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What We Do

The Private Equity Program serves as the Business School's primary point of contact with the private equity industry, unifying students, alumni, and the business community into a single network. The Program has an active advisory board, a calendar of events throughout the year, and several research projects.

Learn more about the Program's Annual Deal Camp

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Deal Camp

Deal Camp is a multi-day high-intensity learning event. A combination of interactive presentations and panels moderated by Columbia faculty feature a variety of private equity professionals and service providers in the industry all in an intimate setting.

For over a decade, Deal Camp has immersed participants in the world of private equity providing insights and the foundational knowledge needed to better engage in the field. Get the tools and skills needed to make deal decisions from beginning to end, including sourcing opportunities, dealing with due diligence processes when analyzing a potential opportunity, exploring traditional value creation levers and new technologies in value creation, appreciating legal issues in private equity deal documentation, and navigating the elements of a successful exit strategy.

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