Los Angeles Private Equity Chapter: January Panel
Early Bird (Until Jan 12): $195
Late Registration: $220
This event is free for National, Chicago Private Equity Chapter, Los Angeles Private Equity Chapter, Los Angeles Real Estate Chapter, and NYC Private Equity Chapter members.
This event starts on January 17th at 11:30 AM.
Topic: Cautionary Tales, Red Flags, Broken Deals & More – Lessons from M&A Experts
Join us as a panel of deal veterans share valuable lessons learned from tough deals and failed transactions. Issues addressed will include buyer mistakes, over valuation, poor structuring, cultural mismatches, bad management, seller problems, or even outright fraud. What should you do when you find yourself in these sticky situations – Do over? Walk or run? Never again? Or? …
Our panel will discuss what to look for to avoid bad deals, what can be done differently, what buyers should do when an acquisition is under-performing, or when one has simply failed, and much more. Come learn from a mix of experienced deal makers sharing different perspectives– investment banker, private equity sponsor, lender, and M&A consultant – all with scars obtained in acquisitions. You will leave with plenty of takeaways from this one!
Opus Connect Members: No Charge
- Non-Members (On or before January 12th): $195
- Non-Members (On or after January 13th): $220
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im Davidson brings business acumen from decades of corporate financial management. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, Certified Turnaround Professional, Certified Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor and Certified Corporate Director. He is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant with financial forensics specialization credentials (CFF, CFS, and FCPA), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He integrates diverse experience from public accounting, auditing, and consulting.
As an executive and member of boards of director in private industry, Jim has provided expert advice in the areas of insolvency, bankruptcy, financial and operational restructurings, turnarounds, and profitability improvement.
Jim uses his expertise to advise on matters of fraud, forensics, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, and corporate governance. His combined experience and professional qualifications fulfill the financial expert requirements defined by Sarbanes-Oxley, NYSE, and NASDAQ. He also serves on the Financial Executives International Committee for Small and Mid-Sized Public Companies.
Jim is president and member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Jim has served in executive positions at both public and private companies ranging from entrepreneurial to multi-billion dollar firms. Jim transitioned to private industry after 10 years of accounting, auditing, and consulting for Big Four Certified Public Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
He served more than 10 years as a member of several boards of directors and in various financial and executive positions, including president and CEO, COO, CFO, secretary-treasurer, chief accounting officer, and corporate controller.