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2018 Mergers and Acquisitions

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute is the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. This year’s highlights include: Comparison of the Deal Driver Differences Between Private Equity and Strategic Players Exploration of How Representation and Warranty Insurance is Changing the Game Insight into encrusted boilerplate by Rethinking Conventional Wisdom in M&A Agreements Engaging discussion of M&A After Tax Reform: A Practical Survival Guide to New Opportunities and Challenges Facing Deal Lawyers more



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2017 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute has gained a reputation among deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, private equity investors, and other legal and financial practitioners as the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States for the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A. The 2017 program offers in-depth discussion on the issues most relevant to your company or firm: Explore the games that people play as they draft – and clean up after – purchase price agreements Hear the latest insights into what's trending and what's next in winning, negotiating, and executing private equity deals in a competitive market Analyze the challenges of acquiring or selling the hot startup that never, never wants to worry about grown up things like analysts, activists, and SEC reporting Examine examples of sales where spending time and money in advance to mitigate potential buyer risks and costs helped ensure success Survey highlights from the upcoming Carveouts Deal Points Study from the ABA's Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, chaired by panel moderator Rita-Anne O'Neill Investigate the latest developments in confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, and other preliminary agreements that will help lock in your deal with maximum speed and leverage Hear from the experts about what affects your business—don't miss this program! more




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2016 Mergers and Acquisitions




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2015 Mergers and Acquisitions

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute has gained a reputation among deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, private equity investors, hedge fund managers and other legal and financial practitioners as the leading private M&A conference of its kind in the United States.   Now in its 11th year, this program examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A and includes nationally and internationally recognized speakers. Program highlights include: Gain insight from experienced practitioners on how to navigate potential conflicts of interest among stakeholders in M&A transactions Learn how to take advantage of the new normal in Bottoms Up: Doing Opportunistic Deals in Today’s Energy Sector Explore the complexities of joint venture governance and the obligation to offer business opportunities to the joint venture or each other Learn how to maximize seller leverage and take your asset from “ho-hum” to “must-have” Hear the latest updates on Outcome-Determinative Default Rules under Delaware, New York and Texas Law Earn ethics credit with Ethics and Professionalism for the M&A Lawyer   more




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2014 Mergers and Acquisitions




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2013 Mergers and Acquisitions

UT Law’s 9th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute brings together leading deal lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers and private equity investors. The M&A Institute offers state-of-the-art coverage in private company acquisitions law and practice. Follow a middle-market deal through the process, from start-to finish, with experts identifying—for each stage from pre-deal preparation through closing and beyond—potential issues and strategies to avoid or manage issues, including: Reducing the risks of common pre-deal pitfalls Avoiding potential pitfalls of buying out or providing liquidity to minority shareholders in an uncertain future Navigating fiduciary duties in private company M&A Employing winning strategies in M&A auctions Negotiating critical walk rights Allocating risks in structuring M&A transactions Additional Institute highlights include: The latest current trends and practices with respect to alternative transactional structures Special issues in negotiating with financial sponsors A top litigator’s perspective on developments in deal litigation Experts “in the trenches” on the outlook for middle market M&A in the second half of 2013 and beyond   more




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2012 Mergers and Acquisitions

UT Law’s Mergers and Acquisitions Institute brings together leading M&A professionals including commercial and investment bankers, private equity investors, hedge fund managers, valuation experts, corporate development officers, and other legal and financial practitioners to engage in comprehensive discussions on all the latest aspects of mergers and acquisitions.   2012 Institute highlights include: •    The latest developments in deal trends and M&A litigation •    Structures, pitfalls and opportunities in M&A •    Developments in private equity, public company and distressed M&A •    Disclosure claims and the growing debate under Delaware law •    What every M&A lawyer needs to know about IP, tax structuring and antitrust complexities Perennial favorites include: •    Corporate Dealmakers’ Roundtable •    Mock Negotiation of Key Deal Terms The program includes speakers and sponsors representing internationally recognized companies and firms from across all sectors involved in M&A transactions and offers valuable networking opportunities at Thursday’s networking luncheon and evening reception, as well as during extended breaks throughout the conference. more



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2011 Mergers and Acquisitions

Join leading M&A professionals, sponsors and speakers, including investment bankers, private equity investors, corporate investors, hedge fund managers, and other legal and financial practitioners at the Ritz Carlton Dallas for the 2011 Mergers and Acquisitions Institute. The 2011 program examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities from the perspectives of corporate dealmakers, private equity investors, public companies and in-house M&A counsel. This year's program also includes special sessions on:   • Getting directors ready for the sale process   • Contractual limits on seller liabilities in M&A agreements   • State-of-the-art deal protections, plus a litigator's look at deal provisions   • Distressed asset sales and purchases: cutting deals with senior lenders and co-opting the sales process   • Finding the fault line: the role of investment bankers in M&A deals   • New investment horizons: agriculture and water The program includes A-list speakers and sponsors drawn from investment banking, private equity, law firms and financial and advisory communities from Texas, New York and California, and offers substantial opportunities for networking and conversation at breaks and Thursday's networking luncheon and reception. more



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2010 Mergers & Acquisitions

The Institute attracts a broad audience of M&A professionals including attorneys, private equity investors, commercial and investment bankers, corporate investors, valuation experts, hedge fund managers, and other legal and financial practitioners. The 2010 program examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities from the perspectives of strategic buyers and private equity investors. more



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2009 Mergers & Acquisitions

Join M&A lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, and other legal and financial deal professionals for the 2009 M&A Institute. The program examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities from the perspectives of strategic buyers and private equity investors. This year's sessions include discussion of emerging sources of capital for middle market deals, and opportunities in acquisition of distressed assets. Not to be missed—keynote speaker Bruce Zimmerman, President, CEO and CIO, of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), on Institutional Investing. The 2009 program is offered in cooperation with the Association for Corporate Growth. more



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2008 Mergers & Acquisitions

Join M&A lawyers, corporate development officers, investment bankers, and other legal and financial deal professionals at the 2008 M&A Institute. This program examines the latest deal trends, structures, pitfalls and opportunities, from the perspectives of strategic buyers and private equity investors; and also includes special emphasis on developments and opportunities in the energy sector. Keynote presenters are James T. Hackett, CEO, Anadarko and Jeffrey A. Smisek, President and COO of Continental Airlines. more



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2007 Mergers & Acquisitions

Whether you are a private equity investor, hedge fund manager, corporate investor, legal or financial professional, you’ll want to meet your counterparts and hear the latest deal terms, trends and techniques. Liquidity, LBOs, deal protection, and management team incentives—it’s all here, along with great networking opportunities. Conference sponsors include: Barrier Advisors, Inc.; Deloitte & Touche USA LLP; Haynes and Boone, LLP; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.; Kroll Inc.; mergermarket; Vinson & Elkins LLP; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. This year’s keynote lunch presentation features Brian V. Breheny, Chief, Office of Mergers and Acquisitions, SEC, on the state of the federal rules and regulations governing takeover transactions and beneficial ownership. more



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2006 Mergers & Acquisitions

The Mergers & Acquisitions Institute is the Southwest’s leading conference for private equity investors and their legal and financial advisors. more



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2005 Mergers & Acquisitions

Join leading M&A attorneys, bankers, corporate deal-makers and private equity groups for two days of networking and discussion on emerging trends and terms in middle-market M&A transactions. more



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