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WEBINAR Cybersecurity: an ESG concern

Wednesday 14th April, 3pm GMT

On first glance, robust cybersecurity is a matter for IT and tech professionals to handle. However, on further inspection, the reputational risk of a cyber attack, on both manager and investors, means that cybersecurity is increasingly an ESG concern.

LPs are increasingly including cybersecurity into ESG questionnaires, while GPs are thinking more carefully about their technology providers and partners, ensuring they meet the same high levels of conduct when it comes to environmental, social, governance and diversity improvements.

Join us for an insightful and informative discussion, exploring the ever increasing convergence of cybersecurity and ESG within the private capital fund market.

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Webinar: What do LPs do with all the data?

3pm GMT, 22nd April 2021

Data and reporting demands on GPs have never been higher, especially given the events of the past year, where communications between managers and investors have risen exponentially. On top of this, new rules around ESG disclosures, increased pressure on diversity and inclusion efforts as well as varying county-by-country accounting standards, means that the amount of data currently being ingested by LPs is at an all time high.

But what are LPs doing with all of this data?

This webinar discussion will explore what information is being transmitted from GPs to LPs, how it has developed in recent years, the way in which data is being communicated, how technology is helping both GPs and LPs, and of course, what LPs are doing with all the data.

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The Private Equity Operational Leaders’ Summit - July 2021

1st-2nd July 2021 – Wotton House Country Estate Hotel, Dorking

The Operational Leaders’ Summit is a relaxed, discreet forum for private equity CFOs and COOs to meet and discuss the big issues currently impacting their roles.

Join us to learn from industry experts about developments in technology strategies, cybersecurity, regulations and compliance, working with outsourced providers, ESG, talent attraction and retention, risk management, fund structuring and much more.

The Private Equity Service Provider Awards 2021

23rd September 2021, Grand Connaught Rooms, London

The Drawdown Awards celebrate excellence and innovation within private capital fund operations. The rigorous judging process, based on the views of a panel of leading private capital fund COOs, CFOs, CCOs, GCs and CTOs, ensures these awards stand out from the crowd as ‘ones to win’ and we hope they act as a catalyst to drive up service standards and operations across the sector.

Working with a judging panel of leading industry practitioners, these awards stand apart in both rigour and prestige.

The Drawdown Awards will recognise and reward leaders across 35 categories:

The Private Equity Operational Leaders’ Summit 2021 - November

3rd-4th November 2021, Wotton House Country Estate Hotel, Dorking

Final details to be announced

Register your interest here


Breakfast Briefings

The Drawdown hosts regular Breakfast Briefings, bringing together industry experts to discuss hot topics.

These events are open to all members of The Drawdown.

Private Dinners

The Drawdown hosts regular private dinners, bringing together a select group of private equity operational leaders for relaxed discussion and networking.

These events are by invitation only.