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Sep 26 – Chicago Booth Alumni Event – Private Equity/Investment Banking Industry Panel

September 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm till 9:30 pm

Private Equity/Investment Banking Industry Panel

Join Chicago Booth for this year’s networking and panel discussion with Private Equity and Investment Banking leaders from Latin American and South Florida.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2018: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Jones Day
Brickell World Plaza
600 Brickell Avenue, Floor 14
Miami, FL 33131

What is the state of the investment landscape in Latin America and how is that affecting the South Florida investment community / broader US?

What role does South Florida play as a financial hub? What industries are spearheading investments and where do we see the industry shifting in the next 5-10 years?

Join us for a night of networking and panel discussion to answer these and many other intriguing questions with industry leaders in Private Equity and Investment Banking.

Let’s take a deep dive into the latest trends and projections of the industry across Latin America, and how that has involved US players.

This event will include networking over refreshments and hors d’oeuvres followed by a panel discussion with notable leaders opening up about their varying experiences across a variety of industries:


  • Paulo Leme (UChicago MA Economics ’84) – Chairman of the Board, Vinland
    Currently Finance Executive in Residence at the University of Miami Business School. Previously President and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Brazil.
  • Rogerio Miranda de Souza (Chicago Booth MBA ’05) – SVP, Host Hotels & Resorts
    Leads private equity expansion of Host in LATAM. Previously CIO at Brazil Hospitality Group
  • Duncan Littlejohn (UPenn ’76) – Partner, StepStone Group LP (Recently Retired)
    Global private markets firm providing customized investment, portfolio monitoring and advisory solutions ($130B in assets).
  • Nicholas Rodríguez (Columbia MBA ’96) – Partner, Jones Day

Focused in Latin America and the U.S. on cross-border M&A, private equity, joint ventures, and restructurings.


  • Henrik Cronqvist (Chicago Booth PhD ’04) – Vice Dean and Professor of Finance, University of Miami Business School

Internationally-known scholar in the field of behavioral finance, published and covered extensively in top media outlets.

6:30 PM-7:30 PM: Networking Reception
7:30 PM-8:30 PM: Panel Discussion
8:30 PM-9:00 PM: Q&A
9:00 PM-9:30 PM: Networking Reception

Early Bird (Before Sep 10) – $20 alumni, $25 guests
Regular (Before Sep 25) – $25 alumni, $30 guests
On-Site – $30 alumni, $35 guests

Register Online, Deadline: 9/24/2018
On-Site Registration Available starting at 9/26 @ 6:30 PM

Register Here

Alexandra Kern, ’15

Sep 26 – Chicago Booth Alumni Event – Private Equity/Investment Banking Industry Panel


September 26, 2018
6:30 pm till 9:30 pm
Event Category:


University of Chicago Booth


Brickell World Plaza
600 Brickell Avenue, 16th Floor
Miami, FL 33131 United States
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