Government Contracts and M&A Breakfast Briefing: Buy Side Deals - Getting it Right

Holland & Knight Program
November 13, 2007
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM UTC-12
Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, Virginia

The Corporate and Government Contracts Groups will host a Breakfast Briefing on November 13th titled Buy Side Deals - Getting it Right - From the Small Strategic Buy to the Entry into the Public Market Through a Reverse Merger and the MBO.

The Panel will feature:


Michael Mannix, Partner, Holland & Knight


Joe Hornyak, Partner, Holland & Knight

Victor Sellier, CFO, Argon ST

Jason Rigoli, Principal, White Oak Group

James Mitchell, Partner, Ernst & Young

The Topics to be Discussed:

  • Review of Market Trends.
  • Update on the latest on the Small Business Recertification Rules and OCI.
  • Tasks for the smart buyer, from due diligence to integration planning.
  • Negotiating terms that leave liability where it belongs: top issues in risk mitigation in deal terms.
  • Tax requirements in deal structure and potential use of 338(h)(10).
  • Avoiding potential deal disasters: use of break up fees and earn out disputes.
  • Special considerations in a reverse merger with a public company and an MBO.

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