Whether you are acquiring a company or looking to merge your company with another, there are significant operational, practical and legal steps you should take to ensure that your company maintains its value and remains an attractive partner through the transaction. Learn how to avoid the pitfalls in what promises to be a lively discussion among industry veterans from the technology, biotechnology and manufacturing industries.
Anyone on either the buy or sell side who is preparing to engage in a potential merger, sale or acquisition or who wants to have a clear acquisition or disposition strategy in place.
8:00 - 8:30 - Light Breakfast & Networking
8:30 - 11:30am - Presentation
Clark Libenson is a corporate partner in the San Diego office of Allen Matkins. For over three decades, Clark has helped companies navigate and successfully complete a broad range of business transactions both in the United States and abroad. Clark's practice focuses on corporate finance and business transactions, including corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of equity and debt, real estate securities, employee equity and compensation arrangements, and corporate governance and board advisory matters. From an international perspective, Clark handles all manner of in-bound investment from the Asia-Pacific region and out-bound investment to Mexico and Latin America. He has a particular emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, manufacturing, and multi-jurisdictional distribution arrangements. Clark represents manufacturers, mining ventures, medical device and other technology companies, issuers of real estate securities, and real estate enterprises, among others.
Darren Reinig is a founding partner at Delphi Private Advisors. Prior to launching Delphi Private Advisors, Darren worked for a global institutional investment management firm providing services to family offices, high net worth individuals and institutions. Experiencing first-hand that these clients often had independent advisors with them at the table was an inspiration for starting the firm. Breaking away from the corporate world to found Delphi, Darren excels at keeping people focused in a highly charged industry, helping them manage their emotions and appropriately balance risk and reward. Leveraging his business background, Darren’s focus is on working with very successful entrepreneurs who are looking for a like-minded team to help them achieve their financial objectives. A transparent and honest communicator, Darren loves working with business owners on exit strategies and with concentrated shareholders of public companies. Darren serves as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer and leads the Investment Committee.
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