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Deals in the Time of the Pandemic – Valuation Challenges and Opportunities

Opus Connect Webinar | September 22, 2020

COVID-19 has swept across the globe, accelerating or causing substantial economic dislocation for some businesses, while others are not just surviving but thriving. As with business in general, the uncertainty regarding the pandemic has impacted the deal environment in ways that we are stilling grappling with. But, rapid change gives rise to opportunity for those investors that can be nimble and innovative. And, with record “dry powder,” there will be significant pressure to deploy capital. Join us as we discuss ways in which to find bridges to close deals while mitigating uncertainty risk in today’s middle market. 

During this webinar, Ryan Udell will moderate a panel of M&A professionals as they explore the current challenges and opportunities parties will endure as they approach new deals, negotiations and valuation, including: 

  1. Working Capital Adjustments – Risk Mitigation
  2. Multiples after COVID
  3. Current Credit Availability and Turns
  4. Earn Outs and Increased Equity Roll to bridge valuation challenges
  5. Market Dislocation / Distressed Deals

This webinar is part of the Opus Connect "Philadelphia Deal Connect: Investment Banks," scheduled for September 22. For more information about the webinar and to register, please visit the Opus Connect webinar website.

White and Williams is proud to sponsor the upcoming Philadelphia event. Opus Connect is a lower middle- and middle-market M&A-focused professional organization that hosts specialized series of speed-networking events where it plays matchmaker by pairing up two groups of M&A deal professionals for one-on-one meetings.

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