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Bellows EF Session A

Troubled Waters: Bridging the Unexpected

Presented By: Dickinson Wright / S&T Bank

When you’re acquiring and integrating a new business operation, it’s imperative to do your homework because it’s what you don’t know that offers the greatest challenges. Entrepreneurs and experts break down what’s worked for them and others. They’ll share frontline experiences on how to prepare for anything during the process, and then navigate through negotiations to successfully seal the deal.

Moderator:

Dave Enright
Senior vice president, commercial banker
S&T Bank

At S&T Bank, Dave currently focuses on, but is not limited to, ESOP lending and leveraged buyouts. He has more than 17 years of experience with financing M&A, management buyouts, PE buyouts and DIP financing for companies that have filed bankruptcy. Dave has a long history working in asset-based lending as well on distressed situations. Over the years, Dave has worked in middle-market leveraged finance at different banking organizations, serving companies, PE groups, fundless sponsors and family offices.

Panelests:

Benton Bodamer
Member
Dickinson Wright PLLC

Ben is a corporate transactional attorney who has represented a wide range of public and private companies and many of the leading international private equity sponsors. He has significant experience advising clients on domestic and cross-border M&A, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, minority investments, divestitures and restructurings. Ben also is an adjunct professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and serves on the board of NoticeAbility and the advisory board of Calmer Choice.

Scott Chapman
Managing Director and Co-Founder
Copper Run Capital

Scott oversees client services, business development and company operations. He focuses his time serving companies in the consumer and industrial, technology and business services sectors. Scott has assisted in complex negotiations and orchestrated numerous intricate deal structures, including cross-border transactions. He works on both sell-side and buy-side transactions. Scott was previously a senior portfolio manager for a hedge fund focused on private and public investments.

Alan Rudy
CEO
Good Night Medical

A long-time entrepreneur, Alan started ExpressMed, a mail order medical supply business that grew to be No. 2 in the industry and the largest privately held company in its niche. More recently, he founded Good Night Medical in 2013. The company, at about $16 million in annual revenue, helps diagnose sleep apnea and provides CPAP treatment. Alan is also owner and chairman of Into Great Brands, a distributor of auto and truck fuel and oil additives and related products.

Dave Enright
Senior vice president, commercial banker
S&T Bank

At S&T Bank, Dave currently focuses on, but is not limited to, ESOP lending and leveraged buyouts. He has more than 17 years of experience with financing M&A, management buyouts, PE buyouts and DIP financing for companies that have filed bankruptcy. Dave has a long history working in asset-based lending as well on distressed situations. Over the years, Dave has worked in middle-market leveraged finance at different banking organizations, serving companies, PE groups, fundless sponsors and family offices.


Presented By

Dickinson Wright / S&T Bank
Dickinson Wright / S&T Bank

Conference Location

401 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Tel: 1.614.384.8600

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