Foundations of Private Capital
This comprehensive and fully accredited course is aimed at early career investment professionals looking to accelerate their experience and knowledge through skills development and deal simulations led by the some of the private capital industry’s most senior leaders. This is a three-day residential program held in Sydney and includes all food and beverage, accommodation for two nights and two networking dinners.
Modelled on the highly successful British Private Equity & Venture Capital industry’s Foundations course, this program will be targeted at delivering a comprehensive base of knowledge and skills across private equity, venture and private credit, hearing from senior industry practitioners who will share their hands-on experience and career learnings from the perspective of both fund managers as well as institutional investors.
On completion of this practitioner-led knowledge and skills building
program it is anticipated that course participants will:
- understand the role of private capital within the funds management and
investment sector, as well as the machinery of how the industry works, and
the constituent components of the broader ecosystem within which the
- have an advanced understanding of the relevant issues in the context of
assessing, valuing, contracting, monitoring and exiting private capital
- apply and interpret alternative private capital valuation methodologies
as part of a robust and comprehensive diligence process;
- understand how the private capital industry is evolving, and the
importance of ESG and diversity and inclusion to the future of the industry;
- acquire familiarity with the full spectrum of private capital investments
from early-stage start-ups, through to growth and expansion capital, as
well as management and leveraged buyouts, encompassing an understanding of
the differing risk and return profiles of different investment strategies
within private capital; and
be able to apply a private capital investment mindset to ‘real world’
business case studies.
Residential Course | Vibe Hotel, North Sydney
Tuesday, 19 March - Thursday, 21 March
Driving value in portfolio companies
- Responsible investment principles and practices
- Negotiation skills
- PE/VC/Private Credit deal simulations and case studies
- Managing the portfolio and value creation
- Exit strategies
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|$4,600 inc GST
|$5,700 inc GST
|$8,800 inc GST
|* Pricing is per person and includes residential course accommodation and food/beverage
Continuing Professional Development
Participation in this program constitutes verifiable CPD for 21.5 hours.
The Australian Investment Council Event Terms and Condition can be viewed here.