Basics of Middle Market Private Equity

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Join us virtually at 5:00pm EST on Wednesday, February 2, for a lecture on “Basics of Middle Market Private Equity.” The speaker is Clayton Miller, partner at Stone Arch Capital.

The event will take place on Zoom only (without the previously announced in-person option): please use this link to attend. So that we may have a better idea of in attendance numbers, please register here.

The talk will cover a summary of the fundamentals of private equity and particularly middle market private equity. It will include a discussion of the key elements of the private equity model, recent challenges, and the state of the private equity market and conclude with a few specific examples as it relates to Clayton's firm, Stone Arch Capital.

Clayton Miller has over 30 years of private equity investing and legal experience, investing in, managing, structuring and executing both public and private M&A and capital market transactions throughout the United States and internationally. Clay co-founded Stone Arch Capital and over the past 17 years has been actively involved in all aspects of Stone Arch Capital’s capital raising and investment efforts, including the raising of all three Stone Arch funds, the initiation and management of new investment opportunities and the oversight of portfolio company development. Clay continues to be involved in sourcing new investment opportunities, structuring, financing and negotiating transactions and serving on the Board of Directors of Stone Arch portfolio companies. Prior to forming Stone Arch Capital, Clay was the Managing Partner of Churchill Equity Partners, the private equity arm of Churchill Capital. Prior to that, he spent several years with SCF Partners, a Houston, Texas based private equity firm focused on the energy services market; and before that, he had been a corporate M&A attorney with Shearman & Sterling.

Clay has a great depth of experience as a Board member of both private and public companies, having served on the board of directors for numerous portfolio companies across a broad range of industries and having served on the Board of publicly traded First City Financial Corporation from 2006 until the company was taken private in 2013. Clay is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A.), Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., cum laude), and Harvard University (M.B.A., with honors). He is licensed to practice law in New York.

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