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

 


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
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

 


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

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

Ms. Margaret Whelan, Independent Director, TopBuild Corporation

Ms. Walton Price, Candidate Experience Manager - Talent Acquisition, UTC Aerospace Systems

Mr. Bob Saada, US Deals Leader, PwC

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

Ms. Lori Cuneo, Managing Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Ms. Carol Challed, Vice President, Business Operations and Corporate Commercial Development Group, Henry Schein Inc.

Ms. Stephanie Hogue, Managing Director, PwC Corporate Finance LLC

Dr. Benjamin Gomes-Casseres, Professor and Author of REMIX STRATEGY, Brandeis University, International Business School

Ms. Gwen Watanabe, VP of Global Corp. Dev. & Strategy, Teleflex Inc.

Mr. Trip Wolfe, Managing Director, Technology, Media and Technology Leader, PwC Corporate Finance LLC

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

Mr. Steven Cutler, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, IAC

Mr. James Harris, Principal Integration Manager, Google

Mr. Matamba Austin, Deals Partner, PwC

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

Ms. Paula Loop, Partner, Governance Insights Center Leader, PwC

Mr. Mike Zimmerman, Vice President, Corporate Development, Dell Technologies Inc.

Ms. Emily McNeal, VP, Corporate Development/M&A at Walmart,

Mr. Curt Moldenhauer, Partner, US Acquisitions Leader, PwC

Ms. Leanne Sardiga, Partner, US Deals Innovation & Technology Leader, PwC

Ms. Kristen Scholer, Senior Anchor, Cheddar

Mr. Mwemba Mwemba, Finance Director, M&A, The Dow Company

Mr. Robert Duffy, Vice President – Global Business Development Leader/ M&A, GE Power

Mr. Mark Avagliano, Vice President, Corporate Development, Pfizer

Mr. Mike Niland, Partner, US Divestitures Leader, PwC

Ms. Laura Parrott, Head of Private Placements, TIAA Investments

Mr. Mike Cunning, Managing Director, PwC

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

Ms. Annette Rodriguez, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Mr. Craig Kocak, Partner, Client Service, PwC

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

Ms. Anita Balaji, Managing Director, Carlyle Group

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

Mr. Ronny Iversen, Vice President Corporate Development, Pitney Bowes Inc.

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

Mr. Tim McBride, General Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Mr. Michael Annes, Senior V.P., Corporate Development and Ventures, Motorola Solutions

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

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