The 2017 Corporate Development Conference

Transformational Dealmaking and the Road to Value Creation
OCTOBER 12 - 13, 2017 | NEW YORK MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN | NEW YORK, NY

October 12 - 13, 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

Download the Agenda

To learn more about sessions and speakers, download the latest agenda.


Who Should Attend

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


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Earn up to 12 CPE credits
Management Services
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

LOCATION

New York Marriott Downtown
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA

Tel: (212) 385-4900

Please Note: Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.

LEAD SPONSOR
PwC - Corporate Development 2017 - Lead Sponsor
MARKETING PARTNER
M&A Advisor
AGENDA
OCTOBER 12 - 13, 2017
NEW YORK MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN
October 12 - 13, 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

Download the Agenda

To learn more about sessions and speakers, download the latest agenda.


Who Should Attend

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


CPE logo

Earn up to 12 CPE credits
Management Services
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

Michael Annes, SVP, Business Development, Motorola Solutions

Matamba Austin, Partner, PwC

Mark Avagliano, Vice President, Corporate Development, Pfizer

Anita Balaji, Managing Director, Carlyle Group

Vinay Bassi, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, The Nielsen Company

David Calhoun, Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations, Blackstone Group

Carol Challed, Vice President, Business Operations, Henry Schein Inc.

David Cole, Vice President and Head of Integration, Intuit, Inc.

Mike Cunning, Managing Director, PwC

Steven Cutler, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, IAC

Robert Duffy, VP, Global Business Development, General Electric

Charles Elson, Director, John L. Weinberg, Center for Corporate Governance, University of Delaware

James Harris, Principal, Corporate Development Integration, Google

Peter Hawthorne, Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development, Cargill

Trampas Gunter, Staff Vice President, Corporate Development & Integration Planning, FedEx Corporation

Tara Long, Vice President Strategy & Corporate Development, Seagate Technology

Paula Loop, Leader, Governance Insights Center, PwC

Tim McBride, General Manager, M&A Integration, Microsoft Corporation

Emily McNeal, VP, Corporate Development/M&A, Walmart

Mwemba Mwemba, Finance Director - Mergers and Acquisitions, The Dow Chemical Company

Mike Niland, US Divestitures Leader, PwC

Laura Parrott, Head of Private Placements, TIAA Investments

Alastair Rimmer, Partner, Global and US Deals Strategy Leader, PwC

Annette Rodriguez, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Bob Saada, US Deals Leader, PwC

Elizabeth Satin, Senior Vice President and Head of M&A, Wolters Kluwer U.S. Corporation

Kristen Scholer, Senior Anchor, Cheddar

Margaret Whelan, Director, TopBuild Corporation

Mike Zimmerman, Vice President, Corporate Development, Dell Technologies Capital

Phillip Nalbone, Senior Director, Corporate Development, Teleflex Incorporated

Lead Sponsor
PwC - Corporate Development 2017 - Lead Sponsor
Marketing Partner
M&A Advisor