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Session B

Transaction Preparedness

Presented By: Babst Calland / BDO

Topic to be announced.


Chris Farmakis
Chairman; Shareholder
Babst Calland

Chris focuses his legal practice on mergers and acquisitions, private company equity investments, recapitalizations and joint ventures, startup company formation and general representation, commercial transactions, corporate governance, and real estate matters. His practical legal approach has earned him a regional and national client base with recent deals in the manufacturing, retail, services, wireless infrastructure, IP, utility, emerging technology and food industries. He is also national acquisition counsel for numerous public and private companies and private equity-owned portfolio companies. Like his clients, Chris is an entrepreneur, having founded three businesses including Solvaire, a company leveraging AI technology to undertake large-scale due diligence and contract management projects.


Pat Fodale
Managing Director
Dick Hollington
Managing Director / CEO
CapitalWorks LLC
Charles McIlvane
Coen Markets, Inc.