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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Named Sponsor at Knowledge Congress' Event “The Capital Overhang Issue in Private Equity Funds Explored Live Webcast,” on 01/25/12

New York, NY, November 17, 2011 --( Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, a widely-renowned international law firm, teams up with The Knowledge Group for KC’s upcoming webcast entitled “The Capital Overhang Issue in Private Equity Funds Explored.” This two-hour event will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET.

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About Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is widely recognized as one of the preeminent law firms in the world and we have played a substantial role in many of the most complex and noteworthy transactions of the last decade. The Firm devotes to its clients the legal talent and skill of over 800 lawyers with a commitment to hard work, excellence and integrity. With 10 offices globally, the Firm advises clients worldwide across a broad spectrum of corporate transactions and litigation matters by offering straightforward, pragmatic advice that recognizes the client’s business needs in light of prevailing commercial and legal realities.

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KC Event Synopsis

One of the key trends affecting companies of all sizes is the notable capital overhang of private equity funds – the large amount of money raised by firms that remains to be uncalled. Studies show that the capital overhang significantly affects large funds amounting to $1 billion and over. The good news is that smaller funds, are less affected however remain at risk.

The Knowledge Group is producing a two-hour Live webcast which will explore the issues and concerns surrounding the capital overhang & private equity funds. Speakers will provide their expert opinions to help companies and investors navigate through potential pitfalls. The discussion will include:

• Fundamentals and Updates on Capital Overhang in Private Equity Funds (Large & Small)
• Impact on Companies, Investors, Buyout and Private Equity Industries
• Best Practices and Investment Opportunities
• Strategies for Investment Risk Management
• And answers to questions submitted by you!

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. For further details, please visit:

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
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