Summer Acquisition Roundtable – A CEO Event on Growth


Summer Acquisition Roundtable and Picnic –  A CEO Event on Growth

Thursday, July 25, 2013   10:30am – 12:30pm with a Picnic Lunch

Sponsor and Host: WilmerHale, 850 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

How to Successfully Acquire a Business

Summer is a great time to have a fun and meaningful event!  Join a group of CEOs and M&A specialists in a Roundtable Discussion in how to successfully acquire a company.  A group of experts will engage you in dialogue, so come hungry with lots of questions!

What are your goals of an acquisition?

  • Capture share gains in current market
  • Expand product portfolio to address gaps
  • Acquire Brand Name
  • Acquire desired customers under exclusive contracts
  • Diversification strategy (space and geography)
  • Minimize/eliminate competition
  • Acquire enabling technology
  • Acquire intellectual capital
  • Acquire distribution channels
  • Vertical integration

We will address the following questions:

  • Why do you want to make an acquisition?
  • How do you find acquisition candidates?
  • What kind of advisors do you need?
  • What are acquisition trends today? – What multiples are being used? Are they multiples of revenue or EBITDA?
  • What synergies can you achieve? Will you integrate the acquisition or will it be stand-alone?
  • Where do you find comps for non-public companies?

Sign up today for a seat at the picnic.  Limited beachfront (seating) available!



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