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Capital Providers & Independent Sponsors

Welcome to our exclusive Independent Sponsor Summit, a premier event meticulously crafted to connect capital providers and independent sponsors. Experience the perfect blend of confidential, in-person networking and insightful learning in a professional yet intimate setting.

Kickstart your day with engaging, 15-minute one-on-one meetings, designed to build impactful and lasting relationships. The afternoon session will unveil a series of panels featuring elite M&A professionals, offering deep dives into industry trends and tactical strategies.

Conclude the day at our evening cocktail reception, where conversations continue, and professional bonds are strengthened in a refined, welcoming atmosphere.
Oct 10, 2024

We are thrilled to announce our NYC Independent Sponsor Deal Connect speed-networking event with independent sponsors, hosted by Opus Connect in NYC.

This in-person event is the perfect opportunity for M&A professionals looking to expand their network and find potential deal partners in the independent sponsor space. You’ll have the chance to meet with capital providers and independent sponsors from all over the US and Canada, in highly interactive rotations.

We pre-select all attendees to ensure quality and facilitate efficient deal-making. Whether you attend the full day with 1:1 meetings or just the afternoon panels, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with a range of M&A professionals from across the country.

Benefits for participants

  • Expand your network: Meet a diverse range of independent sponsors and capital providers from across the country. Forge valuable connections and explore potential deal partnerships.
  • Concentrated one-on-one meetings: Save time and accelerate your deal-making process with 10 strictly-timed 15-minute meetings. Each meeting is designed to maximize efficiency and optimize your networking opportunities.
  • Networking reception: Join us for a networking reception where you can mingle with other industry professionals, exchange ideas, and build meaningful relationships.
  • Sponsorship opportunities: Take advantage of opportunities to increase your visibility and make a lasting impression on potential partners.


  • 10 am
  • 10:30 am - 1:15 pm
  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Check-in & welcome
    Deal connect meetings
    Lunch for DC attendees
    Summit attendee check-in & welcome
    Independent Sponsor panels
    Cocktail reception
    Sponsor dinner