The M&A landscape is constantly changing, and the evolution of the dealmaking environment has been accelerated by the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, unprecedented stimulus packages and the change in U.S. administration. What sectors should opportunistic dealmakers be exploring? What obstacles or pitfalls may affect deal flow? In this new environment, how can dealmakers justify and position a proposed merger for a deal that seemingly can’t get done and what are key strategic steps that should be built into the plan? What does the new regulatory approval landscape look like? What role will M&A play in the overall global economic recovery?
Moderator: J. Neely, Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions Lead, Accenture Strategy
Panelist: Barry Blake, Global Co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking, SVB Leerink
Panelist: Yue Bonnet, Principal, The Carlyle Group
Panelist: Jelena Guzenko, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Americas, Siemens Energy
Panelist: Julia Papastavridis, Managing Director, Aon
Panelist: Melissa Scanlan, Vice President, IP & Antitrust, T-Mobile