Consistent with all programs delivered by Northstar, “Private Equity Fast Pitch” podcasts are meaningful, insightful and provide actionable information from leaders in the Private Equity community that will help you connect with the speaker in an efficient way. Each Tuesday, Jeff Henningsen from Lockton will spend time talking with his friends in the private equity community while they share insight into their world. Similar to an introductory meeting, Private Equity and Investment Banking guests will talk about their firms, recent activities, target industries, desired acquisition profile or companies they are prepping for sale, advice to aspiring professionals and their “closing pitch”.
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Author Dominique Mielle
Dominique Mielle is a Wall Street veteran with a comprehensive knowledge of corporate finance, capital markets, and the bankruptcy process. In 2017, she was named one of the “50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds” by the Hedge Fund Journal and E&Y. After retiring in 2018 she started writing. Her book, Damsel in Distressed: My life in the golden age of hedge funds, was released on September 7, 2021. She is a Forbes contributor on hedge funds, distressed investing and women in finance.
Kevin McAllister, Access Holdings
Kevin McAllister has extensive private equity experience, including opportunity origination, execution, negotiation, and portfolio company support. Prior to founding Access in 2013, Kevin was at Sterling Partners where he was a member of its investment committee and led the Business Services practice (~$2 billion of AUM).
Author Jeffrey Hooke, "The Myth of Private Equity"
Jeffrey Hooke is a former private equity executive and investment banker who has worked at major firms. He has a deep knowledge of the industry spanning 40 years.
Over his career he has written many industry white papers and five books. His curiosity on how private equity works led him to research and ultimately develop his views on fund performance that resulted in his new book, "The Myths of Private Equity" which we will discuss in detail on this special episode.
Scott Kolbrenner, Houlihan Lokey
Scott Kolbrenner is a managing director at Houlihan Lokey where he co-heads Houlihans Industrial Services practice with a focus on engineering services.
He was recognized by Investment Dealers’ Digest as a recipient of its “Forty Under Forty” award and in 2020, as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune became the highest paid male contender in the history of the show. Scott generously donated the entirety of his $145,000 prize money to Uplift Family Services and Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.
Dr. Chris Kersey, Havencrest
Christopher W. Kersey serves as the Founding Managing Partner of Havencrest Capital Management.
From 2011 to 2017, Dr. Kersey served as the Chairman of the Board of Johns Hopkins Medicine International.
Dr. Kersey earned his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Stanford University, his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the Emory University School of Medicine and his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Harvard Business School.
Marc Cooper, CEO of PJ Solomon
Marc S. Cooper is Chief Executive Officer of PJ SOLOMON, a position he has held since 2016. He was previously Vice Chairman from 2013 to 2016 and joined the firm in 1999 as a Partner and Managing Director.
Marc S. Cooper is Chief Executive Officer of PJ SOLOMON, a leading financial advisory firm with a legacy as one of the first independent investment banks.
Valuable, condensed and well produced. Highly recommended. Make Jeff’s podcasts a regular part of your work week!
I am a podcast junkie and just stumbled on your podcast. Your interview with Ted Kramer was really interesting and I found your style engaging and conversational. I am looking forward to listening to many of your older episodes.