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


November 28, 2017


7:30AM - 11:00AM 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.

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:

Chris Hughes, CFO Julius Silvert

CFO Alliance Global Adviosry Board Member, Chris Hughes will discuss with us, why he joined this 100 year old company and the growth potential he was hired to achieve.
 Julius Silvert, Inc. (JSI) has delivered the finest ingredients to restaurants for 100 years. As a family owned company, JSI is dedicated to providing our partners and customers with personal attention and a means for success.


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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Event Attendees

  • Craig Carra, Chief Financial Officer at Trice Medical,
  • Greg Wood, President and COO at The CFO Alliance,
  • Steven Zelac, Senior Corporate Development Executive at DuPont,
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