OTTAWA, Nov. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Mergers and acquisitions present different challenges for organizations during an economic downturn than during boom years. Experts discuss how to identify opportunities, deal with hurdles, successfully integrate an acquired business and address the role of regulators at M&A Strategy in 2010: Finding Opportunity in a Changing Environment, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.
When: November 30 - December 1, 2009
Who: M&A Forecast 2010: Which Regions and Sectors Offer the Greatest
Opportunities? Panel Discussion, Monday at 9:30 a.m.
Andrew Willis, Columnist, The Globe and Mail
Andre L. Hidi, Executive Managing Director and Head M&A, Global
BMO Capital Markets
Dougal MacDonald, President and Managing Director, Morgan
Stanley Canada Limited
Eugene C. McBurney, Chairman, GMP Securities L.P.
Hubert Saint-Onge, Founder and Principal, SaintOnge Alliance,
will outline the critical mistakes to avoid at each stage of
the M&A process, at 3:00 p.m., Monday
James E.A. Turner, Vice-Chair, Ontario Securities Commission,
will discuss the Ontario Securities Commission's view on
mergers and acquisitions regulation, at 10:45 a.m., Tuesday
Where: Toronto Board of Trade, Downtown Centre, 1 First Canadian
Place, 77 Adelaide St.
For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/09-0192/default.aspx
This event is sponsored by Blake, Cassels & Gradyon LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP and The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators.
Media must register in advance.
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