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State of private capital: Industry insights straight from SuperReturn International 2024

Posted by on 12 June 2024
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Last week SuperReturn International welcomed the global private capital community to the InterContinental in Berlin for four packed days of industry updates, networking and deal making. Across the event we spoke to key players in the industry, picking apart all corners of the trends, movements and challenges that are currently affecting the market.  Watch the interviews below to get up to speed with what's shaping the market today and what will change it in 2024 and beyond!

Pressure for private equity to deploy

With a record amount of dry powder, stalled deal making and lack of exit momentum jamming up the capital flywheel and putting a premium on liquidity, how are GPs viewing the market? Hear from Kosmo Kalliarekos, Partner, Private Equity Asia, EQT, how Asia stands out as a point of optimism and the future of a wobbling market.

Navigating uncertainty: The future of M&A

Tara Moore, Managing Director, Head of European Originations, Golub Capital, joined us to discuss the changing landscape of the M&A environment. Hear more about the emergence of 'green shoots' in the market, the importance of strong relationships, particularly in private equity-backed transactions and the impact of new technologies like Gen I.

New routes to value creation in private capital

Hazem Ben-Gacem, Co-Chief Executive Officer at Investcorp, is no stranger to private markets, with over 30 years experience in successfully leading private equity investments across North America, Europe, The Middle East and Asia. Watch our conversation with Hazem, where we discuss if private markets still destined to outperform other asset classes and how GPs will update their investment and value-creation playbook.

Global perspectives on private credit

Hear from Christian Stracke, CEO, PIMCO about the design of their platform extending from fixed income to private credit. Learn about key trends in alternatives, the growing opportunities outside of the US, and the factors driving development in private markets.

What's trending in private equity portfolios?

We spoke to Fred Pollock, Chief Investment Officer, GCM Grosvenor about how current trends are influencing investor behavior and strategies, how to successfully manage co-investment portfolios and how SMAs are shaping the customization of investment strategies for different investor profiles.

More interview to follow soon. Keep an eye on this page or on our SuperReturn LinkedIn to be the first to get more industry news.

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