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Michigan Private Equity Golf Outing, Dinner Reception & Conference

Golf Outing, Cocktail Reception & Dinner
October 27, 2011 • 1-9 PM

University of Michigan Golf Course and Clubhouse
1-5 pm Golf, 6-10 pm Cocktail Reception & Dinner

Join us for a day of golf at the University of Michigan golf course followed by an evening dinner reception at the club house. This is an exceptional opportunity to have direct exposure to IB and PE firms from across the country. The Course is one of only six MacKenzie-designed golf courses in the U.S., including the famed Augusta National.

Michigan Private Equity Conference
Friday, October 28, 2011 | 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Michigan Union, Ballroom - 2nd Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

The 2011 half day conference will provide an exceptional opportunity to interact with private equity, investment banking and business leaders from across the country.

Registration- see: 

Questions? Please contact Mike Goodwin at; 281-772-9179 or Mary Nickson at; 734-615-4424.

Other Events:

Thursday, October 27
Private Equity Career Panel - 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Networking and Informal Reception - 5:15-6 p.m.
Blau Auditorium

Free! Register at

Discussion Topics:
- Relevant course work and experiences for a career in Private Equity
- Characteristics for success in Private Equity
- Day in the life of a Private Equity associate
- Deal war stories with specifics on why deals fail to live up to projections/expectations
- Compensation expectations in Private Equity
- Why investment banking is a common path to a career in Private Equity

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium
May 10 & 11, 2011
Marriott Resort, Ypsilanti, Michigan

The 2011 Michigan Growth Capital Symposium will showcase 30 information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology, and alternative energy companies and new concept commercialization projects. Leading venture capitalists, investors and top researchers will participate on panels to address and discuss emerging technology and research trends; capital markets; the role of limited partners in alternative assets and venture capital formation; and deal structuring, due diligence and valuation.

For further information on attending or presenting the 2011 symposium please visit the symposium website at


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