MM360 is an exclusive event for private equity investors, corporate development professionals and independent sponsors focused on the latest trends in deal making.

 

 

Sunday, November 1, 2015

 

Monday, November 2, 2015

 

8:00

Opening Remarks

Mary Kathleen Flynn

Mary Kathleen Flynn
Editor-in-Chief, Mergers & Acquisitions

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8:15

Morning Keynote: The Path to Becoming Public

Ted Hatfield

Ted Hatfield
Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Solebury Capital / Solebury Communications

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8:45

Deal Flow and the Independent Sponsor

John Bates Alex Deegan Dan Lipson Mary Kathleen Flynn

John Bates
Partner, Potomac Equity Partners

Alex Deegan
Principal, Juggernaut Capital Partners

Dan Lipson
Partner, Rotunda Capital

Mary Kathleen Flynn
Editor-in-Chief, Mergers & Acquisitions

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9:15

Do Operating Partners Matter?

Eric V. Bacon John Lanier Michael A. Teplitsky James Hill

Eric V. Bacon
Co-President & Senior Managing Director, Linsalata Capital Partners

John Lanier
Partner, Excellere Partners

Michael A. Teplitsky
Managing Director, Wynnchurch Capital

James Hill
Partner, Benesch

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10:15

Closing Deals in a High Valuation Environment

Mark Jones Glenn Gurtcheff Scott Edwards Jay Jester Donald Lipari

Mark Jones
Partner, River Associates

Glenn Gurtcheff
Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.

Scott Edwards
Managing Director, Sun Capital Partners

Jay Jester
Managing Director, Audax Group

Donald Lipari
Office Managing Partner National Leader, Private Equity Services, RSM US LLP

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10:45

Middle Market Update: Are You Ready For 2016?

Pam Hendrickson Justin Kaplan Marshall Phelps Ramsey Goodrich Graeme Frazier

Pam Hendrickson
Chief Operating Officer, The Riverside Company

Justin Kaplan
Partner, Balance Point Capital

Marshall Phelps
Director, Lazard Middle Market

Ramsey Goodrich
Managing Director, Carter Morse & Mathias

Graeme Frazier
Co-Manager, GF DataŽ, PCR

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

 

8:45 AM

Washington Update

Gretchen Perkins Gary LaBranche

Gretchen Perkins
Partner, Huron Capital Partners

Gary LaBranche
President & CEO, ACG Global

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9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maximizing the Value of Portfolio Company Exits

Paul Aversano Michael Siska Andrew Schoenthal Rahul Vinnakota Donald McDonough

Paul Aversano
Managing Director & Global Practice Leader, Alvarez & Marsal Transaction Advisory Group

Michael Siska
Managing Director, Consumer & Retail Investment Banking, William Blair & Company

Andrew Schoenthal
Managing Director, Harvest Partners, LP

Rahul Vinnakota
Principal, HIG Capital

Donald McDonough
Managing Director, JLL Partners

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9:30

The Rise of the Specialty Finance Industry and Its Impact on Deal Making

Ted Koenig Jeffrey Day Robin Engelson Bowen S. Diehl Gretchen Perkins

Ted Koenig
President & CEO, Monroe Capital

Jeffrey Day
Managing Director, Madison Capital Funding

Robin Engelson
Managing Partner, Sapphire Financial Group

Bowen S. Diehl
President & Chief Executive Officer, Capital Southwest Corporation

Gretchen Perkins
Partner, Huron Capital Partners

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10:00

The Next Generation of Funds, What's Changed?

Peter Brockway Devin Mathews Danielle Fugazy

Peter Brockway
Senior Advisor, BlueSea Capital

Devin Mathews
Partner, ParkerGale

Howard Morgan
Former President, Castle Harlan

Danielle Fugazy
Contributing Editor, Mergers & Acquisitions

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10:30

Featured Session: The Future of PE

Doug Tatum

Doug Tatum
Chairman of the Board, Newport Board Group

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