ACG Philadelphia February 2015 Breakfast Briefing: The Rise of the Joint Venture: Why JV Over M&A?


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February 19, 2015 8:15 AM - 10 AM EST

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Join us at our February breakfast when our 'buyer's spotlight' will feature Chris Hanssens, Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Eureka Growth Capital.
Following the buyer's spotlight, Gregg Albert of Accenture will give an informative briefing to understand why and when JVs are taking place in lieu of M&A, as well as how to best approach them. In this session, we’ll get a current view of the JV market and insight into how to prepare for and execute a successful Joint Venture. Discussion topics will offer actionable information including:
  • JV Market Overview – Data on JVs, how JVs drive value, and when JVs offer advantages over M&A

  • Approach – How to position your company to effectively approach, evaluate, execute, and manage JVs

  • Execution – Steps to take to support a successful JV launch, including employing best practices and managing common pitfalls

  • Preparation – Planning the JV strategy and building the organizational capabilities ahead of time

Gregg Albert is a Principal in Accenture’s Global Corporate Strategy and M&A Practice and is based in Philadelphia. Gregg has 15+ years of M&A, Carve out/Divestiture, Venture Capital and Joint Ventures experience focused primarily on Fortune 1000 clients. Gregg started his career in Venture Capital, helped grew a technology start up through IPO, worked with DuPont’s M&A Team and was an Engagement Manager at another top-tier Strategy Firm. Gregg serves as a Senior Adjunct Professor in Finance at Drexel University’s Lebow College of Business. Gregg lives in South Jersey, is happily married and has three young children.

Union League of Philadelphia 
140 South Broad Street
Lincoln Hall
Philadelphia PA

7:15 - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:00 - 9:00 AM Speaker
9:00 - 10:00 AM Room Reserved for Guest Networking

Members: 45.00
Non-Members: 125.00
Hosted by: ACG