Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 06, 2012
Richard Powell, Chairman of The RMP Group, spoke to MBA and business undergraduates students who are expected to become private equity industry leaders of the next generation. The engagement took place on Wednesday, September 5th from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. The Emory Center for Alternative Investments serves as a platform for industry leaders to discuss and debate key issues facing private equity. As a leading research and teaching institute, the Emory Center welcomes industry professionals such as Powell to offer insight into global topics. Powell's key strengths are in finance, asset management and e-business. He has been recognized as one of the rising stars of global finance, and has spoken at Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Business, The Marathon Club, and numerous ACG events.
The RMP Group is a private holding company headquartered in Orlando, Florida with a global view of creating value. The firm was founded by Richard M. Powell, also co-founder of leading US private equity firm AP Capital Partners. The company leverages decades of experience and a network of global relationships to create value for its clients and business partners. The RMP Group aims to take the initiative in finding new ways to create value for investors.
The Emory Center for Alternative Investments was founded in 2008 and functions under a global advisory board that includes CEO's and CIO's of major Limited Partner institutions representing approximately $800 billion of capital under management. The Center aims to be a global leader in the Alternative Investment industry through collaboration among industry practitioners, faculty and students using events such as the Distinguished Speaker Series. While primarily engaging with institutional investors, the Center works with General Partners to provide an equalized understanding of the alternative investment sector.