Center for

Alternative Investments

Center for Alternative Investments


The Emory Center for Alternative Investments (CAI) aims to be a global leader in the industry by leveraging a university-based platform to provide independent intellectual support and learning opportunities for institutional investors through research, conferences, and education.

CAI Leadership

Faculty Q&A

Roy Black and Klaas Baks
Emory Business Magazine

Real Estate, Private Equity, and the art of the deal

The fields of private equity and real estate contain components of deal-making that go beyond textbooks. From industry speakers to case competitions, Klaas Baks, associate professor in the practice of finance, and Roy Black, professor in the practice of finance, are committed to maintaining a presence in areas proven to spur business opportunities.