RECENT EVENTS AND INITIATIVES
Highlights since January's newsletter
2012 - Annual Dinner, May 7
The Private Equity Program was proud to sponsor a table at Columbia Business School's 36th Annual Dinner held at the Waldorf Astoria on May 7. More than 800 people gathered in support of the Annual Dinner, which raised $3 million in unrestricted funds for the Business School’s programs and activities.Read more >
The Capital Deployment Decision - Alumni Event April 4, 2012
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On April 4, 2012 the Private Equity Program held a discussion panel at Alston & Bird LLP, The Capital Deployment Decision: M&A Marketplace and Deal Technology
. The panel was moderated by Professor Donna M. Hitscherich `90, Director of the Columbia Business School Private Equity Program with panelists Stewart K.P. Gross `87 Managing Director, Lightyear Capital; Patrick Severson `01, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus LLC; Alexander A. Shahidi `92, Partner and People Leader, Americas Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP and James H. Sullivan, Jr., Partner, Alston & Bird LLP Corporate Transactions and Securities Group.
Private Equity Recruiting at Columbia
The Private Equity Program has been meeting with recruiters and private equity professionals to discuss how the Program in cooperation with The Career Management Center can best help in providing top talent. We have received valuable feedback from many of you. If you are a recruiter or private equity professional interested in discussing Columbia recruiting or have comments or questions, please contact us
UPCOMING EVENTS AND INITIATIVES
We are always on the lookout for more ways to engage and re-engage our Columbia Business School private equity community.
If you have an idea for new programming or sponsoring an event, please contact the Program by clicking this link.
If you are interested in sponsoring or hosting any of the events "on the drawing board" below, please contact the Program
. We welcome all suggestions.
2013 - 19th Annual PE/VC Conference - SAVE THE DATE!
The 19th Annual Conference is scheduled for February 15, 2013 at Lerner Hall. Please save the date.
For more information on how you can participate, please contact the Program
and we will direct you to the appropriate student conference leaders.
Private Equity Program Advisory Board
Jeffrey Barber '01
Managing Director, TA Associates, Inc.
Kenneth A. Buckfire `87
CEO and Managing Director, Miller Buckfire
Global Private Equity Leader, Ernst & Young LLP
Stewart K.P. Gross `87
Managing Director, Lightyear Capital
Rebecca John '01
Partner, Lexington Partners
Adam Reinmann '04
Alisa A. Wood `08
Managing Director, KKR