The Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute is pleased to present the 12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum in Atlanta, GA. The premier professional education and networking summit in the Southeast, our forum continues to provide timely and essential content for corporate counsel, business development, and M&A professionals interested in mastering the art of the deal.
The 12th Annual Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum
Event Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, Oct 05
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. We help build confidence in capital markets and economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who work together to serve all of our stakeholders and thereby help build a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. EY refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com. Ernst & Young LLP is a client-serving EY member firm operating in the US. About EY’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) Dealing with complex fraud issues, regulatory compliance and business disputes can distract you from efforts to succeed. Managing your fraud and compliance risks is a critical business priority — no matter the industry sector. With more than 2,500 EY FIDS professionals around the world, we can assemble the right multi-disciplinary teams to work with you and your legal advisors. We can give you the benefit of broad sector experience, deep subject matter knowledge and the latest insights from work worldwide. Transaction Forensics, part of Ernst & Young LLP’s Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice, provides due diligence services relating to anti–corruption and other forensic issues, as well as services in connection with disputes and investigations stemming from proposed or completed mergers or acquisitions.
Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 18 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. King & Spalding is consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading advisors in M&A and private equity transactions. The firm represents clients in technology, life sciences, energy, financial and other industries in a variety of M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalization transactions, tender offers, leveraged buy-outs, hostile takeover defenses, proxy contests, corporate governance advice, private equity, and joint ventures/strategic alliances. More information is available at www.kslaw.com.
Nelson Mullins offers the strength and resources of a national law firm with diverse attorneys and professional staff experienced in a broad range of issues. With a firm East Coast base, Nelson Mullins has grown into a national firm with a strong reputation in meeting the complex litigation, corporate, securities, finance, employment, regulatory and other needs for clients ranging from private individuals to large businesses, including many publicly held companies.
Houlihan Lokey is an international investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of our commitment to client success across our advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for U.S. transactions under $5 billion, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 M&A fairness opinion advisor for U.S. transactions over the past 10 years, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, please visit www.HL.com.
Law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP counsels businesses across the globe with offices in Atlanta, Frankfurt, Jacksonville, New York and Washington, D.C.
Troutman Sanders’ M&A lawyers have extensive experience advising clients on how to achieve their strategic business goals. We assist clients in structuring, negotiating and implementing business transactions both domestically and internationally. With more than 600 lawyers firm wide in 16 offices across the United States and Asia, we can handle the most sophisticated transactions while providing our clients with industry-specific expertise, high-quality service and unmatched responsiveness. Visit troutmansanders.com for more information.
Blakes is one of Canada’s leading business law firms, with more than 550 lawyers in ten offices in Canada, the US, UK, China and the Gulf Region. They serve a diverse national and international base of clients by offering in-depth knowledge and expertise in virtually every area of business law. www.blakes.com
Hill Ward Henderson is a full-service law firm with over 100 attorneys with offices in Tampa and Clearwater. The firm’s Corporate & Tax Group is a leader in Florida in advising companies, private equity/venture capital firms, and individual investors in corporate transactions. We regularly serve as legal counsel in merger and acquisitions, equity and debt investments, joint ventures and partnerships, as well as in securities and corporate governance matters. Our firm provides general corporate advice to public and privately-held companies on a local, regional and national basis. Visit our website at www.hwhlaw.com.
Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station
361 17th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
We have reserved a block of guest rooms at a rate of $199/night plus taxes. For guest room reservations, please visit the following link: Thomson Reuters or contact the hotel’s Reservation Department at 877-557-0615 and be sure to reference “Thomson Reuters” or “Southeastern M&A/Private Equity Forum”. The cut-off date for guest rooms at the group rate is Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Rooms are subject to availability. For assistance, please contact our Conference Planner, Meghan Landis, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201.912.3042.
On Site Valet Parking is Available:
$28 – Overnight (includes in & out privileges)
$10 – Daily Event Parking
Business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as meeting room temperatures tend to fluctuate.