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.
Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's greatest academic institutions. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity for combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate liberal arts and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the Arts & Sciences and its three leading professional schools—the Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business.
Houlihan Lokey is an international, advisory-focused investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, and valuation. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. We’re dedicated to serving as your advocate, providing strategic insights and resources to help you realize your business objectives.
Founded in 1972, Houlihan Lokey is solely owned by over 250 of its employees and ORIX USA Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX Corporation of Japan.
Blackstone Group LP engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following business segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions, and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was by founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman and Peter G. Peterson in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
BDA manages a series of structured vehicles that are invested primarily in senior secured loans. Their objectives are to provide diversification opportunities and exposure to the rapidly changing senior secured leveraged loan market.These CDOs are structured with a conservative level of leverage, offering a range of investment opportunities with varying risk profiles. Generally, a CDO liability structure is comprised of notes that range from “AAA/Aaa” to “BB/Ba2” and common equity. A CDO portfolio typically consists of senior secured loans to non-investment grade borrowers.
Lehman Brothers, Inc. was a broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. They provided global equity and fixed research. The equity research department covered more than 100 sectors. They used a fundamental, quantitative, strategic and tactical research approach. In addition to these Lehman had also developed special products, such as 10 uncommon values and 10 uncommon eurovalues.
Wasserstein Perella & Co. (sometimes referred to as "Wasserella") was an investment bank established by Bruce Wasserstein, Joseph R. Perella, Bill Lambert, and one other founder in 1988, former bankers at First Boston Corp., until its eventual sale to Dresdner Bank in 2000 for some $1.4 billion in stock. The private equity business of the investment firm was not included in the sale and was to be sold off to existing Wasserstein shareholders.
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. engages in global investment banking, securities, and investment management, which provides a range of financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and individuals. It operates through the following business segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. The Investment Banking segment focuses on the provision of financial advisory services public and private sector clients around the world. The Institutional Client Services segment facilitates clients regarding buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. The Investing & Lending segment includes the company's investing and relationship lending activities across various asset classes. The Investment Management segment deals with the provision of investment and wealth advisory services. The company was founded by Marcus Goldman in 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.