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Private Equity Programme – Said Business School University of Oxford

12/07/2010 12:00

Carlton director, Norman Peterson, recently completed the Private Equity Program at the Said Business School at the University of Oxford.

The course attracts private equity specialists from institutions, corporate banks, wealth funds and family office’s from around the world.

Asked about the experience, Norman commented “as well as learning a great deal about the workings of private equity and leveraged buyouts, I also have the opportunity to network with fund managers and sovereign wealth managers.   It gave me the opportunity to discuss our plans for institutional investment into the UK residential market“.

This prestigious executive programme provides a deep understanding of the private equity industry, with access to world class research, renowned Oxford University faculty and unrivalled business networks.

Delivered in association with CFA Institute, it offers a comprehensive framework for assessing the future prospects for this key sector in the light of the credit crisis and regulatory forces.

The programme discusses:

• Private equity as an asset class in a larger portfolio
• Sources of value creation by private equity funds
• The incentives driving key players in the industry
• Fund selection and assessment of fund performance
• Leveraged buyouts and structuring of investments
• Exit routes

The programme combines the rigour of one of the world’s great universities with insights from globally recognised practitioners and advisors to private equity investors.

Commenting on the program, Norman said “it was an excellent insight into the private equity marketplace.   It gave me the chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the business and was overall it was a great experience“.

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