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GenAI enters the room: Industry experts on the growing role of tech in private markets

Posted by on 20 June 2024
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With our Technology Value Creating in Private Equity summit at SuperReturn International, it was clearly cemented that the role of tech, and particularly AI has entered the industry with full force and is here to stay.

Across the summit we covered the latest in tech innovation, how AI is affecting the market, how to create a solid data stack, showed real world case studies on GenAI to create value and how tech can help innovate and grow enterprise value. We caught up with several experts during the event to give you even insights on creating digital value. Watch the expert interviews below:

Software in private credit: Why do investors love it?

The use of AI and the future of tech is on everybody's lips, but what role does it have to play in private credit specifically? Oliver Thym, Partner, Thoma Bravo joined us to give his insights on private credit's love for software, how Thoma Bravo differentiate themselves in their credit strategy and how the increase in holding periods are shaping their strategy for the future.

The future of AI in alternative investments

We met Mohammad Rasouli, Stanford AI researcher and AIx2 CEO, for a discussion about the increasing adoption of AI in the alternative investment industry. Learn more about the dual approach of using AI for faster due diligence and market analysis, uncovering new investment opportunities, the importance of having a tailored AI strategy and the role of trained AI experts in successfully integrating AI within fund management teams.

Strategies for value creation in enterprise software

Rachel Arnold, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Endeavor Fund, Vista Equity Partners, joined us at SuperReturn International 2024 to discuss the fundamental pillars of business success and value creation. Learn of the importance of selecting attractive markets, performing thorough diligence, and the necessity of scenario planning as well as value creation strategies, particularly in enterprise software, focusing on recurring revenue, market investment, and value-based pricing.

The future of executive search

We met up with Sasha Jensen, Founder & CEO, Jensen Partners, to discuss how Jensen Partners differentiates itself as the largest global executive search firm dedicated to distribution capital formation by leveraging data-driven technology and organogram mapping. We dive into the importance of technical knowledge in private equity and credit strategies and the firm's journey from analog to digital, how to focus on diversity metrics and enhancing recruitment.

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