The Drawdown Operational Leaders' Summit 2023
Bringing together a select group of private markets operational leaders to discuss the pressing issues currently impacting their roles within a relaxed, discreet environment
29th & 30th June 2023
Royal Berkshire, Ascot
The Drawdown Operational Leaders’ Summit is a relaxed, discreet forum for private markets operational leaders (including CFOs, COOs, CTOs, CDOs, Heads of Legal, Tax and Compliance) 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.
Throughout the two days you will also:
- Hear case studies from your peers, academics and industry specialists
- Network with like-minded professionals
This exclusive event is invitation-only, if you are interested in attending this year’s summit please register your interest and escape to the country with us at our retreat-style forum.
Many leading international asset managers, lenders and asset owners choose Alter Domus as their partner for growth. Our talent pool of more than 4,500 employees across 38 offices in 21 countries combined with cutting-edge technology work to put you ahead of the game.
Dedicated to serving private equity, real assets and debt capital markets sectors, we offer fund administration, corporate services, depositary services, transfer pricing, capital administration, domiciliation and management company services. Our extensive experience in the debt capital markets sector allows us to provide specialist solutions such as loan administration, agency services, trade settlement and CLO manager services.
Sage Intacct is a sophisticated and powerful cloud-based financial management system that delivers the automation and controls around billing, accounting, and reporting that finance need - to reduce errors, stay audit-ready, and scale their business.
We are Alpha – a leading provider of currency management and account solutions to the alternative investment space. In an industry that typically works with thousands of different organisations, our dedicated team specialise in providing solutions that make a substantial and enduring difference to private equity companies. Today we are a £850m+ company listed on the London Stock Exchange and are privileged to be supported by some of the world’s most respected clients and investors. You can read more about them on our website.
As the leading authority on independent risk placement, insurance management and claim resolution, Mactavish provides new and better ways for businesses to protect themselves against foreseeable risks and build corporate resilience.
Combining unrivalled technical and legal knowledge, with commercial know-how and buying power, Mactavish manages all aspects of the insurance procurement process. Working on behalf of policy holders to help identify risk, design watertight insurance programmes and improve the reliability and cost of cover. As a leading claims resolution expert, Mactavish will also leave no stone unturned in pursuit of a claim.
The company strives to be a powerful force of change in the industry and is committed to driving better practice. It has played an instrumental role in designing key legislation, such as the Insurance Act 2015. Mactavish receives no commissions or fees from insurers or other third parties and works independently, at all times, and solely in the policyholder’s interest. Its clients value this independence in an industry that, all-too-often, takes its customers for granted
Ontra is the global leader in Contract Automation and Intelligence for private asset management firms. The Ontra platform combines AI-enabled software with a worldwide network of highly trained lawyers to modernize recurring legal workflows. Ontra’s solutions improve all aspects of the contract lifecycle — from negotiating and processing routine contracts to tracking obligations in complex agreements. Ultimately, Ontra reduces the time, expense, and risk associated with contract management, freeing its customers to focus on other strategic priorities.
Ontra is headquartered in San Francisco, with global operations across North America, Europe, and Asia.
PER are the leading retained search and recruitment specialists for private markets professionals. We work across investment strategies, in-house functions and geographies. Whether you are building your team or seeking a vital strategic hire, we go to extraordinary lengths to identify and attract exceptional professionals for private equity, venture capital, private credit, secondaries and real assets. Every day we bring people together who will shape the future of this dynamic, international industry.
S-RM is a global intelligence and cyber security consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have 350+ practitioners across nine international offices, serving clients across all regions and major sectors. We are headquartered in London with offices in Cape Town, Hong Kong, Singapore, Manchester, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Utrecht and Washington DC. Our teams speak 30+ languages, with backgrounds in intelligence, government, finance, journalism, military and academia. We partner with leading organisations, supporting them at all levels, from CEOs and their boards through to front-line teams. We support our clients by providing intelligence that informs critical decision-making and strategies, from investments and partnerships through to disputes; by making organisations more resilient to cyber security threats; and by responding to cyber-attacks and organisational crises. Client focus is at the heart of what we do. Our advice is direct, honest and objective, and we deliver actionable results by bringing together the best talent and creating teams designed to address unique problems and complex challenges.
Climate Action Partner
Call for speakers
At each event, our dedicated team works hard to bring together the speakers you want to hear from on the topics that are close to your heart. A minimum of three months of desk, telephone and face-to-face research goes into creating each programme - so, if you would like to participate, please contact Amy Moon today.
I would definitely recommend the Operational Leaders’ Summit: I developed my understanding of some key challenges in the industry, engaged in in-depth discussions on very relevant issues and made some great connections. A conference you can actually enjoy and look forward to!
Past Delegate, Former Chief Financial Officer, UK Private Equity Fund
The Operational Leaders’ Summit is a well-located event where great value comes from networking with engaged individuals - all in all a great conference.
2017 Delegate, Chief Financial Officer, Swiss-based Secondaries Fund
The great atmosphere, venue and number of delegates are what make the Operational Leaders’ Summit a valuable event that stands out on the calendar.
Past Delegate, Managing Partner, German-based Direct Secondaries Fund