Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
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Registration opens for UNC global private investing conference Dec. 6-7


Leading finance experts from the private sector and academia will examine the complexities of managing global private investments and discuss the latest research on strategies for maximizing returns at a Dec. 6-7 conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Business people and academics are invited to attend “Global Private Investing: Navigating Complexity, Maximizing Returns.” The conference is part of The Next Generation series sponsored by Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the UNC Center for International Business Education and Research. Early bird registration is available now through Oct. 21

“As the global economy and financial markets become more integrated, the challenges of global investing increase,” said conference co-chair Gregory W. Brown, Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Finance at Kenan-Flagler. “Nowhere are the challenges greater than in private investment vehicles.”

The conference will feature keynote addresses and panel discussions on the experience of industry in each of the three areas – hedge funds, private equity and real estate. Researchers will discuss their latest studies. A final panel will explore the future of global private investments and help shape future research agendas.

Visit for conference details and to register. Contact Julia Kruse, or (919) 962-4929 for additional information or to become an event sponsor.