Wade Aust, Featured Panelist at Upcoming Capital Roundtable on Private Equity Investing
in Niche Manufacturing & Industrial Services Companies

Full Day Conference Thursday, March 5th 8:00am-5:00pm

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BOSTON, February 24, 2015 – Wade Aust, Managing Director and head of C.W. Downer & Co.'s Automotive and Aerospace practices, will be one of 20 experts presenting at the upcoming Capital Roundtable event, "Private Equity Investing in Niche Manufacturing & Industrial Services Companies," to be held Thursday March 5, 2015 in New York City.

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Mr. Aust has worked in investment banking and the corporate development field for more than 23 years. He is responsible for leading C.W. Downer & Co.'s Aerospace and Automotive practice and is a member of the firm's Business Services and Industrials groups.

Who Should Attend? The conference is ideal for GPs, LPs, and managers of buyout, growth equity, mezzanine, and lending funds, as well as independent sponsors, operating partners, portfolio company managers, and the bankers, lawyers, accountants, and other advisors who support them

What Does it Entail? The March 5th conference consists of three panel discussions, three formal keynote presentations and one informal chat conversation. You‘ll hear real-world perspectives, lessons learned, and industry outlooks, plus insights on managing current portfolio companies.

Panel 1 -- Growth Niches & Conversion Plans -- Four Top PE Investors Report Which Industries They Like.

Panel 2 -- Traps & Pitfalls -- Four Top PE Dealmakers Discuss Negatives Unique to Manufacturing.

Panel 3 -- War Stories -- Four PE Operating Partners & Portfolio CEOs Highlight Their Experiences in Adding Operational Value.

Morning Conversation -- Mega Trends in Manufacturing -- How Changes in Energy Costs & GreenTech Are Impacting PE Investing Strategies -- Wade Aust will be a speaker on this panel.

This conference is being produced by The Capital Roundtable, America’s leading conference organization focusing on “need-to-know” information for professionals in the middle-market private equity community. For more information about The Capital Roundtable’s 30 annual conferences and other events and programs, please visit

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Wade Aust, Managing Director & Partner
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