The event is cohosted by the HLSA of NYC and HLSA Private Equity & Venture Capital Network

Private Equity in 2018

Reflections on the Current Industry Environment

Whether you are an investor, lawyer, or other advisor, you will enjoy hearing about the current private equity investing and transaction environment from leading industry participants. This is a complimentary (free) program for Harvard Law School Alumni.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Panel Discussions

6:00 - 8:00pm

Informal Wine & Cocktail Reception

8:00 - 9:00pm


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

425 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10017


Opening Remarks:

Salvo Arena, '00

Partner, Chiomenti; President, Harvard Law School Association

Panel 1: Current Private Equity Investing Environment

Nicole Arnaboldi, JD / MBA ’84

Credit Suisse, Head, Direct Equity Partners

Harold Hope, ’99

Goldman Sachs, Partner; Co-Head of Private Equity Secondaries

Sarah Kim, JD / MBA ’05

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Partner

Steven Klinsky, JD ’81 / MBA ’79

New Mountain Capital, Founder and CEO

Panel Moderator:  

John Dionne

Harvard Business School, Lecturer 

The Blackstone Group, Senior Advisor


Panel 2: Recent Industry Legal and Regulatory Developments

Norm Champ, ’89

Kirkland & Ellis, Partner

Securities and Exchange Commission, Director of Division of Investment Management (Former)

Susanne Clark

Centerbridge Partners, General Counsel

Jason Herman, ’01

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Partner

Marni Lerner, ’91

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Head, Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

Lawrence Wee, ’94

Paul, Weiss, Rifkin, Wharton & Garrison, Partner

Panel Moderator:

John Coates

Harvard Law School, John F. Cogan Professor of Law and Economics



Event Details:


6:00PM - 8:00PM Tue 15 May 2018, Eastern timezone


Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 US

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