DarcMatter Supports NYU’s 10th Annual PE Conference

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DarcMatter is proud to be a media sponsor for NYU Stern’s upcoming 10th Annual Stern Private Equity Conference on Friday, February 27th, 2015.  Titled “Race to the Summit: Finding Opportunities at New Market Heights,” the conference will feature lively and thought-provoking discussions regarding the issues facing today’s private equity and venture capital community.

The conference will provide a forum for industry leaders to examine key trends in private equity through keynote speeches and eight panels: Emerging Markets, Energy, Healthcare, LBO, LPs & Secondaries, TMT, Real Estate, Venture & Growth Capital.


Leading industry practitioners will share their perspectives.  Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  • Joseph Landy, Co-CEO – Warburg Pincus (Keynote Speaker)
  • Ian Sigalow, Co-Founder – Greycroft Partners (Keynote Speaker)
  • Stephen Toy – Senior Managing Director and Co-Head (Keynote Speaker)
  • John Leone, Managing Director – PineBridge Investments
  • Patrick McGinnis, Founder – Dirigo Advisors
  • Tom Edelman, Founder & Managing Partner – White Deer Energy
  • Michael McMahon, Founding Partner & Managing Director – Pine Brook Partners
  • Herbert Quan, Head of Power Principal Investing, Vice President – Castleton Commodities International
  • Ameya Agge, Principal – APAX Partners
  • Kapila Ratnam, Principal – NewSpring Capital
  • Brian Regan, General Partner – Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
  • Andrew Caspersen, Managing Director – Park Hill Secondary Advisory Group
  • Ethan Falkove, Managing Director – Neuberger Berman
  • Paul Lanna, Principal – Coller Capital
  • David S. Wachter, Managing Director – W Capital Partners
  • David Rubenstein, Senior Managing Principal – Rubenstein Partners
  • Jordan Cooper, Partner – Lerer Hippeau Ventures
  • John Elton, Partner – Greycroft Partners
  • Matt Krna, Partner – Softbank Capital

Date, Location, and Tickets

The conference will take place on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square, New York City.   For more information, visit the conference website to register, or purchase tickets directly.


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