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Episode 068

The Future of Private Equity Fundraising with Brian Bank from Kirkland and Ellis

Join host Sean Mooney and Brian Bank, a seasoned strategy and client relations executive from Kirkland & Ellis, for an enlightening discussion on the private equity landscape. With over 25 years of experience as both an institutional limited partner and placement agent, Brian delves into the nuances of fundraising, the evolving role of ESG, and the transformation of annual meetings in the post-COVID era, leveraging his extensive background and deep network within the investment funds community.

Key Highlights:

3:12 - Fundraising Dynamics: Insights into current trends and challenges.
5:32 - Mid-Market Success: The importance of LP relationships.
18:22 - Continuation Funds: Their reshaping role in private equity.
35:12 - ESG's Growing Influence: On investment strategies.
43:56 - Annual Meetings Evolved: Innovative approaches in a digital age.

For more information on Kirkland & Ellis, go to https://www.kirkland.com
For more information on Brian Bank, go to https://www.linkedin.com/in/briandbank
For more information on BluWave and this podcast, go to https://www.bluwave.net/podcasts

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