Uncategorized

Drive your acquisition strategy!

We are a specialty advisory firm providing science and technology support for merger & acquisition target identification, assessment, valuation and integration. For successful M&A it’s vital to understand a target’s technology strengths and gaps, correctly value it, and craft a strong integration plan to harness its full value after deal close. We look forward to […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

Great Lakes Capital Connection – Sept. 2021

This week CPG Advisor is headed to Columbus, Ohio for the Great Lakes Capital Connection, put on by Association for Corporate Growth. If you’ll be there (or nearby) – let’s meet up! Each year, this high-energy event brings together over 1,000 middle market M&A professionals for deal sourcing, networking and insights into key trends in […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

M&A Forum 2021

CPG Advisor participated in the 14th Annual M&A Forum in Brookfield, WI on July 21, 2021. Panel discussions on Sell- and Buy-side “post-pandemic lessons” – plus a breakout on Valuation – were on our agenda at this welcome return to live events. Discussion on insights from recent transactions was especially helpful. Valuation growth through fielding a […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

Market Sectors of Interest for 2021 Investment

In a recent survey of Private Equity firms, changes were seen in market segments that will attract investment in 2021 vs last year. IT and Healthcare topped the list, reflecting a roughly 20% boost in deal-making in both sectors. Interest in Consumer Goods dropped, suggesting 2020’s banner year of COVID-driven sales will slow, and PE activity will […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

M&A Forum 2020

At the 13th annual M&A Forum in Milwaukee on March 14, 2020, I enjoyed insights from a panel of business CEO’s that participated in buying the company they now run. A great question was asked – “What was your biggest surprise after the deal?” There was general agreement that shaping the culture they either thought […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

ACG Chicago Middle Market Manufacturing Conference 2020

It crowd, with awesome networking and excellent speakers on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Association for Corporate Growth’s Middle Market Manufacturing Conference in Chicago. The agenda balanced a keynote talk with panel discussions and breakout sessions to create a fast-paced, interactive day. I especially enjoyed a provocative panel discussion on 3D printing, and was […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

Digital Disruption at NACD Chicago 2020

CPG Advisor enjoyed a great session on Digital Disruption’s Impact on Shareholder Value at Chicago NACD Chapter on January 15, 2020 at Accenture’s Chicago Innovation Center. Excellent insights were shared – some very provocative – about near-term trends that may dramatically impact a range of industry sectors in our post-digital economy. Critical grounding for both […]

Continue Reading...

Uncategorized

CPG Advisor Moderates M&A Panel at Sensors Summit 2019

CPG Advisor was proud to participate in the Sensors Summit in December 2019 in San Diego, and to moderate a dynamic panel discussion on M&A in the fast-moving world of sensor technologies. A key topic at the Summit was rapidly emerging sensor capabilities. On the biomedical side, I’m impressed at the speed of commercialization of […]

Continue Reading...