12th Annual Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Private Equity Conference
February 22, 2013
The Private Equity Conference (PEC) is an annual event that brings together financiers, students, and entrepreneurs to network and share insights into the dynamics of investing in a constantly changing economy. The PEC aims to provide high value to private equity practitioners by combining knowledge from both the industry and academia that would be hard to find in any other setting. Through a series of engaging keynote addresses and panel sessions, leading industry individuals offer expertise and thought leadership on issues important to both the financier and entrepreneur.
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel
200 N. Columbus Drive
See website for current rates.
Erika Mercer, Associate Director
The Private Equity Group and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are delighted to host the 12th annual Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company Private Equity Conference. Themed "The New Vanguard: Success & Differentiation in a Challenging Marketplace" the 2013 event features several prominent private equity industry leaders: Howard Marks, Co-Founder and Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management; Bruce Rauner, Chairman of R8 Capital Partners and former Chairman of GTCR; James A. Quella, Senior Managing Director and Senior Operating Partner at Blackstone; and John A. Canning, Jr., Co-Founder and Chairman of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC. The conference also includes an exciting lineup of panel discussions, followed by a cocktail & networking reception to close out the day.