Michigan Private Equity
Virtual Conference

University of Michigan Hosts 15th Annual Event
Connecting Alumni and Industry Partners Sept 25, 2020 

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Michigan Private Equity Conference '20

2020 marks the 15th edition of the Michigan Private Equity Conference. This year's virtual event 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. Join the more than 200 alumni and members of the private equity, investment banking and business community from around the United States in attendance.


Women Who Fund Forum

Thursday, Sept. 24  |  1:00 AM-3:30 PM
U-M’s signature networking forum will take place virtually this year. The forum engages high-achieving women in venture capital and private equity, as well as dynamic women-owned business leaders.  

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PE Career Panel

Thursday, Sept. 24  |  5:00-5:45 PM
Join us for a virtual Private Equity Career Panel hosted by the U-M Ross Student PE Club. Learn from these leading junior PE team members how to get started with a career in PE and hear about their lessons learned along the way.

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Michigan PE Conference

Friday, Sept. 25  |  10:00 AM-1:00 PM
The virtual conference will showcase leading industry speakers, several panels and a closing networking session to round out this year’s program.

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'19 Highlights

The 2019 annual conference at the campus' Michigan League showcased Jay Hoag of TCV. The evening reception was held at the U-M Golf Course Postma Family Clubhouse and featured a fireside chat with Jim Davidson of Silver Lake.

2020 Advisory Committee

Ann Brophy, LLR Partners; David Brophy, University of Michigan; Joshua Cascade, University of Michigan; Lenny Dacanay, BDO; Jordan Finkler, DCS Advisory; Michael Goodwin, Michigan Private Equity Partnership; Fenn Hoffman, U-M Ross PE Club, Eric Jones, Honigman LLP; Kim Easterle Mattes, Aon PLC; Len Middleton, University of Michigan; Mary Nickson, University of Michigan; Adam Oakley, Mesirow Financial; Gretchen Perkins, Huron Capital Partners LLC; Derek Schlonsky, Ricardo Strategic Consulting; Rene Veloso, DLA Piper; Zachary Wensch, Ernst & Young; Matthew Williamson, U-M Ross PE Club