2013 Texas Private Equity Conference
The Texas Private Equity Conference is sponsored annually by the Hicks, Muse Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance
. The conference provides an opportunity for finance researchers and practitioners in the private equity markets to discuss private equity. The conference will address issues of interest to both the venture capital and buyout communities.
(registration passcode required)
All events take place at the San Jacinto Conference Center, 309 E 21st Street, Austin, TX 78705
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
8:45 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
|REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
Speaker: Robert Parrino, Lamar Savings Centennial Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business
8:50 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
PANEL 1: The Impact of the Changing Political Environment and Associated Uncertainty on the Private Equity Industry
Moderated by: J. Matthew Lyons, Partners, Andrews Kurth LLP
Glenn Askew, Managing Director, Brazos Private Equity Partners
Randy Erben, Owner, Principal and Attorney, Erben & Yarbrough
Stephanie Lucie, General Counsel, Austin Ventures
Glenn Schiffman, Partner, The Raine Group
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Keynote: The Natural Resources Road Less Traveled: Metals, Mining and Agriculture
Speaker: Gareth Turner, Senior Partner, Apollo Management
| 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
PANEL 2: Energy is Doing Well. How Do You Ensure the Your Energy Deals are Good Ones?
Moderated by: Robert Parrino, Lamar Savings Centennial Professor of Finance, McCombs School of Business
Brian Crumley, Partner and Co-Founder, Vortus Investments
Patricia Melcher, CEO, EIV Capital Management Company
Gene Shepherd, Consultant to Brigham Resources, Anthem Ventures
Russell Sherrill, Partner and Co-Founder, Global Energy Capital
|12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Keynote: Energy Investing
Speaker: D. Martin Phillips, Managing Partner, EnCap Investments
Scholarship Recipient Recognition: Thomas Gilligan, Dean, McCombs School of Business
|1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
PANEL 3: Who are Today's Venture Capitalists
Moderated by: Billy Charlton, Senior Lecturer, McCombs School of Business
Karen Bantuveris, Founder and CEO, VolunteerSpot
Jay Johnson, President, Moxytronix
Rob Jones, Executive in Residence, McCombs School of Business
Venu Shamapant, General Partner, LiveOak Venture Partners
| 2:30 p.m.
D. Martin “Marty” Phillips
Mr. Phillips is a managing partner of EnCap Investments, LP. (EnCap). EnCap was founded in 1988 and it's a leading source of private equity for the upstream and midstream portions of the oil and gas industry. EnCap has raised 17 institutional funds totaling over $17 billion, and currently manages capital on behalf of over 200 U.S. and International investors. In January of 2013, EnCap closed EnCap Energy Capital Fund IX, a $5 billion fund focused on investments concentrated on the upstream sector. In June 2012, EnCap closed EnCap Flatrock Midstream II, a $1.75 billion fund focused on investing in midstream companies. Mr. Phillips shares responsibility for the overall management of the firm with Messrs. Gary R. Petersen, David B. Miller and Robert L. Zorich.
Prior to joining EnCap in 1989, Mr. Phillips served as a senior vice president in the Energy Banking Group of NationsBank in Dallas, Texas. As manager of the U.S./International Division from 1987 to 1989, he was responsible for credit commitments to a broad spectrum of energy-related companies. Mr. Phillips began his career in 1978 with Republic Bank and served in various senior energy banking positions, including vice president and manager of Republic Bank’s energy loan production office in Denver, from 1980 to 1985, and senior vice president and division manager in Republic Bank’s Houston office, from 1986 to 1987.
Mr. Phillips holds M.B.A. and B.S. degrees from Louisiana State University. He is a member of the LSU College of Business Hall of Distinction. Mr. Phillips also attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University. Mr. Phillips serves on the board of directors of several EnCap portfolio companies including Enduring Resources II, Laramie Energy, OBX Holdings, Plantation Petroleum Holdings and Legado Energy. He is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the American Petroleum Institute and the Houston Producers’ Forum.
Mr. Turner is a Senior Partner with Apollo Management based in New York where he oversees the firms investments in the Metals and Mining Industry. Prior to joining Apollo in 2005, Mr. Turner was employed by Goldman Sachs in London as a Managing Director in their Industrial and Natural Resources investment banking group from 1997 to 2005 where he was Global Head of Metals and Mining and co-Head of Global Chemicals. He has a broad range of experience in capital markets and M&A transactions. He was a key advisor to the private equity group (PIA) of Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Turner was employed at Lehman Brothers from 1992 to 1997. He aslo worked for Salomon Brothers from 1991 to 1992, and RBC Dominion Securities from 1986 to 1989. Mr. Turner serves on the board of directors of Constellium, Ascometal, Monier and Noranda Aluminum. Mr. Turner graduated from the University of Western Ontario with his MBA with Distinction in 1991, and received his BA from the University of Toronto in 1986.
We have a room block only at the Doubletree Suites Hilton Austin. Details are below.
Doubletree Suites Hilton Austin
303 W. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Website: Click here
Phone: 512-478-7000 or 1-800-222-TREE (8733)
Reservations for the 2013 Texas Private Equity Conference (TPEC) can be made here.
On the website, after choosing the dates on the main webpage, click on the “have a special code?” link on the left side of the screen. Type in group code TPE in order to pull up the discounted rate. Be sure to choose the Texas Private Equity Conference rate beneath the room type.
All rooms at the discounted rate will be available until midnight on January 31st, 2013 or until the block fills, whichever comes first.
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
1900 University Avenue, Austin, TX 78705
Four Seasons Hotel
98 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, Texas 78701
500 East 4th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Website: Click here
Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Texas 78704
Omni Hotel Austin
700 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, Texas 78701
The Stephen F. Austin Inter-continental Hotel
701 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701
All events take place at the San Jacinto Conference Center, 309 East 21st Street, Austin, TX 78705
On-site registration and continental breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, February 22 in the San Jacinto Conference Center. The conference begins promptly at 8:45 a.m. The key dates, times, and other pertinent information that you should keep in mind are summarized below.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Reception and Dinner
Lamberts Downtown Barbecue @ 401 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701
Friday, February 22, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration and Continental breakfast (Foyer outside Multipurpose Room)
8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Morning sessions (Multipurpose Room)
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Multipurpose Room)
1:30 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Afternoon sessions (Multipurpose Room)
San Jacinto Conference Center (see maps on .pdf for location & parking)
309 East 21st Street
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78705
Conference Attire: Business Casual
Last minute questions:
You can reach Bob Parrino at 512-471-5788 (office), 512-569-0120 (cell), or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Juana Hardwick at 512-471-6511 (office), 512-497-2738 (cell) or by email at Juana.Hardwick@mccombs.utexas.edu.
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Austin Cab - 512-478-2222
Cabs Agent - 512-338-0017
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