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Join us for a virtual M&A Bootcamp with experts and founders from Bank of the West – BNP Paribas, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, and Woodruff Sawyer.

Interested in learning what effect the current economy has had on the mergers and acquisitions landscape? Want to understand the current best practices behind being acquired or acquiring startups in 2020?

The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center and our partners look forward to presenting an update on the current mergers and acquisitions environment, learning best practices on positioning yourself for future M&A opportunities, and taking away winning strategies for successful transitions. We are pleased to share insights from our expert partners at BOTW BNP Paribas, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, and Woodruff Sawyer, who have been spearheading recent negotiations and deals in this current climate.


This M&A bootcamp is intended for any executive who is involved in devising and/or executing an acquisition – from CEO, CFO, COO, CTO and Vice Presidents of business development to leaders and the teams who are responsible for identifying and managing a successful M&A transaction.

Space is limited; please RSVP to ensure your spot!

You may use the same zoom webinar link for all sessions.


10:00AM – 11:30AM – Overview of the M&A Market (All Attendees)

  • Kim Hyoung-Ung, Bank of the West – BNP Paribas
  • James Boggs, KPMG
  • Todd Cleary, Wilson Sonsini
  • Emily Maier, Woodruff Sawyer

11:30AM-11:45AM – BREAK

11:45AM-1:15PM – M&A for Growth (Session 1 – Sell Side Insights)

  • Bank of the West – BNP Paribas
  • KPMG
  • Rich Mullen, Wilson Sonsini

1:15PM-1:30PM – BREAK

1:30PM-3:00PM – Growth Through Acquisition (Session 2 – Buy Side Insights)

  • KPMG
  • Melissa Hollatz, Wilson Sonsini
  • Yelena Dunaevsky, Woodruff Sawyer

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