2010

Worldwide Alumni Club Event in California

June 17, 2010

Co-hosted by Columbia Business School Alumni Club of the Bay Area and Columbia Business School Private Equity Program
Cloudy with storms ahead: forecasting changes to the Venture Capital industry
Implications for new company formation and innovation

Panel members:
Rob Hayes ('95) First Round Capital
Paul Kedrosky, The Kauffman Foundation
Hans Swildens ('95) Industry Ventures
Moderator, Professor Laura Resnikoff ('76) Columbia Business School
Hosted by William Choe ('95) at Morrison Foerster offices in Palo Alto, CA

CBS Asian Alumni Club Event 2010

June 8, 2010, 6:30 pm


Event held at the New York offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Renminbi Private Equity and the Banking System in China: How the growing China economy will be influenced by Private Equity firms

Featured Panelists:
Rick Carew, "Investing in Asia" Columnist - The Wall Street Journal
Jonathan Colby, Managing Director - The Carlyle Group
Andrew M. Ostrognai, Partner - Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Moderator: Professor Laura Resnikoff, '76, Director, Columbia Business School Private Equity Program

Columbia Business School Alumni Club of Rome - Reception

May 20, 2010, 7-8:30 pm

Cocktail Reception was held at the home of Tomaso Radaelli '96. Presented by the Alumni Club of Rome

For more information, visit the Columbia Business School Alumni web site.

Columbia Day Munich 2010

May 14, 2010

German speaking Columbia Business School and Columbia Law School Alumni Association. 40th Anniversary Event in Munich - Topic: Restructuring and Corporate Governance.

Columbia Business School Alumni Club of London Program

May 11, 2010 , 6-8 pm

Columbia Business School Alumni Club of London and Columbia Business School Private Equity Program co-hosted a panel in Central London followed by a reception.

The Next Ride: Private Equity's role in the Worldwide Transportation Industry
London as epicenter of the world's investments in land, sea and air transit

Participants:
Marcel Fournier, Senior Managing Director, Castle Harlan
Tom McCaffery , Managing Director , Global Co-Head of Structured Finance, WestLB AG
John Slattery, Founder, GreenStone Aviation
Moderator: Professor Laura Resnikoff, '76, Director, Columbia Business School Private Equity Program

Letter to FT from Yves-Andre Istel

April 7, 2010

Letter to Financial Times from Yves-Andre Istel

6th Annual Alumni in Restructuring Event

March 3, 2010

Columbia Business School offered the Sixth Annual Restructuring Event on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 New York, New York.

The Yankee Dollar: Done For or Just Down? The World's Reserve Currency Under Fire"

Featured:
Yves-Andre Istel Senior Advisor, Rothschild Inc.
Thomas R. Keene , CFA Editor-at-Large for Bloomberg News
Professor Laura Resnikoff '76 Director, Private Equity Program, Columbia Business School
Paul Singer Principal, Elliott Management Corporation

This event was partially sponsored by:
James Malley '91 and Laura Torrado-Malley
Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC
Rothschild Inc.

16th Annual PEVC Conference

January 29, 2010

The 16th Annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference was held on January 29, 2010. See details and photos here.

New York City Next Idea Competition

January 5, 2010

New York City Next Idea Competition

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg traveled to Columbia to present a $20,000 prize to Greenext Technology Solutions, the winning team of a global business contest instituted by the mayor's office a year ago. The NYC Next Idea Competition, sponsored by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and co-organized by the Columbia Business School.

Photo: L-R: Robert Kasdin, Columbia University's Senior Executive Vice President, Somak Chattopadhyay, '06, Vice President Greenhill, Laura B. Resnikoff, '76, Director Columbia Business School Private Equity Program, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City, Christopher Mayer, Columbia Business School Senior Vice Dean, Robert C. Lieber,Deputy Mayor For Economic Development. NYCEDC's president, Seth W. Pinsky