NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deal, a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST), will ring the Closing Bell at The Nasdaq MarketSite today at 4:00 p.m. EDT to celebrate its annual forecasting conference, The Deal Economy Event: Predictions & Perspectives for 2017, taking place tomorrow, December 1, 2016. The Deal Economy Event is an invitation-only gathering of the most influential members of the deal community to discuss the changing landscape of Wall Street ahead of what could be one of the most volatile years in memory.
"The election of Donald Trump rewrites all the playbooks for 2017," said David Callaway, CEO of TheStreet, Inc. "Combined with Brexit, rising interest rates and potentially massive changes in the regulatory environment, our audience of senior corporate and financial leaders will get a first taste of what the implications are for the advisory community around the world. Many thanks to EY for supporting this highly anticipated annual event."
In addition to Callaway, ringing the closing bell will be Lawrence Kramer, Chairman of TheStreet, Inc. and Jeffrey Davis, President, TheStreet's Institutional Services. They will be joined by Michael J. Inserra, EY Americas Deputy Managing Partner and William M. Casey, EY Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services; along with global finalists and regional winners of EY's Better begins with you program, including: Eric Balsam, Coleen Blakely, Ambar Boodhoo, Orlan Boston, Nick Cernese, Danielle Clark, Lisa Lim, Jamell Mitchell, Sajjad Qamar and Steven Sellin.
Now in its second year, Better begins with you recognizes individuals and teams who have contributed to EY's purpose of building a better working world in inspiring and impactful ways. "Better begins with you is a terrific way to shine a light on those who are leading by example - bringing our purpose to life through action and deed," said Michael J. Inserra, EY Americas Deputy Managing Partner. "Watching our people harness the power of our collective skills to build a better working world for our clients and communities is highly rewarding and I am proud to stand beside them – acknowledging all they have achieved - on this global stage today."
"The complexity of an increasingly global economy, the unpredictable nature of events that can impact our markets and the rapid pace of change business leaders must continue to navigate are factors always being considered by our client serving teams," said William M. Casey, EY Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services. "I am thrilled to recognize the folks standing beside us today, who have combined their business acumen with humanity and purpose to further our efforts to build a better working world."
During the The Deal Economy event, the winners of the ninth annual Most Admired Corporate Dealmaker (MACD) Awards will be announced. The best corporate dealmaking teams – spanning various deal sizes and sectors – will provide a comprehensive look at successful dealmaking across the economic spectrum.
"It has been a tremendously challenging year for corporate dealmakers. In an M&A environment that's being shaped by tough regulation and large, highly complex deals, we're pleased to be honoring these teams for their outstanding work on these transactions," said Tara Murphy, Editor-in-Chief of TheStreet, Inc.
To watch The Deal Economy event via live stream on December 1st, please visit http://www.thedeal.com/the-deal-economy-event-live-stream/. Follow @TheDealNewsroom for updates and use hashtag #DealEconomy to join the conversation.
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The Deal (www.thedeal.com) provides actionable, intraday coverage of mergers, acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control to institutional investors, private equity, hedge funds and the firms that serve them. The Deal is a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST, www.t.st), a leading financial news and information provider. Other business units include TheStreet (www.thestreet.com), which is celebrating its 20th year of producing unbiased business news and market analysis; BoardEx (www.boardex.com), the leading relationship mapping service of corporate directors and officers; and RateWatch (www.rate-watch.com) which supplies rate and fee data from banks and credit unions across the U.S.
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