Private Equity Leaders Gather At Youth, I.N.C.'s 6th Annual State Of The Market Conference

   Private Equity Leaders Gather At Youth, I.N.C.'s 6th Annual State Of The
                              Market Conference

Industry Conference Raises $400,000 for NYC Youth Nonprofits

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 27, 2013

NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --More than 250 private equity, hedge
fund, and senior investment professionals will convene today for insightful
discussions on the future of the financial industry at the 6^th Annual State
of the Market Conference. Powered by Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for
Children), the annual event provides senior corporate executives with the
opportunity to hear CEOs and industry luminaries address the most pressing
issues facing Wall Street and today's economy.

The half-day conference at The New York Palace Hotel will feature keynote
interviews with Stephen Pagliuca, Managing Director of Bain Capital, moderated
by Melissa Francis of FOX Business Network and Roger Altman, Founder and
Executive Chairman of Evercore Partners, moderated by Paul Gigot of The Wall
Street Journal.

The event will raise critical funds for Youth, I.N.C., an organization that
uses a venture philanthropy model to empower grassroots, youth-serving
organizations to become financially sustainable. This year, Youth, I.N.C.
raised nearly $400,000 through the State of the Market Conference. The money
will be directed toward capacity-building programs for 51 youth-serving
partner nonprofits and the thousands of kids they serve across New York City.

"Over the last six years, this conference has become a vehicle for Youth,
I.N.C. to provide a content-rich forum for financial leaders, while raising
critical funds for programs that build the capacity of youth-serving
nonprofits throughout New York City," said Steve Orr, Executive Director and
Founder of Youth, I.N.C. "Youth, I.N.C. bridges the gap between the corporate
and nonprofit sectors to create meaningful impact in the lives of New York
City kids. We are grateful to all of the State of the Market participants for
their role in supporting vital youth programs and investing in the future of
deserving children throughout New York City."

State of the Market participants and panelists will discuss navigating the
current economy to grow business and generate returns. The event will also
include specialized and exclusive panels addressing prevalent topics in
private equity:

  oThe Investors' Perspective: Evolving Trends in the LP/GP Relationship
  oFinancial Engineering vs. Operational Expertise: How Do PE Firms Add Value
  oThe Squeeze: Pressures and the Potential for Efficiencies and Increased
    Revenue in Healthcare

2013 State of the Market Conference Premium and Lead Sponsors include: Alvarez
& Marsal, Reed Smith, Ernst & Young, Galloway Consulting, Kirkland & Ellis
LLP, Latham & Watkins, LLP, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Morgan Stanley, Ropes
& Gray, and RR Donnelley.

To learn more about the State of the Market Conference and this year's
speakers and panelists visit

About Youth, I.N.C.
Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children) harnesses the energy and
talent of New York's brightest minds in business to help the city's most
promising grassroots organizations deliver opportunities for at-risk youth.
Through the use of a unique venture philanthropy model that empowers,
develops, and educates nonprofit organizations serving young people, Youth,
I.N.C. guides grassroots organizations toward long-term sustainability. Since
inception, Youth, I.N.C. has raised $45 million for youth, empowered over 100
nonprofits, and impacted the lives of nearly 600,000 youth. To learn more
about Youth, I.N.C. visit

SOURCE Youth, I.N.C.

Contact: Nicole Madison, 212-850-5647,
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