January 18th IVCA Panel to feature Masters of Private Equity

January 18th IVCA Panel to feature Masters of Private Equity

November 18, 2009

On December 16th, 2009 McGraw Hill will publish  The Masters of Private Equity and Venture Capital: Management Lessons from the Pioneers of Private Investing written by Robert Finkel of Prism Capital.  The book features thoughts, insights and practical advice on how to successfully invest in the VC/PE asset class from eleven of the most admired industry practitioners.  The book also includes a chapter with insights from IVCA Board Member Steve Kaplan entitled ""Method Over Magic: The Drivers Behind Private Equity Performance"".
 
Three Chicago ""Masters"" are profiled in the book:  John A. Canning, Jr. of Madison Dearborn Partners,  Steven Lazarus of ARCH Venture Partners and Carl Thoma of Thoma Bravo, LLC.  All are IVCA members.
 
You can reserve a copy of the book at Amazon.com.  To read an excerpt, click here.
 
On January 18th at 5:30 PM, IVCA will host a panel discussion with two of the ""Masters"" profiled in book.  The event, sponsored by Mayer Brown LLP, will be moderated by David Greising, the book's co-author.  Robert Finkel has generously offered his share of the book's proceeds to the IVCA Scholar Fund.