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On March 6, 2019, professionals from top private equity shops and UCLA Anderson MBA students came together for an evening of lively discussion and networking. Guests engaged with one another, and our panel, about the state of private equity today, including emerging trends, challenges, and opportunities. Relive the highlights below.


Photos From 2019's Fink Private Equity Roundtable


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Mark J. Garmaise

Professor, Robert D. Beyer ’83 Term Chair in Management

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Matthew Garff

Managing Director
Sun Capital

R. Neil Malik

R. Neil Malik

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
K1 Investment Management





 Time Session
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.   Panel Discussion and Q&A
8:30 - 9:30 p.m.  

Networking Roundtable



Past Speakers


Jeffry Brown ('81)

Independent Director
2018 and 2017 Panel Moderator

Kelly DePonte ('81)

Managing Director, Probitas Partners
2018 and 2017 Panelist

Leslie Frécon ('78)

Founder and Managing Partner, LFE Capital
2018 Panelist

Jennifer Urdan

Managing Director, Cambridge Associates
2018 Panelist

Stephen D. Royer ('91)

Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors
2017 Panelist

Mark Rosenbaum ('01)

Managing Partner, Aurora Capital Partners
2017 Panelist

J. Christopher Lewis 

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Riordan, Lewis & Haden
2016 Keynote

David Kaplan

Co-Founder of Ares Management, Senior Partner & Co-Head of Private Equity Group
2015 Keynote

William Barnum

Partner, Brentwood Associates
2014 Keynote

Robert Sinnott

President & CEO, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
2013 Keynote


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