Chicago Boot Camp for Private Equity Professionals 2023 - McDermott Will & Emery

Chicago Boot Camp for Private Equity Professionals 2023


McDermott is delighted to invite you to our Chicago Boot Camp for Private Equity Professionals, designed specifically to enhance your skills as an entry or mid-level private equity professional.

This complimentary half-day workshop will delve into the crucial legal considerations and recent trends that encompass the entire private equity transaction lifecycle. You will gain invaluable insights that will enable you to get an edge in your deals, steer clear of potential pitfalls and discover actionable strategies for successful dealmaking.

Plus, there will be opportunities to network with 100+ professionals from leading funds across the Chicago area. If you have colleagues in New York that are interested in attending the New York Boot Camp for Private Equity Professionals, learn more here.

For questions or more information, please contact Devon Leib.

Registration Information

September 14, 2023
12:00 – 6:00 pm CDT

McDermott Will & Emery
444 West Lake Street
Chicago, IL


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CDT
Lunch and Fireside Chat – Matt Schulz, Partner, The Vistria Group

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm CDT


1:10 pm – 1:50 pm CDT

Mastering the Art of Structuring a Deal

1:50 pm – 2:30 pm CDT

Avoid Buyer’s Remorse: Nail the Purchase Agreement

2:30 pm – 2:40 pm CDT


2:40 pm – 3:20 pm CDT

Lessons Learned: What Investors Need to Know about Deal Financings

3:20 pm – 4:00 pm CDT

Management Incentives: Setting a Strong Foundation for Your Management Team

4:00 pm – 4:10 pm CDT


4:10 pm – 5:00 pm CDT

In Action: Interactive Mock LBO

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CDT

Cocktail Reception


Presented in Partnership with IVCA.

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