Bass, Berry & Sims is proud to once again sponsor the Smart Business Dealmakers Conference. The 2023 event will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2023 and will feature a lineup of business owners, entrepreneurs, M&A advisors, and investors.

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 topics such as buying and selling companies, to alternative asset investing and more.

Bass, Berry & Sims managing director Amy Norris will moderate a panel titled, “Knowing When to Sell and Why Securing the Right Partner Matters.” Amy will be joined by Brad Hart – Member at Bass, Berry & Sims; Josh Curtis – Managing Director at Footprint Capital and Stephen and Jessica Rose – CEOs at The Peach Truck. They will offer attendees insight on how to grow with a partner or sell outright to a team that can take it to the next level. In addition, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Mike Kuffner will speak on a panel titled, “Transition or Exit: How to Build Long-Term Value in Family-Owned Enterprises Before the Deal.” Mike will be joined by Michael Marzec – Managing Partner at Smart Business Network, Jacob Herschend – Principal at Brightstar Capital Partners and Rick Isaacson – CEO at ServPro. They will provide actionable advice for building a long-term plan for your family business, whether it is preparing to transition the business to the next generation, contemplating a sale, or even a partial exit. 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.