State of the Technology IPO Market

10 May 2012
7:30 AM - 9:15 AM (UTC-08:00)
Merrill Corporation
1731 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, California

DLA Piper, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Corporation invite you to attend our complimentary breakfast seminar where seasoned veterans will cover key topics on current market and regulatory developments affecting technology IPOs, including:

  • Performance of recent offerings and key financial drivers to a successful offering.
  • Market dynamics affecting the near and medium term outlook for equity capital markets, including sectors such as social media, mobile, cloud computing and green tech.
  • Perceptions of the JOBS Act's impact on technology IPOs and recent transaction consideration of opting into "Emerging Growth Company" status.

When:       Thursday, May 10, 2012
Agenda:   7:30AM – 8:00AM  Registration, Networking and Breakfast
                  8:00AM – 9:15AM  Interactive Panel Discussion
Register:   Ceana Kim at ceana.kim@merrillcorp.com or (650) 493-1400

Who Should Attend:  CEOs, CFOs and GCs and board members of companies considering a public offering.

Panelists

For a panel breakfast panel discussion on current market and regulatory developments affecting technology IPOs, including:

Ned Segal

Ned Segal, Chief Operating Officer of Technology Banking and Head of Global Software Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs

Andy Fisher

Andy Fisher, Managing Director and Head of Technology Equity Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs

Ed Batts

Ed Batts, Partner, DLA Piper Silicon Valley



 Peter Astiz

Peter Astiz, Global Co-Head Technology Sector and Co-Chair, US Capital Markets, DLA Piper