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Drinks With The Deal: Ted Smith of Union Square Advisors

Published: March 30th, 2020
Sullivan’s head of M&A talks to The Deal's David Marcus about his recent work for Tiffany’s, Novartis and Amgen, the challenges consumer goods companies face, and his favorite bars in Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York.

Ted Smith, president of Union Square Advisors, discusses Permira’s purchase of a majority stake in Lytx, the rise of tech PE, the outlook for software M&A, his work in building Union Square and his love of wine in this month’s Drinks With The Deal.

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