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Event Detail

Distinguished Speakers Series: Bryan Cressey (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, February 23, 2012 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 pm
The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Bryan Cressey

Date, Time, and Location:
Thurs., Feb. 23, 2012
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604

Program Description:
"What I've Learned in 35 years of Private Equity Investing"
Bryan Cressey is a pioneer in the field of private equity investing. He co-founded the private equity firms GTCR, Thoma Cressey Equity Partners, and Cressey and Company, which manage billions of private capital dollars. Cressey has been pictured and featured in Time Magazine and Fortune Magazine and has been elected to the Chicago's Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame. Cressey is acknowledged as an expert in healthcare, where he has invested for over 30 years. He has developed a unique investment strategy in the private equity sector. He will describe many lessons he has learned over the span of his career, and how he applies them to the benefit of his clients. He will further discuss the current state of the private equity market, the trends that have been witnessed in the space over the years, as well as his views on the future of the industry. Cressey holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington.

Members - $45
Non-Members - $55
Student-Members - $10
(payable by cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Business Casual

Chef's Choice (Vegetarian meal available upon request)

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Registration & Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Luncheon Presentation

Bryan Cressey
Partner, Cressey and Company

Presenter Background Information:
Bryan Cressey began his career with First Chicago Equity Group and was one of the founders of the firm that became Golder, Thoma, Cressey, Rauner. He co-founded TCB in 1998. His industry consolidation leadership has been recognized by Fortune and Time magazines, and his particular expertise in the healthcare services field has become widely acknowledged. A member of the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, Cressey received his BS in Economics at the University of Washington and earned MBA from Harvard Business School and JD from Harvard Law School.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Student rate only available to students approved as a Student-Member of CFA Chicago for 2012-2013. Regular, Affiliate and CFA Chicago Candidate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations except for ONLINE reservations using FUNCTION TICKETS. No day-of-event pre-registrations accepted (on-site only, if applicable and space available). There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Feb. 17.

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

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