Private Equity Investing Outlook: What is next for the Food & Beverage Industry

Date: April 13, 2016

Time: 7:30–9:45 a.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 100 Summer Street, 25th Floor, Boston, MA 02110

Contact: Kristy Treacy

Bay State Milling Company, Grant Thornton LLP, Highland Consumer Partners, MHT MidSpan, Whipstitch Capital, and Nixon Peabody LLP are pleased to present this complimentary M&A and Private Equity roundtable discussion for corporate executives, private equity and venture capital investors, investment bankers, and professional advisors focused on food and beverage middle-market transactions.

Hear from industry leaders on latest trends, including:

  • Insights from key strategic and private equity players in the food and beverage sector on developing opportunities in the industry
  • An update on private equity interest and investment activity in the food and beverage sector
  • What successes and challenges are ahead for private equity firms specializing in food and beverage?
  • An overview of legal and regulatory issues that regularly come up in food and beverage

We want to hear from you! Please submit a question to be read by the moderator and discussed at the table during the interactive event.

Our Speakers

  • Peter Banat, Chief Financial Officer, Bay State Milling Company
  • Patrick Crocker, Managing Director, MHT MidSpan
  • David Krauser, Partner, Highland Consumer Partners
  • Nick McCoy, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Whipstitch Capital
  • Leonard Pepe, Partner and Practice Leader, Grant Thornton LLP

Our Moderators

  • Philip B. Taub, Head of Private Equity & Investment Funds, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • David A. Martland, Practice Group Leader, M&A and Corporate Transactions, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Gregory M. O'Shaughnessy, Partner, Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions, Nixon Peabody LLP


7:30 a.m. Registration and networking
8:15–9:45 a.m. Roundtable discussion

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