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April 17, 2017
The Death of Traditional M&A Advisors
As technology changes the way complex transactions are managed, some advisors are keeping up, while others are trailing behind. While traditional advisors struggle to keep their feet under them, present-day advisors are closing deals faster than ever.
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April 12, 2017
Considerations You Need to Make During M&A Diligence and Integration
Greg DellaFranco is currently a Senior Manager of Corporate Development at Deloitte Consulting. Prior to joining Deloitte, he served as Director of Corporate Development at KPMG. When combined with 16 years in corporate development, corporate strategy, new venture creation, and alliance roles at Accenture, Greg has valuable M&A insight to share.
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April 10, 2017
This Is Why Value Matters More Than Price in M&A
Jeremie Bacon is a long-time Chicago resident with 13 years’ experience building SaaS companies. One of his success stories is Synap Software Labs, where he is the Co-Founder and CEO.
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April 10, 2017
How to Manage Successful M&A Deals and Heavy Regulations
Matt Gambs is very familiar with the community banking realm — he’s been in it for more than 23 years and has worked every angle of the business, starting as a teller and working his way up to President and CEO of two different community banks in the Chicago metro area: BB&T Bancorp and Diamond Bank.
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April 10, 2017
This Is Why It’s Important to Conduct a Quality of Earnings in M&A
Andrew Jordan is a Principal at Riveron Consulting where he provides transaction advisory services. He’s had his hand in mergers and acquisitions for the last 8 years and has incredible insight regarding quality of earnings (Q of E) and M&A deals.
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April 10, 2017
You Need to Build Relationships to be Successful in M&A
When asked what he would teach a younger version of himself, Scott Kaeser had a surprising answer…
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