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March 18-19, 2019 

Marina del Rey Marriott Marina del Rey, CA

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AGENDA

Applications are now being reviewed from executives who wish to become members of our Executive Speaking Faculty. To apply to become a member of the speaking faculty, and to indicate agenda topics of interest, please complete our online JOIN OUR FACULTY application or contact:

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2521 | Email: donb@iibig.com

DAY ONE: MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2019


8:00 – 11:30am

Exhibition Set-up (In Exhibit Hall)

11:30 – 12:00pm

Registration, Refreshments and Networking (In Exhibit Hall)

12:00
Welcome to Middle-Market Healthcare M&A – Marina del Rey, CA

Don Buford

 

Don Buford, Founder & CEO, iiBIG LLC

12:20pm
STATE of the HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
The conference opens with a Keynote panel on the “State of the Industry” from the proverbial ’36-thousand feet.’ The panel will be made up of leading healthcare experts with first-hand information on the latest from Washington; and real-world experiences from the front-lines of healthcare system. Where in the healthcare sector, are investors looking for opportunities? Conversely, which healthcare models are investors avoiding? Why? What can investors expect to encounter when investing in or acquiring healthcare firms in Asia and ROW (rest-of-world)?

Don Adam 

Speakers:

  • Don Adam, Managing Director,
    Site Point Partners – Dallas, TX
  • Others TBA

1:25pm
Hospital Roundtable
A discussion of roll-ups in the for-profit and non-profit hospital sectors. With the failure to ‘repeal & replace’ the ACA, how will regulatory roll-backs affect reimbursements? Will this disruption be good or bad in terms of generating deal-flow? What are the prospects for M&A deal-flow in the hospital sector in the next 12 months?

Clayton Ipsen

Speakers:

  • Clayton Ipsen, Director Growth & Acquistions,
    Adventist Health – Hanford, CA
  • Others TBA

2:25pm

PM Networking Break

3:00pm
Healthcare Partnerships & Joint Ventures Roundtable
When does it make more sense to enter into joint ventures and partnerships than engaging in outright mergers or acquisitions? How are some of the most innovative transactions, and business models being structured? A discussion of the pros and cons.

Carlos Martinez

Speakers:

  • Carlos Martinez, President & CEO,
    United Home Care – Miami, FL
  • Others TBA

3:55pm
Roll-Ups and Multi-Physician Practices
One of the fastest-growing areas of healthcare M&A deal-flow is occurring in the multi-physician practice sector. Hospitals, PE firms and Health Insurance companies are acquiring multi-physician practices; and the practices with common services (i.e. orthopedic, dental, etc.) are themselves participating in more strategic roll-ups. What is the state-of-play, and future outlook in this sector?

Stuart Bernsen Gus Spanos

Speakers:

  • Stuart Bernsen, CEO,
    TVG-Medulla LLC – Oak Brook, IL
  • Gus Spanos, Co-Founder & Managing Director,
    Spanos Barber Jesse & Co. – Walnut Creek, CA
  • Others TBA

4:45 – 6:15pm

Evening Networking Reception

DAY TWO: TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2019


8:30am

Continental Breakfast and Networking

9:15am
Private Investors Roundtable
Healthcare investing from the POV of private equity, VCs, REITs, and other financial buyers.  How are financial investors sizing up deal-flow opportunities in the healthcare space over the next 12 months?  In which sectors are financial investors showing the most interest, and which areas are being avoided?

Chris DonovanJason ColgateAndrew Farris Alexandre Lasarow  

Moderator:

  • Christopher Donovan, Partner, Head of Healthcare Practice,
    Foley & Lardner LLP – Boston, MA

Panelists:

  • Jason Colgate, Managing Director, PE/M&A & Founding Partner, Venture Capital Fund, Eli Global, LLC – Charlotte, NC
  • Andrew Farris, Director, Private Equity Investment Team, BlackRock Private Equity Investors – Princeton, NJ
  • Alexandre Lasarow, Head of US Investments,
    Cathay Innovation – San Francisco, CA
  • Others TBA

10:10am
Healthcare Transaction Services Roundtable
An examination of best practices in valuations, regulatory compliance, risk management, due diligence and more. The “dos and don’ts” before, during and after the healthcare deal. What are the specific transaction must-knows regarding investing in acquiring Asian market and ROW (rest-of-world) companies?

Chad Neale

Speakers:

  • Chad Neale, Managing Director,
    ACA Aponix – New York, NY
  • Others TBA

11:05am

AM Networking Break

11:35am
Distressed & Turnaround Opportunities in Healthcare Roundtable
Disruption in the healthcare markets produces both distress and opportunity. How do opportunity investors, bankruptcy and turnaround specialists and others assess the landscape for ROI in the distressed healthcare space?

Thomas McCabe Row Zadeh

Speakers:

  • Tom McCabe, Partner,
    BDO – Chicago, IL
  • Row Zadeh, President/CEO,
    American Sleep Medicine – Sherman Oaks, CA

12:30pm

Lunch

1:45pm
Healthcare Real Estate & Senior Housing Roundtable
An update on investment opportunities in real-estate related healthcare deals. What are the unique issues and deal-flow projections for assisted living, skilled nursing, ‘active adult’ communities, and other healthcare real-estate, related sectors

Speakers:

  • Speakers TBA

2:40pm
Healthcare Technology and Leveraging the HealthCloud
A discussion of the move toward patient-centric and interoperable models is shifting healthcare IT transactions to focus on Cloud, Cybersecurity, Big Data, and automation, including Artificial Intelligence (AI). How are healthcare entrepreneurs leveraging technology to grow value in their companies and organizations?.  The role that technology itself plays in healthcare transactions and key considerations for successful transactions will be discussed. Finally, what are the investment and M&A opportunities in healthcare IT companies themselves?

Speakers:

  • Speakers TBA

3:30pm

Conference Concludes
iiBIG thanks our clients for providing over ten years of Healthcare Thought-Leadership!