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1.00 pm

Registration and Networking Refreshments Sponsored by Cherry Bekaert, LLC

1.30 – 2.35 pm

Deal Strategist

U.S.A. Middle-Market M&A: Growth and Investments Priorities

How are the changing economic conditions shaping M&A deals prospects amidst inflationary pressure and perhaps, the most watched national elections. What are the successful tactics for executing transactions to capture value in this current cycle?


Liz Slobasky, Managing Director, Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC


Warren H. Feder, Partner, Carl Marks Advisors

2.40 – 3.45 pm

Sector Brief

Healthcare: Anatomy of Mid-Market Deals

What to expect across the industry including in the areas such as physician groups and niche healthcare services to capitalize on increasing demands for outpatient care and an aging population. How are private equity investors sharpening their investments to capitalize on these trends.


Michael Bannon, Vice President, CSG Partners


TBA, Dentons

3.50 – 4.30 pm

6th Annual Spotlight

Wonder Women of Deal Community

Share actionable ideas for creating a “win-win” experience in a demanding business, investing and transactional communities.


Shanta Kumari, Co-Founder and Global Group Editor, Global M&A Network


Claudine Cohen, Managing Principal, Value360 Practice, CohnReznick
Nanette C. Heide, Partner, Co-Chair Private Equity, Duane Morris LLP
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4.30 – 4.45 pm

Afternoon Networking: Tea & Refreshments

4.45 – 5.45 pm

Women Leaders & Top Dealmakers Awards

6th Annual Networking Ceremony

Singularly honoring A-List of most talented, respected and brilliant women leaders and dealmakers from corporate, private equity, venture capital, investment banks, legal, and restructuring transactional communities.

Award recipients are announced and honored during the staged “Rising Golden Woman” trophy presentation.

6.30 -10.00 pm

Middle Market M&A Atlas Awards

6th Annual Gala Networking Ceremony

Gold Standard of Performance, the world’s most prestigious, the USA M&A Atlas Awards honors best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, top dealmakers and legendary leaders exclusively from the small, lower to middle-market communities.

Award winners are announced during the staged trophy presentation ceremony.