Virtual Conference Agenda-February 25th, 2021

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

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Virtual Conference personal set up (BMC execs only)

Please use this time to make sure you are prepared for the start of your conference at 8 AM CDT

8:00 AM 9:00 AM

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Executives walk through agenda with Gerald O’Dwyer, Managing Director – Blackmore Partners

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

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Introductory remarks by Gerald (10 min)

Introduction by Executives to Private Equity Firms (20 min, 30 seconds for each executive) 

9:30 AM  10:15 AM

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        Panel 1 – How To Pick The Right Private Equity Firm Partner

    • Questions to ask
    • Actions/Signals to observe
    • Capital
    • Big vs. Boutique Firms
 

        Moderator: Yelena Edelstein, Deal Partner – Blackmore Partners 

 

        Panelists: 

  • To Be Determined

     

  10 minute break      

10:25 AM  11:10 AM

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       Panel 2  Debunking The Private Equity Myth – Having A Private Equity Investor Will Not Destroy Your Company 

 
    • Operational control vs. Private Equity Interference
    • Investments in business vs wholesale cost cutting
    • Efficient hiring and firing
    • Growth/ROI-oriented capital
 

         Moderator: Yelena Edelstein, Deal Partner – Blackmore Partners 

 

         Panelists:

  • To Be Determined

     

  10 minute break      

11:20 AM – 12:05 PM

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Panel 3  Understanding How/What It’s Like to Work with a Private Equity Investor 

    • Different styles between firms
    • Communication
    • Board Meetings
    • Operational vs. strategic influence
    • Introductions
    • 100-day plan
    • Budgets
 

Moderator: Yelena Edelstein, Deal Partner – Blackmore Partners 

 

Panelists: 

  • To Be Determined

     

  10 minute break      

12:10 PM – 4:10 PM

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Speed Networking Sessions Between Private Equity and Executive Attendees via GoToMeeting