Commentary by Elisabeth Lubin, SJU (2012), Firstrust Bank
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Whether you are involved in an M&A deal, Joint Venture or IPO, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) can put a serious sting on your deal just as it has on some of the largest dealmakers here and abroad in the last several years. Our panel of expert advisors and buyers shared lessons learned, current trends along with the strategies and tactics both buyers and sellers can use to mitigate risk and protect your deals.
Commentary by Jonathan Marks, Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
Don Correll, President & CEO of American Water Works, presentation focused on American Water's corporate growth strategy as it pertains to acquisitions, public-private partnerships and investments in aging infrastructure, as well as the impact that the regulatory framework and government legislation has on its business. Mr. Correll also recapped American Water Works' spin out from its former parent company.
commentary by Joseph Culley Jr., Managing Director, Janney Montgomery Scott
How can investors and business work together to create shareholder value and social benefit simultaneously? Bart Houlahan, Co-Founder of B-Lab and founder of AND1 discussed this emerging marketplace and introduced ACG to the B "Benefit" Corporation.
commentary by Lisa McLemore, Fesnak & Associates, LLP and ACG Marketing Committee Member
A recap of what buyers and sellers can expect in 2010 and beyond...Perspectives from senior debt, mezzanine and private equity investors
commentary by Adam VeVerka, NewSpring Capital and ACG Marketing Committee Member