What does the future hold for fundraising?
The Guide to Fund Placement Specialists (Fourth Edition) is a vital, updated resource for any fundraiser looking to source capital. Covering all alternative assets classes, this 180-page publication offers highly analytical commentary on the current fundraising climate and how key market participants are adapting to the changes afoot.
In a difficult financial climate, general partners (GPs) are taking stock of the processes they employ to find suitable investors and to raise capital. Learn about the obstacles they overcome and the benefits of having a good placement agent.
An exclusive survey reveals how the financial crisis and the US ‘pay-to-play’ scandals have impacted limited partner (LP) and GP sentiments towards placement agents. You’ll also discover how GPs and LPs are using placement agents and the type of agent they prefer to employ, and much more.
Looking for a placement agent? Start your search here using the comprehensive contacts book. You’ll find detailed profiles and contact information for 118 placement agents worldwide in private equity, private real estate and infrastructure.
Key features and benefits:
- Insightful commentary from leading placement agents on the issues and challenges in 2012 and beyond
- Discover the prospects for fundraising in the future
- Helpful hints for conducting a successful fundraise in a difficult climate
- Learn how the placement agent role is evolving and what agents bring to a fundraise
- An exclusive survey revealing what GPs and LPs really think about placement agents
- Ten practical tips for selecting a suitable placement agent
- An invaluable 'Who’s Who' of 118 placement agents operating globally with contact details and informative profiles for each one
Topics covered include:
- What to expect from a placement agent
- The Ten Rs of choosing and hiring a placement agent
- Presenting the proposition: planning and executing the fundraising
- Placement agents the terms of engagement
- Placement agents: a Darwinian tale
- Navigating troubled waters
- Asia and the current fundraising environment
Featuring expert contributions from:
- Cindy Valentine and Liz Judd, SJ Berwin
- David Arasnath Kimis, First Avenue Partners
- John Barber, Bridgepoint
- Janet Brooks and Bart J. Molloy, Monument Group
- Bruce Chapman, Threadmark
- Kelly DePonte, Probitas Partners
- Christophe de Taurines, Capital & Marketing Group
- Mounir Guen, MVision Private Equity Advisers
- Hussein Khalifa, MVision Private Equity Advisers
Who should buy this book?
- Placement Agents
- General Partners
- Limited Partners
- Investor Relations Experts
- Fund Formation Lawyers
- Fund Consultants