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October 25 - 26, 2021
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

Chris Eckerman
Portfolio Manager at State of Wisconsin Investment Board


Chris Eckerman is a Portfolio Manager and head of Private Equity Co-Investments at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB). Chris leads a team which has sourced and executed over $1.5 billion in co-investments across private equity and private credit in the U.S. and Europe. SWIB manages over $140 billion in assets, including the Wisconsin Retirement System, which is the eighth largest U.S. public pension fund. Chris joined SWIB in 2013 and has nearly 20 years of private equity experience. Prior to joining SWIB, Chris spent ten years with Covera Ventures (fka Hunt Ventures) where he was responsible for the origination and execution of venture capital and growth equity investments. Chris holds a B.B.A in Finance and M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.

Agenda Sessions

  • Co-investment – appetite, best practices, and key success factors


Speakers at this event