Private Equity Program News

Hythem El-Nazer `08 Joins Private Equity Program Advisory Board

Private Equity Program News | January 1, 2016

Hythem El-Nazer EMBA `08 has recently joined the Advisory Board of the Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School.

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Happy Holidays from the Private Equity Program

Private Equity Program News | December 22, 2015

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Preparing for Private Equity - Deal Camp sessions for Executives

Private Equity Program News | October 9, 2015

The Private Equity Program is pleased to announce that applications are open for the Executive Education session of its annual Deal Camp which is taking place December  3 – 6, 2015 at the oceanfront resort facilities of Gurney's Inn in Montauk, NY.

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Jeffrey Rojek `96 of KPMG Joins PE Program Advisory Board

Private Equity Program News | September 30, 2015

Jeffrey Rojek `96 has recently joined the Advisory Board of the Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School.

Jeff has already been active participant in the Private Equity Program and earlier this year joined as a speaker at the Program's alumni networking event focused on Global Markets.

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"No Shop" Research quoted in Financial Times Article

Private Equity Program News | July 26, 2015

The research of Professors Charles Calomiris and Donna M. Hitscherich appeared in an article on July 26, 15 in the Financial Times, “Go-shop provisions: buyer beware OM Group and Apollo deal shows a final bid is not necessarily final.”

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PE Program Newsletter - May 2015

Private Equity Program News | May 31, 2015

Read about what the Private Equity Program has been up to in the May 2015 issue of the newsletter.

If you would like to receive the newsletter which is sent out three times a year, email the Program at [email protected]

 

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Featured Content: Value Creation Anyone?

Private Equity Program News | May 27, 2015

Value Creation Anyone?

The importance of IT Operations Partners

By Sean P. Epstein `04

In a recent survey of all kinds of funds, ranging from local to mega funds,[1] more than 63% of respondents suggested that they have, will have, or would like to have more operations partners on their team full time.  

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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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