McKinsey Consultant Turned Business Networker to Host's Distressed Investing Conference

Edgar Perez, Columbia Business School MBA and former McKinsey Consultant, hosting's Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010; Conference will Analyze Recent Developments in the Distressed Real Estate, Debt and Financial Assets Markets

New York, NY, February 23, 2010 --( Edgar Perez, founder of (, the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and diplomats, will host Distressed Investing Leaders Forum 2010 on February 26th, the 2nd edition of what is becoming the must-attend conference for experts and professionals in Distressed Investing. Armed with a Columbia Business School MBA and after consulting stints at McKinsey and IBM, Mr. Perez has assembled an exceptional faculty of top business and investment minds who will provide the most up to date review of the complexities that arise investing in Distressed Financial Assets, Debt and Commercial and Residential Real Estate.

The Distressed Investing landscape is in the midst of a radical metamorphosis being shaped by forces here and abroad. Indeed, after a couple of turbulent years in the financial markets, investors are examining the onslaught of financial assets and real estate properties to come to the market. Record numbers of investment groups and real estate investment trusts are raising capital to fund acquisitions of these distressed assets on the cheap. These dislocations have created unparalleled opportunities for investors, private equity and hedge fund managers, bankers, real estate specialists, management consultants and legal and accounting advisors.

Upcoming's Leaders Forums and Business Networking receptions include:

· High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour (, March 1st, 2010, New York City
· Hedge Funds Leaders Forum 2010, "Generating Alpha in Challenging Times" (, March 18th, 2010, New York City
· Banking M&A Leaders Forum 2010, "Have Deal-Making Hit Bottom Yet?" (, March 25th, 2010, Washington DC
· Venture Capital Leaders Forum 2010, "Setting the Stage for Transformational Change" (, April 16th, 2010, Boston, MA
· Real Estate Leaders Forum 2010 (, April 22nd, 2010, New York City

Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact by sending an email to has been frequently featured in the press, including a recent article in The New York Times, " Helps Job Seekers Make Overseas Connections" (

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