Boot Camp for Private Equity Investment Professionals
Hosted by McDermott Will & Emery, the Illinois Venture Capital Association and West Monroe Partners
Date : May 1, 2014 Time : 12:00 PM CST
Join us for a complimentary event designed to provide private equity professionals with a thorough overview of the critical aspects of a typical buyout transaction.

The event will be held at City Winery between 12:00 - 5:00 pm CDT with a cocktail reception immediately following. 

Now in its third year, McDermott’s live Private Equity Boot Camp will continue to utilize a fast-paced, interactive format to explore the many components of and considerations involved in buyout transactions. Whether a past attendee or first time participant, the event is a must-attend as the case study is based on fresh, relevant content so the experience will be unique for all. Troy Phillips, principal at Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company, will join us to review opportunities to consider and pitfalls to avoid in deal structuring and negotiating.

Participants are sure to gain practical knowledge and a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of deal-making. The event will encourage substantive interaction among private equity professionals, as well as informal networking immediately following.

Located at a hot spot in Chicago’s West Loop, the Private Equity Boot Camp promises to be a must-attend event. Topics to be covered include:
  • Driving value through choice of transaction structure
  • Purchase price adjustments and setting working capital targets
  • Key debt financing strategies, trends and terms
  • Critical due diligence and the impact of findings on valuation and deal structure

For additional information or to register, please contact

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