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Tuesday 26th February 2019 : 08:30 - 13:15

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.

Technology acquisition was the number one reason companies cited for M&A efforts in 2018" - Deloitte

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


08:30 Welcome tea & coffee and breakfast pastries
09:00 Opening address
09:10 Keynote speech
09:30 Drivers for industrial technology investment (chaired Q&A)
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 Investing in tech: transactional activity to suit your business (panel discussion)
11:30 Investing in tech: using due diligence to minimise risk
12:35 Trading Excellence: with a view to exit
13:15 Lunch and networking opportunity


Eversheds Sutherland, 1 Wood St, London, EC2V 7WS
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