Thu, Dec 2, 2021

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

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SHDH 350

3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States

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Join the Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Club on Thursday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm in SHDH 350 for a fireside chat and Q&A with Rob Sweeney. Rob Sweeney, W '89 and W '97, is the President of Sycamore Partners and Former Global Head of Consumer and Retail Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs.
In his capacity as President at Sycamore, Mr. Sweeney builds upon Sycamore Partners' deep network of relationships with CEOs, Board members, and management teams of public and private consumer and retail companies. Sycamore Partners is a private equity firm based in New York. The firm specializes in consumer, distribution and retail-related investments and partners with management teams to improve the operating profitability and strategic value of their business. Sycamore has approximately $10 billion in assets under management. The firm's investment portfolio currently includes Belk, Azamara (cruise line), LA Fitness, Chateau Ste Michelle, CommerceHub, Hot Topic, MGF Sourcing, NBG Home, Pure Fishing, Staples, Inc., Staples United States Retail, Staples Canada, Talbots, The Limited and Torrid.
During Mr. Sweeney's 22-year career at Goldman Sachs, he advised a range of consumer and retail clients including Applegate Farms, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Campbell's, Dollar General, Equinox, General Mills, IT Cosmetics, J. Crew, Lululemon, Target Corporation, Under Armour and Yum! Brands. As a trusted advisor to company founders and CEOs, Mr. Sweeney has led IPOs, sales and other transactions.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Sweeney served as a submarine officer in the United States Navy. He is a trustee of the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation and previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Windward School. Mr. Sweeney earned a BS in 1989 and an MBA in 1997 from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the Ford Fellowship and was designated a Palmer Scholar.


SHDH 350

3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States

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