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February 05, 2013

2nd Annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference Brings Together Students, Local Investment Management Professionals

Features keynote speaker Joshua Friedman of Canyon Capital Advisors

LOS ANGELES - UCLA Anderson School of Management will host its 2nd annual UCLA Anderson Investing Conference on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. The event, which connects students, alumni, and local investment management professionals, drew more than 400 attendees in its debut last year. 

The Investing Conference will feature a keynote address by Joshua S. Friedman, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman, and Co-CEO of Canyon Capital Advisors, a leading global alternative asset management firm based in Los Angeles with approximately $20 billion in assets. A series of panel discussions will cover key topics such as "Value Creation Through Public and Private Equity," "The Unprecedented State of Credit Markets," "Generating Alpha Through Quantitative Strategies," and "Behavioral Finance: The Psychology Behind Investing."

It is sponsored by Kenneth Broad ('94), the Laurence and Lori Fink Center for Finance & Investments, and the UCLA Anderson Investment Association, which is the investment management subsidiary of the Investment Finance Association.

The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at UCLA Anderson's Korn Hall. It is free and open to the public, and includes breakfast, lunch, and a cocktail/networking reception. For more information, visit http://uclaandersoninvestingconference.eventbrite.com.

About Anderson Investment Association

The UCLA Anderson Investment Association (AIA) is a student-run organization dedicated to building an investment management community that fosters educational and career opportunities by connecting students, faculty, alumni, and industry professionals.

About UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is among the leading business schools in the world. UCLA Anderson faculty members are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and research in advancing management thinking. Each year, UCLA Anderson provides a distinctive approach to management education to more than 1,800 students enrolled in its MBA, Fully-Employed MBA, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA for Asia Pacific, Global Executive MBA for the Americas, Master of Financial Engineering, doctoral and executive education programs. Combining selective admissions, varied and innovative learning programs, and a world-wide network of 35,000 alumni, UCLA Anderson develops and prepares global leaders. Follow UCLA Anderson on Twitter at http://twitter.com/UCLAAnderson, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/uclaanderson

Contact Information

Media Relations, (310) 206-7707, media.relations@anderson.ucla.edu

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