Synergy Hosted the Chicago Private Equity Panel for the Private Director Association

On January 25th, the Private Director Association hosted a panel discussion entitled: Choosing between Private Equity or Strategic Buyer – How Business Principals Select Between the Two Options and the Role their Boards / Advisory Boards Play in the Decision.

Moderated by Arthur Mertes, Esq., Managing Partner of Synergy Law Group, LLC, the interactive panel discussion included:

  • Kelly Cornelis, Partner at LaSalle Capital

  • J Schwan, CEO of Solstice

  • Alex Brown, CEO & Founder of 10th Magnitude.

They shared their stories and answered questions about the criteria they consider when choosing the Private Equity option for buyouts, and the role that the company’s fiduciary and advisory boards play in this decision.

The panel takeaways can be viewed here.