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Build, Buy or Borrow? Driving Growth through Assets, Acquisitions & Alliances - Chicago


Date

December 7, 2017

Time

7:30AM - 11:00AM Central Time (US & Canada)

Location

111 North Canal Street
16th Floor
Chicago, IL 60600

CPE Credits: 3

Field of Study: Business Management & Organization

Hosted by The CFO Alliance

Cost: Free

Registration for this event is closed.



Program Details:

Build, Buy or Borrow? Driving Growth through Assets, Acquisitions & Alliance
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Our Q4 Roundtable will focus on alternative paths to growth and analyze the opportunities and challenges associated with each. These growth strategies can be viable, but clear advantages emerge given your specific timeline and ROI scenarios. Please join us to explore the options and opportunities most relevant to your business and achieving your 2018 corporate growth objectives.

Build/Assets: Includes driving organic growth from existing products and services, product innovation, growing existing customer relationships, sales/marketing investments, organic geographic expansion.

Buy/Acquire: Growth through M&A activities, buying competitive/complementary product lines and businesses.

Borrow/Alliance: JVs, strategic partnerships, co-branding and co-development.

Member Case Study:


Doug Pollina, CFO PreScouter, Inc.


PreScouter provides corporate innovation leaders with the data and insight on which to base product development and R&D planning decisions. PreScouter deploys small, custom-selected teams of elite Scholars to connect corporate clients to new markets, commercialize technologies, industry-impacting startups, and more. Our growing list of 300+ clients includes GE Healthcare, Coca-Cola, BAE Systems, Clorox, and Volvo.

Agenda:

7.15 - 8.00 Networking
8.00 - 8.15 Welcome/Opening Remarks
8.15 - 8.45 CFOA Member Case Study Q&A
8:45 - 9.15 Table Discussions
9.15 - 9.45  Group Share 
9.45 - 10.15 RT Summary, Key Takeaways, and Next Steps 
10.15 - 11.00 Networking/Meet the team, Global Advisory Board + CFOA Team Members will be available to meet with you

Learning Objectives/Key Takeaways:

  1. Cost benefit analysis of each individual strategy.
  2. Guidelines for evaluating appropriate growth opportunities, given resources, timing and ROI requirements.
  3. How to leverage current relationships, capital markets and in house capabilities in pursuit of higher revenues.
  4. Best practices for identifying potential acquisition targets and strategic partnerships.
  5. Buy-Build or borrow decision matrix/checklist.

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This event is part of the CFO Discussion: Growth Strategies Discussion. Join the discussion today and share your voice.


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