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Preparing for a Closed-end Fund Operational Due Diligence Onsite Meeting – Masters Level – New York (November 5-6, 2019)

In Person
2 Days

Covering Private Equity funds, Private Credit funds, Real Estate Funds, and VC funds, this interactive class will help you prepare for the operational due diligence onsite review. Through case studies and group collaboration, you will identify and review relevant materials needed to prepare for operational due diligence. On day 2, you will use your case study findings to strategically evaluate the key operational processes of the investment fund.


This class is a component of the Closed-end Fund Operational Due Diligence Master’s Level Certificate Course


Each day will begin at 8:30 am with registration and coffee, tea and a light breakfast will be supplied. This is a great time to meet the instructor and your fellow attendees. The program will start promptly at 9 am, though we may conclude earlier, please plan to stay until 5 pm each day. Lunch will be provided and dress is smart casual.

Remember this is an intimate class to ensure you get direct attention and the best result, so bring your questions and be ready to share your experiences.


Prerequisite knowledge:

  • Participants should have an understanding of Private Equity Due Diligence at the fundamentals level before taking this Master level course, including:
    • A deep and thorough background in the financial markets and securities
    • A complete understanding of financial products including; hedge funds, private equity and separate account platforms
    • Strong knowledge and experience working with financial statements
    • Knowledge and understanding of investment strategies


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Day 1: Obtain and synthesize relevant materials and prepare for onsite review

Module 1: Welcome / Introductions

Module 2: PE ODD Process Review

Module 3: Case Study – Preparing for Due Diligence Onsite Review

Module 4: Identify relevant materials

Module 5: Synthesize materials and create onsite agenda

Module 6: Review Due Diligence Preparation

Module 7: Executing the agenda


Day 2: Evaluate key operational processes

Module 1: Introduction to Evaluating Key Processes

Module 2: Cash management flows and controls

Module 3: Valuation

Module 4: Deal flow/trade flow process, Expense allocation, and Fund accounting

Module 5: Reporting capabilities, Investment allocation, and Performance measurement

Module 6: Treasury management, Collateral pool management, and Leverage

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Desk-Ready Skills

  • Identify relevant materials needed to prepare for Operational Due Diligence.
  • Review and prepare materials for Operational Due Diligence.
  • Synthesize obtained materials and create agenda for Due Diligence Review.
  • Identify exceptions or areas to review to be included for review.
  • Identify deficiencies and develop mitigation plan.
  • Develop monitoring plan including scope, frequency, and technique.

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Recommended for:

  • Investment professionals from asset managers, such as pension funds, endowments, family offices, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, investment and development banks
  • Private Equity fund professionals interested in gaining a thorough understanding of the institutional investor’s perspective
  • Policy makers and government officials who are responsible for regulating the financial sector
  • Advisors working with private equity fund clients, including accountants, lawyers, bankers, consultants and financial advisors

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November 5, 2019
November 6, 2019
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New York – Offices of Herrick, Feinstein, LLP
2 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Preparing for a Private Equity Fund Operational Due Diligence Onsite Meeting - Masters Level - New York (November 5-6, 2019)$2,195.00
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November 5, 2019 - November 6, 2019

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