LA CEOs May 3, Achieving Home-Run M&A & Financing Outcomes
Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
LA CEOs, an education and support group for CEOs presents: Achieving Home-Run M&A & Financing Outcomes
Investment Banking veteran Kevin Covert will share insights into achieving home-run M&A and financing outcomes for digital media and technology companies. He will discuss current M&A and VC financing market dynamics, acquisition and financing interests of the large media and tech buyers and how to get on their radar. He will illustrate the “Art of M&A” based on actual transactions and highlight common mistakes.
Mr. Covert is the Founder and President of Covert & Co., a next-generation investment bank providing premium M&A and financing services to Internet, media and technology companies. Previously, Mr. Covert was a founder of the investment bank Montgomery & Co., established the firm’s core M&A and private placement businesses and headed both the Technology Group and the Media & Internet group. He has assisted over 100 companies on acquisitions by buyers including Google, Comcast, Disney, Yahoo, eBay, NewsCorp, IAC, Viacom, CBS, Sony, Hearst Corporation, SAP, Symantec and IBM as well as on investments by strategics, VC and PE firms including TimeWarner, WPP, Microsoft, Cisco, Menlo Venture, Elevation Partners, NEA, Stripes Group, Scale, Tudor, Francisco Partners and Golden Gate Capital. Mr. Covert previously worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston and Salomon Brothers (now Citigroup). He received his MBA from Stanford University and Bachelor of Science in engineering from California Polytechnic University, Pomona.
For your convenience LA CEOs will be held the first Thursday of the month at 8am at this location. Space is very limited for this free event. We request that you honor your commitment of attendance & punctuality. If event is sold out, please sign up for the wait list. A limited number of additional tickets will be released 48 hours prior to the roundtable.
This is not a networking event. This free event is for CEOs only, with at least a million dollars in sales or funding. Service providers will be asked to leave. Please only provide business cards upon request.