January 23-24, 2019 • Mandarin Oriental Miami • Miami, Florida
M&A Symposium Agenda
Morrissey Goodale M&A symposia agendas always are packed with relevant in-depth information for A/E leadership teams and investors interested in the consolidation of the AEC industry. The Southeast States M&A Symposium panel discussions and open forums focus on interests in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee or Mississippi.
Check back here for additional agenda details and updates as we near the meeting date.
Wednesday, January 23
5:30 – 7:00 pm
Brickell Beach, Mandarin Oriental Miami
Thursday, January 24
7:00 – 8:00 am
The Wine Room, Mandarin Oriental Miami
8:00 – 8:45 am
Overview of A/E M&A Trends
Learn what’s driving M&A activity today. What are buyers looking for? What’s motivating sellers? How is consolidation playing out in the Southeast? What’s the outlook for M&A in the U.S?
8:45 – 9:30 am
Deal Pricing and Valuations
How are firm transactions being priced now? What are the trends in deal pricing multiples and where are valuations headed? How do valuations vary between different types and sizes of firms?
9:30 – 9:50 am
9:50 – 10:50 am
How are deals being structured in today’s market? Gain insight into deal structuring best practices and how to understand the tax implications of different deal structures.
10:50 – 11:00 am
11:00 am – Noon
From letter of intent to purchase and sale, learn how to close a deal like a pro, whether you’re a buyer or seller.
Noon – 1:15 pm
1:15 – 2:15 pm
In this moderated panel, buyers discuss how they originate deals, analyze transactions, and integrate acquisitions successfully.
2:15 – 2:30 pm
2:30 – 3:30 pm
Hear from sellers on what they learned through the firm sale process, what advice they have for potential sellers, what they would have done differently, and what life is like after the deal is done.
3:30 – 3:45 pm
3:45 – 4:45 pm
Integration Best Practices Panel
Integration is a blend of management science, art and hard work. Learn what it takes for a successful integration from industry professionals and experts.
4:45 – 5:00 pm
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Closing Cocktail Reception
Continue your deal-making and networking at the always-fun Morrissey Goodale post event cocktail reception.
Your registration fee includes the welcome reception on January 23rd, the full day of events and materials on January 24th, as well as breakfast, lunch, and a post-conference cocktail reception.
“Stellar symposium. A must attend event if you are planning or contemplating a M&A activity.”
Harold “JR” Reddish
President/CEO, S&B Infrastructure, Ltd.
What People Say
This symposium exceeded my expectations by not only including experts in the field of M&A, but by also including firms who shared all aspects of their merger or acquisition in panel sessions.Dawn Antonucci Dawn Antonucci, Vice President, Towill, Inc.I thought both the content of the seminar and the quality of the attendees was top-notch.John Kissinger President & CEO, GRAEF (ENR #405)
The Morrissey Goodale symposium was a thorough and detailed presentation into subject of M&A and the options available should an ownership transition be on the horizon. Time well spent from my perspective.Fraser Smith Principal and Co-founder, Mendenhall Smith Structural EngineersBest networking Event I have ever attended. All decision makers of the top firms in our industry.Jim Tull Chief Financial Officer, Crafton Tull (ENR #486)
I thoroughly enjoyed the symposium. It had just the right balance of presentations, panel discussions, and opportunities for networking. The hosts did an excellent job developing and delivering the program.Cortney Brand President/CEO, Leonard Rice EngineersThe symposium was a great opportunity for both the beginner and the veteran M&A professional in the A&E field to get updated on current trends, market activity and the specifics of the deal. I learned a lot.Dina Rochford Principal, Leighton (ENR #374)
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