Breakfast Discussion on "Principal Investing in Turbulent Credit Markets"
October 26, 2007: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
This event is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning about alternative investments and networking with investment professionals. This event is one of our monthly breakfast series, each month with a different guest speaker.
299 Park Avenue (at 49th Street)
New York, New York
$20 and includes breakfast (likely continental breakfast)
Please join us for an informal breakfast to discuss "Principal Investing in Turbulent Credit Markets." Charles Harper will start the discussion by speaking on his role as a MD at Credit Suisse Asset Management and the trends he's seen. The cost is $20 which includes breakfast. Attire is informal. Just show up and learn and network!
Charles Harper (Speaker)
Managing Director, Credit Suisse
Charles Harper is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Asset Management division, based in New York. He is a partner at DLJ Investment Partners ("DLJIP"), the Bank's mezzanine fund, responsible for originating new investments and monitoring existing investments. DLJIP is the externally funded $2.0 billion mezzanine investing arm of Credit Suisse Alternative Capital, focusing on debt and non-control equity investments between $25 and $100 million. It recently closed fundraising for DLJIP III. Mr. Harper joined Credit Suisse First Boston in November 2000 through the merger with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he was a Vice President in the merchant banking division. From 1997-1999, Mr. Harper was a member of the Investment Banking division of DLJ, specializing in high yield debt and equity underwriting, M&A advisory and restructuring activity for a variety of industries. Prior to businss school, Mr. Harper worked in the leveraged finance group of First Chicago focusing on the structuring and execution of LBO financings for financial sponsors and corporate clients in a broad range of industries.
Mr. Harper is a board observer at United Site Services, Harlan Sprague Dawley, Wastequip, Inc. and Caribbean Restaurants, LLC. He was a previous board observer of Neff Rentals, Inc. and CB Richard Ellis, Inc.