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UPCOMING EVENTS 2014
February 14 - The Toys "R" Us/ PE Program Deal Camp Competition
- Breakfast with PE Recruiters to discuss Fellows Program and PE Program research
20th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference
Congratulations to the 2014 Student Conference team as they celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference which will be held at the Sheraton on February 28, 2014. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Deal Camp 2013
On December 6-8, 2013, the Program held its Third Annual Deal Camp. Members of the Columbia Business School community, including MBA and EMBA students, alumni and private equity professionals spent the weekend in this intimate and high-intensity learning environment overlooking the ocean at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk.
After a reception hosted by KKR on Friday night, Alisa Wood `08 spoke to the group. On Saturday Jason Kelly, Private Equity Reporter at Bloomberg was joined by Donna M. Hitscherich `90 and Gary Appel `77 and Clay Creasey, CFO and EVP of Toys "R" Us for a dinner discussion on operational issues in private equity.
|Alisa Wood with Deal Camp students
Deal Camp was made possible with generous sponsorship by EY.
The Program gratefully acknowledges additional Deal Camp sponsorship from Toys "R" Us, BNP Paribas, Pitchbook, Joele Frank and KKR.
Deal Camp Kick-Off Reception with Toys "R" Us
|Clay Creasey, CFO and EVP of Toys "R" Us came
to speak at the Deal Camp launch reception on
On November 18, 2013 the students admitted to Deal Camp after their rigorous application process came together to enjoy a reception sponsored by the this year's case competition firm, Toys "R" Us.
Clay Creasey, CFO and EVP of Toys was guest of honor, and Professors Cannella and Hitscherich also gave additional remarks as they prepared for the Deal Camp weekend.
Alumni News and Updates
|Matt Sherman `03
Visit the Private Equity Program's web site to read Alumni spotlight on Matt Sherman `03, President at Joele Frank
Congratulations to Christopher Pace `87
who has joined VFM as a Principal of the firm. Prior to joining VFM, Mr. Pace was most recently an investment counselor and investor relationship manager with Los Angeles-based private and public securities investment management firms.
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Happy 2014 from the Program