UNC Kenan-Flagler Private Equity fund was the first student-run private equity fund whose mission was to invest outside capital in an educational setting to deliver real returns for investors. The management team is comprised of both MBA and Undergraduate students at the University of North Carolina's Kenan-Flagler Business School, each serving a three-semester term.
Founded in 2007, Kenan-Flagler Private Equity currently has over $4.7 million in capital under management with over $10 million in historical capital raised. Since inception, the funds have invested in 68 portfolio companies, exited 38 portfolio companies, and executed 5 dividend recapitalizations.
UNC Kenan-Flagler Private Equity fund co-invests with partner private investment firms. We are industry agnostic, and our investments encompass a range of traditional buyout, growth equity, venture, and mezzanine investment styles.
The funds aim to provide unique applied learning opportunity for the student management team and real returns to investors. Our mission is to achieve four strategic initiatives: