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Deal Talk with Sumit Singh, ’14 and Raymond Svider, ’89

Alumni Relations invites you to join us on Tuesday, May 18, from noon – 1 p.m. CT for a Deal Talk with special guests Chewy CEO, Sumit Singh, ’14 and BC Partners partner Raymond Svider, ’89. The event will be moderated by professor Steven Kaplan, Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance and Kessenich E.P. Faculty Director at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Professor Kaplan will interview Singh and Svider regarding BC Partners’ $8.7 billion acquisition of PetSmart, PetSmart’s $3.35 billion acquisition of Chewy, and BC Partners subsequent decision to split PetSmart and Chewy in a $6 billion recap deal in 2020.

Please come ready to engage in an interactive conversation with Professor Kaplan and Chicago Booth alumni Singh and Svider on the PetSmart-Chewy transaction, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on the private equity and e-commerce industries.

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