Global Finance Roundtable
October 14, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The State of Private Equity, Venture Capital & Buyouts
The University of Chicago GSB' Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship
and Finance Steven N. Kaplan will talk about his recent research
on private equity, venture capital, and buyouts. He will touch
upon the following issues:
- WHAT ARE PRIVATE EQUITY RETURNS? DO THEY BEAT THE MARKET?
- Are there good General Partners?....i.e., do returns persist?
- WHAT DO PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTORS DO WELL?
He will also discuss THE IMPLICATIONS HIS RESULTS HAVE FOR INVESTING
IN THE CURRENT PRIVATE EQUITY MARKET.
Materials from this event:
450 North Cityfront Drive
how to reach Gleacher Center
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Sponsor table reviews
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Keynote speaker
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Cash bar reception
STEVEN N. KAPLAN
Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance
The University of Chicago GSB
Online by October 13th
Business casual to business attire is appropriate. You do not
need to be a GSB alum to attend plus guests are also welcome provided
everyone registers their attendance in advance.
STEVEN N. KAPLAN is the Neubauer Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance
at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB). He is the faculty
director of the GSB’s Polsky Entrepreneurship Center. Professor Kaplan
has been a member of the faculty since 1988. He earned his Ph.D. in Business
Economics from Harvard University. He received his A.B., summa cum laude, in
Applied Mathematics and Economics from Harvard College. Before completing his
Ph.D. studies, Professor Kaplan held positions with Kidder, Peabody & Co.
and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Professor Kaplan’s research and teaching
focus on issues in private equity and entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance,
mergers and acquisitions, e-commerce, and corporate finance. He has published
papers in a number of academic and business journals. Professor Kaplan is a
Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a former
director of the American Finance Association. Professor Kaplan teaches advanced
M.B.A. and executive courses in entrepreneurial finance and private equity,
and in corporate financial management. He has been one of the top-rated teachers
at the GSB in Business Week’s bi-annual surveys since 1992. Business
Week named him one of the top twelve business school teachers in the country.
Professor Kaplan serves on the board of directors of Accretive Health, Columbia
Acorn Funds, and Morningstar. He serves on the advisory board of Sterling Capital