Offit Kurman Sponsors “Growing Through Acquisitions” Seminar on March 16th

Acquiring another business can be an excellent way to quickly grow your revenue, products or service offering, client base and employee talent pool.  Our experienced panel will discuss the pros and cons of growing your business through acquisitions. Topics will inlcude:

  • Identifying target acquisition candidates
  • Determining a fair price for the company you want to acquire
  • Deciding between financing options available to you
  • Issues that can arise during and after a transaction

When: Wednesday March 16, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Lunch Will Be Served Where: BWFA 5950 Symphony Woods Rd. Ste. 600 Columbia, MD 21044

Panel Speakers Include:

Michael Mercurio is a principal and Chair of the Firm’s Business Law and Transactions’ Practice Group. He serves as outside general counsel to clients on matters related to corporate and business law, commercial transactions, government contracting and real estate. As a strategic partner to firm clients, Mike regularly counsels entrepreneurial individuals and assorted entities on all aspects of business and commerce, including formation and structure; ownership, management and control; financing and capital; expansion and acquisition; sale and transfer; and contraction and dissolution. He is well versed in the various issues and challenges companies of all sizes and industries face in the business life cycle, including start-up, maturation, and end-stage considerations. A core specialty practice area for Mike is mergers and acquisitions, both from the sell-side and buy-side perspectives. Further, Mike specializes in ownership planning, helping business owners prepare and optimally transition their businesses to third parties, management, or family.

macmillianMr. MacMillan has been a consultant for buyers and sellers of privately held businesses for over 10 years. During this time, he has worked with publicly traded corporations, private equity firms, owners of small- and medium-sized privately held businesses, and high net-worth individuals. Previously, he had experience working for a Fortune 500 company and was involved in the successful start-up and sale of two businesses. Brian has multi-industry experience in business development, sales, marketing, finance, accounting, and operations.

MClarke-croppedMr. Clarke is President, CEO of Access National Bank, a business bank that provides credit and treasury services to businesses of $1 – 100 million in revenue. The largest client segment is government service contractors. Under his leadership, the company has grown assets to $1.2 billion, revenue over $100 million and employment over 300. The company has an outstanding track record of consistent profitability through prosperous and strained economic periods. The American Banker has repeatedly ranked the company among the top 25 performing Community Banks in the U.S. Mike has engineered and supplied hundreds of millions of dollars in capital for small and mid-sized businesses for over 25-years.