As globalization, increasing competition in both domestic and international markets and increased dynamism of the economies pushes companies to grow and expand, more and more companies turn to inorganic expansion as the better and proven way for growth. As a result, in 2016, global M&A market gave $3.6 trillion in announced volumes, which is the third best year on record. These factors forecast a highly active M&A deal environment for 2017.
Acquirers across the globe leveraged strategic combinations to expand both their geographic reach and innovation capabilities. Technology sector being on the top shows that more and more companies, including non-tech companies, are seeking to acquire aspiring and new technology in order to speed up time to market as well as to prepare and protect themselves from disruptive innovations.
Following our success at the 1st annual Forum we continue to identify current M&A challenges and discuss strategic approaches to solve them, presented from a point of view by the leaders of the area. We will be discussing topics such:
- Identifying acquisition and divestment opportunities
- Explaining the digital impact on M&A
- Benefiting from acquisition of aspiring start-ups
- Executing successful merger integration
- Challenges imposed by political uncertainties
- Understanding the role of Social Media during due diligence
- Facing the future M&A challenges
In this 2nd annual conference TBM Evolution Team is providing an exclusive platform for professionals to network and benchmark with industry peers, as well as a business environment that encourages deeper discussion of the topics that prioritizes quality over quantity and creates an overall more valuable experience for the attendees.