Boston University (most commonly referred to as BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, but is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
The university has more than 4,000 faculty members and 29,000 students,and is one of Boston's largest employers. It offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, and medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is in Boston's South End neighborhood. BU also operates 75 study abroad programs in over 33 cities in over 20 countries and has internship opportunities in 10 different countries (including the United States and abroad).
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.
Palladium provides equity capital to middle-market companies seeking to achieve the next level of growth.The firm has expertise in sectors including business services, financial services, consumer/retail, food/restaurants, healthcare, manufacturing and media. Palladium has a particular focus on investing in companies that are well-positioned to capitalize on the fast-growing US Hispanic market.Palladium's investments include mature, stable businesses that require a strategic business partner to achieve the next level of performance, young companies seeking operating insight and capital to achieve their growth potential or underperforming companies in need of operational and financial restructuring to unlock the intrinsic value of the enterprise.Transactions include LBOs, recapitalizations, corporate spin-outs, growth financings and restructurings, usually representing an equity investment of $15 million to $50 million in companies with yearly revenues of $25 million to $500 million. Palladium executes larger transactions with the participation of their our investors and other relationships.
Advent-Morro Equity Partners' investment strategy emphasizes growth and equity value creation. The firm tends to invest in the healthcare, telecommunications, distribution, technology services, education and hospitality industries. They focus on investing in or buying companies in growing industries with $5 million to $20 million in revenues and operating cash flows of $1 million to $5 million. Their preferred equity investment size ranges from $2.5 million to $10 million. In addition, the Advent-Morrow focuses on investments in companies that are operating in Puerto Rico, Puerto Rican companies that are expanding into the US markets, and established mainland-based companies whose products or services are targeted at the US Hispanic market, specifically those markets with a high concentration of people of Puerto Rican descent.