NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cavendish Global announced today the selection of accomplished leaders of private-equity firms from the United States and the United Kingdom to participate in the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum taking place Monday, November 10th to Thursday, November 13th at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. The selected private-equity firms and the partners representing them includes:
Mr. Michael Greeley, General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners of Boston, Massachusetts
Mr. John H. Friedman, Founding and Managing Partner, Easton Capital of New York
Mr. Edward Mott, Founding Partner, Oxford Capital Partners of Oxford, England
Mr. Bruce Roberts, Co-Founder and Managing Director, of Roberts Mitani and Health Family Capital of New York
Andrew Schiff, M.D., Managing Director, Aisling Capital of New York
These respected leaders from the world of private-equity will participate in a panel discussion to share how they identify innovations with the potential for transformational impact on health and the life sciences together with how to make sure compelling companies are successfully financed, developed and commercialized.
The purpose of the by-invitation Forum is to help family offices and foundations develop and implement their individual impact investing and grant-giving programs within health and the life sciences. To accomplish this mission the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading scientists, accomplished healthcare delivery professionals, private-sector companies and institutional investors engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Michael Moffat, Cavendish co-founder and President said, "This is an exceptionally talented group of institutional investors with a well-developed knowledge of what it takes to successfully innovate in the life sciences. Collectively they have managed over $2.5 billion in capital and we are glad they have this opportunity to share their knowledge and experience with our members this November at our Oxford University hosted Forum. The quality and originality of their insights will be intriguing to our members."
Cavendish Global consists of over 150 leading family offices and foundations from around the world with combined assets of over $190 billion who share a passion for pro-social endeavors within health and the life sciences. The Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum provides family offices with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the information and educational resources required by foundations actively seeking to accelerate technological innovation and health access through sustainable philanthropy, grant-making and impact investing. The Forum is also an opportunity for family offices to champion and share information on projects and organizations, which they are passionate about with other family offices from around the world.
About Cavendish Global Cavendish Global provides leading family offices and their foundations from around the world with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the innovative resources required to help develop and implement their individual impact investment, grant-giving and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. Cavendish Global provides family offices with a number of innovative advisory and digital resources, which includes Cavendish Impact Forums. A unique gathering of leading family offices, Cavendish Forums take place three times each year and are hosted by leading institutions around the world. In May of 2014 the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum was hosted at the United Nations Headquarters, Secretariat Building New York, The Rockefeller University and The New York Academy of Sciences. Following the Oxford University hosted Cavendish Forum in November of this year, the Cavendish community of family offices will next convene in the spring of 2015 in the United States.