M&A: A Primer for Chief Executive Officers
Join panelists from Perkins Coie, BDO USA and Perkins & Co as they provide technology industry leaders with first-hand knowledge about the implications that key metrics can have on M&A transactions. Topics to be covered include:
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
- Accounting Matters
- Tax Structure
- Legal Issues
- Corporate Hygiene
- Company Ownership
- IP Ownership
- Information Management
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Program: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Networking Reception: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: THE POWER AND PROMISE OF M&A
Nitin Khanna, Chief Executive Officer, MergerTech
The keynote presentation will focus on how M&A can help companies achieve inorganic growth and create opportunity for founders, investors and employees, and how the metrics may impact your tech business. Khanna was the co-founder and CEO of Saber Corporation, which was sold to EDS in 2007 for $420MM. Currently, he is the CEO of MergerTech, an investment bank by technology entrepreneurs for technology entrepreneurs.
Presenters and Panelists
Moderated by Perkins Coie partner, Brentley Bullock
- Ben Straughan, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP
- Patrick Smith, Tax Partner, BDO USA, LLP
- Ryan Guthrie, Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services, BDO USA, LLP
- Peter Kwong, Shareholder, Perkins & Co