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Taking the Offensive in Tough Times: Growth Capital and Liquidity Options

Friday, June 05, 2009 - Friday, June 05, 2009
04:00 am London - 04:00 am London

A Panel Discussion for Business Owners and Senior Executives

Paul Hastings Orange County office, along with investment professionals from B. Riley & Co. and ClearLight Partners invite you to a complimentary breakfast briefing.

Join us for a discussion on "Growth Capital and Liquidity Options," where our esteemed panel will examine the current state of the capital markets for private companies and the opportunities available to business owners looking for growth capital or liquidity options. A focus of the panel discussion will be the role private equity can play in these transactions.

B. Riley is a middle market investment bank focused on institutional research, trading, market making and corporate finance products and services. B. Riley has completed over 350 engagements and delivered over $15 billion of capital to its corporate clients. The firm's corporate finance products and services include: growth financings, recapitalizations, sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings.

ClearLight Partners is a $600 million private equity firm headquartered in Southern California that invests in established, profitable middle-market companies. The ClearLight team has extensive operating and financial experience, and a history of successfully partnering with owners and managers to drive growth and maximize the potential of their businesses.

Agenda Topics:

  • Current State of Capital Markets for Private Companies

  • Transaction Alternatives

  • Growth Capital and Liquidity Options

  • Private Equity

  • Q&A

SPEAKERS:

Michael McKinnon (Moderator)Partner, Paul Hastings

Gregory E. PressonSenior Managing Director, B. Riley & Co.

Jay ShepherdPartner, ClearLight Partners

William J. SimpsonPartner, Paul Hastings

DATE:Thursday, June 4, 2009

TIME:7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast8:00 am - 9:30 am Program

LOCATION:Center Club650 Town Center DriveCosta Mesa, California

ATTIRE:Business Casual

As space is limited, please RSVP by Thursday, May 28 to Serina Gallegos at 714-668-6507 or

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