Michigan Private Equity
Partnership Conference

University of Michigan Hosts 12th Annual Premier PE Event

November 2-3, 2017  /  Michigan League / Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Michigan Private Equity Conference '17

The 2017 'boutique' Conference will cover current and emerging topics in the nation's credit markets that pose challenges and new opportunities for those in private equity and institutional investing. More than 200 private equity, investment banking and business professionals from around the United States, as well as from the University of Michigan alumni community, are expected to attend. Saturday, Nov. 4 is game day - Michigan vs. Minnesota for the Little Brown Jug! Football tickets are available for attendees - first-come, first-serve, please contact Mary Nickson.


Women Who Fund Forum

U-M Golf Course Clubhouse
Thursday, Nov. 2  |  11:00 AM-4:00 PM
U-M’s signature networking forum attracts high-achieving women in venture capital and private equity, as well as dynamic women-owned business leaders. Mary Petrovich of AxleTech International will open this year’s forum. 

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PE Evening Reception

U-M Golf Course Clubhouse
Thursday, Nov. 2  |  6:00-10:00 PM
Join us for the evening welcome reception and dinner at the new $15M Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse with views overlooking both the historic Alister MacKenzie-designed U-M Golf Course and Michigan Stadium.

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Michigan PE Conference

Michigan League, U-M Campus
Friday, Nov. 3  |  7:30 AM-2:00 PM
The half day conference will showcase keynote speakers and Alumni David Frank, CEO & Managing Partner of Stonehaven, and Jeff Blau, CEO of Related Companies. Several panels will round out this year’s program.

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Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors

'16 Highlights

The 2016 annual conference showcased Bradley Cooper of Capital Z Partners and Arn Tellem of Palace Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Detroit Pistons. The evening reception was held at Crisler Arena where guests were able to network on and off the court. 

2017 Advisory Committee

Ann Brophy, LLR Partners; David Brophy, University of Michigan; Michael Goodwin, Michigan Private Equity Partnership; Eric Jones, Honigman LLP; Michael Lewis, SSC Inc.; Kim Easterle Mattes, Aon PLC; Len Middleton, University of Michigan; Mary Nickson, U-M Ross School of Business; Adam Oakley, Mesirow Financial; Naimish Patel, Long Point Capital Inc.; Gretchen Perkins, Huron Capital Partners LLC;  Derek Schlonsky, Ricardo Strategic Consulting