Overview and in-depth discussions on technology M&A designed for tech companies, their entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. The session will focus on recent trends, forecasts and activities in the technology M&A market, including the US and Israeli markets.
Tech M&A Drivers in 2010 and What to Expect for 2011 - November 2010
The CICC held its 2010 Annual Tech M&A Forum at Fenwick & West. This year’s audience included over 150 silicon valley entrepreneurs, investors and M&A professionals. Clemens Buss of Lazard started the evening with an analysis of today’s economic environment and an overview of 2010 tech M&A activity. The presentation was followed by an insightful panel discussion that covered a wide range of topics, including innovation areas of interest for Facebook and VMware, drivers for tech M&A activity in 2010-11 in the US and Israeli markets, and key challenges to getting deals done in this environment
Mike Brown, Corporate Development, Facebook
Shekar Ayyar, VP, Strategy and Corporate Development, VMware
Clemens Buss, Managing Director, Lazard
David Healy, Co-Chair M&A Group, Fenwick & West
Gil Livnah, Livnah Associates, CICC Board Member
2009 Silicon Valley Tech Giants Talk M&A and Recovery - September 2009
Over 100 executives gathered for the CICC Annual Tech M&A Forum where panelists and experts shared their vision and perspectives on recent and future transactions in the M&A market. Special thanks to CICC Board Member Gil Livnah of Livnah Associates for moderating and contributing to this effort.
Andy Dickinson, Director, Lazard
Doug Cogen,Co-Chair M&A Group,Fenwick & West
Jeff Herbst, VP, Business Development,Nvidia Corporation
Hilton Romanski, VP Corporate Development, Cisco
Trina Van Pelt, Director, M&A, Intel Capital
We thank our industry partners and sponsors: Fenwick & West and Lazard.
2007 Technology M&A and Israel - Recent Activity and Outlook - June 2007
Also on the panel were:
Salman Ullah Director of Corporate Development, Google
David Gee Vice President, Marketing, Software, Hewlett-Packard
Matthew Olton Senior Director and Worldwide Head of M&A, EMC
Lior Nuchi Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop
2006 Technology M&A and Israel - Recent Activity and Outlook - April 2006
M&A Market Outlook
by Kevin R. McClelland,
Managing Director Co-Head of Software, JMP Securities LLC.
On the Panel were:
Hildy Shandell, VP of Corporate Development, Broadcom Corporation
Ned Hooper, VP Corporate Business Development, Cisco Systems
Dan Avida, General Partner, Opus Capital
Lior Nuchi, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Yaniv Vakrat, Ph.D., Director, Corporate Development, Adobe
Technology M&A and Israel - Recent Activity and Outlook - December 2004
On the Panel were:
David Murphy, Vice President, Corporate Development Mercury Interactive
Alex Benn, Senior Director, Corporate Development, eBay
Randy Ditzler, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Lior Nuchi, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop
Cisco Villalta, Corporate Counsel - M&A, Oracle.