Event

UC Davis Symposium on Financial Institutions & Intermediaries 2012

This is the second annual symposium on financial institutions and intermediaries.  Co-chaired by Professor Yasuda and Professor Edelen, this year’s symposium features guests from around the world to discuss key topics on private equity.

Conference Schedule, 3102 Gallagher Hall

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012

6:30 PM-8:30 PM  Informal gathering at Bistro 33 for drinks & conversation 

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012

8:00 AM-8:30 AM  Continental Breakfast (Downstairs Atrium, Gallagher Hall)
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Jarrad Harford, U. Washington
Do Private Equity Sponsors Sacrifice Long-term Value for Short-term Profit?
Discussant: Chris James, University of Florida

9:30am-10:30 AM

Edith Hotchkiss, Boston College
Private Equity and the Resolution of Financial Distress
Discussant: Kenneth Ayotte, Northwestern

Break: Atrium outside board room (coffee)

10:50am-11:50 AM

Matthew Rhodes-Kropf, Harvard Business School
Waves of Financial Buyers vs. Strategic Buyers
Discussant: Gordon Phillips, University of Southern California

Keynote Luncheon: Ballroom, Davis Hyatt
Keynote Speaker: Raymond Chan, Adams Street Partners
 

1:30pm-2:30 PM

Florin Vasvari, London Business School                                             
Liquidity in the Secondaries Private Equity Market
Discussant: Sreedhar Bharath, Arizona State U.

2:30pm – 3:30 PM

Ludovic Phalippou,  Oxford Said Business School
Giants at the Gate: On the Cross-Section of Private Equity Investment Returns
Discussant: David Robinson, Duke

Break: Atrium outside board room (coffee)

3:50pm – 3:55 PM

Dean Currall’s Remarks

3:55pm – 5:00 PM

Panel hosted by Joncarlo Mark, Upwelling Capital
Topic: “Active management”: The role of private equity in corporate governance, finance, and operations

Panelists:
Amador Bustos, Bustos Media
Mike Child, TA Associates
Sarah Corr, CalPERS
Dennis Roberts, The McLean Group

5:30pm – 8:00 PM Dinner at Seasons