Mergermarket Private Equity Forum New York 2023

Mergermarket's brand-new event for the North American private equity community!

The Plaza, New York

26 Apr

LP insights- asset allocation in times of volatility

With $3.6 trillion of dry powder globally, the private equity market is well-positioned ride out current market dislocations and prepare for recovery. Despite the challenges, LPs remain committed, with many investors overallocated towards private equity. However, slowing exits and the prospect of a recession is prompting LPs to rethink commitments in the short term. A panel of top LPs will share their views on capital allocation and portfolio construction in the region during volatile times.

  • What constraints are LPs facing, and what are the top LP concerns affecting allocation decisions in 2023?
  • What strategies and sectors are investors prioritizing as they navigate the current market, such as lower and mid-market buyouts?
  • Given the crowded fundraising market, do we expect to see more competition for LP allocations, and will LPs choose to prioritize re-ups over new GP relationships?
  • Will investors tread cautiously in the next 12 months amidst macroeconomic uncertainty?  
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  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
    Chad Erwin SVP, Global Head of Asset Owners/Allocators BACKSTOP SOLUTIONS Bio
    Michael Barzyk Managing Director and Global Head of Private Equity ALLSTATE INVESTMENTS Bio
    Richard Chau Chief Investment Officer TULANE UNIVERSITY Bio
    David Chiang Chief Investment Officer PRITZKER FAMILY FOUNDATION Bio
    Greg Jania Global Co-Head of Private Equity APG ASSET MANAGEMENT Bio