M&A East 2014...Source Your Next Deal

Co-hosted by Wharton PE/VC
Philadelphia, PA
featuring Billy Beane, Gen McChrystal, & Andy Kessler
Registration Closes 10/2

 

Wharton PE/VC co-hosts M&A East!
Great Deal Networking...

From start to finish, you won't find a place to meet and source deals with more experienced middle market dealmakers anywhere.  With almost 1,400 attendees M&A East is absolutely THE place to be this fall.

Add to the experience by coming early for a day of friendly competition on the links.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Golf Outing - The Riverton Country Club (Register here for golf)
DealSource Registration Opens at 8:30 AM

9:00am - 5:00pm

DealSource (Day 1) Private equity firms meet with investment banks and limited partners in brief, pre-scheduled meetings. Open to PE Marketplace exhibitors and pre-registered Investment Banks & LPs.
Sponsored by Citi Commercial Bank, Grant Thornton LLP and Reed Smith LLP

12:30pm - 4:00pm

Corporate Buyers' Workshop
By invitation to corporate development officers and acquisitive corporate executives
Sponsored by Duane Morris LLP and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank

General Attendee Registration Opens at 3:30 PM

3:00pm - 7:00pm The DealLounge
100+ numbered tables to hold impromptu meetings

Sponsored by Pine Hill Group
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Opening Keynote:
General Stanley McChrystal
Former Commander of U.S. and
International Forces in Afghanistan

Open to all registered attendees.
Sponsored by Deloitte LLP and SolomonEdwards

5:00pm - 7:00pm

NEW FORMAT!
Grand Welcome Reception
The biggest, best dealmakers networking opportunity starts here at our must attend, high-energy cocktail party!
Sponsored by Ballard Spahr LLP
6:00pm - 8:30pm Corporate Buyers' Dinner
By invitation to corporate development officers and acquisitive corporate executives.
Sponsored by Duane Morris LLP and TD Bank, Most Convenient Bank

7:00pm - 9:30pm

DealMakers' Private Equity Dinner
Earlier start time and new venue to be announced
By invitation only to PE exhibitors and DealSource participants

Sponsored by McGladrey and Pepper Hamilton LLP

 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

7:30am - 8:30pm

Continental Breakfast / Networking / Gold Sponsor Exhibits -

7:30am - 2:30pm The DealLounge
100+ numbered tables to hold impromptu meetings
Sponsored by Pine Hill Group
8:00am - 10:00am
DealSource (Day 2)
Private equity firms meet investment banks in brief, pre-scheduled meetings.
Sponsored by Citi Commercial Bank, Grant Thornton LLP and Reed Smith LLP

8:30am - 9:30am

Breakfast Keynote Address:
Andy Kessler
Author/Investor

Open to all registered attendees.
Sponsored by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and ParenteBeard

9:45am - 12:00pm

Breakout Sessions Open to all registered attendees.
Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP, Fox Rothschild LLP and White and Williams LLP

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow: Managing Effective Exits

Hackers & Cyber Threats: No Longer Just a Hollywood Movie Plot

The Evolving Role of Independent Sponsors

10:30am - 12:30pm

NEW FORMAT!

Private Equity Marketplace (Exhibit tables SOLD OUT)Open to all attendees.

Meet our 90 PE firms at the return to a more traditional Marketplace, but offering extra room and new meeting tables...attendees connect in a dedicated environment with PE firms investing in middle market deals.
Sponsored by CBIZ, Inc. and PitchBook Data, Inc.

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Keynote: Billy Beane
Oakland A's General Manager & Subject of Moneyball

Open to all registered attendees.
Sponsored by Drinker Biddle, Janney Montgomery Scott and KPMG LLP

REGISTRATION

Wharton PE/VC Member Savings (as a General Attendee) 

Register as an attendee at the discounted Wharton PE/VC member rate. Email jsimons@wpevc.org for the discount code

General Attendee Pricing:   Starting 8/9 -  Member $495 | Non-member $595
 
Online registration closes 10/2