Merger and Acquisition Trends and Insights: Is the Market Picking Up?

18 May 2009 Milwaukee, WI Past Event

Location

Foley & Lardner LLP
777 East Wisconsin Avenue
40th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Agenda

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Networking and Registration

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Program and Lunch

The world changed in 2008, and so far 2009 is capricious. On the encouraging side, with valuations down, this could be a good time to buy, and merger and acquisition activity is picking up.

Please join us for a Foley Executive Briefing Series program, during which senior representatives of Foley and Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated will discuss the current state of, and trends in, the capital and M&A markets. The program will address:

  • Current capital market conditions and their effect on M&A deals
  • The current state of, and trends in, the M&A market
  • Current valuation multiples and how buyers are financing transactions
  • Types of deals that are getting done and how
  • Industries that are seeing the most activity
  • Changes in buyer and seller approaches to getting deals done
  • The state of the private equity deal market

Featured Speakers

  • Paul Purcell, President and CEO of Robert W. Baird, will discuss the state of the capital markets
  • Steve Booth, Head of Investment Banking at Robert W. Baird, will discuss trends in the M&A markets
  • Ben Garmer, Foley Transactional & Securities Partner, will discuss current M&A legal developments

Panel Participants
In addition to Messrs. Purcell, Booth, and Garmer, the following M&A professionals will engage in a panel discussion of key issues affecting the current M&A market:

  • Steve Barth, Foley Transactional & Securities Partner
  • Jay Rothman, Foley Transactional & Securities Practice Chair
  • Howard Lanser, Director of M&A at Robert W. Baird

Foley will apply for CLE credit upon request.

Merger and Acquisition Trends and Insights: Is the Market Picking Up? is part of the Foley Executive Briefing Series.

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Merger and Acquisition Trends and Insights: Is the Market Picking Up?

Location

Foley & Lardner LLP
777 East Wisconsin Avenue
40th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Agenda

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Networking and Registration

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Program and Lunch