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Session B

How to Develop Creative Term Structures for Growth-Related Transactions

Presented By: ArentFox Schiff / BankProv

As the financial markets grapple with industry-wide change, there’s been a significant impact on businesses and Private Equity firms seeking to finance deals. Join a PE firm leader, business executive, banker, and deal attorney as they explore how deals are getting done, including how they’re building capital stacks to fund acquisitions.  


Kevin Barton
Senior Vice President




Harry Banks
Operating Partner
Everlane Equity Partners

Harry Banks is a CPA and Operating Partner with Everlane Equity Partners, a small cap focused PE firm. Harry has an operational background and enjoys working with entrepreneurs and leadership teams to help grow their platforms through organic and inorganic initiatives. Before joining Everlane, he served as CFO for a private equity backed company in the Aviation MRO industry. Prior to that role, he was a Corporate Controller for a middle market manufacturing company and an Audit Manager with a global accounting firm.


David Barbash
Managing Partner - Boston
ArentFox Schiff

David Barbash is the Managing Partner of the Boston Office and member of the Corporate and Securities Group of Arent Fox LLP, a full service national law firm of over 450 attorneys across five offices: Washington, New York, Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. In addition to serving as the Managing Partner of the Boston Office, David is a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, Co-Manager of the firm-wide Business Department and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Venture Capital and Emerging Business Industry Group.

David’s practice is focused on representing companies ranging from early stage to more mature family owned and venture backed companies in such areas as mergers and acquisitions, venture capital/private placements, strategic alliances/joint ventures, and licensing arrangements, as well as advising clients on day to day general business matters. He serves as a trusted legal advisor to senior management and boards of directors to assist clients in achieving their organizational objectives, while making certain to protect them legally.

Chip Disston
VP, Strategy & Corporate Development
Emerald Technologies

Chip Disston is VP of Strategy & Corporate Development at Emerald Technologies, an electronic manufacturing services company focused on high-reliability industries such as A&D, life sciences, and energy. Prior to joining Emerald Technologies, Chip worked at Boston Consulting Group and Bank of America Merrill Lynch and served as an Apache helicopter pilot in the US Army.


Conference Location

10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Tel: (617) 262-9600