Bass, Berry & Sims is proud to once again sponsor the Smart Business Dealmakers Conference. The 2022 event will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 and will feature a lineup of business owners, entrepreneurs, merger and acquisition advisors and investors of networking and discussions about the shifting aspects of

The conference will include middle-market CEOs, top private equity and venture capital firms, major lenders and leading service providers participating in sessions that cover the breadth of the merger and acquisition landscape. Sessions will feature such topics as buying a company, selling a company, financing a deal, liquidity events, maximizing company performance and more.

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tatjana Paterno will moderate a panel titled, “Exploring Exits: How to evaluate your sell-side options.” The session will include a roundtable of owners, PE firm leaders, and M&A advisors offering insight to the process of selling a company and what to do to maximize the transaction. In addition, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Howard Lamar will moderate a panel titled, “Transition or Sell: What To Do With Your Family Business.” The panel will consist of Private Equity Firm executives, M&A advisors, and family business owners who will each provide a unique perspective on navigating the options for family-owned businesses as they consider a leadership transition, an outright sale, and more. The full agenda can be found here.

As a sponsor, we are pleased to offer discounted registrations to our clients and friends. For more information or to register, please contact Amy Norris.