Alternative Investments Conference To Be Hosted By UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School April 23-24

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

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The eighth annual Alternative Investments Conference will be hosted by the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School April 23-24.

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

It will feature keynote addresses by leading industry experts and panel sessions on real estate, hedge fund, private equity, energy, distressed and venture capital.

Speakers will include:

  •     Alex Darden, partner, EQT Partners Inc.
  •     Scott Kupor, COO, Andreessen Horowitz
  •     John Powers, president, Stanford Management Company
  •     Mike Arpey, managing director, Carlyle Group
  •     Richard Chilton, chairman, chairman, CEO, CIO, Chilton Investment Company
  •     Russell Steenburg, managing director, Blackrock Private Equity Partners
  •     J.K. Brown, head of global investor relations, Och-Ziff

The event is organized by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Private Equity Club, an MBA student career club. 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.

Proceeds from conference will fund the Alternative Investment Fellowship, which assists qualified students at UNC Kenan-Flagler gain summer internships with leading alternative investment firms.
Attendees will be eligible for CFA, CLE and CFP continuing education credits.

Conference sponsors are Adams Street Partners, The UAI Foundation, Plexus Capital, Schell Bray PLLC, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners, Z Capital Partners, Purrington Moody Weil LLP and Sandton Capital Partners.

The conference will be held at the Carolina Inn. For more information and to register, go to http://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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