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Alternative Investments: Best Strategies for Current Markets

Event Description

 Alternative Investments: 
Best Strategies for Current Markets
Current markets have striking similarities to 2006-2007.  Despite cautionary signs that the economy is slowing, private equity funds have been raising at breakneck pace.  The market multiples of fund platform investments and add-on investments have been hitting highs.  How have those high flying 2007 vintage year funds fared 12 years on?  Can alternative investors time the market?  What does recent research show regarding results of different investment strategies? Do private equity managers manipulate their returns?   What strategies work best?  How to private equity investors incorporate their market insights into their investment commitments?  Tailor their due diligence?  Come join us our panel discusses these questions and answer yours.

Learning Objectives:   
  1. Latest research on private equity returns of market commitment strategies
  2. How private equity investors vary their investment strategies to market conditions

Career Level: All levels


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Greg Brown
​Research Director, Institute for Private Capital

In addition to his leadership as director of the institute, Greg is also the founder and Research Director of the Institute for Private Capital, an institute-affiliated research center.

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Flora Li Hedrick, CFA
Managing Director, ICMA-RC

Flora Hedrick is Managing Director of Investments. She is responsible for developing an alternatives investment strategy and incorporating alternatives into ICMA-RC's investment products and solutions. Mrs. Hedrick has more than 14 years of experience in the investment industry. ​

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Jacob Yunger 
Chief Investment Officer, Pennington Partners & Co 

Jacob Yunger is the Chief Investment Officer of Pennington Partners & Co private investment and strategic advisory firm. He also serves as the Senior Portfolio Manager and Chair of the Investment Committee for Pennington’s Alternative Income Platform and is on the Investment Committee of PTM​ Real Estate Advisors, LP.

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Meera Patel, CFA
Director of Private Equity Fund Research, Brown Advisory

Meera is the director of private equity fund research at Brown Advisory. Prior to joining the firm, she was a Manager of Investments with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where she managed investment relationships across private equity, venture capital, private real assets, hedge funds and traditional marketable funds. ​​​

Event Type


Education Topic

Alternative Investments

Start Time

2/5/2019 4:00 PM

End Time

2/5/2019 6:00 PM





Event Country

United States

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Location Info

​Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
801 17th Street
Washington, DC 20006

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Metro: Farragut North (Red Line) and Farragut West (Orange, Blue and Silver Lines)



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Online registration is closed for this event. If you plan to attend there will be an additional $10 fee for late registration.​

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  • Substitutions are welcome at any time
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  • No refunds will be processed after 5 pm ET, 5 business days prior to the event
  • A $25 administrative fee will be applied to all cancellations
  • Refunds will not be issued for no shows ​​

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2/5/2019 4:00 PM


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