Pension Fund Power Panel: Current State of Private Equity in Canada - CLOSED TO MEDIA
Date & Time
Thursday, March 25, 2021, 12:55 PM - 1:40 PM
Vishnu Mohanan Jim Pittman Erol Uzumeri Sandra Bosela

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?
Virtual Session Link