[GEC, GFA] Intro to the Search Fund Model with Relay Investments

by Graduate Finance Association


Tue, 18 Sep 2018

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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Room 2202

5000 Forbes Avenue, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

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Join the GEC and the GFA as they host a campus visit from Relay Investments, a Boston-based institutional investment firm that specializes in helping MBA graduates raise search funds. Relay will present an overview of the search fund model, describe how MBAs are using search funds and then meet with MBAs who are interested in raising a search fund to buy and run their own company – all right after graduation!

If you are seriously considering raising a search fund as a post-graduate option and are interested in sitting down with Relay Investments for a one-on-one meeting, please email Jake Cervilla (jcervill@tepper.cmu.edu) to set up a meeting time.

Search Fund: a form of both private equity and entrepreneurship, classified as entrepreneurship through acquisition. It is comprised of one or two entrepreneurs, typically recent MBA graduates with entrepreneurship, finance, or consulting backgrounds, who love the idea of running a small, profitable company. A search fund raises funding for a “searcher” to search and acquire a small but enduringly profitable business, manage and grow that business with the end goal of exiting the business at a profit.

Please note that this is not a recruiting event. Relay Investment will be leading an information-based seminar on how MBAs might consider a search fund as a post-graduate employment option.

File Attachments: 2018 MBA 1-pager_Relay Investments.pdf

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Room 2202

5000 Forbes Avenue, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

Hosted By

Graduate Finance Association

Jake Cervilla
Co-hosted with: Graduate Entrepreneurship Club

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