Business & Leadership

Completing M&A and Corporate Financing Transactions in the Pandemic

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Buyers and sellers, investors and issuers, lenders and borrowers — all had to adjust to a radically changed capital markets environment virtually overnight. Learn what transactions are happening, how they’re getting done, who’s doing them and what the “new normal” is for equity valuations, debt financing terms and deal structures. Featuring Steven Mednick, associate professor of clinical entrepreneurship at the USC Marshall Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies; Lawrence M. Braun, partner at SheppardMullin; and Lloyd Greif, president and CEO of Greif & Co.

Who Will Benefit

– Those wanting to learn what has changed in the world of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions since COVID-19
– Business professionals looking for advice on how to finalize deals during a global pandemic
– Those who want to identify the financial “losers” and “winners” in our drastically changed economy

About Our Featured Faculty

Steven Mednick is an associate professor of clinical entrepreneurship at the USC Marshall School of Business. He is an expert in entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, strategic alliances and angel funding. He is the past associate director of Marshall’s Center for Global Innovation and is an author and frequent speaker in the field. Professor Mednick currently teaches in the Marshall MBA, EMBA and Master of Medical Management programs and is a two-time winner of the Marshall Golden Apple teaching award. Outside of USC, he has advised over 500 early stage companies through his 10-year relationship with the Small Business Administration. Mednick’s clients have reported more than $620 million in economic impact to the SBA, and he has been awarded the SBA’s State Star for outstanding performance.