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OEN Workshop: What you need to know about Sell-side Mergers and Acquisitions.

Miller Nash
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400
Portland, Oregon 97204-3699, US (map)



Learn the: Who, What, When, Why, Where, & How of Sell-side Mergers and Acquisitions! Come ask your questions directly to an active dealmaker. Learn from an insider/expert how to sell your company for THE MAXIMUM PRICE. All business owners eventually exit their business, but most do not know the mechanics to achieve the full value for their firm.

Topics will include: Am I ready? What is accomplished with a valuation? What advisors will be required and why, and what you should expect from them? How to plan for the unforeseen. When and what should be disclosed? How not to say too much. How to do due diligence on the buyers.


Michael S. Crawford, Sr. Partner & Managing Principal, at The Merger Expert, Inc who is a sell-side M&A firm exclusively. Michael began his M&A career in 1983 and has 41,000 hours of M&A experience. For the first 12 years he was on the buying side of transactions for large private, and latter, publicly-traded, companies. In 1995, he founded a full-time, sell-side exclusively, M&A firm specializing in companies with $3-40 million in revenue.

Bruce Slater, Partner, The Merger Expert, INC. has over 69,000 hours experience within the consumer products manufacturing industry for three FORTUNE 500 Global companies. Bruce's M&A experience includes actively participating on the successful acquisition team at BLOUNT International for 14 years.