Premier West Coast Private Equity and Venture Capital Event to Bring Together Industry Professionals

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 29, 2020 /Neptune100/ — SuperReturn, the world’s leading private equity and venture capital conference series, will host its annual SuperReturn US West conference at the InterContinental Los Angeles Century City on February 10-12, 2020.

The leading event of its kind on the West Coast, the three-day conference will bring together more than 360 senior industry professionals, including over 100 limited partners and 160 expert speakers. The agenda features a wide variety of content and panels highlighting current market trends and issues of note. Sessions will focus on, among other topics, the possible impacts of trade wars on private equity, what investors are doing to hedge against a market downturn, big themes in “Big Tech” on the West Coast, and methods for PE firms to get on an LP’s preferred list of GP relationships. The conference will kick off February 10 with a Fundraising & LP/GP Relations Summit as well as a Venture Capital Summit.

Distinguished speakers participating in SuperReturn US West include:

• Jonathan Grabel, Chief Investment Officer, Los Angeles County Retirement Association
• Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates
• Seyonne Kang, Partner, Greenspring Associates
• Hollie Haynes, Founder & Managing Partner, Luminate Capital
• Mark Suster, Managing Partner, Upfront Ventures
• Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund
• Christine Jones, Managing Partner, Blue Highway Growth Capital
• Darryl L. Walker, Unit Supervisor/Trustee, Alameda County Probation Department/ACERA Alameda County Employees Retirement Association

“SuperReturn US West continues to draw leading players in private equity and venture capital from around the world,” says Dr. Dorothy Kelso, Head of SuperReturn. “This event offers a unique opportunity to examine timely trends, form valuable relationships, and share ideas with notable decision makers and industry professionals.”

Ben McNamara, Editor-in-Chief of SuperReturn US West adds, “We are honored to host this event and have the participation of some of the leading figures in private equity and venture capital. Thank you to all our speakers, panelists, moderators, sponsors, and of course attendees who make this event a success each and every year.”

As in years past, SuperReturn US West will feature fireside chats, roundtable discussions, as well as closed door sessions and debates, all designed to create the perfect platform for attendees to learn and share expertise. The program includes events exclusively for limited partners, as well as a range of LP/GP structured and informal networking opportunities. To view the full schedule and to register to attend, please visit:

Following SuperReturn US West, the SuperReturn Series in the US will continue with SuperReturn North America in Boston in June, and SuperReturn Private Credit US in Chicago in October.

Campbell Lutyens, BTGP Actual, and HKW are co-sponsors of SuperReturn US West. Additional sponsors include Affinity, Equity Effect, Intelligo, and RBC.

About SuperReturn US West
SuperReturn US West is the premier private equity and venture capital event on the West Coast, and part of the SuperReturn series of leading private equity events that take place across the world.

This three-day conference will bring together more than 360 private equity and venture capital professionals from around the world, including 100+ limited partners (LPs), to network and discuss current trends and opportunities within the North American private equity industry. The event will cover topics such as GP value creation, diversity, AI, impact investing and ESG, succession planning, co-investments and international investing.