Breakfast, compliments of Horizon Partners
Day Refreshments, compliments of CohnReznick
9.45 - 10.45 am
GROWTH & INVESTMENTS: Priorities
Gain practical information on factors that are affecting deal activity, and what it takes to complete transactions in this highly competitive marketplace.
Danny Allen, General Counsel & VP Operations, Vaquero Capital
Matt Linett, Senior Managing Director, Churchill Asset Management
David Smith, Vice President, Goldman Sachs & Co.
10.55 - 11.45 am
RISKS: Obstacles to Deal Completion
Understand the importance of evolving transactional risks including – IT, data-protection, cyber-security and how to be prepared.
Elizabeth “Liz” Borow, Managing Director, Head Capital Markets, Thompson Street Capital Partners
Vince Kiernan, Managing Director, Greenhouse Consulting LLC
Jeff Shen, President, Red Team Consulting
11.45 - 12.35 pm
DEALS: Trends Shaping Middle Market M&A Activity
Take stock of sectors and industries most to be impacted post this election cycle.
Michael Lewis, CFA, EVP, Chief Development Officer, CACI International Inc.
Brad Haller, Director, West Monroe Partners
Manan Shah, Managing Director, Focus Investment Banking
12.40 - 1.40 pm
1.45 - 2.15 pm
CORPORATE VIEW: M&A Science
Insightful Q&A spotlights on how to create a collaborative process, build
consensus and overcome surprises to achieve strategic goals.
2.20 - 3.20 pm
WOMEN DEALMAKERS: Secrets of Success
Share actionable ideas for creating a “win-win” experience in a demanding, highly competitive business and deal communities.
Carolyn Mathis, Founding Partner, Harbor View Advisors
Victoria Johnson, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
Lauren Mulholland, Partner, Co-founder, MiddleGround Capital
U.S.A TOP WOMEN DEALMAKERS
2ND ANNUAL AWARDS Recognition Ceremony
Singularly honoring A-List of most talented, respected and brilliant women dealmakers from the private equity, investment banks, legal, restructuring from transactional community.
Award recipients must attend the ceremony to accept their “golden-woman” trophy.
U.S.A MIDDLE-MARKETS M&A ATLAS AWARDS
2ND ANNUAL GALA Celebrations & Ceremony
World’s most prestigious awards exclusively honors legendary leaders, top dealmakers, outstanding firms and the best value-creating deals from the vibrant middle market transactional community.
Award winners must attend the ceremony to accept their prized-winner trophy.
6.30 - 10.00 pm
USA M&A Atlas Awards │ 2nd Annual Gala & Ceremony
Welcome to the world’s most prestigious, independently governed awards, singularly honoring the best value-creating deals, outstanding firms, and legendary leaders from the middle market segments.
Winners must attend the gala ceremony to accept their winner trophy accolade.
6.30 - 7.30 pm
Guest Arrivals & Networking Reception
Check-in by business card. Attire is business formal. Black-tie is welcomed.
Open Seating except for Reserved Corporate Table of 10 Guests.
Winner Announcement & Trophy Presentation Ceremony
Acceptance Remarks limited to a minute.
Winners Circle Group Photo at the end of the ceremony.
Photographer is available for individual, colleagues and firm group photos.
Trophy boxes and bags are available to safely carry your treasured winner trophy.