Our panels brought together thought leaders, operators and investment luminaries to discuss the market forces accelerating globalization and their implications for the M&A landscape worldwide. Over 120 CEOs, thought-leaders, PE, VC, and Corporate Development executives gathered to join the conversation.
Jason Kelly of Bloomberg LP moderated our first panel, which engaged the experience and insights of thought leaders in global private equity. Jonathan Bilzin of TowerBrook, Amy Margolis of The Riverside Company, Jonathan Korngold of General Atlantic, and Richard Sarnoff of KKR offered their perspectives on the evolving role of emerging markets in the global M&A landscape, developments in the the media and technology markets, and the implications of the shifting geopolitical terrain for global investment.
Our second panel, moderated by Sujeet Indap of the Financial Times, brought together worldwide CEOs directly engaged in global corporate development. Panelists Mark Gerson of Gerson Lehrman Group, Michael Hansen of Cengage Learning, and John Seifert of Ogilvy & Mather discussed emerging considerations for strategic acquirers, notable shifts in consumer behavior and strategic implementation under circumstances of global uncertainty.
About the Dealmakers Series:
The Dealmakers Series events are topical, invitation-only discussions for the top dealmakers and operators in the Media, Advertising & Marketing, Information, Education, Technology and Healthcare Communications industries. The events approach the discussion through the lens of M&A. They feature industry experts discussing the future of the media and technology industries, specifically focusing on recent and imminent notable transactions, as well as emerging trends and opportunities in our space. We bring together influential leaders for stimulating discussions, valuable networking opportunities and engaging programming.