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Join our panel of industry professionals for a lunchtime webinar that will provide a succinct update of developments in the dividend recap market.
Leslie J. Levinson - Partner, Robinson+Cole
Les Levinson is co-chair of Robinson+Cole’s Transactional Health Law Group and a member of both the Health Law and Business Transaction Groups, representing both private and public businesses. He maintains an active business law practice, concentrating on the transactional, regulatory, and compliance representation of health care and life science clients, including home care and hospice companies, physician practices, hospitals, information technology and medical device companies, and health care investors and lenders. Mr. Levinson has completed more than 300 mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions.
Martin Magida, CFA - Managing Director, Berkery Noyes
Martin Magida is a managing director at Berkery Noyes, where he primarily assists clients with raising growth capital in the debt and equity markets. He also provides M&A advisory services to companies throughout the middle market. Over a 30-year investment banking career, Mr. Magida has advised clients in the technology, media, telecommunications, financial services, health care, and business services industries. Before joining Berkery Noyes, he was a managing director at Carter Morse & Mathias (CMM), a boutique investment bank. Prior to joining CMM in 2009, Mr. Magida was group head of private capital at Trenwith Group. His additional experience includes the investment banking groups of UBS, PaineWebber, and Unterberg Towbin and the brokerage group of Drexel Burnham.
Tannis Fussell - Senior Vice President, Prudential Capital Group
Tannis Fussell is a senior vice president in corporate finance at Prudential Capital Group located in New York. She leads a team responsible for originating, executing, and managing capital investments in New Jersey, Connecticut, eastern Pennsylvania, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada. At Prudential Capital, Ms. Fussell is industry agnostic and invests across the capital structure, including both fixed and floating-rate senior debt, mezzanine debt, and equity. Capital is typically provided to facilitate recapitalizations, dividends, acquisitions, refinancings, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, and growth. Prior to joining Prudential in 2013, Ms. Fussell was an investor at Cordova, Smart & Williams, a private equity firm in New York. She began her career focusing on investment banking and private equity transactions at firms that include Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Morgan Stanley & Co.
Michael J. Conaton - Managing Partner, Cyprium Investment Partners
Mike Conaton has over 30 years of investing experience. He is based in New York and is a founding member of Cyprium, a private equity fund providing noncontrolling mezzanine and equity capital to founders, families, entrepreneurs, and their profitable middle market companies in North America. Cyprium uses a combination of subordinated debt, preferred stock, and/or common stock to enable privately held, nonsponsored businesses to achieve their financial and/or strategic objectives. Prior to forming Cyprium, he was a partner at Key Principal Partners, a predecessor fund manager with the same investment model. Mr. Conaton was previously a manager of alternative assets and direct investments for a private family office in San Francisco. Activities included direct equity and mezzanine investing in middle market businesses in the U.S., Asia, and Europe.