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Transaction Preparedness

Presented By: LockeLord LLP / CohnReznick LLP

Topic to be announced.


Michael Wilson
Locke Lord LLP

Michael represents private equity funds (including SBIC funds), banks, companies and entrepreneurs in M&A, debt finance and venture capital transactions in a wide variety of industries. He has substantial experience with technology, health care, energy, and food and beverage transactions. He also serves as an officer on the Executives’ Club of Chicago Leadership Circle Advisory Board.


Helena Robbins Huddleston
Partner, CohnReznick Advisory -Transactional Advisory Services
CohnReznick LLP

Helana, CPA, CIRA, is a partner with CohnReznick Advisory who specializes in providing clients with transactional advisory and restructuring services. She has over 17 years of expertise in financial due diligence, restructuring, cash flow budgeting, financial auditing, internal control evaluation, and business process improvement. Helana leads buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence engagements with strategic and financial buyers for private and public companies with enterprise values ranging from $20 million to $500 million. She assists clients with calculating standalone costs for carve-out transactions, synergies costs and transition service agreements. Helana advises within a variety of industries including food and beverage, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, marketing, media, and professional services. She is also a member of the Firm's Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry Practice.

Ravi Shah
McNally Capital