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ATTENTION: Business and finance reporters and editors

Finance Conference at UC Berkeley to Focus on "Balancing Risk and Return Through Innovation"


"Balancing Risk and Return Through Innovation" is the focus of the first-ever finance conference at University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Professionals, academicians, and students will discuss their views on current issues facing finance professionals.


Six panel discussions will focus on investment management, the future of private equity, corporate finance, emerging trends in investment banking, valuation of nontraditional assets in the cleantech sector, and the business case for corporate social responsibility.


The event is organized by MBA students of The Berkeley Finance Club.


November 9, 2007, 9:30 am to 6:30 pm


Arthur Andersen Auditorium, Haas School of Business,
UC Berkeley

Getting to Haas: http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/maps.html


Keynote speakers:

The conference will feature multiple discussions with guests from companies including Goldman Sachs, UBS, CalPERS, JP Morgan Securities, Lehman Brothers, Banc of America Securities, Deutsche Bank, Wells Fargo Securities, MSCI-Barra, Eagle Investment Company, Palo Alto Investors, eBay, NetSuite, and Advent.


Sponsors include JP Morgan, McKesson, Citi, Cisco, Lehman Brothers, Headstrong, and Agilent Technologies.


For more information: http://www.haasfinanceconference.org/


Media Contact: Ute Frey at the Haas School at (510) 642-0342 or at frey@haas.berkeley.edu.