M&A Market Outlook for
2016 and 2017
Focus Investment Bank Managing Director (and well-known finance book author) Jeff Hooke will discuss the state of the 2016 M&A market on June 16th. He will place today’s M&A market in a brief historical context and outline buyers’ motivations for doing deals. Then, Mr. Hooke will cover 2016 M&A pricing, 2016’s hot industries, and the local M&A scene. He will wrap up by considering the 2017 forecast.
Jeff Hooke- Managing Director, Focus Securities
Jeff is a broad-based finance and investment executive with global experience throughout the U.S., Europe and the emerging markets of Latin America and Asia. He has negotiated numerous transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, mezzanine financings, private equity investments, international bank syndications, corporate valuations and fairness opinions. He has a solid understanding of the finance and investment process, from both domestic and international viewpoints.
He is a Managing Director of Focus Securities, a mid market investment bank in the United States, with offices in Washington, DC, Atlanta and Los Angeles.
Jeff is an author of three books and has taught finance, mergers and acquisitions, and business valuation at several universities. He lectures on these topics at industry forums around the world.
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