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8.30 am

Registration Open, Networking Breakfast

9.10 – 10.00 am

The Big Picture: Growth-Driving Deals

Explore how companies are evaluating their approach to deals considering inflationary pressures, need to innovate and regulatory scrutiny? What are the creative solutions to managing risks and delivering transactional value as business’ look to expand their capabilities?

10.00 - 10.50 am

Private Equity: Deal Playbook

Discover how buyout dealmakers are revisiting the investment strategy in times of turbulent markets, increased cost of capital and shaky valuations? What are the favored deal structures and accommodative financing options for achieving success?

10.50 – 11.05 am

Mid-Afternoon Refreshment Break

11.10 – 12.00 pm

Global M&A: Predictions & Prescriptions

Cross-border transaction have dropped significantly this year as dealmakers wrestle with rising interest rates world-wide, political uncertainty such as Ukraine war, tensions between U.S-China relations, along with market volatility. Hear from influential dealmakers about what regions and sectors to watch.

12.00 pm

Networking Lunch

12.50 – 1.30 pm

Americas Rising Dealmakers Awards ● 5th Annual Recognition Ceremony

Winners of the prestigious award is officially announced and honored and recognized during the staged ceremony, and the recipients must attend to accept their personalized “Golden Rising Star” trophy.

1.30 – 2.15 pm

Regional Brief

Latin America M&A Outlook

Pandemic created prospects for companies wanting to gain advantage to diversify and digitalized, leading to increase in M&A and PE deals. Top professionals share ideas on what to know for executing deals – from upcoming elections in Brazil, inflation, regulation to economic uncertainty.

2.20 – 3.00 pm

Distressed Deals

Distressed Conditions & Deals Outlook

Market conditions remain vulnerable with predictions of looming recession. Experts share insights on strategies for restructuring debt, as well as opportunities for buying and financing troubled business.

3.10 – 3.50 pm

Sector Brief

Tech M&A Outlook

Tech continues to have a larger share of M&A activity. Experts preview what sectors along with sensible valuations present the best themes for deal success.

Robert Koven, Managing Director, Leonis Partners
Expert Panelists:
David Grove, Managing Partner, Vaquero Capital

4.00 pm

Forum Concludes.

6.30 – 10.30 pm

Networking Gala Party!

Americas M&A Atlas Awards ● 14th Annual Ceremony

World’s most prestigious, the independently governed awards honor the best value-creating transactions, outstanding firms, legendary leaders-dealmakers from middle to large markets, North and South American transactional communities.

We are thrilled to personally share a drink and honor the winners. Just like years before Covid, the winners must register and attend the staged gala ceremony to accept their prized trophy, gain licensing rights, etc.