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Adams Room - 6th Floor Session C

Buy, Buy, Build: A Deep Dive on the Buy Side

Presented By: ORBA & Katten Muchin Rosenman

Join CEOs, investors and M&A experts for an exploration of best practices and pitfalls when accelerating growth through acquisitions. This group will share what’s worked and what hasn’t, including how to minimize the impact on your company’s current operations.


Saul Rudo

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Saul is the national head of Katten's Transactional Tax Planning practice and a member of the firm's board of directors and Executive Committee. He concentrates his practice in the area of tax and corporate planning for private equity, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and international transactions, and in investment and management compensation arrangements.


Thomas D. Malkoski
Chairman & CEO
Chaucer Foods

Thomas is a builder of businesses and transformational leader with a record of generating shareholder value. He has demonstrated success in shifting mature and commodity operations into high-value specialty products, as well as market diversification through innovation, internal start-ups and acquisitions. He is chairman and CEO of Chaucer Foods, a U.K.-based company, and previously served as president, CEO and member of the board of directors for Penford Corp

Alan Witt

Alan has been a director at ORBA since 1983. He has held positions as head of the tax department and as managing director of the firm. During more than three decades of experience since law school, he has cultivated expertise assisting clients with mergers and acquisition structuring, high-net-worth advisory, family office counseling, estate and trust planning, and tax reduction strategies.

Dan Weinfurter
Mentor Group Ltd.

Dan is a director at Mentor Group UK, a London-based global technology-enabled services firm that delivers solutions focused on improving sales productivity, leadership capability and revenue growth. Previously, he was founder of GrowthPlay, an integrated sales effectiveness services business that grew rapidly to be ranked No. 22 on the 2017 Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing private companies.

Presented By

ORBA & Katten Muchin Rosenman
ORBA & Katten Muchin Rosenman

Conference Location

17 East Monroe Street
Chicago , Illinois 60603
Tel: 312.726.7500