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Tuesday 26th February 2019 : 08:30 - 10:40

As traditional industrials continue to evolve and grow into technology companies in their own right, it is not surprising that technology acquisition was the number one reason companies cited for M&A efforts in 2018.

The rate at which technology is evolving is forcing industrials to adapt, quickly – and many are seeking merger partners who can boost their technological offering. But is a merger best for your business? And how does the due diligence process differ when buying intangible assets? If you’ve made it through to the end of the deal, what are the mechanisms that you should put in place to enable you to buy out your partner?

Join us for Dealing with technology: how industry 4.0 is shaping industrial development as we explore these and other important topics at our roundtable discussion. Our keynote speaker will Alan Norbury, Central Technology Officer at Siemens and we will be joined by guest from other industrial and technology companies.

For more events relating to industrial technology, visit the Eversheds Sutherland Industry 4.Thought hub.


08:30 Welcome tea & coffee
08:45 Opening address and sit down breakfast
09:00 Keynote speech and interactive presentation
09:30 Drivers for industrial technology investment (roundtable discussion)
09:50 Structuring deals for investment: terms to suit your business (presentation & roundtable discussion)
10:20 Trading excellence: with a view to exit (roundtable discussion)
10:40 Close


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