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THE UNIVERSITY OF PRIVATE EQUITY

Texas is at the epicenter of private equity education and research excellence, thanks to generous gifts from the partners at Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst (HMTF). We are grateful.

  • SHAPING AN ENTIRE FINANCIAL SECTOR

    The purpose of the Center is to support curriculum development in a private equity specialization in the Texas McCombs MBA program. We foster research and scholarship by finance faculty and graduate students on private equity finance, capital markets, corporate finance, investments, real estate, and other associated matters.
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    Teaching

    The Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance supports the development of the private equity finance curricula in the McCombs School of Business graduate and undergraduate programs.
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    Research

    The Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity Finance supports research on private equity finance, capital markets, corporate finance, investments, real estate, and associated areas.
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    Leadership

    Our leadership team and advisory board provide research-based expertise and hard-earned industry experience to guide private equity curriculum, networking, and career development.
TEXAS PRIVATE EQUITY CONFERENCE
  • FACE-TO-FACE WITH THE FUTURE

    Join researchers, students, and participants in the private equity market to network, share information, and enhance understanding of the private equity market. The Texas Private Equity Conference includes investors, private equity fund managers, issuers of private equity securities, commercial and investment bankers, and leading national researchers.

Meet our team and advisory board members.