M/C Venture Partners’ General Partner Gillis Cashman to Speak on “M & A: Is the Climate Right for Consolidation?” at COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2010 Convention & EXPO
What: With the current economic climate less than ideal, more businesses are considering the consolidation option. At COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2010 Convention & EXPO, Gillis Cashman, General Partner at M/C Venture Partners, will discuss the implications of the current economic climate on telecommunications industry mergers and acquisitions. Cashman and his fellow panelists will explore the current trends that are impacting M&A deals and discuss the future implications companies should keep in mind.
Cashman will look at M&A from the perspective of a venture capitalist. Panelists John Scarano, COO and Co-Founder, Zayo Group and President, Zayo Bandwidth and Stefan Bewley, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, will provide the perspectives of a buyer and strategic advisor, respectively. J. Sherman Henderson III, President & CEO, Lightyear Network Solutions will moderate the session.
Where: Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Dallas
When: Monday, September 13, 2010 from 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
About COMPTEL PLUS
COMPTEL PLUS is the preeminent networking event for innovative communications companies. Held twice a year, these events attract more than 140 unique exhibitors and 2,800 different attendees, who have the opportunity to learn about new products, services and industry trends, meet potential customers and do business. COMPTEL PLUS offers comprehensive educational programming and experienced industry speakers. The COMPTEL PLUS Fall 2010 Convention & EXPO is scheduled for September 12-15, 2010, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas. For more information, please visit http://comptel.org/content.asp?contentid=2153 .
Based in Washington, D.C., COMPTEL is the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. COMPTEL members are entrepreneurial companies driving technological innovation and creating economic growth through competitive voice, video, and data offerings and the development and deployment of next-generation, IP-based networks and services. COMPTEL advances its members’ interests through trade shows, networking, education, and policy advocacy before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the courts. COMPTEL works to ensure that competitive communications providers can continue to offer lower prices, better service, and greater innovation to consumers. For more information, visit www.comptel.org .