Hinshaw Hosts ALPFA Law Chicago Chapter's "Financing Your Venture"

June 20, 2013

On Thursday, June 20, 2013, the ALPFA Law Chicago Chapter presented its law and business program, Financing Your Venture - Market Check: A Review of Current Trends and Practices in Corporate Finance. Diane E. Webster (Chicago), Chair of ALPFA Chicago's Corporate Advisory Board, was instrumental in organizing this event.

Business and law professionals in all practices and industries were invited to the law offices of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP for an evening of networking and education on the current market conditions in corporate finance. The event featured a panel of corporate finance professionals, complimentary beverages, and hors d'oeuvres. Expert panelists led an engaging discussion on the market conditions in the areas of senior bank debt financing, mezzanine debt financing, and private equity. The program was moderated by Juan R. Ramirez, Relationship Manager, BMO Harris Bank, N.A. Over sixty people attended the event and actively participated in the program's discussion on lending in the current market. Networking followed the panel discussion and Q&A. Panelists were:


ALPFA is the national premier Latino professional organization in finance, accounting, business and related professions. ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, and builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino Leadership in the global workforce. ALPFA Chicago has more than 1,400 members, seven student chapters, and is among the top 5 largest professional chapters in the country. The ALPFA Global Leadership program serves as a forum for thought leadership that explores what it means to be a global leader. The program content challenges participants to uncover their inner-leader and think global. For more information about ALPFA, Chicago Chapter or to become a member visit