Monday, July 26, 2010

Wake Forest Alumni Discuss Credit Crisis

Wake Forest University and Annaly Capital Management, Inc. hosted a special panel discussion in conjunction with Wake Forest on Wall Street on July 27 at the New York Stock Exchange. The program was titled: The Credit Crisis: Where Are We Now, Where Are We Going?

Annaly Capital Management Highly respected senior professionals and leaders in the finance industry offered perspectives and insights on such topics as: credit availability, the strength of banks, hedge funds, and the importance of cash assets. Annaly was represented by Michael Farrell, the company’s chairman, CEO and president. Farrell (right) is a member of the Wake Forest University Schools of Business Board of Visitors.

Other panelists included Jim Dunn, the chief investment officer at Wake Forest; Michael Genereux, a senior managing director at The Blackstone Group; Loyd Henderson, a senior vice president at Oaktree Capital; and James Woolery, a partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

FOX Business Network anchor Dagen McDowell served as the moderator.

A webcast of the event will be available on the Wake Forest University Schools of Business website in the next week. We will keep you posted with a more precise link when it goes online.

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