Investment Finance Association (IFA)

The Investment Finance Association (IFA) serves to strengthen educational pursuits, facilitate networking opportunities and enhance recruiting efforts among UCLA Anderson students and financial services organizations. Our association focuses on students and professionals who operate or have an interest in the following areas: investment banking, investment management, corporate finance and private equity. As one of the largest student organizations on campus — with more than 300 current members and thousands of IFA alumni — the IFA has the ability to pool resources from an extensive and impressive array of backgrounds in order to achieve its goals.

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Investment Banking Career Night

Corporate Finance Career Night

Women in Finance Fireside Chat and Networking

Investment Management Roundtable

Private Equity Roundtable

Various Finance Lunch and Learns

Diversity Dinners for Eight (D48s)

Stock Pitch/Credit Competitions

Fink Center Investing Conference

“Training the Street” Workshops (Excel, Valuation, etc.)

Cross-Club Events:

  • Women-in-Finance (in conjunction with the Women’s Business Connection)
  • Corporate Finance Career Night (in conjunction with SOMA)
  • Diversity in Finance (in conjunction with the BBSA, ALMA, AMSA, WBC and more)

Connect with Us

For events, and further information please visit us on Campus Groups.