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Gold Sponsors

Adams Street Partners

Adams Street Partners is a global private equity investment management firm that offers comprehensive solutions for its investors.

As one of the leading independent, employee-owned firms, Adams Street has established a reputation for strong performance, an extensive knowledge base and a disciplined investment approach that values quality over quantity.

Our mission is to be the premier private equity investment manager in the world by sustaining world-class investment performance and the confidence of our investors through our deep understanding of the global private equity marketplace and exemplary client service.

UAI Foundation

The UAI Foundation is a North Carolina-based non-profit that supports research in finance.

Z Capital Partners

Z Capital Partners, L.L.C. is a leading private equity firm with approximately $1.5 billion of regulatory assets and committed capital under management and with offices in Lake Forest, IL and New York, NY. Z Capital pursues an opportunistic, value-oriented approach in private equity that includes making control investments in middle-market companies that may require turnaround, restructuring, bankruptcy or are otherwise special situations. Z Capital’s principals have applied this investment philosophy for over a seventeen year period, deploying capital across the balance sheet of industry leading businesses, and seeking to create value for our investors throughout economic cycles.

Silver Sponsors

Center for Excellence in Investment Management

Center for Excellence in Investment Management (CIM) provides resources that facilitate knowledge creation and dissemination throughout the ever-expanding frontiers of finance. CIM helps students, researchers, and practitioners keep pace with the rapidly evolving financial services industry through a variety of programs, publications, and outreach.

CIM Mission
  • Prepare Kenan-Flagler students for the most challenging jobs in cutting edge finance.
  • Promote academic and applied research in advanced financial strategies.
  • Engage leading practitioners in research, teaching, and current issues through special events, executive development workshops, and joint projects.