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Backstop Connect New York: Spreading the News About Institutional Quality

The New York Connect Panel Recap!

Backstop Connect events are always a great opportunity to gather the Backstop community together, share insights, and learn about today’s most vital topics directly from some of the industry’s most respected experts. (Of course, we have a little fun, too. There’s always plenty of networking, not to mention great cocktails.)

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The ITA CityLIGHTS Awards Are Approaching - And Every Vote Counts!

Heads up: The ITA 2017 CityLIGHTS Awards voting is open!

It's the event the Illinois technology community looks forward to every year, and you will play an important role, because voting is now open for the 2017 ITA CityLIGHTS Awards.

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Backstop Is A Finalist For The 2017 ITA CityLights Lighthouse Award!

Our ITA CityLIGHTS nomination puts us in truly exceptional company.

The Illinois technology community is filled with impressive people and outstanding organizations. Each year, the Illinois Technology Association's CityLIGHTS Awards gives us the invaluable opportunity to gather together and celebrate those that have made truly exceptional strides.

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We're Sponsoring GaimOps West Coast-Join Us Onsite!

More than 250 prominent leaders from the alternative investment industry will be gathering for GaimOps West Coast. We're extremely proud to be a sponsor, and hope you'll be attending.

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Measuring the Performance of Private Equity

Our Approach to Public Market Equivalent (PME) Benchmarking

What’s the best way to benchmark Private Equity investments? It’s a question that’s been debated for years by performance practitioners, academics, fund managers, and capital allocators alike.

At Backstop, we feel that recent years have proven that a reliable performance assessment of a Private Equity investment can’t be based on a single method. Instead, that assessment must be developed by using multiple tools.

To take that stance a bit further, it’s Backstop’s firm belief that any analysis that doesn’t utilize “Public Market Equivalent” (PME) benchmarking techniques is incomplete.

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