2018 VC and M&A Forum: M&A Market Update Panel Recap

By: Dan Blanchard During our 2018 VC and M&A Forum, MBBP partner Scott Bleier moderated a panel titled “M&A Market Update.” The panel was comprised of Alan Fullerton, Partner at Mirus Capital, Bob Cronin, Managing Director of Bowen Advisors and Greg Fanikos, Managing Director at Alantra. Scott Bleier started the presentation by noting the important …

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2018 VC and M&A Forum: Terms and Conditions Made Simple Panel Recap

By: Kelly Dutremble The Terms and Conditions (T&C's) Made Simple panel of our 2018 VC and M&A Forum highlighted some of the major terms of an M&A transaction, discussed the strategic decisions involved in negotiating these terms, and reviewed recent trends. MBBP partner Joe Marrow moderated the panel and guided the panelists through the major …

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2018 VC and M&A Forum: Maximizing Value in M&A Panel Recap

By: Ryan Perry High level strategy, exclusivity and price. These were the themes of a panel on Maximizing Value in M&A at our recently-completed 2018 VC and M&A Forum. Corporate Partner Jon Gworek led the panel through discussions around exit strategies for venture-backed companies, which begins with the initial influx of venture dollars and culminates …

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2018 VC and M&A Forum: M&A Transaction Readiness Panel Recap

By: Joe Hunt “M&A transaction readiness encompasses far more than just business performance and readiness of ownership,” so said Mary Beth Kerrigan, a Partner in MBBP's corporate group, on a panel on M&A transaction readiness at the firm’s 2018 VC and M&A Forum. Brian Ennis, President of EnniTech LLC remarked that, “M&A transaction readiness also …

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Mary Beth Kerrigan Was Encore Panelist at CLE Webinar on Venture Backed M&A

Back by popular demand, corporate partner Mary Beth Kerrigan spoke on an encore panel of this year's ABA Business Law Annual Meeting, titled "Venture Backed M&A: Special Considerations".  Mary Beth and her fellow panelists discussed complex issues that commonly arise in acquisitions of venture-backed companies, including complicated waterfalls, the blurring of management incentives with purchase price, and much …

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Privacy & Data Security Video: Privacy in M&A Transactions

In our second Privacy & Data Security video clip, MBBP Attorney Faith Kasparian discusses key privacy and data security issues that companies must consider when participating in an acquisition. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and to check out our Privacy & Data Security playlist for related videos.

MBBP Client Kewill Finalizes Acquisition of LeanLogistics

Firm client Kewill announced that as of June 1, 2016, its acquisition of LeanLogistics is closed.  The acquisition will allow the two companies to better serve their customers' supply chain logistics needs. Kewill specializes in enabling its clients to efficiently move their information and goods across the global supply chain through its logistics software. LeanLogistics' is …

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M&A Considerations for Venture-Backed Companies – Register now!

MBBP to host a panel of experienced deal makers who will provide an insider's perspective on what it takes to successfully position a venture backed company for sale and get a deal done. These panelists include Brady Bohrmann, Ted Gillick, and Douglas Melsheimer. They all represent unique perspectives of a buyer, seller, and banker and each bring years of experience in venture-backed M&A. …

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M&A Video Clip – Closing Conditions: Common Issues in M&A Transactions

In the eleventh video of MBBP’s M&A Clip Series, M&A attorney Joe Marrow discusses closing conditions in M&A Transactions.

MBBP Attorneys Deliver Live Broadcast for myLawCLE

myLawCLE develops hundreds of new CLE programs each year and covers a wide-variety of legal topics from civil litigation to criminal law to federal programs. MBBP Attorneys Mark J. Tarallo and Robert M. Finkel spoke today for myLawCLE. The topic of discussion was LLCs vs S-CORPs: Tax Considerations, Non-Tax Differences & Common Mistakes to Avoid. …

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