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Global Secondaries Summit
24 September 2024
DoubleTree By Hilton – Tower of LondonLondon, UK

Mark McDonald
Managing Director, Private Equity at Brookfield


Mark McDonald is a Managing Director and co-head of Brookfield’s Sponsor Solutions (BSS) business, focused on providing asset-based solutions to mid-market sponsor backed companies, usually in the form of equity capital to support further growth via M&A, add-ons, minority equity and GP-led secondaries transactions. Mr. McDonald joined Brookfield in 2023 as part of Brookfield’s acquisition of DWS’ private equity solutions business.

Prior to Brookfield, Mr. McDonald was global head of the private equity business for DWS. He was also on the firm’s global leadership team and a board member of DWS Alternatives Global Ltd. Prior to DWS, Mr. McDonald held several direct and secondaries private equity roles for firms including Barclays Capital, 3i, Pomona Capital, Keyhaven Capital Partners and Credit Suisse, where he was global head of secondary advisory.

Mr. McDonald holds a Master of Business Administration degree from SDA Bocconi, Milan and an Honors degree from the University of Leeds. He is also a member of the Institute of Directors and the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House in London.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Chair's Opening Remarks

  • GP-leds: Single Asset

  • Chair's Closing Remarks