Fundraising Focus (Ep. 2): A Conversation with Michael Keaveney, Capstone Partners

June 8, 2021

Fundraising Focus
Fundraising Focus
Fundraising Focus (Ep. 2): A Conversation with Michael Keaveney, Capstone Partners
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In Seward & Kissel’s second Fundraising Focus episode, Investment Management Partner Kevin Neubauer speaks with Michael Keaveney, Managing Director at Capstone Partners, a leading private equity placement agent. In this episode, Michael and Kevin discuss the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on fundraising, including:

  • How fundraising has evolved as a result of the pandemic (1:35)
  • The fundraising timeline – from conversation to commitment (3:21)
  • Which COVID-19 fundraising practices/trends are here to stay? (7:00)
  • Current market trends (sectors/strategies) (9:30)
    • First time fund considerations (10:55)
    • LP appetite for certain strategies/sectors (14:10)
  • Due diligence (15:30)
  • How GPs and LPs adjusted to the remote work environment (17:44)

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