The Deal Announces Annual Dealmaking Outlook Event

Aug 24, 2015, 08:28 ET from TheStreet, Inc.


NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Deal announced the details of its annual forecasting conference, The Deal Economy Event: Predictions & Perspectives for 2016. Held on December 3, the invitation-only event will gather some of the most influential members of the deal community for a series of discussions on the key trends and issues confronting dealmakers in 2016.

"With M&A at record levels, the discussions at The Deal Economy Event this year will no doubt buzz with even greater urgency than usual," said Jeffrey Kanige, Editor in Chief of The Deal. "Regulators and activists command more attention in the U.S., while overseas markets – particularly China and India – assume ever-larger roles."

Sessions will include: "Sense of the Markets: Global Outlook," a discussion of the acquisition pitfalls to avoid beyond our borders; "Private Equity: What to Expect in 2016," a look at where growth opportunities will manifest; a regulatory discussion between Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr. and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Partner, Martin Lipton; an activist panel that will assess if insurgents add value to companies or distract their executives and a "Corporate Dealmakers" panel where corporate and business development executives discuss strategies for cross-border acquisitions.

Participants include: James J. Cramer, CNBC and TheStreet, Inc.; Jorge Espinel, Spotify; Adena Friedman, Nasdaq; Phillip Goldstein, Bulldog Investors; Matthew Gooch, William Blair; Richard M. Jeanneret, EY; Andrea Kramer, Hamilton Lane; Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; Nelson J. Marchioli, formerly of Denny's Corporation; Todd R. Marcy, Blue Harbour Group; Todd B. Sisitsky, TPG Capital; Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., Delaware Supreme Court; Jason Thomas, The Carlyle Group and Andy West, McKinsey & Company.

The event co-host is EY, and the title underwriter is Pepper Hamilton LLP. Program underwriters for The Deal Economy Event include William Blair and McKinsey & Company, along with supporting underwriters W. P. Carey and RR Donnelley Venue.

Follow @TheDealNewsroom for updates on the event and use hashtag #dealeconomy to join the conversation.

For press tickets to The Deal Economy Event, please contact Nicole Harris (212.321.5567;  For information on how your organization can underwrite the event, please contact Emily Newman at 212.321.5565 (

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