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5th Annual Midwestern M&A/Private Equity Forum

May 5, 2022

Davis|Kuelthau Attorney Robert Macklin will be part of two panels at the 5th Annual Midwestern M&A/Private Equity Forum in Columbus, Ohio on May 5, 2022.

The Midwestern M&A/Private Equity Forum is the premier gathering of mid-market deals professionals throughout the region. The program imparts timely advice on current trends and developments impacting deals in the current calendar year.

Carpe Diem: The State of the US M&A Market

By all accounts, 2021 was an exceptional year for US M&A activity. Excess liquidity, attractive multiples and pricing, and even concerns over a possible tax code change motivated dealmakers and laid the foundation for ebullient optimism in 29022. Entering Year Two of the Biden administration, will persistent inflation and lingering pandemic concerns help or hinder last year’s momentum? Will anticipated Federal Reserve action, not to mention the upcoming US midterm elections, prove a distraction or deterrent to deal activity heading into Q4? Please join us as our opening conversation offers a timely take on the current state of the US M&A middle market. Our panel will address key sectors and opportunities and areas of interest for the weeks ahead.

Beyond Due Diligence: Positioning One’s Company for Acquisition 

When an organization is ready to take the next step in its corporate journey,
careful attention must be paid to positioning the company as an attractive target. This involves a complex and extensive checklist from communication to negotiation, and often many entrepreneurs or business leaders fall short in completing comprehensive due diligence or maximizing their market leverage. This conversation provides a thorough overview of best practices and lessons learned by a panel of deals professionals.

For more information and to register click here.