The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.
Contrarian Capital Management's (CCM) investment advisory services focus on a multi-strategy approach to investing in distressed securities portfolios, including corporate, real estate and non-U.S. securities, high yield securities, senior secured obligations, trade claims and equity securities. The firm's advisory services focus on selecting investments primarily in special situations including, but not limited to, marketable and nonmarketable securities and other obligations (such as bank loans, promissory notes, mortgages, and other evidences of indebtedness, as well as accounts payable to trade creditors and judgment pools) of financially distressed companies or companies in bankruptcy proceedings. CCM provides advice concerning transactions related to extraordinary corporate events such as mergers, rights offerings, divestitures, share repurchases and spin-offs. The firm also provides advice concerning other types of investments, including securities and other assets (including real estate) which appear to be undervalued.
J.P. Morgan Partners provides financing for growth capital, corporate acquisitions, LBOs, special situations and recapitalizations. The firm invests globally across a variety of sectors including consumer, media, energy, industrial, financial services, healthcare and technology