Register for the M&A Science Summer Summit.
Beat the heat & stay cool.
Join us and other M&A professionals for the one-day M&A Science Summer Summit 2021 as we discuss current trends and share advice from industry practitioners.
Join us for sessions covering a variety of M&A topics - divestitures, diligence, integration, and more. The event also includes Q&A with the instructors and a networking session.
Featured Headline speaker
Maximizing Opportunities to Assess Acquired Talent
An increasing number of M&A transactions focus on talent, yet talent assessment is often limited to a brief perusal of LinkedIn profiles and cursory conversations with target company leaders. In this session, Dr. Klint Kendrick, who has worked on dozens of deals affecting thousands of employees, will share insights and leading practices for assessing acquired talent at all levels and deal stages.
Managing M&A Sourcing, Diligence and Integration
A discussion on best practices and tips. Learn how to manage multiple deals at once, how to source deals efficiently, and red flags to look out for during integration.
Building Corporate Development
Organizational life cycles require Corporate Development teams to adjust and lead JVs, divestitures, minority investments, and strategic partnerships just as much as M&A. To be effective each transaction type requires different corporate development focus, alignment, skill sets and structure. In this discussion learn how to build an in-house corporate development team that can pivot focuses.
How to make Earn-outs work
A discussion on the common uses of earn-outs, metrics to measure success, and different structures to create them. Learn how valuation effects earn-outs, accounting best practices, and excellent examples of earn-out structures.
Change Management: How to drive engagement and retention of acquired company employees.
In this session we are going to discuss proven methods to avoid high turnover rates and burnout spirals and to support leaders and employees through times of uncertainty, added workloads and stress. This presentation will touch 1. Creating a Change Management strategy for the integration 2. ‘Listening posts’ to evaluate the efficiency of the Change Management approach 3. Communication and Engagement 4. Training and Enablement.
M&A War Stories Happy Hour
Ask the instructors anything + networking