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Why COVID is Accelerating M&A Activity (and How to Get a Deal Done)

July 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Despite the overall pause in venture capital funding in proptech companies in the COVID market environment, alternative transactional activity continues to flow in the industry.

Join our founder KP Reddy along with Goodwin partners Scott Chase, Blake Liggio and Mitzi Chang for a fireside chat. They’ll discuss trends in strategic deal structuring, including sale transactions, minority buyouts, joint ventures, debt to equity exchanges and spin-offs, as well as provide an overview of equity financing options under federal securities laws, which are becoming attractive options for raising capital.

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Who should attend? Anyone involved in the startup industry—you don’t want to miss this session.

About the speakers:

Scott Chase is a partner in Goodwin’s REITs and Real Estate M&A, Capital Markets and Public Companies practices. Mr. Chase works on a variety of corporate and securities matters, including public and private offerings of securities, securities law and corporate governance matters for public companies and public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Blake Liggio is a partner in Goodwin’s Real Estate Industry group. Mr. Liggio focuses on mergers and acquisitions, including the representation of acquirors, targets, boards of directors, transaction committees and investment banks. He also advises clients on a range of corporate matters, including fiduciary duties, corporate governance, federal securities law disclosure and compliance, and defensive measures. Mr. Liggio is also involved in Goodwin’s PropTech Initiative focused on the intersection of Real Estate and Technology through thoughtful collaboration across the two practice areas and advises on relevant market trends impacting the PropTech sector.

Mitzi Chang will also be joining us as an expert who can speak to down-rounds and related financing options. Mitzi is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology company group and serves as co-chair of its Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology practice.

KP Reddy is the Founder and CEO of Shadow Ventures, a seed-stage VC firm focused on built environment technology. KP has exited three technology companies and was also the General Manager of ATDC at Georgia Tech, one of the oldest technology incubators in the country. KP has thoroughly experienced all aspects of the startup process. No matter where you are on your startup journey, KP knows what it’s like and can help you towards the same success.

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July 23, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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