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Interesting article on secondaries market from @iimag

Investors Now Pay Full Price for Second-Hand Private Equity
Discounts used to be the norm. No longer.

https://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/b1hmpkm1ykm8y5/Investors-Now-Pay-Full-Price-for-Second-Hand-Private-Equity?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Organic%20Social&utm_term=Editorial&utm_campaign=Editorial

 

 

 

 

23-10-2019

 

 

 

October marketing email

 

 

Training - Investor Relations for Private Equity

Dear Colleague,

I hope you are having a good week. In case it is of interest to you or any of your team, I wanted to let you know that we have our

2-day Investor Relations & Fundraising for Private Equity course
21-22 November, London.

As places are strictly limited, so please book soon to avoid disappointment.
To see the full schedule, book your place(s), or see full programme outlines and pricing options, please click here

This 2-day interactive seminar aimed at not only those who are involved in investor relations and fundraising activities but the entire team. The programme starts off with the importance of investor relations whether through a dedicated team or not and how the role has evolved over the years. Next is a focus on building and managing LP relationships. Other modules explore ways of communicating with existing and potential investors and steps in getting ready for the next fundraise. Throughout the programme, the current concerns of IR professionals will be constantly debated.

In-House Training: Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to discuss any of our training programmes or if you would like to run one in-house at your own offices.

I look forward to meeting you or your team members soon.

Best regards,

Kapriel

 

 

 

09-09-2019

 

September marketing email

 

Private Equity for Support Staff - Earlybird ends next Friday

Dear Colleague,

I hope you have had a good summer. We wanted to inform you that the earlybird rate for our Private Equity for Support Staff course ends next Friday. This high impact 1-day training course is an ideal introduction to private equity and venture capital.

Private Equity for Support Staff: 9th October, London
- Normal Rate is £650+VAT per attendee
- Earlybird Rate is just £495+VAT, available until Friday 13th September

Just over a month away, places are strictly limited, so please book now to avoid disappointment.

During this interactive training day, the key concepts of this fascinating asset class are broken down, simplified and explained in a clear way using everyday language, discussions, case studies and group exercises. It is aimed at personal assistants and support staff who work at a private equity or venture capital firm or service provider, and need an understanding and overview of what the industry is about. There is plenty of scope for Q&A.

To see the full schedule, book your place(s), or see full programme outlines and pricing options, please click here

In-House Training: Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to discuss any of our training programmes or if you would like to run one in-house at your own offices.

I look forward to meeting you or your team members soon.

Best regards,

Kapriel

Kapriel Kasbarian
Director
Tel: +44 (0)207 193 5423
Mobile: +44 (0)7855 730702

 

22-07-2019

 

 

This looks like an interesting #webinar from @EMPEA
Private Credit Solutions
July 24
#EmergingMarkets #privatecredit #investments #alternativeinvestments #credit #privateequity
Here is  the registration link: https://www.empea.org/events/private-credit-solutions-webcast-a-closer-look-at-the-opportunity-in-emerging-markets/

 

 

  

18-07-2019

 

 

Venture Capital Struggles to Meet Hurdle Rate via @iimag
Hurdle rates unfairly punish VC funds, according to eFront’s CEO.
https://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/b1g92ldh2p8k2r/Venture-Capital-Struggles-to-Meet-Hurdle-Rate?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Organic%20Social&utm_term=Editorial&utm_campaign=Institutional%20Investor

 

 

July marketing email 

 

In-House Training Programmes

 

Dear Colleague,

I hope you are enjoying the summer period.
Whilst there never seems to be a lull in activity these days, now may be a good time to reflect on the training needs of your team.  Are there any areas where your team can build on their strengths or minimise gaps?

At Ascentium Associates, all our programs are available on an in-house basis, delivered at your offices, at dates convenient to you. Be it one-to-one training or something for the whole team, all our programmes can be made bespoke. Here are just some of our programmes:

  • Private Equity - Negotiation & Investment Structuring
  • Financial Modelling for Private Equity
  • An Introduction to Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Principles of Private Equity
  • An Introduction to Venture Capital Deals
  • Investor Relations & Fundraising for Private Equity
  • Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • Management Teams and Organisation Issues in PE Investments
  • Private Equity Financial Controllers & CFOs Workshop
  • Real Estate Investments, Valuation and Financing

In-House Training: Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to discuss any of our training programmes or if you would like to run one in-house at your own offices.

By the way, our next 1-day course Private Equity for Support Staff , is scheduled in London on 9th October.  To see the full schedule, book your place(s), or see full programme outlines and  pricing options, please click here

I look forward to meeting you or your team members soon.

Best regards,

Kapriel

Kapriel Kasbarian
Director
Tel:  +44 (0)207 193 5423
Mobile: +44 (0)7855 730702
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15-07-2019

Here's an interesting survey on #VentureCapital
Just 8% of UK VCs know what it’s like to work at a startup, in contrast to the US where it is at 60%...ork at a startup

https://sifted.eu/articles/uk-vc-sector-diversity-data/

 

Interesting article on #debt#equity financing in private equity transactions via @WSJ#privateequity#venturecapital#investments#deals

 


Putting the Equity Back Into Private Equity
Private-equity firms are spending more of their own cash to win deals as soaring purchase prices push debt markets to the limit

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/putting-the-equity-back-into-private-equity-11563218832?fbclid=IwAR3OauJSQAEZU-lS03tOvUVrjahd-x5IoPkDU0eOKZr9PpP7BdkFgzS6NVw

 

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If a course is postponed, delegate payments already received are entitled to a full refund of fees paid or they can elect to have the funds credited towards the fees of a future course and receive a 10% discount.

Ascentium Associates will confirm the status (running or postponed) of a course up to 2-3 weeks (or earlier) before a course’s scheduled dates and will contact attendees by email. It is advised that attendees do not undertake any accommodation or travel  arrangements until it is confirmed that a course will run. Ascentium Associates are not liable for any costs incurred by delegates if it becomes necessary to postpone a course.

Force Majeure - Force Majeure refers to circumstances beyond our control that make it impossible to run a course.  This includes but is but not limited to circumstances such as: bad weather conditions, acts of God, disasters, acts of terrorism, acts of war, strike action, regulations or orders of governmental authorities, civil unrest. In the case of force majeure, we reserve the right to keep attendee fees as a contribution to all incurred course related costs, such as venue and administrative costs.

Travel and accommodation - The course fee does not include any travel or accommodation costs incurred by attendees. Whilst Ascentium Associates may suggest accommodation nearby the training venue, we are not accountable for making any bookings for accommodation or transportation arrangements on behalf of attendees. Attendees are responsible for their own transfers to and from the training venue and we will not accept any liability for any transport disruption an attendee may encounter. Our cancellation policy applies if an attendee is unable to attend all or part of a course.

Course Leader and External Experts - Whilst course trainers and any external speakers and subject matter topics are confirmed in advance of the course, there may be circumstances beyond our control for which we reserve the right to change any aforementioned trainers, speakers or topics.

Programme contents – The course contents delivered verbally or provided in any format are purely for education and information purposes only and do not constitute advice or any course of action. Whilst all reasonable care has been taken for contents to be accurate and up to date, Ascentium Associates accepts no liability for any incompleteness or inaccuracy. Ascentium Associates accepts no liability whatsoever for any direct or consequential loss arising from the use of the contents of a course.

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  1. Payment - Full cleared payment of the fees must be received in advance of attending a course. Failure to do so may result in an attendee not being allowed to participate in the course. Payments can be made by most credit cards or wireRegistrations received fifteen (15) days or less before a course commences, then the payment must be via credit card.

Membership fees - Full cleared payment of the membership fees must be received in order to benefit from member rates. The annual membership fee applies for a full calendar year and is only refundable if the very first programme related to the member is postponed and a refund is requested. Even if only one programme is booked per annum, the membership fee is not refundable even if no more courses are booked during the remainder of year. 

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