SOURCE: Dinan & Company, LLC

August 30, 2006 06:00 ET

Dinan & Company Brings Unique Buy-Side M&A Seminar to Chicago

CHICAGO,IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 30, 2006 -- Dinan & Company's "2006 Dynamic Growth Strategies: How to Buy a Company" seminar is coming to Chicago. The pace of merger and acquisition activity continues to be strong. "How to Buy a Company" is geared toward CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, CPAs, corporate development officers and in house counsel seeking growth through acquisition, as well as lawyers and accountants who want to advise their clients on the deal making process.

The seminar will be held on Thursday, September 21st, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business Gleacher Center. This is the second such presentation in Chicago for Phoenix-based Dinan & Company, a nationally known leader in buy-side mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.

The seminar agenda includes:

* How to find the best companies for sale
* Financial analysis and valuation methodologies
* 10 essentials to know before starting due diligence
* How and when to begin the integration process
* The best sources of money to complete a deal
* Structuring deals for long-term success

All seminar attendees receive a proprietary M&A toolkit containing over a dozen reference documents. The cost for the seminar is $595 per person. Register by 9/07 and receive a $100 discount. Additional attendees from the same company are only $295 per person. If you can't attend the seminar, a DVD version is available complete with the M&A toolkit/reference documents for $295. Details are available at or at 1-866-447-3500. (Live seminar qualifies for 5 CPE credits; may qualify for CLE credits.)


Founded in 1988, Dinan & Company LLC focuses solely on providing investment banking services to buyers in their merger and acquisition efforts -- a unique focus that sets the firm apart from other investment banks. Company clients include General Electric, Emerson and Tyco International, as well as smaller Fortune 1000 firms and the nation's leading private equity groups, such as Jordan Industries, Thomas H. Lee Partners and GTCR. Seminar leader Michael A. Dinan, President and CEO of Dinan & Company, is an internationally recognized authority on buy-side acquisitions. He has been involved in the sourcing, analysis and evaluation of thousands of acquisition candidates through the negotiating, structuring, due diligence and closing of several hundred transactions.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Nancy D. Martinez
    Director-Business Development
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