Private Equity, Sovereign Funds, and the Global Credit Crunch

December 04, 2008 • 4:30 PM • Law School Star Commons
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John A. Canning Jr. '69, Stephen A. Schwarzman, and Gao Xiqing '86 to discuss the global implications of the credit crisis. Canning is the chairman and co-founder of Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Schwarzman is the chairman and co-founder of the Blackstone Group, a private-equity firm based in New York. Prior to that position, he was the head of Lehman Brothers' global mergers and acquisitions team. Gao is the general manager and chief investment officer of China Investment Corp., China's sovereign investment fund. To be held in Star Commons.