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IPO and Liquidity Conference: Preparing for the Capital Markets

Ritz-Carlton Marina del Ray – 4375 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA

Is your organization ready to own success at every turn?

Many private companies are focused on raising capital and growing their business, considering options such as an IPO or M&A to fuel their future – but what is the optimal path to liquidity? Choosing the right path and extracting maximum value requires confidence, decisiveness and the right foundation to stay ahead of the competition.

Our speakers will provide rich data-backed assessment of current US IPOs, liquidity and financing trends, as well as insight into the preparation necessary to achieve public-company readiness. Hear examples from their own experiences on how they’ve helped organizations to maximize value with an IPO or liquidity event.

You’ll leave with practical insights on the timeline, costs and requirements of going public, other private options to raise capital and hot topics of interest, such as secondary transactions. You’ll also understand how to successfully navigate the transition and long-term effects of becoming a public company.

We will be exploring what is needed to create possibility, adapt with agility and fuel your future to shape transformational capital markets events.


Wayne Carnall – Partner, PwC and former Chief Accountant, SEC

Tom Hopkins – Partner, Cooley

Christian Jester – Partner, PwC

Daniel Klausner – Managing Director, PwC

Kyle Messman – CFO, Velocify

Chris Lal – SVP, General Counsel & Secretary, Alteryx

Dan Murray – CFO, Dollar Shave Club

Bart Stratton – Tax Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, PwC

John Vanosdall – Partner, PwC

Perry Wallack – Co-Founder and former CFO, Cornerstone OnDemand

Trip Wolfe – Managing Director, TMT Leader, PwC Corporate Finance LLC

David Young – Partner, Cooley

For additional information, please email Leah Lowery or call +1 858 550 6465.

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