Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips brings dealmakers together to encourage new connections and opportunities. We regularly host events called the Dealmakers Series which are topical, invitation-only discussions for the top dealmakers and operators in our markets. Our events always 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.
Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips’ professionals are also frequently asked to speak at events, or are attendees themselves. In all instances, we encourage you to seek us out at the events listed below and meet us in person.
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Event Recap Our most recent Dealmakers Series event was a half-day conference featuring two all-star panels with some of the leading minds in digital transactions. The panels focused on successful strategies for the execution of digital transactions as well as the best ways to drive them. Our first panel on Executing eCommerce was moderated by Sheila Dharmarajan, Head of Business Development at Zelnick…Find out more
The proliferation of digital media content and the increasing complexity of tracking these digital assets across multiple formats, platforms, and geographies create new challenges for licensors and licensees. The former SVP of Assets & Rights at Condé Nast, publisher of major brands such as WIRED to the newly launched digital video platform thescene.com, and now Managing Director at DeSilva+Phillips, joins FADEL, provider of IP…Find out more
Our panelists and moderators offered thought-provoking insights into volatility and entrepreneurship worldwide, and over 120 CEOs, thought-leaders, PE, VC, and Corporate Development executives gathered to join the conversation. Event Recap Our first panel, moderated by Leslie Picker of The New York Times’ DealBook, brought together leading figures in private equity, venture capital and corporate development to discuss how best to identify…Find out more
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. Event Recap Jason Kelly of Bloomberg LP moderated our first panel, which engaged the experience and insights of…Find out more
Discuss the future of Investing in Education with one of the leading investors and pioneers in the Education Industry, Jonathan Grayer, HBS Class of 1990, Founder and CEO of Weld North LLC. a partnership with KKR, which acquires and builds educational technology companies. Investing in Education Technology is set to reach $252 billion globally…Find out more
Discuss the future of Healthcare Technology and the implications for investing in HealthTech with Frank Baitman, the Chief Information Officer with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) during the Obama administration. Digital health and technology-enabled services companies are expected to hit nearly $5 billion in equity capital this year. Learn more…Find out more
Peggy Koenig, co-CEO and Managing Partner of ABRY Partners, one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in North America, will discuss how over the past 25 years she has led ABRY in its growth from a narrow, media-focused private equity firm with less than $100M under management to its current broader…Find out more
Tom Glocer, Former CEO of Thomson Reuters, on "Investing in FinTech & the Digital Future" at ODP's Dealmakers Breakfast Series with the Harvard Business School Club of New York For over two decades, Thomas H. Glocer has been a leader in the financial information and big data industries. As CEO for 11 years, he helped…Find out more
On October 27th Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips Hosted the Dealmakers AI Summit Artificial Intelligence is driving innovation across companies and disruption across industries. On October 27, 2017 Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips brought together senior executives and thought leaders to discuss how businesses are being reshaped by Artificial Intelligence. Oaklins D+P provided an overview of the significant and growing M&A activity in AI, and panelists discussed how the M&A market for AI companies has become increasingly competitive as the biggest players are aggressively…Find out more
On December 6th ODP Hosted a Holiday Celebration & Book Signing Party Scott Galloway discussed his new ground-breaking book The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google which debuted as #5 on the New York Times bestseller list and is receiving reviews as a "must-read" book. In his presentation, Scott provided a captivating breakdown of the strategies utilized by the…Find out more