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Deals, disruptions and growth areas in the Americas Conference

6 Dec - 8 Dec 2021

To date, the number of transactions and total value of M&A activity in the Americas in 2021 will signifi cantly outperform M&A activity of the last several years. This session aims to outline what sectors and deal trends drive this growth and will discuss the impact of industries such as technology, finance, retail, and e-commerce, as well as the large number of transactions occurring in healthcare and education, especially in Latin America.

The panel will also review how new investment structures, such as special acquisition companies (SPACs), will change the M&A landscape going forward and how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) will play a role in driving M&A activity in particular sectors.

Session information

M&A in the Americas: which sectors hold the most promise?

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Randy Bullard Morrison & Foerster , Miami, Florida, USA; Co-Chair, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Law Committee
Paula Vieira de Oliveira Mattos Filho, São Paulo, Brazil; Website Officer, Latin American Regional Forum

Speakers

Sergio J Galvis Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, New York, USA
Evgenia Hochenberg Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, New York, USA
Paola Lozano Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York, New York, USA
Raaj Narayan Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, New York, USA