Private Equity Investing Outlook: What is next for the Consumer Products & Services Industry

Date: April 27, 2016

Time: 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Location: Nixon Peabody LLP, 70 West Madison, Suite 3500, Chicago, IL 60602

Contact: Kristy Treacy

Grant Thornton LLP, Mason Wells, William Blair, Pop Gourmet LLC and Nixon Peabody LLP are pleased to present this complimentary private equity roundtable discussion for corporate executives, private equity and venture capital investors, investment bankers, and professional advisors focused on consumer products and services in middle market transactions.

Hear from industry leaders on the latest trends, including:

  • An update on private equity interest and investment activity in the consumer products and services sector
  • Trending hot products and services in 2016
  • A discussion about the multiples in the consumer products and services area
  • Opportunities and challenges for private equity funds and investment groups specializing in consumer products and services
  • How do firms differentiate themselves in a competitive marketplace?

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

  • Adam Filkin, Managing Director, William Blair
  • Robert W. Grenley, Corporate Finance, Pop Gourmet LLC 
  • Ben Holbrook, Managing Director, Mason Wells
  • Paul Melville, Principal, Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Services, Grant Thornton LLP

Our Moderators

  • Gary Levenstein, Partner, Private Equity & Investment Funds, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Richard F. Langan, Jr., Partner, Private Equity & Investment Funds, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Marc Kenny, Partner, Private Equity & Investment Funds, Nixon Peabody LLP


5:30 p.m. Registration and networking
6:00 p.m. Roundtable discussion
7:00–8:30 p.m. Wine and hors d’oeuvres reception

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