January 17th, 2018 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 6th Independent Sponsor Summit (January 16-17, New York) brought together over 150 senior level capital providers and IS 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 6th Independent Sponsor Summit was 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

  • Innovative approaches in deal sourcing and generating deal flow in varying market cycles
  • Impending tax reforms by the Trump administration and its impact on fund governance and regulatory compliance
  • Successful methods for independent sponsors to downsize the risk and cost structure
  • The art of deal negotiations and developing mutually beneficial partnerships for successful deals
  • Unique differentiation strategies for independent sponsors to navigate a highly competitive PE landscape

Network With Leading

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


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