Dr. Shan Nair to Speak at Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conference : Conference Focused on the Trends in the Private Equity Industry Will Feature Nair & Co President

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Dr. Shan Nair, co-founder and president for Nair & Co, will be a key panelist at the 15th Annual Private Equity Analyst Conference (PEAC) scheduled for September 16-17, 2008 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Dr. Nair is part of the institutional panel discussion ‘Tracking The Globe’ and scheduled to speak on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 2:45 p.m.

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Presented by Dow Jones, the premier conference has leading limited partners and general partners give their views on the private equity industry, what to make of business in 2005-2007, and where it is heading.

An Oxford University trained Ph.D. nuclear physicist, Dr. Nair has been named one of the 50 outstanding Asian Americans in Business this year. Dr. Nair has a unique blend of expertise in high technology, software and accounting. He lead Nair & Co from a single operation in Bristol, UK to a 300+ staff company spread over five countries and over 700 client operations globally.

He has lived in 13 countries in South East Asia, Europe and the Middle East becoming multi-lingual, and placing him in an excellent position to understand international issues. Since its inception in 1994, Nair and Co has evolved into a multi-country, one-stop solution for venture backed and public companies seeking to make their overseas expansion less risky, stress free and more strategic in the finance, tax, HR, compliance and legal arenas.

Dr. Nair will be joined at the PEAC by speakers and panels such as Volkert Doekson, CEO of AlpInvest Partners; Steven B. Klinsky, Founder and CEO of New Mountain Capital; William E. Macaulay, Chairman and CEO of First Reserve Corporation; David Rimer, General Partner at Index Ventures; Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group; Michael Collins of Partner, DLA Piper; Richard A. Friedman, Global Head of Merchant Banking at Goldman Sachs & Co; Glenn Koennecke Partner at KPMG; and Greg Margolies, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch.

The PEAC discusses strategies and insights for fundraising and deal-making within a range of sectors, including buyout, venture capital, mezzanine, distressed and infrastructure. The conference also features a workshop on risks and benefits for venture capitalists and private equity investors going overseas into India and China, and the emerging markets of Brazil and Russia.

For more information about the 2008 Private Equity Analyst Conference, visit http://peaconference.dowjones.com. To find out more about Nair & Co, visit http://www.nair-co.com.

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