Event Detail

Distinguished Speakers Series: T. Bondurant "Bon" French, CFA, CEO, Adams Street Partners (Ended)

Changes in the Private Equity Industry

Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
12:00 - 1:00 pm
University Club, 76 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL  60603   (Driving Directions)

Changes in the Private Equity Industry

Program Description:

Members - $55 $45
Student-Members - $55 $10
Non-Members - $55
Outside Organization - $55 $45 Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA)
Reserved VIP table - $360 (8 guests, company name on table, contact office directly)
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Chicago)
(payable by cash, check, credit card or function ticket)*

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Chef's Choice (vegetarian meal available upon request)

Registration: Register Online

11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Registration & Networking
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. - Luncheon Presentation

Hosted by: Luncheon Program Advisory Group

Bon French T. Bondurant "Bon" French, CFA, CEO, Adams Street Partners
T. Bondurant "Bon" French, CFA, is responsible for the management of Adams Street Partners and actively participates as an investment professional. He is sought out by private equity firms, consultants and investors for advice and recommendations on a variety of private equity topics. French has been with Adams Street Partners and its predecessor organizations since 1980 and has been instrumental in the development of its private equity investment strategies, fund management and client service. French has been a guest lecturer to business schools, Wall Street firms, private equity conferences and industry trade associations about various investment topics and strategies. He was a member of the CFA Institute Committee (formerly AIMR - the Association for Investment Management and Research), which made recommendations concerning standards for reporting performance in private equity. Bon was also a contributor to the ICFA's first book on the subject of private market investments, Investing in Venture Capital (1988). Prior to joining the Firm in 1980, he was a private placement analyst and portfolio manager with Connecticut General Insurance Company in Hartford, Connecticut. French sits on advisory boards for five private equity firms within the Adams Street Partners portfolio. French is Chairman of the Adams Street Partners Investment Committee and Executive Committee. He is a member of the Adams Street Partners Operating Committee and Portfolio Construction Committee. French is a Trustee of Northwestern University, Chairman of the Board of the Chicago History Museum, member of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management Dean's Advisory Council, member of the CFA Institute, member of the CFA Society Chicago Leadership Council, member of the Economic Club of Chicago, Chairman of the Board of the Center for Railroad Photography and Art and former Director of the National Venture Capital Association.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student-Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, Feb. 20.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

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