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Session B

Preparing Your Company For Sale

Presented By: CMBG3 Law / Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP

Unlock the secrets to a successful company sale as two M&A advisors, a Private Equity leader, and a former business owner reveal essential insights to getting your house in order. You’ll learn about effective sell-side strategy and why preparation can be the difference-maker in effectively reaching the close. 


Jim DeLeo
Leading Partner
Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP

Jim DeLeo began his career at Gray, Gray & Gray over 30 years ago, and now serves as Leading Partner. He founded the Transaction Advisory Services practice, works closely with many of the region’s most prominent sources of capital, and hosts the firm’s innovative quarterly DealMakers events bringing entrepreneurs, private equity professionals and operating businesses together to help facilitate transactions.


Mark Abare
Former Owner, President & CEO
Plastics Distributors and Fabricators, Inc.



Rufus Clark
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Bunker Hill Capital

Robert L. Clark, Jr. (“Rufus”) is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Bunker Hill Capital. Rufus has over 28 years of experience working as a principal with middle market companies. He is active working with portfolio companies in the role of lead investor and has extensive board-level experience. Rufus currently sits on the boards of directors of Bunker Hill Capital portfolio companies Dyno Holdings and Hubbardton Forge.

Prior to founding Bunker Hill Capital, Rufus was a Managing Director at BancBoston Capital. Prior to joining BancBoston Capital, Rufus worked at Bank of Boston. Rufus holds a B.A. from Harvard College.

John Gardella

John Gardella is the Chair of CMBG3 Law's ESG and Environmental practice groups. He has 17 years of environmental litigation and compliance experience advising companies on risks associated with current and emerging environmental issues. He also consults with firms in the private equity, investment and banking spaces on environmental and chemical risks associated with the buy and sell sides of deals. He helps his clients see the risks that they are unaware of.

Conference Location

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