Distinguished Speaker Series: Rob Brown

Current drivers of the global M&A market and perspectives on how it may evolve going forward
 
Hosted by: Distinguished Speaker Series Advisory Group

Join us for our September Distinguished Speaker Series luncheon on September 10th. 


Fee*:
Members - $45 or FREE with function ticket
Student Members - $20
Nonmembers - $65
Reserved VIP table - $360 (8 guests, company name on table, contact office directly) 
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Society Chicago)

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire: Business Attire

Menu: Chef's Choice (vegetarian meal available upon request)

Registration: Online

Agenda:
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration & Networking
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Program

*Please note distribution of presentation slides is at the discretion of the speaker and may not be available for this event

Speaker Bio:
As Lincoln’s Chief Executive Officer of the Americas and a key driver of the firm’s growth from its beginnings, Brown has been instrumental in building its global footprint and a highly desirable culture that prioritizes attracting, retaining and engaging top talent at all levels. As a connected leader within the firm, Brown works closely with Lincoln’s investment banking professionals to help them achieve success. He continues to focus on building long-term relationships with clients and prospects, achieving optimal results through his thoughtful, interpersonal and collaborative approach. 

Brown has nearly 30 years of experience advising leading private equity groups, privately owned businesses and large public companies on divestitures, acquisitions and other strategic initiatives. Rob helped start Lincoln’s industrials and consumer practices and led the firm’s business services practice for more than a decade. Accordingly, Brown has a deep understanding of how to best position companies for sale, drive competitive processes and negotiate to successful closings. 

As a recognized advisor and thought leader in the investment banking industry, Brown is a frequent guest on WBBM’s Noon Business Hour in Chicago and a speaker and author on mergers and acquisitions-related topics. Brown sits on the board of UNICEF USA and the Dean’s Business Council for the Gies School of Business at the University of Illinois. He is also President of the Board of Regents at Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago.

Prior to Lincoln, Brown worked at Price Waterhouse. His diverse experiences include management positions in Price Waterhouse’s investment banking subsidiary and the Transaction Services group. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois. Brown is a certified public accountant (inactive).

 


*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Nonmember or Student Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, September 4th.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Society Chicago member rate. Please call the CFA Society Chicago office at 312-251-1301 to register. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the Society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

When
9/10/2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where
The Metropolitan 233 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 UNITED STATES

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