Brian Demkowicz5/4/2022Smart Business Dealmakers ConferenceDetroit, MIA Look at the Region’s Hot M&A Market
Tony Pulice5/4/2022Smart Business Dealmakers ConferenceDetroit, MIFinancing Your Business to Supercharge Growth
Heather Madland4/7/22Most Influential Women in M&ANew York, NYPost-COVID Dealmaking Trends
Heather Madland12/1/21HinshawWebinarPrivate Equity Markets Forecast: Trends to Watch in 2022
Heather Madland11/2/21ACG LA Capital ConnectionLos AngelesThe Current State of PE, Valuations, Exits and What to Expect Post-Pandemic
Heather Madland10/20/21Women Who Fund ForumWebinarSpotlight on Emerging Managers: Challenges and Opportunities in a COVID and Post-COVID World
Richard Grajewski10/13/21ACG DetroitWebinarPreparing to Acquire a Business
Heather Madland9/21/21The Deal Economy ConferenceWebinarState of the Middle Market Deal Flow
Richard Grajewski9/15/21AltviaWebinarFuture Proof Your PE/VC Firm
Heather Madland6/28/21Fogel & Potamianos LLPWebinarState of M&A: Dealmaking in an Era of Uncertainty
Heather Madland6/22/21ACG Virtual SummitWebinarFinding Deals in a Post-Covid, Competitive Environment
Heather Madland6/9/21Kayo Women’s Private Equity SummitWebinarBuy and Build
Brian Rassel5/25/212021 Smart Business Detroit Dealmakers ConferenceWebinarDetroit Dealmakers Conversations: Human Capital
Brian Demkowicz5/25/212021 Smart Business Detroit Dealmakers ConferenceWebinarKeynote Kickoff Session & Dealmakers Conversation
Tony Pulice5/25/212021 Smart Business Detroit Dealmakers ConferenceWebinarCreating Unique Capital Stack Structures to Fuel Growth
Brian Demkowicz5/25/21The Best in M&A SPEAK ConferenceWebinarAppeal of Add-Ons
Heather Madland5/5/21The Best in M&A SPEAK ConferenceWebinarLP-GP Relations: How to Keep Your Investors Happy
Heather Madland3/26/21ACG DetroitWebinarWomen in Private Equity
Heather Madland3/9/21ACG DetroitWebinarPurchasing in a Pandemic Part 3
Heather Madland12/17/20Branch Out PodcastPodcastDefining Business Development
Heather Madland12/8/2051 Labs-hosted PanelWebinarBusiness Development v3.0
Heather Madland11/19/20Divestopia RoundtableWebinarPrivate Equity Landscape for Middle Market M&A
Heather Madland10/20/20ACG DetroitWebinarPurchasing in a Pandemic: A Current Look at M&A Trends Part 2
Heather Madland9/30/20iGlobal LiveWebinarStructuring Terms & Due Diligence in the COVID-19 World
Richard Grajewski9/22/20ACG DetroitWebinarManaging an Effective Transaction Due Diligence Process
Heather Madland9/18/20TMA ImpactWebinarPillars of Integration
Gretchen Perkins9/15/20Citrin CoopermanWebinarTop 10 Findings of our COVID-19 Independent Sponsor Survey
Heather Madland9/14/20Opus ConnectWebinarClosing an Independent Sponsor-Led Deal During COVID
Heather Madland9/3/20ACG M&A West ConferenceWebinarAssessing Private and Public Market Dynamics in Today’s Evolving Economy
Heather Madland7/28/20ACG DetroitWebinarPurchasing in a Pandemic: A Look at Current M&A Trends
Gretchen Perkins7/22/20Bloomberg Law WebinarWebinarPrivate Equity & Corporate Strategies for a Distressed Economy
Gabriel Mesanza6/24/20ACG Corporate Member SummitWebinarSupporting Portfolio Companies in Unprecedented Times
Gabriel Mesanza5/5/20Virtual Panel - Operational Considerations to Drive LiquidityWebinarOperational Considerations to Drive Liquidity
Heather Madland4/16/20Sutton Place Strategies WebinarWebinarStrategies for Uncertain Times from ’Best in Class’ Deal Originators
Julia Kellogg4/1/20Strategic Services Group WebinarWebinarQ&A: Navigating the Pandemic
Julia Kellogg3/6/20HRUnite Annual ConferenceWebinarHR Leaders on Leadership
Gabriel Mesanza2/25/20ACG Chicago Middle Market Manufacturing ConferenceChicago, ILCreating Value in Mid-Market Manufacturing through Transformation & Innovation
Brian Demkowicz1/14/20ACG Detroit Panel DiscussionBirmingham, MIThreat of a 2020 Recession: The Impact on Credit Standards and Acquisition Structures
Heather Madland1/8/20ACG LA, CFCC & TMA Joint SymposiumLos Angeles, CATrends in the Debt and Equity Markets
Gretchen Perkins12/5/19Capital Roundtable - Best Practices for Building Successful Exit StrategiesNew York, NYLaying the Groundwork for Your Exit - Getting the Data You Need, from Market Studies to Quality of Earnings Reports
Gretchen Perkins12/2/19Wisconsin MBBI Annual MeetingMilwaukee, WIShark Tank - Case Study Competetion
David Reynolds11/20/19Plante Moran 2019 Investment Fund Account & Tax SymposiumChicago, IL2019 Accounting, Tax & Operational Issues Surrounding Investment Funds
Heather Madland11/19/192019 M&A Advisor Summit: The Future of FinanceNew York, NY2019 Sector Trends and the 2020 Outlook Panel
Gretchen Perkins11/13/19Endeavor/Accelerate Michigan Innovation CompetetionDetroit, MIFrom Startup to Scale-up: The Art of Error
Doug Sutton11/6/19ACG Detroit Lunch & LearnBirmingham, MIThe Minority Deal: Navigating a Partial Sale
Gretchen Perkins11/5/19Northstar’s Private Equity Perspectives PodcastNew York, NYPrivate Equity Fast Pitch
Gretchen Perkins11/5/19Opus Connect - Independent Sponsors SummitNew York, NYWhat Sponsors Want to See from Independent Sponsors to Best Position Your Deal
Gabe Mesanza10/27/19PEI Operating Partner ForumNew York, NYLeveraging the Supply Chain for Growth
Gabe Mesanza10/26/19PEI Operating Partner ForumNew York, NYLeveraging the Procurement Transformation Angle for EBITDA Improvement & Valuation Enhancement
Doug Sutton10/25/19Michigan Private Equity ConferenceAnn Arbor, MIAlternate Deal Strategies that PE Firms are Employing
Heather Madland10/22/19ACG M&A East CEO/CFO Roundtable - The PE PerspectivePhiladelphia, PAOptimizing Your Relationship with Your PE-backer
Doug Sutton10/18/19Doeren Mayhew & Harvey Hohauser & Associates M&A RoundtableTroy, MIWays to Navigate the Complexities of a Sale or Achieve Growth through Acquisitions or Capital Raise
Gretchen Perkins10/3/19MacLaurin Group PodcastRichmond, VAACG Richmond M&A Trends Series
Brian Rassel9/26/19ACG Detroit NextGen Breakfast & LearnSouthfield, MIEvolution of the Qualified Buyer Panel Discussion
Gretchen Perkins9/11/19Plante Moran - PE Group MeetingDetroit, MIPrivate Equity Perspectives
Gretchen Perkins7/16/19AM&AAChicago, ILDeal Sourcing Strategies - Successes & Failures
Gretchen Perkins7/11/19Exponent Exchange 2019New York, NYA deal’s Deal - The Real Landscape of the Middle Market
Doug Sutton5/21/19Family Office ConnectNew York, NYCapital Raising: Top Strategies for Finding and Wooing Family Offices
Gretchen Perkins5/20/192019 Capital Strategies & M&A Forum for the A/E/C IndustryDallas, TXFrom Due Diligence to Exit Planning: Key Strategies to Ensure Success
Gretchen Perkins5/7/19Privcap PodcastOrlando, FLMy Life as a Deal Sourcer
Heather Madland5/1/19The Deal Economy ConferenceDallas, TXNot Your Parents’ PE: How Private Equity is Investing in the Future
Heather Madland4/24/19Citrin Cooperman Independent Sponsor RoundtableNew York, NYThe Nuts & Bolts of Doing a Deal with a PE Firm
Brian Demkowicz4/11/19ASPIRE Detroit 2019Detroit, MIASPIRE connects hundreds of Detroit’s leading entrepreneurs, investors and dealmakers
Gretchen Perkins4/10/19ASPIRE Detroit 2019Detroit, MIBuy, Buy, Build: Best Practices & Pitfalls in Accelerating Growth through Acquisitions, & the Importance of Due Diligence
Doug Sutton & Gretchen Perkins3/26/19PartnerConnect East 2019Boston, MAHow & When to Expand into Credit Strategies, Growth Equity, & Turnarounds
Gretchen Perkins3/20/19ACG PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia, PAThe Changing Landscape of Strategic Buyers
Douglas Sutton3/14/192019 Family Office Exchange Global Investment ForumNew York, NYPrivate Equity Panel
Scott Hauncher3/7/19Varnum Law Offices & Grand Rapids YPO Mergers & Acquisitions Panel DiscussionGrand Rapids, MIMergers & Acquisitions
Gretchen Perkins3/7/19ACG Cleveland Monthly LuncheonCleveland, OHACG Public Policy Update
Gretchen Perkins3/5/19ACG Cross-Borders ConnectionsDetroit, MIACG Public Policy Update
Gretchen Perkins1/22/19PartnerConnect GP & LP Outlook EventNew York, NYFeaturing top LP & GP speakers discussing the opportunities and challenges for the year ahead.
Gretchen Perkins11/29/18ACG New York Breakfast EventNew York, NYMidterm Election Impact on Deal Making and Exits
Heather Madland11/27/18Capital RoundtableNew York, NYBest Practices for Sourcing Equity Investment Opportunities
David Reynolds11/15/18Plante Moran 2018 Investment Fund Accounting & Tax SymposiumChicago, ILThe CFO and The Hats We Wear
Gretchen Perkins11/14/18ACG Florida Capital ConnectionSt. Petersburg, FLThe Rising Prominence of the Independent Sponsor in a Hyper-competitive Market: Identifying Strategies that Work!
Heather Madland & Charlie Sheridan11/13/18Opus Connect Independent Sponsor SummitNew York, NYHear from a number of PE fund investors that have a track record of working with independent sponsors.
Heather Madland11/6/18M&A Source Fall ConferenceCharlotte, NCHow Private Equity Firms Close Difficult Deals
Gretchen Perkins10/30/18Buyouts Sponsor ConnectNew York, NYAngling for IS investments: GP, LP and Family Office crunch views on providing capital
Danielle Lalli10/17/18PEI Operating ForumNew York, NYPanel Discussion - Relevance of Supply Chain as a Growth Lever
David Reynolds10/12/18Michigan Private Equity ConferenceAnn Arbor, MIImpact of Tax Reform on PE and M&A Acquisitions
Brian Rassel10/12/18Rhodium Weekend 2018Las Vegas, NVPrivate Equity, Deal-Structuring & Add-Ons for Web-Based Business Owners
Doug Sutton10/11/18Women Who Fund ForumAnn Arbor, MIPanel Discussion - Going for Capital
James Mahoney10/4/18Partners Connect WestHalf Moon Bay, CAHow They Did It: Oversubscribed Managers Share Their Secrets to Fundraising Success
Heather Madland9/24/18Opus Connect: LA Deal ConnectLos Angeles, CATips for Success on Closing an Independent Sponsor-Led Deal - Do’s & Don’ts From Both Sides
Doug Sutton9/19/18Marquette Business Credit and UMB Round Table DiscussionChicago, ILEconomy and Business Climate
Doug Sutton8/28/18Access Conference 2018Charlotte, NCLearn What it Takes to Keep Investors Engaged When You’re a Business Services Firm
Brian Rassel6/6/18Internet Retailers Conference & ExhibitionChicago, ILUsing Digital Leadership to Drive Shareholder Value
Gretchen Perkins5/17/18Atlantic Conferences - Summit for Middle Market Debt FinanceNew York, NYA View from the Hill
Gretchen Perkins5/17/18Summit for Middle Market Debt FinanceNew York, NYView from the Hill
Mike Zukkas5/2/18ACG Intergrowth San Diego, CATechnology and the M&A Market
Heather Madland4/10/18ACG Arizona Breakfast ProgramPhoenix, AZM&A/Private Equity Update Panel
Gretchen Perkins4/10/18Lovasco Business Continuity SeminarDetroit, MITransferring your business to the next generation or preparing for sale.
Michael Zukas3/22/18MICPA – The Role of a PE CFONovi, MIPrivate Equity Finance
Charlie Sheridan3/12/18Opus ConnectChicago, ILThe Risks and Rewards of the Buy-and-Build Strategy Panel
Charlie Sheridan3/8/18Transaction Advisors – Chicago Middle Market M&A Conference – Spring 2018Chicago, ILCapital Considerations and the Outlook for Private Equity
Heather Madland3/8/18ACG Chicago Breakfast ProgramChicago, ILMarket Trends
Doug Sutton2/24/18Salt Creek Capital CEO SummitScottsdale, AZState of the M&A Market Panel & Structuring the Deal: Sources and Valuation Panel
Sean Roberts2/21/18McGuire Woods 15th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity & Finance ConferenceChicago, ILInvestments in Dental Services Organizations
John LaRose2/14/18NextGen Breakfast & Learn Southfield, MITax Reform: Uncovering Opportunities for Private Equity
Brian Rassel2/14/18ACG Western Michigan Breakfast ProgramGrand Rapids, MIChoosing Your Path to Growth
Chris Sheeren12/7/17Capital Roundtable – Specialty ChemicalsNew York, NYCASE (Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Elastomers)
Gretchen Perkins12/6/17MBBI of Wisconsin’s 7th Annual Private Equity ConnectionMilwaukee, WIShark Tank Panel
Doug Sutton11/30/17Frazier Deeter Client/Partner Education DayAtlanta, GACapital Markets Panel
Gretchen Perkins11/28/17Pepper Hamilton Panel PresentationNew York, NYThe Independent Sponsor model – Sector overview and industry trends
Gretchen Perkins11/28/17Deals & DivasNew York, NYAngel, VC, or PE: Finding the Right Equity Partner to Grow Your Business
Gretchen Perkins11/3/17Michigan Private Equity ConferenceAnn Arbor, MILPs Outlook on PE and Alternative Investments
Chris Sheeren10/25/17Senior Exec RoundtableStamford, CTExecutive Opportunities with Private Equity
Heather Madland10/24/17M&A Source Fall ConferenceLas Vegas, NVAlternative to a Sale: The Minority Equity Option
Gretchen Perkins10/19/1716th Annual Private Equity/CEOs Roadmap SeminarNew York, NYOur Approach to Investing in the Middle Market
Brian Demkowicz10/18/17Private Directors Association Southfield, MIBoard Formation, Practices, and Board Member Selection in PE
Nick Barker10/6/17Dentist Entrepreneur Organization EventAtlanta, GASwimming With the Sharks
Heather Madland10/3/17Kayo Women’s Private Equity ConferenceWashington, D.C.Tax Reform and Its Impact on Private Equity
Doug Sutton9/29/17Perspectives ConferenceTroy, MIPrepping Your Company for Sale
Gretchen Perkins9/27/17ACG Leadership WeekWashington, D.C.ACG Public Policy State of the Union
Chris Sheeren9/20/17Blackmore Connects Chicago, ILDebunking Private Equity: Having A PE Investor Will Not Destroy Your Company
Chris Sheeren9/19/17Opus Connect: PE Firms and Executives New York, NYTop Things to Know When Selling a Business
Heather Madland8/24/17ACG West Michigan LuncheonGrand Rapids, MIWomen in Finance
Jim Mahoney8/16/17Michigan Association of CPAs Small Firm Practitioners ConferenceBattle Creek, MIThe Multiple Ways to “Go Fund Me”
Doug Sutton8/9/17ACG Detroit Lunch & LearnDetroit, MIDriving Business Value
Gretchen Perkins7/27/17ACG NYC – PE Dealmaking on the BeachLong Branch, NJThe Elusive Catch: Winning Business from Private Equity Firms
Gretchen Perkins7/13/17Capital Roundtable–Family-Owned CompaniesNew York, NYGrowing a Family-Owned Company’s Ecosystem
Doug Sutton, Heather Madland7/12/17M&A Source WebinarWebinarThe Alternative to a Sale: The Minority Equity Option
Brad Barker6/27/17ACG Detroit NextGen BreakfastDetroit, MIThe Art of the Add-on
Brad Barker6/22/17Capital Roundtable – Field Services & Facilities ManagementNew York, NYHow Sensors & GPS & Big Data Enhance Valuations
Charlie Sheridan6/13/17Business Valuation Resources LLC WebinarWebinarMinority Investing
Heather Madland5/25/17ACG Tampa – Private Equity UpdateTampa, FLWhy Invest in Tampa Bay?
Nick Barker5/23/17MACPA M&A ConferenceTroy, MIThe $570B Price Tag on M&A Fails
Doug Sutton, Gretchen Perkins5/15/17M&A Session Atlanta, GAGrowing Your Business to its Full Potential
Heather Madland5/9/17M&A Source Spring ConferenceDallas, TXBest Practices for Finding and Closing Deals with PEGs
Gretchen Perkins3/23/17Butzel Long Healthcare ConferenceDetroit, MIWhat Makes a Company Valuable
Charlie Sheridan3/2/17Chicago M&A ConferenceChicago, ILM&A Strategy & Deal Trends
Heather Madland3/2/17ACG West Coast M&A ConferenceSan Francisco, CAOptimizing Deals: Value Creation Across the M&A Cycle
Charlie Sheridan2/17/17Business Forums InternationalDetroit, MINon-Control Equity Investing
Charlie Sheridan, Chris Sheeren2/8/17Opus ConnectChicago, ILNot Every Private Equity Investment is a Buyout
Doug Sutton, Chris Sheeren2/7/17Opus ConnectNew York, NYNot Every Private Equity Investment is a Buyout
Gretchen Perkins1/26/17ACG Maryland Annual Deal Market UpdateBaltimore, MDM&A Panel