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Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition 2020

by Private Equity & Venture Capital Club

Academic Private Equity

Fri, 17 Jan 2020, 1:00 PM –

Fri, 28 Feb 2020, 11:55 PM

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Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition 2020

This is an internal selection round of the upcoming Wharton Buyout Case Competition which will take place on 28 February 2020 in New York City, New York.
The schedule will be as follows:
Internal selection round

  • Team list submission – 19 January at 12:00pm
  • Mini-case due  24 January EOD
  • Team selection decision – 26 January EOD
  • Two pages max
  • Identify a public company to take private via a leveraged buy-out
  • Conduct a valuation of the entity, discuss key assumptions, and outline your exit strategy / target return

Representing teams

  • Case material distribution – 18 February
  • Competition day – 28 February (full-day in New York City)

If you are interested in participating, please e-mail the names and CVs of 3-5 students by 12:00pm on 19 January 2020 to Adrien (, Katsuya ( and Taylor ( If you cannot form a team but would like to participate, please send us an email and we will attempt to patch together individuals. Please see below for some details of the competition.

  • Eligibility: MBAs and MIFs
  • Representing Teams: up to two teams, 3-5 people per team
  • Registration fee: PE / VC Club will bear the fee
  • All applicants need to be able to travel to New York on the day of the competition
  • PLEASE NOTE: the presentation in NY coincides with Finance II exam
  • Prizes
    • $3,000 for 1st place
    • $1,500 for 2nd place
    • $500 for 3rd place

For more information, visit:

Feel free to reach out to three of us ( / / for any further questions you may have.

PE Competition team

File Attachments: Wharton_MBA_Buyout_Case_Competition

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