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12 - 13 October, 2017

About the Conference

The 2017 Corporate Development Conference will focus on "Transformational Dealmaking"and how to use it as a springboard for creating value. We will take a sharpened view into effective strategies of serial acquirers, divestitures, digital deals, and cross-border M&A. This conference will cover a variety of other topics from the current transaction landscape including a discussion around relevant trends, why diversity in deals matter, technology-led deals, best practices for integration and what the board needs to know about dealmaking. Join your peers in thought-provoking dialogue and group discussions led by some of the most experienced corporate development and private equity executives in the country. Topics covered will include: 

  • Finding Opportunities in this Uncertain Global Dealmaking Economy
  • Building the M&A Function of Tomorrow:  Diversity Across Portfolios, People and Points of View
  • The Habits of Serial Acquirers     
  • Divesting for Value     
  • Overcoming the Challenges of Globalization: Cross-border M&A
  • Conducting Deals in the Digital Age
  • Influencing the Influencers: What the Board Needs to Know about Dealmaking
  • M&A as a Catalyst for Transformation
  • Capture the Promised Value:  Building a Leading Integration Capability
  • Disrupt or be Disrupted: Non-tech Acquirers and their Increasing M&A Appetite for Tech 
  • Moderated Roundtable Discussions Highlighting the Most Pressing Dealmaking Opportunities

Who Should Attend

Executives from private, corporate or private equity organizations involved in driving and executing inorganic value creation strategies


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1. Download the Agenda

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Earn up to 12 CPE credits
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Requirements : Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

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