M&A Forum | Historic Proportions: How a Robust M&A Market is Paving the Way for Decision Makers

Oct 09 2019

Lambeau Field, Legends Room | Green Bay, Wisconsin
7:00 AM to 10:30 AM

In 2018, M&A activity skyrocketed, nearing 2015's record high of over $4 trillion in enterprise value. How does a robust market influence dealmaking and ensure deal success in 2019 and beyond? A diverse group of M&A thought leaders will offer insight into the industry, discussing current trends and the challenges impacting transactions. Learn the implications for decision makers and gain practical knowledge and perspective on the future of M&A.

Agenda includes:

  • Opening address and keynote speaker: Jack Bennett
  • Panel discussion, facilitated by Ann Hanna of Taureau Group. Panel includes:
  • Breakout sessions (choose one):
    • Increasing Value of Your Business Before the Sale
    • Leveraging Legal Counsel to Maximize Value
    • Negotiating Beyond Purchase Price; Know Your Proceeds

This forum is geared toward business owners.

Keynote Speaker

Jack Bennett

Former UW-Steven's Point men's basketball coach, Jack Bennett led his 2004 and 2005 teams to NCAA's first Division III back-to-back national championships. As part of a successful coaching family, which includes former UW Coach, Dick Bennett and Dick's son, Tony Bennett, who just led the University of Virginia to its first-ever NCAA basketball title, Jack will share his experiences in "Relevant Life Lessons Learned from the World of Intense Competition".


Key takeaways at the forum:

  • Insights into preparing your business for sale
  • How to drive value in your business
  • Growth through acquisition
  • Understanding the financial landscape for M&A deals
  • Focus in key legal issues encountered in a transaction
  • Insights from business owners post transaction
  • An insurance perspective - Life Plan for your business


Lambeau Field Atrium 1265 Lombardi Ave., Legends Room at the Atrium, Green Bay, Wisconsin 53204


7:00 a.m. – Registration/continental breakfast/networking

8:00 - 10:30 a.m. – Program

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