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Members

Partner Organizations

Research Partners

Media Partners

Partial List of
Past Attendees

1stWEST Financial Corp.

2SV Capital LLC

Abundant Power Group

Advantage Capital Partners

Advent-Morro Equity Partners Inc.

Advocacy Group

AIG Asset Management

Albourne Partners

Allied Capital Corp.

American Realty Capital Trust Inc.

Anderson Pacific Corp.

AP Growth Partners

Ariane Capital Partners

Armory Advisors LLC

Atreides Capital LLC

Avante Mezzanine Partners

B. C. Ziegler & Co.

Babson Capital Management LLC

Bacchus Capital Management LLC

Baker & Hostetler LLP

Balance Point Capital Partners LP

BAML Capital Access Funds

Bancorp Bank

BB&T Capital Partners

BBVA Compass Bank

BBVA Ventures

BCS Placement LLC

Beekman Group LLC

Beringea LLC

Berkery Noyes & Co.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Blackford Capital LLC

Boathouse Capital LP

Breakwater Investment Management LLC

Bridgeway Capital

Brookside Group

Brookside Mezzanine Partners

BV Investment Partners

Caladium LLC

Cameron Holdings Corp.

CantorAdvisors

Canyon Road Capital

Capital Funding Group

Capital One Bank USA

Capital Resource Partners

CapitalSpring LLC

Celtic Bank Corp.

Centinela Capital Partners LLC

Cerca Group LLC

CertusBank NA

Churchill Equity Inc.

Churchill Financial LLC

Clearspring Capital Group

CM Equity Partners

Commerce Street Capital

Commercial Services
Company

Compass Group

Consumer Growth Partners

Contemporary Healthcare Capital LLC

Council Ventures LP

Credit Suisse

Customized Fund Investment Group

CSW Private Equity

D. E. Shaw & Co. LP

Dechert LLP

Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

Diamond Ventures LLC

DLA Piper US LLP

Dolphin Capital Group

Drexel University

Dryden Investments

Dykema Gossett PLLC

EisnerAmper LLP

Elmrock Management LLC

Enhanced Capital Partners Inc.

Environmental Capital
Etico Capital LLC

F. N. B. Capital Corp.

Fairview Capital Partners

Federal One Holdings
FIS Mezzcap LLC

Fortress Investment Group LLC

Founders Equity Inc.
Freeport Financial LLC

GarMark Advisors LLC

Gemini Investors

Gemino Healthcare Finance LLC

Gen II Fund Services LLC

Generation Equity Investors LLC

Generation Growth Capital Inc.

Glovsky & Popeo PC

Golub Capital BDC Inc.

Grant Thornton LLP

Grease Monkey International Inc.

Green Brook Capital Management LLC

Ground Swell Equity

Growth Capital Partners

Guggenheim Partners

GulfStar Group

Hahn & Hessen LLP

Hamilton Lane Advisors

Haverstick Consulting

Healthcare Capital
HighPoint Capital

HSBC Capital (USA) Inc.

Hudson Ferry Capital

Hudson Venture Partners LP

i-Hatch Ventures LLC

Ineo Capital LLC

ING Capital LLC

Innovation Accelerator

J. P. Morgan Chase

J2 Partners Inc.

Karsten Associates

Kidd & Co. LLC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

KPMG LLP

Larsen MacColl Partners

Lazard Capital Markets

Lineage Capital LLC

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Lone Star Investment Advisors LLC

Long Point Capital Inc.

Lucas Group Inc.

Luther King Capital

Main Street Capital Corp.

Marlin Equity Partners

Matthews Carter & Boyce

McGladrey

McGuireWoods LLP

Medley Capital LLC

Meritage Funds

Merrick Associates

Method Advisors LLC

MidCap Financial LLC

Milbridge Capital

Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris

Morgan Keegan & Co.

MVC Capital Inc.

New Mountain Capital LLC

New Stream Capital LLC

New Trier Partners LLC

NewSpring Capital

NexBank Capital Inc.

NexBank SSB

NexGen Capital Partners

NGP Capital Resources

Northcreek Mezzanine Fund

Novamark Capital

P & M Corporate Finance

Pacific Community Ventures LLC

Palm Beach Capital Partners LP

Paragon Capital Group LLC

Patriot Capital LP

Patton Boggs LLP

Peachtree Equity Partners

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Perseus LLC

Petra Capital Partners LLC

Petros CP Management

Pine Street Capital Partners

PitchBook Data Inc.

Plexus Capital LLC

Porter & Hedges LLP

Presidential Financial Corp.

Presidio Investors

Quabbin Capital Inc.

Quilvest USA Inc.

Realty Capital Securities LLC

Regiment Capital Advisors LP

lRenovus Capital Partners

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

Ridgewood Energy
Riverside Co.

Rockland Capital

Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Co. LLP

Rural American Fund

RVR Consulting Group

SaaS Capital Advisors

SAP America Inc.

SCI Ventures

Selway Capital

Signet Healthcare Partners LLC

Skadden Arps

Small Business Investor Alliance

Spring Capital Partners

St. Cloud Capital LLC

Standard General LP

STAR Ventures

Steelpoint Capital Partners LP

Stephens Inc.

Stonebridge Partners

Strategy Leaders Inc.

Sullivan & Worcester

Summer Street Capital Partners LLC

Sunrise Equity Partners

Syncom Venture Partners

TD Bank NA

Textron Financial Corp.

Thermo Credit LLC

THL Credit Inc.

Thomas Capital Group

Tonka Bay Equity Partners LLC

Top Tier Capital Partners LLC

Triangle Capital Corp.

TWJ Capital LLC

U. S. Small Business Administration

US Capital Partners

V. C. Angelos Associates

Valesco Industries Inc.

Vector Capital Corp.

Venquest Capital

Veritage Group LLC

Veritas Financial Partners LLC

Veronis Suhler Stevenson Partners

VRC l Valuation Research

Wealth Partners Capital LLC

Webster Capital LLC

Weinberg & Bell Group

Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Western Reserve

Wunderlich Securities Inc.

 

 

 

Clear the date March 7 on your calendar!

CLICK HERE now to register before it's too late!
 

An ENCORE Conference

For SBIC Investors, Advisors & Applicants

 

How to Better Your Odds of Success
With a Small Business Investment Company --

Best Practices for Launching
& Managing an SBIC

  Attendance Is Limited!

  CLICK HERE to Register Now

 

CHAIRED BY
Thomas A. Hiatt, Co-founding Partner
Centerfield Capital Partners LP

                          

Featuring 20 Expert Speakers, including

Hugh Douglas Camitta, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Brendan Carroll, Victory Park Capital

E. Matthew Dwyer, Matthews, Carter & Boyce

Douglas J. England, Riverside Co.

Kirk B. Griswold, Argosy Capital

Jeri J. Harman, Avante Mezzanine Partners

Harry E. Haskins, U. S. Small Business Administration
Gayle G. Hughes, Merion Investment Partners LP
Carl A. Jenkins, BMO Harris Bank NA
Kenneth E. Jones, Boathouse Capital LP
Joseph R. Katcha, High Street Capital LLC

Michael P. McQueeney, Summer Street Capital Partners LLC

Jerry S. Oldham, 1stWEST Background Investigations

Michael K. Painter, Plexus Capital LLC

Brett T. Palmer, Small Business Investor Alliance
Tim Rafalovich, Wells Fargo Bank NA

B. Hagen Saville, MCG Capital Corp.

Eric M. Smith, Contemporary Healthcare Capital LLC

Michael B. Staebler, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Robert M. Stewart, Spring Capital Partners LP


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FULL-DAY CONFERENCE

Thursday, March 7, 2013

8:00 am – 4:30 pm
New York City 

SPECIAL HALF-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORSKHOP (Optional)

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
How To Launch Your First SBIC -- The Basics & The Nuances

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New York City

 

Designed to Meet the Needs of GPs, LPs, & Managers of Buyout, Growth Equity, Mezzanine, & Lending Funds, as Well as Independent Sponsors, Operating Partners, Portfolio Company Managers, and the Bankers, Lawyers, Accountants,

& Other Advisors Who Support Them

Faculty | Schedule | Registration | Location | Sponsorship | Audio Package |

2012 was another record-breaking year for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s SBIC program. The SBA licensed an astonishing 30 new funds that have raised almost $1 billion in capital.

Overall, the program now encompasses more than 300 funds with over $18 billion in capital -- $8.8 billion of SBA leverage and $9.4 billion from private investors.

What’s more, two new SBA initiatives are proving their worth for qualified applicants. The Impact program now has six licensed funds that focus on underserved geographic areas or vital sectors, such as clean energy and education. And the Innovation program has issued six “green light” letters to funds that focus on early-stage companies.

Commercial banks are paying especially close attention to SBICs. FINRA regulations have curtailed bank investments in traditional PE funds, but do allow them to invest in SBICs. In fact, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency recently held conference calls with hundreds of banks encouraging them to consider investing in SBICs.

All that’s why if you’re seeking a new, or looking to enhance an existing, SBIC you belong at The Capital Roundtable’s ENCORE full-day conference --

How to Better Your Odds of Success
With a Small Business Investment Company --

Best Practices for Launching & Managing an SBIC

Thursday, March 7, 2013, New York City

 

Attending this conference can significantly improve your chances of

obtaining an SBIC license in 2013. You’ll hear valuable information on which steps to take, how to best position yourself and your team’s experience, and how to reach the people who can help speed your application.

 

And today, I have great news:  Tom Hiatt, co-founding partner of Centerfield Capital Partners LP, and former Chair of the Small Business Investor Alliance, the principal industry association for SBICs and other funds focused on the lower middle market, will chair the conference.


Tom has worked with middle market companies for over 25 years, serving as a director of a number of companies in financial services, health care, manufacturing, information technology, and business services. In addition to his current board positions with portfolio companies, Tom is a director of Lake City Bank, a publicly traded community bank.

As the past Chair of the Board of Governors of the Small Business Investor Alliance (fka the National Association of SBICs – NASBIC), Tom is intimately familiar with the SBIC program. Centerfield holds two SBIC licenses.

Tom graduated magna cum laude from Wabash College and holds a M.Sc. from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.

You’ll also hear from 20 highly knowledgeable SBIC experts, including GPs, lenders, SBA administrators, attorneys, consultants, and more.

20 SBIC Authorities Get You Up To Speed And Set To Go

With our outstanding access to SBIC leaders, our panel presentations will feature 20 highly knowledgeable SBIC experts, including GPs, lenders, U.S. Small Business Administration administrators, attorneys, consultants, and more. 

 

They’ll provide you with the unwritten rules and little-known tips that you won’t find on the SBA website or read in a government instruction manual.

And, to bring you expert counsel from a legal perspective, our introductory keynote speaker is Michael B. Staebler, of Pepper Hamilton LLP, the country’s largest and most active Small Business Investment Company practice. Mike ran an SBIC for six years and has represented more than 190 licensed SBICs since 1972.

We’ll explain why more and more large institutional investors such as Hamilton Lane and Credit Suisse are supporting SBICs -- a sea change from a few years back.  A growing number of larger PE firms -- such as technology investment giant Silver Lake Partners -- have recently queued up affiliated entities which are licensed as SBICs.

 

We’ll talk about how to properly position your fund application in the face of growing competition.  You’ll discover what SBA officials want to see -- and not see.  Why it’s so important to demonstrate how your team has a successful history of working together.  And which dozen strategies can help your application rise to the top of the pile.

 

Plus you’ll learn why it’s so important to have knowledgeable well-connected advisors by your side whatever you do -- because if the SBA doesn’t think you have a successful track record or experienced team, your license will likely be denied.  

 

The biggest mistakes new applicants make is trying to do things on their own, and we’ll point you to the help you need.

 

Register now to get the important answers to keep you in good stead throughout 2013 --

 

  • What are the biggest challenges facing PE firms who want to launch SBICs?
  • What is the current progress in Congress of new SBIC legislation?
  • How can you best position your team to gain acceptance as an SBIC?
  • What kind of track record is likely to make your application stand out?
  • What are the key mistakes that firms make most frequently when seeking SBIC licensing?
  • How is the Early Stage Innovation program being received by the investment community?
  • Are there specific investment strategies that work best for new SBICs?
  • What techniques do experienced SBICs rely on for successful operation?
  • How can you benefit from growing interest among institutional investors?
  • What are the reasons an SBIC may wish to convert to a BDC?
  • And much, much more.

 

The Place To Network With The Best Minds In The Business.

 

It’s no wonder our past SBIC conferences have been filled to capacity.  Our full-day conference agenda includes both session breaks and an open lunch, where you can meet fellow attendees and featured speakers to exchange ideas and business cards.

 

You should attend this conference if you are a --

 

  • GP who wants to leverage your private capital two, even three times.
  • GP interested in finding out if your team is eligible for SBIC licensing.
  • LP interested in making investments in the lower middle-market.
  • LP who wants to meet the leading participants in the SBIC space.
  • Banker who want to assess the possibilities of creating a non-leveraged SBIC -- or is considering investing in SBICs and needs Community Reinvestment Act credit.
  • Pension or Endowment fund manager who wants to invest in a leveraged fund without incurring Unrelated Business Income Tax.
  • Advisor or consultant to GPs or LPs on SBICs.
  • Attorney who advises SBICs.
  • Executive search professional recruiting for the PE industry.

 

We also encourage you to attend our afternoon pre-conference Workshop the day before on Wednesday, March 6--

 

How to Launch Your First SBIC --

The Basics & the Nuances

 

This optional workshop is ideal for attendees who are new to Small Business Investment Companies, and will go into great detail on the specific procedures for getting started.

 

          Remember, register with our Early Bird Rate by January 11, 2013, and you’ll save

          $400 off our standard fee!  Please make your reservation now so you’re not

          disappointed.  We’ll be looking forward to greeting you.

 

For more information, please feel free to contact Mara Kane at 212-832-7300 ext. 0 or mkane@capitalroundtable.com.

 

This conference is being produced by The Capital Roundtable, America’s leading conference organization focusing on “need-to-know” information for professionals in the middle-market private equity community.  For more information about The Capital Roundtable’s 30 annual conferences and other events and programs, please visit www.capitalroundtable.com.

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Faculty

Chaired By

  • Thomas A. Hiatt, Centerfield Capital Partners LP

Hosted By

  • Burt Alimansky, Chairman & CEO, The Capital Roundtable

Speakers

  • Hugh Douglas Camitta, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Brendan Carroll, Partner, Victory Park Capital
  • E. Matthew Dwyer, Principal, Matthews, Carter & Boyce
  • Douglas J. England, Associate Dir.--Fund Administration, Riverside Co.
  • Kirk B. Griswold, Founding Partner & Managing Director, Argosy Capital
  • Jeri J. Harman, Managing Partner, Avante Mezzanine Partners
  • Harry E. Haskins, Deputy Associate Administrator, U. S. Small Business Administration
  • Gayle G. Hughes, Partner, Merion Investment Partners LP
  • Carl A. Jenkins, Vice President & Dir.--Community Investments, BMO Harris Bank NA
  • Kenneth E. Jones, Managing Partner, Boathouse Capital LP
  • Joseph R. Katcha, Principal, High Street Capital LLC
  • Michael P. McQueeney, Managing Partner, Summer Street Capital Partners LLC
  • Jerry S. Oldham, Chairman & CEO, 1stWEST Background Investigations
  • Michael K. Painter, Partner, Plexus Capital LLC
  • Brett T. Palmer, President, Small Business Investor Alliance
  • Tim Rafalovich, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank NA
  • B. Hagen Saville, President & CEO, MCG Capital Corp.
  • Eric M. Smith, Managing Director & Partner, Contemporary Healthcare Capital LLC
  • Michael B. Staebler, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • Robert M. Stewart, General Partner, Spring Capital Partners LP

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Schedule

 

Workshop
01:30 – 02:00
02:00 – 05:00

Conference
08:15 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:45
10:45 - 11:45

11:45 - 12:45
12:45 - 01:15
01:15 - 01:45
01:45 - 02:45
02:45 - 03:00
03:00 - 04:00

04:00 - 05:00

05:00

  

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Registration & Networking

"How To Launch Your First SBIC -- The Basics & The Nuances"

Thursday, March 7, 2013
Welcoming Remarks & Audience Introductions -- Burt Alimansky

Introductory Keynote -- Mike Staebler

Chairman’s Keynote -- Tom Hiatt

Coffee & Networking Break
Panel 1 -- “Launching an SBIC -- What We Wished We’d Known Before We Got Started”
Luncheon & Networking

Briefing from the Small Business Administration -- Harry Haskins
Briefing from the Small Business Investor Alliance (fka NASBIC) -- Brett Palmer

Panel 2 -- “Navigating the Regulations -- Strategies for Success”
Coffee & Networking Break
Panel 3 -- “Fundraising For an SBIC -- How to Locate & Choose Investors Who Like SBICs"
Panel 4 -- "Managing an SBIC -- Due-Diligence on Targets, & Overseeing Your Portfolio & Back Office"
Adjournment & Networking

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Registration

  • Early Bird Registration Fee -- and save $400 off the standard fee! Register by Friday, January 18, and the fee for the conference is $995 -- or $1295 for the Conference & Workshop.
  • Premiere Registration Fee -- save $200 off the standard fee! Register by Friday, February 1, and the fee for the conference is $1195  -- or $1495 for the Conference & Workshop.
  • After that, the standard fee is $1395 for the conference  -- or $1695 for the Conference & Workshop.
  • At the door, if space is available, the fee is $1495 for the conference -- $1795 for the Conference & Workshop.
  • Special group rates -- The Capital Roundtable offers a special discount for 2 or more people.  For more info, please contact Mara Kane mkane@capitalroundtable.com or 212-832-7300 ext 0.


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You can pay by credit card (using the links above) or by check. Mail your check and business card to: New York Business Roundtable Inc., 12 East 44 Street, Penthouse, New York, NY 10017.

If the program is oversubscribed, we will notify you immediately and not charge your credit card.  (If you need to cancel, please do so by Thursday, March 1 at 5:00pm, and we will credit you for a future conference.)


From time to time, for reasons beyond Capital Roundtable's control, program schedules and speakers become subject to change.  We make every effort to announce substantive changes by email to registrants at least 48 hours in advance.

Have a special question?  Please contact Mara Kane at 212-832-7300 ext.0 or by email at mkane@capitalroundtable.com.

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Location

The University Club (Jacket and tie required)
College Hall -- First Floor
One West 54 Street (at 5th Avenue)
New York City

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Audio Package

Can't attend but want to hear the program? You can buy the audio package along with the handouts. Purchase the audio package online now.

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Sponsorship

The Capital Roundtable offers excellent marketing and business development opportunities to reach the middle-market private-equity community . For more details, please contact Marti Wheat at 212-832-7300 or by email at mwheat@capitalroundtable.com.

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