Jim Pittman - BCI
Erol Uzumeri - Searchlight Capital Partners
Sandra Bosela - OPTrust
Moderator: Vishnu Mohanan - Director – Private Markets, HRM Pension Plan
Sandra Bosela - Co-Head Private Markets Group, Managing Director and Global Head of Private Equity, OPTrust
Jim Pittman – Executive Vice President & Global Head, Private Equity, BCI
Erol Uzumeri – Founding Partner, Searchlight Capital Partners
- How are Canadian investors accessing private equity in today’s market? Rationale behind the evolution towards more co-investments & directs?
- Discussion on transaction types of interest - corporate carve-outs, take-privates, secondary buyouts?
- Evolution of the secondary market and Canadian activity in LP-led and GP-led secondaries.
- Level of conviction on whether PE will continue to outperform public equities over the long run?
- What does the increased level of SPAC activity mean for PE? Is this a viable exit path for portfolio companies?