The 7th Annual Booth-Kellogg Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) Conference
For more information on the 7th Annual ETA Conference hosted February 16th – 19th, 2021, please visit our website.
// ETA Conference Opening Remarks
// Panel: Current State of Search
Wondering how COVID-19 has affected the process of searching? Tune into this roundtable to hear the perspectives of active searchers and learn what has and has not been working for them in the “new normal.”
// Panel: Challenges and Resilience for ETA Operators
Operators across multiple ETA models share their insight on both their positive and challenging experiences in the CEO seat.
// Video: Unconventional Wisdom from Operating through Good Times and Bad
Through pre-recorded video interviews, we have the opportunity to hear unexpected and unconventional stories of operating a company for the first time amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
// Panel: ETA Evolution From the Investors’ Perspective
Join us as investors and lenders provide stories and insights into the deal side of ETA during COVID-19. Our panelists will discuss the surprises they’ve experienced and their predictions for ETA in the coming years.
*Due to technical issues only the audio is available for this panel.
// Panel: Success! ETA Exits, Recapitalizations, and Roundtrips
Hear directly from four accomplished searchers about their entrepreneurial journeys from soup to nuts. From tactically searching to closing, executing, and exiting, each of these talented entrepreneurs has successfully generated returns and liquidity for shareholders. Some panelists have already begun the next chapter of their journey, while others have maintained leadership positions in their original search fund acquisition target, so rest assured you will hear a variety of different perspectives.