Miami Finance Forum Hosts CEO Power Breakfast: Private Equity Level-Setting 8/31/11

Leading Private Equity Fund Managers And Investment Firms Discuss
Strategies For Investing In Today’s Economic Landscape
Wednesday, August 31, 7:30 a.m.
Tower Club
100 SE 3rd Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301.
Members: $20; Non-members: $55
(limited seating, must pre-pay – walk-ins will not be accepted)

Miami Finance Forum’s CEO Power Breakfast and Discussion Moderated by DLA Piper
Features Speakers from Top Regional and National Investment Firms
The Miami Finance Forum (MFF) will serve as host to a “CEO Power Breakfast” and panel discussion titled, “Private Equity Level-Setting: Maximizing Performance with Diversification and Differentiation.” The panel, moderated by Jacqueline Hodes, partner with DLA Piper, will provide guidance to fund managers and investment firms regarding the current private equity marketplace and how to maximize investments through portfolio diversification.

The speakers will offer insights and advice about buy-side and sell-side expectations, hot industry sectors, and the current credit market. In addition, the panel will discuss adapting to change, positioning funds for competitive advantage, bringing added value to investments, and differentiating across sectors to yield greater gains.

Miami Finance Forum Chairman Carlos Deupi added, “The MFF is very excited about offering their very first CEO Power Breakfast in Ft. Lauderdale, which demonstrates the growth and expansion of the South Florida finance community in Broward County.”

Panel speakers include partners and directors from top regional and national private investment firms such as:
· John Caple, Managing Director, Comvest Group
· Lee Monahan, Partner, Harren Equity Partners
· Rhett Neuenschwander, Managing Director, Huntsman Global Capital
· Mike Turner, Partner, Farlie Turner

Elena Djakonova: (866) FF-Miami or

The MFF is a not-for-profit organization supporting the growth of South Florida’s network of finance and investment professionals. It is dedicated to expand the knowledge base and professional practices of its members while ensuring the region continues to attract and retain top talent. Its membership roster is comprised of professionals experienced in private equity, hedge funds, venture capital, commercial banking, investment banking, wealth management, law, accounting and other related professional-services industries. Since its founding in 2006, the MFF has been known for its event series, including its panel discussions, private roundtables and happy hour mixers. More information is available at