th Independent Sponsors Summit: Connecting Independent Sponsors & Capital Providers to Facilitate Deal Flow in Chicago on October 26th. This event covered the most pertinent issues affecting the independent sponsor marketplace in addition to providing unmatched networking opportunities structured to assist in making new, relevant connections for both independent sponsors and capital providers looking to work together. Here we covered the challenges and suggested solutions associated with sourcing new deals, negotiating fee structures, and new alternative deal structures competing in a growing space while providing you with on-point meetings to discuss future business endeavors. iGlobal Forum’s 4th Independent Sponsors Summit is a unique event, providing attendees with updates on only the most topical and relevant issues, and pairing it with organized and focused meetings in a heavily relationship-driven industry.We met with 150+ senior level executives representing both independent sponsors and capital providers across industries looking to network with you.

Key Topics Covered 

  • Discussing new opportunities and trends in sourcing deals, negotiating fee structures, and finding fund sources
  • Staying competitive with new participants breaking into the field
  • Exploring the influence of emerging managers and new fund structures 
  • Strategies for improving portfolio company performance for both capital providers and independent sponsors
  • Regulatory developments on the horizon that will affect the deal development process
  • Unique intimate discussion sessions promoting group participation and lively conversation on the most significant issues facing independent sponsors
  • Unsurpassed one-on-one meetings to pair you up with your most promising potential partners

Network With Leading 

  • Independent Sponsors
  • Private equity firms
  • Family offices
  • Hedge funds
  • BDCs
  • Mezzanine lenders
  • Senior lenders
  • Pension funds and Endowments
  • M&A intermediaries
  • Law and Accounting firms
  • Broker/Dealers


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