This is an in-person networking and knowledge sharing opportunity.
This session has been organised by CFA UK's Private Equity special interest group.
Lessons learned from the past and other jurisdictions about the threat of inflation to private equity investments.
Over the last 20 years, capital markets have benefitted from a low interest rate environment that has catapulted asset prices to historic maximum levels, creating massive wealth around the world.
Current inflationary pressures might bring interest rate up to levels not seen since 2007 when the Bank of England base rate was at 5.75%. In this context, what do private equity firms do to mitigate inflation’s impact?
Learning outcomes from this session;
Event: 18:30 - 19:30
Networking: 19:30 - 20:30
CPD Points: 1.00
Yael Selfin, Chief Economist, KPMG
Yael Selfin is the Chief Economist at KPMG, a role in which she advises clients on the global economic outlook and its impact on their strategy. With 20 years in her role, Yael’s regular forecasts are very popular with clients, with she and her team in high demand.
Yael's team took a central stage in guiding clients during the Covid-19 pandemic on the likely direction the government was going to take and the resulting economic impact. She is one of the firms’ leading spokespeople and is a regular commentator on economic issues in the media. Her high profile provides inspiration for young women to join the financial and professional services industry either as economists or business and finance professionals.
Yael is a member of the Council of Management of SUERF and Co-Chair of the International Roundtable at NABE, where she has been actively promoting women contributors to their events. She has been working to increase the proportion of women, as well as people from disadvantaged background, in the economics profession and has acted as a mentor to women in the industry for many years.