ACG NY VIP Corporate Development Officer Roundtable Series


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June 29, 2021 5 PM - 6:30 PM EDT

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A quarterly meeting for Corporate Development Officers (CDOs) and other M&A, Transactional and Strategy executives, generally from companies.
This exclusive, strictly peer-to-peer, meeting is an excellent forum for Corporate Development Officers and other corporate transactional executives to share experiences and best practices while developing relationships in a convenient, enjoyable, and relaxing setting.
Topics and Discussions will include:
Sourcing of Opportunities
  • Bench strength of the corp dev sourcing resources.
  • Identifying targets/ partnerships, etc.
  • Optimal size of transactions – is it possible a transaction is too small, notwithstanding strategic considerations?



Co-Moderator, Gen Oraa

Managing Director

Gen Oraa is a managing director with CohnReznick Transactions and Turnaround Advisory, who specializes in providing clients with transactional advisory services. Gen has led and executed due diligence for over 120 merger and acquisition transactions for strategic and private equity buyers and sellers. She has advised middle market clients on M&A transactions with purchase price ranging from $10 million to over $700 million. 

She has worked on transactions in various industries, including professional services, industrial/manufacturing, government contractors, aerospace and defense, distribution/logistics, corporate housing, media/online advertising, education, textile, retail, life science and health services, and business/staffing services. 
In addition to financial due diligence, she advised clients on transactions involving letter of interest, net working capital peg, purchase agreements, purchase price adjustments, debt and debt-like items, closing statements and other related assistance.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, Gen served in the transaction advisory services teams of BDO, KPMG, and Grant Thornton in the US. Her professional career began at Arthur Andersen, Philippines (now Ernst and Young), as an auditor and later worked on finance, accounting, and internal audit at a small conglomerate.


Co-Moderator, Daniel Teoh

Managing Director, Transactional Advisory Services

Daniel Teoh is a managing director in the Transactional Advisory Services practice with CohnReznick Advisory. He has more than 20 years of experience in transactions diligence, restructuring and as a start-up CFO. He also has significant project management experience in carve-outs, post-merger integrations, business consolidations and corporate closures and has operated distressed businesses in retail, construction, child care and hotels.

Daniel leverages this experience to provide his clients valuable insight and seamless advice through the lifecycle of their transactions and businesses. He has performed buy-side and sell-side due diligence projects for transactions ranging from $14 million – $1 billion-plus in a wide range of industry sectors including health and wellness, manufacturing, retail and technology. He was part of a senior transaction team which led a billion-dollar deal for the merger of two listed companies. Additionally, he led a complex cross-border transaction resulting in the acquisition of a $180 million chemical company. He also worked with a public life sciences company on its integration planning process for the acquisition of a carve-out business. This resulted in comprehensive TSAs being developed particularly addressing significant regulatory issues and operational needs.

Hosted by: ACG
New York

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Complimentary for ACG Members
$25 for Non-members

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