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The 2018 Corporate Development Conference

Conquering Disruption and Capturing Deal Value
OCTOBER 03 - 04, 2018 | WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE | NEW YORK, NY

October 03 - 04, 2018

The 2018 Corporate Development Conference will cover the entire life cycle of an acquisition with a focus on capturing value--from portfolio management, to creating a pipeline, conducting due diligence, valuation all the way to post merger integration.  Attendees will discuss how to master the ability to adapt and anticipate growth opportunities, in its various forms. This year we are expanding the conference format to be more interactive and to include a mix of panel sessions, corporate practitioner led presentations to dive deeper into the strategy of the Corporate Development executive and the program will also include unique break-out sessions to explore leading case studies on the successes and failures of various deal structures.

Register before July 21st and save $400!


Who Should Attend

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

Including Vice Presidents, Heads, and Directors of: 

  • M&A
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources 

Three Things to Do Now 

1. Download the Agenda

Download the agenda to get an idea of what to expect.

2. Reserve your Spot Early!

Register early and save $400. Offer ends July 21, 2018.

3. Get Involved!
If you would like to get involved in this year’s conferences, please contact us.

LOCATION

Westin New York at Times Square 
270 West 43rd Street 
New York, NY 10036

Tel: (212) 201-2700

Hotel cut-off date:  September 11, 2018

Please Note: Fees do not include hotel accommodations.

LEAD SPONSOR
PricewaterhouseCoopers - Corporate Development 201
MARKETING PARTNER
940018 - M&A Advisor
AGENDA
OCTOBER 03 - 04, 2018
WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE,NEW YORK, NY
October 03 - 04, 2018

The 2018 Corporate Development Conference will cover the entire life cycle of an acquisition with a focus on capturing value--from portfolio management, to creating a pipeline, conducting due diligence, valuation all the way to post merger integration.  Attendees will discuss how to master the ability to adapt and anticipate growth opportunities, in its various forms. This year we are expanding the conference format to be more interactive and to include a mix of panel sessions, corporate practitioner led presentations to dive deeper into the strategy of the Corporate Development executive and the program will also include unique break-out sessions to explore leading case studies on the successes and failures of various deal structures.

Register before July 21st and save $400!


Who Should Attend

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

Including Vice Presidents, Heads, and Directors of: 

  • M&A
  • Corporate Development
  • Joint Ventures
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Integration Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources 

Three Things to Do Now 

1. Download the Agenda

Download the agenda to get an idea of what to expect.

2. Reserve your Spot Early!

Register early and save $400. Offer ends July 21, 2018.

3. Get Involved!
If you would like to get involved in this year’s conferences, please contact us.

Joe Gagen, Senior Director, Corporate Development, Cisco Systems Inc.

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

Tom Huang, M&A Project Associate Director, Dow Chemical Company, The

Paula Loop, Assurance Partner and Leader, Governance Insights Center, PwC

Curt Moldenhauer, US Deals Solutions Leader, PwC

Chris Nuttall, Vice President, Corporate Development & New Ventures, QVC, Inc.

Zarifa Reynolds, Sr. Director, Corporate Strategy & Development, TIAA

Bob Saada, US Deals Leader, PwC

JoAnn Stonier, Chief Data Officer, MasterCard Incorporated

Bart van Ark, Executive Vice President & Chief Economist, The Conference Board

Mary Young, Principal Researcher, Human Capital, The Conference Board, Inc.

Pre-Conference Workshop:

Getting it Right: Critical Success Factors for Every Stage of your Divestiture


October 3, 2018

9:00am – 12:00 pm

Hear from deal makers who have delivered deal value through divestitures to maximize shareholder returns and transformed companies through optimizing their portfolio. This three-hour workshop will focus on guiding principles from years of real life experience to help you carefully evaluate, plan and execute every stage of your divestiture from strategy through ensuring a successful transition post close. 

Workshop Objectives:

  • Discuss the key guiding principles of transformative Divestitures
  • Explore the different elements of a divestiture, before, during and post transaction
  • Understand the unique challenges at each stage of the divestiture journey and how to address them to maximize deal value
  • Discuss critical success factors throughout this journey to help drive the most value capture 
  • Share real life examples in practice from companies and firms like yours

Lead Sponsor
PricewaterhouseCoopers - Corporate Development 201
Marketing Partner
940018 - M&A Advisor