The M&A Source Conference and Expo hosted Intermediaries, Attorneys and over 50 Private Equity Groups who expressed optimism for 2012 as they met to share experiences, opportunities and consummate deals.
Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) June 30, 2012 - Over 250 attendees met for three days of deal making and education. The San Antonio River Walk was a perfect setting for Intermediaries and PEGs to network, socialize and explore opportunities.
"We continue to find the M&A Source's Expo event extremely productive for us. This year's conference was no exception as we saw a nice increase in attendance compared to past years" said Kyle Madden with KLH Capital out of Tampa, Florida.
"It was one of the best conferences I've attended!" said Darrell Arne with Arne and Company from Albuquerque, New Mexico.
"I always find the time very valuable and leave with new ideas and information that can immediately impact my practice" said Fred Wood with Cornerstone Business Advisors.
Marla Merhab Robinson an M&A attorney from California said; "As a first time attendee I found the conference both educational and entertaining".
This year's Spring Conference workshops and panel discussions covered the most important topics for M&A Intermediaries. Topics such as: - How to Mitigate your Liability, The Latest Compliance Issues, Upcoming Tax Changes, Valuation Trends, Marketing Tactics, Triangular Mergers, Negotiating through Deadlocks. These and other topics were introduced as some of the best M&A tools of the trade. Many case studies were given and generated healthy Q&A sessions.
"Congratulations to you and your team on a fabulous conference!" said Ron Stacy, Legacy Advisors from Plano, Texas.
There were also several education courses for CE credit that covered valuable topics including Managing the Legal Issues (and Lawyers) in the M&A Process, Fundamentals of Service Business in M&A, Essentials for Managing an M&A Auction, Understanding the Pro Forma and Cash Flow Statement - A Negotiating Tool for More Deal Closings, Navigating Transaction Roadblocks, and The Subtle Art of Educating the Client.
If you missed this conference, we are pleased to announce that our 40TH consecutive conference will be in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 7-9th, 2012 at the Bally's Hotel.
A huge thank you to our sponsors, especially our Platinum sponsor, (KLH Capital) Gold sponsors (TSG Consumer Partners, Westshore Capital Partners) and Silver sponsors (AxialMarket, CapTarget, DNB, PitchBook, RWI, MoneySoft and ACG Houston).
"The knowledge sharing platform of the M&A Source makes membership in M&A Source so valuable," says Kevin Dempsey, incoming Chair of the M&A Source. "There is no doubt the M&A Source is the one source for networking, education, professional enrichment and certification in the M&A profession.
See you in Las Vegas, this November, where the M&A Source Conference is ….A Sure Bet!
About the M&A Source
The M&A Source is organized and operated to promote members' professional development and interests to better serve their clients' needs, and maximize public awareness of professional intermediary services and industry related professional advisors who facilitate solutions available for middle market merger and acquisition transactions.