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Presented by the NVTC CFO Series Committee

May 11, 2007
Preparing For A Successful Liquidity

  • What are the key areas of focus for management in grooming a company for an exit?
  • What are the key considerations for both investors and management in evaluating various exit alternatives (IPO, M&A transaction, etc.)?
  • What challenges do the current state of the regulatory environment and recent market conditions present for companies considering an IPO?
  • What are the current trends in M&A activity and how do they effect the planning for the exit?
  • How can companies simultaneously plan for both an IPO and an acquisition?
A panel of experts shared their extensive experience and provided their unique perspectives on these and other related issues.

Panelists:
Todd Headley, CFO, Sourcefire
Joseph Kuhn, CFO, NexTone
Gene Riechers, General Partner, Valhalla Partners
Alan Stewart, CFO, ICF Consulting

Moderator:
Matthew Swartz, Partner, Corporate and Securities Group, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Speaker Bios

Platinum Sponsors: Ernst & Young LLP; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Gold Sponsors: Commerce Bank; Marsh Inc.
Silver Sponsors: Equis; Jones Lang LaSalle
Bronze Sponsors: Bowne of DC Financial Printing; The Mergis Group

Location:
The Ritz-Carlton
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA