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


November 28, 2017


7:30AM - 10:30AM EST


Davio's - King of Prussia
200 Main Street (New Valley Forge Center near Wegman's)
King Of Prussia, PA 19406

CPE Credits: 3

Field of Study: Business Management & Organization

Hosted by The CFO Alliance

Cost: Free for Executive Members
$50.00 for Plus Members
$100.00 for Basic Members
First-Time Roundtable Attendees may register free of charge.

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Increasing competition from disruptive start-ups and low barriers to entry have made accessing new markets and customers increasingly difficult. 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.

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.

Case Study:

We will be highlighting a Member company story as a case study on Build, Buy or Borrow. More to follow on this.

Event Attendees

  • Kristen Wik, Chief Financial Officer at Centri Business Consulting,
  • Eduardo Chavez, Finance Strategy andTransformation Programs at Global Finance Professional,
  • Greg Wood, President and COO at The CFO Alliance,
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