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XPX Philadelphia: What are Independent Sponsors and why are they relevant?

  • January 15, 2020
  • 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
  • The Offices of The Offices of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC - Two Liberty Place 50 South 16th Street • 22nd Floor • Philadelphia, PA 1910


Independent sponsors help to bridge the gap between institutional investors, motivated executives seeking their next professional challenge, and family and founder-owned businesses looking to transition.

We will explore the unique benefits of an independent sponsor and the best practices that lead to success.

Join us on January 15th when R. Kenneth Bryant, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Sidereal Capital Group, provides an introduction to learn how Independent sponsors help prepare small business owners to navigate the private equity ecosystem.

Our Speaker:

Ken Bryant, Founder of Sidereal Capital

Ken Bryant brings nearly 20 years of private equity experience investing in lower middle market companies. Prior to co-founding Sidereal in 2012, Ken was a Managing Director at RLJ Equity Partners, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm where he was a key member of the management team and investment committee. Ken joined RLJ from The Wicks Group of Companies, a middle market private equity firm with nearly $1 billion of assets under management where he spent nearly eight years as an investment professional and managed many of the firm's activities in the education and media sectors. He has also worked at Enron Corp. where he developed international infrastructure projects in emerging markets and began his career as a Project Manager at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Ken earned an A.B. from Harvard College and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he obtained an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business and an M.A. from the School of Arts and Sciences. He is a Fellow of the Lauder Institute International M.B.A. program.

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