Private Equity in 2022:
Reflections on the Current Industry Environment

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

6:00 - 6:30pm (EST)

Panel Discussions
6:30 – 8:00pm (EST)

Cocktail Reception
8:00 - 9:00pm (EST)

Ropes & Gray LLP
1211 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

Whether you are an investor, lawyer, or other advisor, you will enjoy hearing about the current private equity investing and regulatory environment from leading industry participants.

Opening Remarks

  • Salvo Arena, ’00
    Chiomenti, Partner, Head of the New York Office
    Harvard Law School Association of New York, President

Panel 1: The Current Private Equity Market

  • Nicole Arnaboldi, MBA/ JD ’84
    Oak Hill Capital Partners, Partner

  • Benjamin Mao, AB '99
    Kohlberg & Company, Partner

  • Adam Katz, MBA/ JD '13
    Irenic Capital Management, Co-Founder

  • Ed Pallesen, JD '97
    H.I.G., Co-Head, Infrastructure

  • Panel Moderator:  
    Melvin Ike, MBA/ JD ’16
    The Blackstone Group, Managing Director

Panel 2: Key Legal Transactional Issues in Private Equity Deals Today

  • James Elworth, '03
    Apollo Global Management, Managing Director & General Counsel, Private Equity

  • Sergio Urias, ’07
    Akin Gump, Partner

  • Carolyn Vardi
    Ropes & Gray, Partner

  • Christina (Krause) Henderson, ’09
    Dublin & Co., General Counsel

  • Panel Moderator:  

    Amber Banks (Meek), '09
    Fried Frank, Partner

Panel 3: Recent SEC & Regulatory Developments

  • Norm Champ, '89
    Kirkland & Ellis, Partner
    Securities and Exchange Commission, Director of Division of Investment Management (Former)

  • Joel Wattenbarger, ’99
    Ropes & Gray LLP, Partner

  • David Kessler, '09
    Paul Weiss, Counsel

  • Panel Moderator:  

    Venera Ziegler, '00
    Torys, Partner