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Expert interviews: post-pandemic trends and lessons learnt in the North American market

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As we move further into 2021 and into a 'post-pandemic phase' in the industry, we take a look at what the thought leaders at SuperReturn North America Virtual said about innovations, challenges, and investment opportunities in North America in our exclusive interviews. 

Featuring:

  • Susan Choe, Founder & Managing Partner at Katalyst Ventures
  • Mina Pacheco Nazemi, Managing Director at Barings
  • Mark Perry, Managing Director at Wilshire Private Markets
  • Randy Schwimmer, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Senior Lending at Churchill Asset Management
  • Sarah Wright, Founder and Managing Partner at Hull Street Energy

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How can you get your first time fund on the road in today's market?

The pandemic has greatly impacted fundraising in the industry - more so for first time funds than others as they are seeking to secure investor relations and funding to get going. What should these funds do differently to prepare for the next stage of fund today? Hear from Susan Choe, Founder & Managing Partner at Katalyst Ventures, who shares her insights and lessons learnt on her journey.

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What subsectors within real assets and energy are attractive to LPs now?

What are LPs looking for today when looking at real assets and energy? What risks are front of mind in this sector today? We spoke to Mina Pacheco Nazemi, Managing Director at Barings to find out more about the LP views on real asset investments and how LPs are shifting their allocations and due diligence processes as we enter into the post-pandemic era.

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Why now is the time to consider specialty and niche strategies in private credit

Why are specialty and niche strategies interesting and what are some good examples? Mark Perry, Managing Director at Wilshire Private Markets, shares his insights on the strategies, from how they performed in 2020 to how they look going forward.

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Private credit in 2021: strategies, predictions, and the state of the market with Randy Schwimmer

What is the current state of the market as we head into post-pandemic mode? What strategies have emerged as ‘best performers’ and are any of them strong contenders against direct lending? Randy Schwimmer, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Senior Lending at Churchill Asset Management shares his insights in this exclusive interview.

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What does the next generation of energy investments look like?

Sarah Wright, Founder and Managing Partner at Hull Street Energy, joins us for an exclusive interview on what she has seen in the energy market since the pandemic, and what tech innovations have we been seeing in the energy industry that investors should watch for.

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Interested in hearing from more experts in the North American market? Don't miss our US-based events in October this year - SuperReturn North America 2021 and SuperReturn Energy this in Boston, and SuperReturn Private Credit US in Chicago.

 

 

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