Webinar Invitation: Secondary Market 1H2012 Review & 2H2012 Outlook 
Secondary Market Trends: 1H2012 Review & 2H2012 Outlook for Private Funds

In the 1H2012, 90+ prices (% of NAV) were supported by lower than expected supply and buyers' excess dry powder. Deal structures included installment sales, where payments are made over 1-3 years as sellers sought target prices.

This webinar will cover many secondary market related issues important to investors by some of the industry's top leaders.

1. Secondary price and deal trends in the U.S., Europe & Asia
2. Fair valuation best practices for Topic 820 and the SEC
3. Evaluating portfolio rebalancing alternatives with secondary price data & risk models
4. Managing settlement risk when secondary transfer limits are reached by funds (QMS)
5. Navigating expected supply from financial organizations - update Volcker Rule, etc.
    ...and more.

Laurence G. Allen, CEO, NYPPEX Private Markets
and professionals from its Secondary Advisory, QMS and Market Data Groups
Sean J. Hill, Partner, Proskauer Rose  
Co-Head: Private Investment Funds Group 
Greg N. Vlahos, Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Audit Practice Leader Venture Funds - Bay Area 
Whitney A. Chutterjee, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell
Co-Head: Alternative Investment Management Group, Member Financial Institutions Group
Suitable for: Limited partners, consultants, auditors, fund administrators, regulators, etc.

For questions you wish answered during the webinar, please email us at

NYPPEX Private Markets

  Thursday, August 9, 2012
  Duration: 1 Hour

  11:00am EST (New York) 
  4:00pm   GMT (London)
  5:00pm   CEST (Zurich) 
  8:00am   PST (San Francisco)
  11:00pm HKT (Hong Kong)


About NYPPEX Private Markets
Established in 1998, NYPPEX is one of the world’s leading full service secondary private market advisors. NYPPEX provides Secondary Advisory, Qualified Matching Services (under IRS Code 1.7704), Trading, 
Transfer Administration, Market Data and other risk management and liquidity solutions - for interests in private funds, securities in private companies and their respective derivative instruments. Member FINRA,  

About Proskauer Rose - Private Investment Funds Group
Proskauer advises many of the world’s most active sponsors and managers in structuring funds as well as advising institutional investors in their alternative investment programs and advising sellers, intermediaries and buyers in all types of secondaries transactions.
Chambers Global notes that “This group offers an impressive depth of US and European capabilities, representing major investors and sponsors in a variety of private equity work…”. 

About Pricewaterhouse Coopers - Private Funds Audit Practice  
PwC focuses on audit quality to achieve its objective of consistently performing high-quality audits over the long term to contribute to the vibrancy of the capital markets. The private funds sector continues to grow rapidly, attracting a broader range of investors and increasingly extending its presence beyond the US into Europe and Asia. Note: The IRS is targeting hedge funds, private equity firms, real estate funds and venture capital funds (collectively, Managed Funds), as well as the global high wealth industry (GHWI), as prime candidates for audits. 

About Sullivan & Cromwell - Alternative Invesment Funds Group; Financial Institutions Group  
Alternative Investment Funds Group: Sullivan & Cromwell represents private equity and hedge fund groups, commercial banks, investment banks and principals in the formation, structuring and development of a variety of hedge funds and in connection with asset acquisition and sale transactions by hedge fund groups, including private equity transactions.
Financial Institutions Group: At the vanguard of critical issues and developments affecting financial institutions, Sullivan & Cromwell has remained the chosen firm of leading global financial institutions seeking non-traditional investments, sales and restructuring arrangements in connection with the global credit and financial crisis.

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