CANNES, France, January 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Peter Freire, the Chief Executive Officer of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA), will take part in a panel discussion among some of private equity's leading professionals on February 18, 2016 as part of the inaugural International Private Equity Market (IPEM). The conference program features some of the foremost thought-leaders, innovators and industry protagonists, including Michel Barnier, Dominique Gaillard (Ardian), Pascal Meysson (Alcentra), Agnès Nahum (Access Capital Partners), Song Pan (Fosun Group), Jean-Pierre Raffarin (Former French Prime Minister), Wang Ou (China Investment Corporation), and Christian Fingerle (Allianz Capital Partners).
Mr. Freire will present an update on the initiatives ILPA is undertaking to achieve greater transparency and alignment between investment funds and investors to a crowd of 1,500 professionals representing more than 25 countries all gathered for this special occasion in Cannes. The ILPA, which Mr. Freire has helmed since June 2015, is the global, member-driven organization dedicated to advancing the interests of private equity Limited Partners through industry-leading education programs, independent research, best practices, networking opportunities and global collaborations. ILPA's more than 330 member organizations from around the world represent over US $1 trillion of private assets globally.
The IPEM is structured as a marketplace to foster business opportunities between private and institutional investors, investment funds, service providers, and business owners seeking to procure funding for their development. This innovative event will provide participants with hospitality suites distributed over the exhibition areas, a rich program of conferences, panel-discussions, and networking events. ALPINVEST PARTNERS B.V., ANTIN, BANK OF CHINA, CNP ASSURANCES, EFG BANK, IDINVEST, NORTHLEAF CAPITAL, PERMIRA and STEPSTONE are among the 700 companies expected for this first edition.
A program of conferences, discussions, and workshops will encourage testimonies and foster the exchange of experience. Some of them will be dedicated to business owners and entrepreneurs to detail the leverage effects of private equity upon the development of their businesses, as well as some tips to identify the best partners.
You can download the program of conferences on the following link:
The IPEM will take place from Wednesday, February 17 to Friday, February 19, 2016 in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes (France).
SOURCE IPEM – International Private Equity Market