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Happy Holidays from the Private Equity Program 2019

Private Equity Program News | December 20, 2019

Happy holidays from the Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School

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How SoftBank Is Putting Its Stamp on LatAm's Venture Capital Scene

In the Media | November 14, 2019 | Reuters

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Alan Wilkinson `84, AEA Investors, Joins the PE Program Advisory Board

Private Equity Program News | February 18, 2019

The Private Equity Program is delighted to announce Alan Wilkinson `84, Partner, AEA Investors LP, has joined its Advisory Board.

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Why Private Equity Firms Are Hungry for Old-School Food Brands

In the Media | September 7, 2018 | Marketplace Radio

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Demystifying Cloud (Part I): Cloud Motivation and Economics

Private Equity Program News | February 5, 2018

Private Equity funds, specifically their operating partners on the ground, need to  get more engaged on how their portfolio companies’ leaders evaluate the merits and approach to moving to the cloud – both their backbone technologies and the those that create competitive advantage.

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New Videos Launched from Private Equity Program's Annual Deal Camp

Private Equity Program News | April 19, 2017

The Private Equity Program recently launched a two-part video lecture with Valerie Purdie-Vaughns who came to speak at Deal Camp in 2015 and 2016. Speaking on the subject of diverse teams, and providing an experiential exercise for the students, Professor Purdie-Vaughns shows the academic research and ideas that make diverse teams an important value-proposition for PE Firms. These sessions were sponsored by KKR.

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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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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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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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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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