From Accounting to an M&A Career

May 25, 2022 1:00 PM (CST)


Kayla Davis


“With anything new, it’s going to be uncomfortable. You need to get comfortable with the fact that there is a lot that you don’t know and you need to ask for help.” - Kayla Davis

M&A is an exciting career path, and traditionally there are only few entry points. Most people go through banking roles to start their M&A careers, but recently, we have seen an increase in practitioners coming from different backgrounds. 

In this webinar, Kayla Davis, Vice President, Head of M&A at ABM Industries, talks about how she transitioned from accounting to an M&A career.

Key points

In this webinar, you will learn about

  • Kyla's journey to M&A
  • How she built her team and corporate development function
  • Advice to new M&A practitioners 
  • How to transition to internally sourcing deals
  • Maintaining accountability throughout the entirety of the deal

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