NYPEN Roundtable - Issues in Public Company LBOs with Large Management Interests

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Register below for the December 12th NYPEN breakfast roundtable discussion on "Issues in Public Company LBOs with Large Management Interests," in partnership with the Gerson Lehrman Group.

Event Details:
Speaker: David Stowell, Professor, Kellogg School of Management (bio below)
Location: Gerson Lehrman Group
Address: 850 Third Avenue, 9th Floor (at 52nd Street)
Date: Tuesday, December 12th
Time: 7:30am – 9:00am
Note: Please allow 3-5 minutes to proceed through security; Photo ID Required

This advanced breakfast roundtable will focus on the complexities and potential pitfalls inherent when existing management teams join with private equity funds to take public companies private. Please Note: Attendees are expected to have experience with management-led buyouts of public companies and should be prepared to contribute actively to the discussion.

Topics to be Covered:
*Potential management conflicts of interest
*The role of the special committee of the board of directors
*Competing bids and break-up fees
*Public shareholder lawsuits

Presenter Bio:
David Stowell is a professor of finance at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he teaches classes on investment banking, hedge funds and LBO funds. He previously was managing director and head of Midwest investment banking at JP Morgan in Chicago, and before that, he was managing director at O'Connor Partners, a Chicago-based hedge fund. When O'Connor was sold to UBS, he became co-head of US equity capital markets at UBS in New York. Professor Stowell started his investment banking career at Goldman Sachs, with financings and M&A responsibility in New York and Tokyo. He has an MBA from Columbia University and is fluent in Japanese. Professor Stowell has published case studies for Kellogg and contributed to case studies for Harvard Business School. He currently advises clients regarding M&A and capital markets financing transactions.

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