The Software & IT M&A Deal Paradigm Has Changed:
What You Need to Know

featuring SFTA Platinum Sponsor

Our panel of IT, software industry, and M&A experts will discuss the critical factors in successful M&A transactions.  They will share their insights on buy vs. build decisions, how to identify targets, and what are the optimal strategies & techniques to develop relationships with M&A partners.

What you will learn:
Gain an understanding of the current M&A metrics (including timing & valuations), how the buy vs. build decision model influences  buyers’ M&A strategy, the timing and use of  alternative relationship models (e.g., distribution partner, strategic investment)

Moderated by:

Albert Maggio, Of Counsel, Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP

Panelists include:

Ken Bender, Founder and Managing Director, Software Equity Group

Andy Cohen, Sr Director of Strategic Development, Citrix Systems, Inc.

Bob Fleming, Managing Director, Inlet Partners and Co-founder, Prism Venture Partners

Chris Riley, Vice President and General Manager of Americas Enterprise Storage, Hewlett Packard Company

This event’s Silver Sponsors:


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