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10.00 am

Registration Log-In Opens
Welcome Remarks


10.00 - 10.45 am

Corporate Development (45 mins)

PURSUIT: Corporate Growth A&D Strategy
How corporate development officers are approaching growth initiatives including acquisitions and divestitures transactions for agility and to improve business performance today and tomorrow.


10.50 - 11.35 am

Investors (45 mins)

QUEST: Private Equity Investments
Framework for sourcing deals, including top consideration for closing investment transactions in light of rising valuations and competition.


11.40 - 12.20 pm

Strategy Brief (40 mins)

ENQUIRE: Due Diligence, What’s Changed
The pandemic changed the due diligence process as well as what to consider for both buyers and sellers. This session will assess risks and new trends related to HR and IT.


12.30 - 1.30 pm

Lunch Break


1.40 - 2.20 pm

Sector Brief (40 mins)

Deals Outlook: Tech M&A
Top three trends shaping the deal activity and which sub-sectors to watch.

Panelist:
Josh Moses, Managing Director, Vaquero Capital

2.30 - 3.10 pm

Sector Brief (40 mins)

Deals Outlook: Healthcare
Trends shaping deal activity in the context of Covid-19 and Biden Administration?

Panelist:
John W. Jones, Jr., Partner, Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP

3.10 - 3.30 pm

Intermission: Comfort Break


3.30 - 4.30 pm (EST)

Virtual Ceremony

Award Categories:

3rd Annual USA M&A Atlas Awards, Middle Markets
Winners are officially announced during networking celebrations.

Deals of the Year, deal winners must participate.
Leaders & Dealmakers of the Year, recipients must personally participate.

World’s most prestigious, the independently governed M&A Atlas Awards, will once again honor the best value-creating transactions, outstanding firms, leaders and dealmakers from the U.S middle market transactional communities.

Benefits offered in the past are tailored to fit virtual ceremony. VIP Registration gives access to 2-days of virtual forum, awards celebrations, trophy (shipped post ceremony), related promotional materials and licensing rights.

10.00 am

Registration Log-In Opens


10.00 - 10.50 am

Solutions (50 mins)

EXAMINE: Anatomy of SPACS
Hear how the rise of SPAC’s is affecting M&A deals and private equity exit strategy, including increased scrutiny by SEC and as well as pros/cons of SPAC versus direct listing.


10.50 - 11.10 am

Intermission: Comfort Break


11.15 - 12.00 pm (EST)

Award Categories:

3rd Annual USA M&A Atlas Awards, Middle Markets
Outstanding Firm of the Year, firm winners must participate.


12.00 - 1.00 pm

Lunch Break


1.00 - 1.40 pm

Spotlight (30 mins)

LEAD: Diversity & Inclusion
D&I initiatives that work as well as considerations in the context of ESG framework.


1.45 - 2.30 pm

Spotlight (40 mins)

PROGRESS: Wonder Women of Deals Community
Share actionable ideas for creating a “win-win” experience in a demanding, highly competitive business and deal communities.


2.30 - 2.45 pm

Intermission: Comfort Break


2.45 - 3.45 pm

U.S.A Women Top Dealmakers & Leaders
3rd Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony

What: Singularly honors A-List of most talented, respected and brilliant women dealmakers from private equity, VC, investment banks, legal, and restructuring transactional communities. Significantly, this is an “award recognition” unlike industry lists, rankings, editorial praise or write-ups.

How: Award recipients are announced during the virtual ceremony this year, and must personally participate to be awarded their name-engraved ‘golden women’ trophy. VIP Registration gives access to all the virtual forum sessions, networking awards celebrations, trophy (shipped), related licensing rights to the “winner profile” published post recognition ceremony.