East Building, Houghton Street
London, England WC2A

Turning Risk into Opportunity: An insider’s guide to entrepreneurial strategy

Date: Thursday 29 November 2007
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Sir Ronald Cohen
Chair: Professor Saul Estrin

Sir Ronald Cohen is a founder of the private-equity industry in Europe and one of the world's leading private equity investors. At the age of 26, he co-founded the firm that became Apax Partners. When he stepped down from the chairmanship thirty-three years later, Apax was the largest global private-equity firm founded in Europe. He is currently chairman of Bridges Ventures and The Portland Trust. He was knighted in 2001 for his services to venture capital.

This event marks the launch of the Sir Ronald Cohen's new book The Second Bounce of the Ball published in November 2007 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.

This event is supported by LSE Alumni Relations as part of the City Alumni Event series.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For more information, email [email protected] or call 020 7955 6043.

Media queries: please contact the Press Office if you would like to reserve a press seat or have a media query about this event, email [email protected] or call 020 7955 7060.

Official Website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/LSEPublicLecturesAndEvents/events/2007/20071011t0757z001.htm

Added by r4vi on November 15, 2007