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Past M&A East events
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M&A East 2014

M&A East 2013

M&A East 2012


M&A East is about dealmaking. . .we create the right environment for you to maximize your time and make valuable connections. Meet
 top strategic and financial dealmakers as well as leading middle market advisors for two days of the best, most efficient dealsourcing anywhere.
Regular registration pricing thru 10/9  |  Walk-in pricing begins 10/10


M&A East Mobile App Live

Our newest convenience, stay connected on the go or even at your desktop:


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  • login with your LinkedIn credentials to import your photo/profile to enhance networking 
  • explore the attendee list by firm, attendee name or function 
  • hear what others are talking about on social media #MAEast
  • learn about exhibiting private equity firms and sponsors
  • download important documents including the attendee excel file on your mobile device or on your desktop! Located Under "Attendees"
  • access and view your DealSource schedule (for use by pre-registered DealSource participants)

1) Downloading is Simple:

  • iPad, iPhone, Android: Search for M&A East 2015 in your App Store and download

  • Desktop: To view the app and download documents on your desktop visit this link  The latest attendee list is under Attendees and can be downloaded.

2) Logging In: This is a protected app for critical categories including attendees.  You must be registered to view the attendee list.


 M&A East Spotlight:
Focus Your Networking around 

Industry & Investment Trends

M&A East is about superior networking and focused dealsourcing opportunities. This year even our programs are focused on expanding your deal network. 

Opening Session 
Private Equity: The New World Order


Justin Abelow
Houlihan Lokey

Pam Henrickson
The Riverside Company
Michael Orend
Riordan, Lewis & Haden
David Steinglass
American Capital Equity
Chip Vandenberg
Trivest Partners

In an increasingly congested M&A marketplace, private equity firms are changing their business models to stand out from the crowd. Experienced PE sponsors will speak about how their firms are responding to these market shifts. 

NEW: Industry Focused Roundtables 


Reflecting the shift toward investing in industry verticals, our roundtables will connect you with other dealmakers in your industry. CEOs, private equity pros, and investment bankers with deep domain expertise will lead these spirited, interactive discussions.

Join our LinkedIn Groups and start the networking today!

Health Care, Alternative Delivery Centers 
Third Party Logistics

Click here for a complete list of the moderators and facilitators 

Millennials: They're Here
Delve into the challenges and expectations that are created as firms seek to attract, manage, incentivize, cultivate, retain and develop their millennials into their next generation of leaders.

MODERATOR: Pam Esterson, Founding Partner, Amity Search Partners 
Nicole Dalberto
, Senior Career Advisor, Drexel University
Christiani Franck, Associate Director, Ernst & Young
Nick Leopard, Founder and CEO, Accordion Partners
Rohnel De Rozario, Consultant, The Hay Group



Golf Registration
$185 per person


2015 M&A East Steering Committee

Sean Dineen, Quaker Chemical Corporation
Chris Miller, Pepper Hamilton
Michael Mufson, Mufson, Howe, Hunter
Dan Ryan, Milestone Partners

Committee Chairs:
Programs: Michael Jacoby, Phoenix Capital Resources 

Corporate Outreach:
Bill Koch, GSK
Keynotes: Christian Bullitt, LLR Partners &  Jan Monster, Teleflex

TJ Haas, Eureka Growth Capital
Michael Rittinger, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg
DealSource for Investment Banks: Matt Moran, Inverness Graham Investments
DealSource for LPs: Keith Brittain, Hamilton Lane
Private Equity Outreach: Robert Jaffe, SolomonEdwards 
Sean O'Reilly, Pine Hill Group
Chapter Liaison: Bruce Fenton, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Marketing: Bharat Ramprasad, Stifel
Golf: Matt Estadt, Pine Hill Group
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