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Private Equity Program publishes LBO Technical Note through Columbia Caseworks

Private Equity Program News | May 12, 2015

Through Columbia Caseworks, The Private Equity Program has published a   “Technical Note on LBO Valuation and Modeling.

The Technical Note is intended for use by practitioners and academics, including MBA students, who are learning to model leveraged buy-outs.

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Alumni Panel and Reception on Global Markets - May 19, 2015

Private Equity Program News | April 14, 2015

The Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School will hold its next Alumni Networking Event and Panel on Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The panel discussion will focus on Global Markets and Private Equity.

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Columbia Students bring home two wins from 15th Annual Wharton LBO Competition

Private Equity Program News | March 1, 2015

Congratulations to the Columbia students who participated in the 15th Annual Wharton Private Equity competition, Friday February 20, 2015.

Two first year MBA teams competed and both teams finished in the top 3 (out of 25 teams from 19 schools from around the world.). This year the teams presented a case on the possible leveraged buyout of American Eagle Outfitters.

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2015 Deal Camp Competition

Private Equity Program News | February 18, 2015

On February 17, 2015 investment professionals and members of the alumni community came to campus to judge three teams that had been selected from submissions by the attendees of the 4th Annual Deal Camp in Montauk.

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Admissions Webinar focused on Private Equity

Private Equity Program News | February 11, 2015

Interested in attending Columbia?

Watch the Admissions Webinar, recorded in 2014, which focused on Private Equity and features our Admissions team, several Fellows Program participants and Donna M. Hitscherich, Director of the Private Equity Program:

http://cgsb.adobeconnect.com/p6223pokcut/

 

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Private Equity Program Newsletter - January 2015

Private Equity Program News | February 5, 2015

Please read what the Program has been up to, and what is planned so far in 2015 in the latest issue of the newsletter.

 

There is also an alumnus spotlight on Tracy Bahl `04 talking about operating roles and PE.

 

 

 

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Happy Holidays from the Private Equity Program

Private Equity Program News | December 22, 2014

The Private Equity Program wishes you a wonderful holiday season.

 

 

 

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Columbia students win big at ABI Restructuring Competition 2014

Private Equity Program News | November 18, 2014

A big congratulations to CBS for taking both 1st and 2nd place in the ABI Corporate Restructuring Competition!

The $6,000 first place was awarded to Colin McCarthy `16, Mark Reynolds `16, Wariz Anifowoshe`16 and Andrew Longley`16, and the $3,500 second place was awarded to Ari David`16, Catalin Cibu`16, Robert Dellinger`16 and Adam Yoran`16.

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Private Equity Program Newsletter - September 2014

Private Equity Program News | October 2, 2014

The Private Equity Program launched its newsletter on September 30, 2014.

Read our what the Program has been doing, and alumni updates plus alumna profile on Ashley Larson `10 at ABS Capital.

 

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FEATURED ARTICLE: Three Big Ways that Technology Impacts M&A

Private Equity Program News | September 30, 2014

By Sean Epstein `04, Head of SAP Private Equity, EMEA and
Emmanuel Cassimatis, Head of Small & Mid Cap Private Equity, EMEA

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