Fund Flow

Fund Flow

Fund Flow is a podcast for Emerging Managers offering insights into the journey of new and aspiring fund managers seeking to have success in a crowded market. Tune in as McGuireWoods partner and host, Jon Finger, is joined by guests ranging from first-time fund managers to proven emerging managers, experienced LPs poised to back emerging managers, and other key participants in the emerging manager ecosystem. Hear their real-world perspectives and gain actionable tips to help inform your strategy and position yourself for a successful fund closing. McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and public affairs solutions to corporate, individual, and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 200 years collectively. Our commitment to excellence in everything we do gives our clients a competitive edge in everything they do. Our law firm, over its 186-year history, has earned the loyalty of our many long-standing clients with a deep understanding of their businesses, and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. To learn more about McGuireWoods or to contact us, please visit our website at mcguirewoods.com. This podcast was recorded and is being made available by McGuireWoods for informational purposes only. By accessing this podcast, you acknowledge that McGuireWoods makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information featured in the podcast. The views, information, or opinions expressed during this podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily reflect those of McGuireWoods. This podcast should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from a licensed professional attorney in your state and should not be construed as an offer to make or consider any investment or course of action.

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September 15, 2022 41 min

On this episode of Fund Flow, Sheryl Mejia, Managing Partner at Steward Asset Management, joins host Jon Finger to discuss what spurred the creation of her own firm, how to establish differentiation, and why maintaining empathy for founders is key. 

Sheryl built a depth of knowledge working in asset management for large and small private funds before launching Steward Asset Management and fulfilling her desire to create a wider deal...

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On this episode of Fund Flow, host Jon Finger is joined by Casey Peters, a managing partner at boutique placement agency Pacenote Capital. They discuss the mandates that formed Pacenote and how maintaining a high touch and selective lens has shaped the company.  

Casey founded Pacenote Capital in response to market feedback that there was a desire for value-added through high-performing, young, and hungry sponsors. This was the kick...

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The pandemic era has not been an easy time for any industry, including private equity. In today’s volatile market, funds are facing increased competition while continuing to adapt to the challenges of remote deal-making.

Now imagine being an emerging manager in the lower-to-middle-market investing space — and building your firm in the middle of the pandemic. That’s the situation Suzanne Yoon found herself in, having started Kinzie C...

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The blockchain sector is perhaps one of the riskiest to invest in today. Not only is it a new and constantly evolving space, but it’s also often riddled with scams. Many large investors remain skeptical, but it’s likely that the future lies in blockchain and crypto.

So how can funds do it safer and smarter, especially as emerging managers? We bring in leading tech entrepreneur and blockchain investor Aly Madhavji to tell us how. Rec...

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There’s a lot to consider when starting a venture firm: timing, experience with other firms that can support your journey, and a mission that differentiates you from other investment firms.

These are all factors that Kate Beardsley and her partner Jessica Peltz-Zatulove had to consider when they made plans to kickstart their venture fund, Hannah Grey. But being women in a male-dominated industry and beginning their emerging manager ...

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As a woman in a male-dominated industry, Mary Hunt says it was because of the help of her mentors and managers’ support that she was able to succeed in the private equity investing world.

Her current role as Principal at RCP Advisors and the director of RCP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Funds Investment Strategy is her way of helping open the door to other underrepresented people who “don't naturally have that ne...

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On this premiere episode of Fund Flow, a new show from McGuireWoods for emerging managers, host Jon Finger sits down with John Huhn, founder and managing partner of Compass Group Equity Partners, to discuss independent sponsorships, committed funds, and overall business practices. 

John began his professional life as an engineer, but he’s more than made up for his lack of financial degree with his entrepreneurial spirit, willingness...

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May 9, 2022 40 sec

Fund Flow is a podcast for Emerging Managers offering insights into the journey of new and aspiring fund managers seeking to have success in a crowded market. Tune in as McGuireWoods partner and host, Jon Finger, is joined by guests ranging from first-time fund managers to proven emerging managers, experienced LPs poised to back emerging managers, and other key participants in the emerging manager ecosystem. Hear their real-world p...

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