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Event Date Thu Nov 15 EST (about 3 years ago)
Location Midtown Manhattan
New York City
Region Americas
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“We are a technology company,” said Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein in 2015. Since then, we’ve heard the same thing from Showtime, Geico, Fidelity, Uber, and others.

While such statements at first sounded strange, they were a sign of how advances in cloud technology, data and analytics, mobile capabilities, and underlying improvements across technology and network infrastructure have fundamentally disrupted almost every industry beyond just TMT.

The impact of these disruptions stretches into the investors traditionally focused on middle-market TMT. Today, a review of the websites of a technology investor, such as Accel-KKR, reveals a transaction list including financial services, real estate, and healthcare -- quite a difference from the list of traditional technology investments found in that same site five or six years ago.

You’ll gain invaluable insight as our panelists assess the evolution and outlook for TMT when you attend The Capital Roundtable’s all-day conference on Private Equity Investing in Technology, Media & Telecommunications Companies on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in New York City.

Here Are Three Key Reasons Why You Should Join Us
1.Understand how TMT disruption is creating a new set of challenges and opportunities for traditional middle-market TMT PE firms and how they look to address those, in an increasingly crowded and competitive landscape.
2.Learn how to define competitive advantage in looking for new investment opportunities outside of traditional TMT segments.
3.Discuss new strategies for delivering strong returns as the pace of tech disruption quickens.

On the one hand, tech’s rapid spread has presented great opportunities for middle-market PE investors, opening up potential new investment areas just as competition and a lack of new company formation were driving up valuations in core TMT sectors.

Speakers

2018 Speakers

Elias Mendoza
Partner & Sr. Managing Director, COO, Siris Capital Group LLC

Burt Alimansky
Chairman & CEO, The Capital Roundtable

Garrett M. Baker
Managing Director, Lazard Middle Market LLC

Brenon Daly
Research Dir.--Financials, 451 Research LLC

David Fishman
Partner, Vector Capital Corp.

Howard Han
Co-Head--Principal Investments & Merchant Banking, Lion Tree LLC

Richard A. Hooper
Managing Director--Technology Investment Banking, RBC Capital Markets LLC

Ripan Kadakia
Vice President, Zelnick Media Capital

Scott Simpson
Partner & Managing Director, Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC

Scott Twibell
Managing Director, Lincoln International LLC

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Speakers and Partners

MARQUEE SPONSOR:
• Sidley

ASSOCIATION PARTNERS:
• Columbia Business School
• ACG New York
• SBIA

DATA PARTNERS:
• Inter Exo
• Preqin
• S&P Global Intelligence

MARKETING PARTNER:
• 451 Research