Alternative Investments Conference Set for Feb. 14 at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Private equity, hedge fund, venture capital and limited partner professionals will network, share ideas and stay abreast of industry trends.

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Chapel Hill, N.C. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014

The seventh annual Alternative Investments Conference (AIC) will be hosted by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School on Feb. 14.

The conference is a forum for private equity, hedge fund, venture capital and limited partner professionals to network, share ideas and stay abreast of industry trends.

“Seeking Sustainable Yield” is the theme of the student-led event organized by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Private Equity Club, an MBA career organization.

Keynote speakers will be:

  •     Terry S. Brown, chairman and chief executive officer, EDENS
  •     William C. Montgomery, managing director, Quantum Energy Partners
  •     Mounir Guen, chief executive officer, MVision
Over 25 speakers will participate in panel discussions on private equity, real estate, energy and infrastructure, distressed and special situations, hedge funds and emerging markets.

Proceeds from the conference fund the Alternative Investment Fellowship, which assists selected UNC Kenan-Flagler MBA students gain summer internships with leading alternative investment firms.

The robust focus on private equity at UNC Kenan-Flagler extends from educational and career preparation for students – including the only student-run private equity fund at a top-tier business school – to the faculty’s research.

The AIC will be held at the Carolina Club on the UNC campus. For more information and registration, go to http://www.uncaic.com.

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About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School
Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business (BSBA), full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA®), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.


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