Date, Location, & Fees

Jul. 27 – Aug. 7, 2020
LIVE Virtual
$8,900
Dec. 6 – 10, 2020
San Francisco, CA
$11,350

Description

This program will provide participants with a rigorous framework both to evaluate investment opportunities and to manage a multi-stage investment process in an innovative firm. Learn how to evaluate venture capital investment opportunities and do due diligence that will uncover pitfalls and mitigate risk.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Understand how to raise capital and design partnership agreements that enable effective relationships
  • Develop a systematic way to screen, analyze, and value high-growth investment opportunities in nascent industries
  • Acquire a framework to negotiate, price, and structure the best investor terms
  • Learn how to best navigate the shareholder’s agreement to avoid costly mistakes
  • Identify how and when to exit the investment

Audience

Angel investors, general and limited partners, and entrepreneurs seeking funding for their companies in their early stages of growth

Academic Director

Bilge Yilmaz, PhDWharton Private Equity Professor; Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Joshua J. Harris Alternative Investments Program, The Wharton School

Date, Location, & Fees

Aug. 17 – 25, 2020
LIVE Virtual
$6,500
Nov. 17 – 20, 2020
Philadelphia, PA
$9,875
Jun. 7 – 10, 2021
Philadelphia, PA
$9,875

Description

Learn how to assess the long-term value of and investment opportunities in companies that are financially distressed. Become knowledgeable about the integral roles that business managers, professional investors, and banking advisors can play in restructuring corporate debt.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Understand how and why a company fails, and the turnaround process
  • Foresee signs of crisis in a firm’s financial statements
  • Identify the long-term value of and investment opportunities in distressed assets
  • Become knowledgeable about the roles of managers, investors, advisors, and consultants in restructuring debt
  • Hone negotiation skills to maximize returns of complex distressed situations

Audience

  • Senior-level executives at highly leveraged and private equity-owned companies
  • Portfolio managers and investment analysts for hedge funds, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and large institutional investors
  • Corporate bankruptcy attorneys; second lien and workout lenders

Academic Director

N/A

Date, Location, & Fees

Sep. 8 – 18, 2020
LIVE Virtual
$8,900
Oct. 19 – 23, 2020
Philadelphia, PA
$11,350
Apr. 19 – 23, 2021
Philadelphia, PA
$11,350

Description

Gain exposure to the strategies that private equity firms use to structure and finance deals, and create value for their investors. Understand the key drivers in private equity and gain confidence in evaluating investment opportunities.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Review actual deal scenarios with Wharton faculty and industry experts for immediate feedback and input
  • Gain experience in navigating the complex arena of global private equity

Audience

Institutional investors and investment professionals aspiring to be better private equity managers

Academic Director

Bilge Yilmaz, PhDWharton Private Equity Professor; Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Joshua J. Harris Alternative Investments Program, The Wharton School



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