Access to Two Curriculums

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Financial Modeling Instruction

The financial modeling curriculum focuses on the three most important models for any financial analyst: the three-statement model, the DCF model and the LBO model.

visual explanation
advance content

Private Equity Training

The Private Equity Curriculum goes beyond the LBO model to explain how professionals source, structure and close transactions.

Created by Industry Professionals

The Private Equity Training curriculum was created by Peter Lynch
as part of a content creation initiative with Katten.


Peter Lynch

PE Investor & Founder

Peter is an investor and the founder of He was previously a founding member of the investment team for Hilltop Opportunity Partners, a merchant banking business launched by Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH). Prior to that he spent 8 years focused on control-only equity investments. Peter also worked for Rabobank International’s M&A team in NYC and for JPMorgan in Buenos Aires and Santiago. To prepare for the professional world he attended the University of Pennsylvania.

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Mark Solomon

Partner, Katten

When private equity firms and business owners need an attorney who can command the respect of a room and cut through roadblocks to achieve their goals, they call on Mark Solomon. Mark, managing partner of Katten's Dallas office, immerses himself in his client's businesses, treats their problems as his own and leads transactions to the finish line. His clients are his partners and his familiarity with his client's goals and operations keeps him one step ahead of the competition.

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Peter Bogdanow

Partner, Katten

Peter Bogdanow is the attorney of choice for clients looking to execute growth plans and exit strategies in the middle market. He frequently helps private equity funds acquire companies on their own or in partnership with other sources of capital.

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Mary Reed

Private Equity Investor

Mary has worked in and around private equity investing for over six years. Most recently, she worked on both the Strategy and Investment Teams at American Securities, a leading private equity firm in New York City with over $23 billion in assets under management. Prior to that, she spent two years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company focused on private equity due diligence. Mary graduated from Harvard with a degree in Government and Economics.

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