M&A Innovation Breakfast in Helsinki

In partnership with Merrill DatasiteOne

8 May 2019
Kansallissali, Hotel Kamp, Helsinki
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Gain insight into current trends in M&A innovation in Finland. Discover cutting edge trends in deploying innovation into the M&A deal process whilst extending your network among a senior audience of M&A advisors. Delegates will take away new information on the Finnish deal pipeline and new business prospects from the morning.

This concise breakfast seminar will consist of three presentations from Mergermarket, Merrill DatasiteOne and a leading advisor discussing innovation deployment in the M&A process.

Places are limited, register for free below.

  • 08:30

    Registration & Breakfast

  • 09:15

    Presentation: Finnish M&A Outlook – Technology as a deal driver across industries

    The emergence and evolution of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, blockchain and smart contracts is changing the global M&A landscape and the Finnish market is not immune. These technologies have the potential to bring major benefits such as reduction of costs and improved efficiency to companies that are able to keep up. The need for digital transformation to remain competitive is reflected in the increased M&A activity to acquire new technology across a number of sectors including financial services and healthcare. This presentation will provide an overview of M&A activity in 2018 and explore the Finnish deal pipeline including sectors to watch for the year ahead.

  • 09:30

    Panel: Innovation in the M&A process

    Disruptive technology and digitalisation also have the potential to revolutionise the M&A lifecycle and allow dealmakers to conduct deals faster, with greater accuracy and security whilst remaining compliant. Advancing technologies such as AI and machine learning can be utilised to manage the rapidly growing data and documents available during the M&A and due diligence process. The implementation of advanced analytics tools that offer deeper insights into potential targets and risks can also give dealmakers a competitive edge. This will explore how leading advisors are deploying technology in the M&A process.

  • 10:00

    Presentation: Innovation and deal acceleration in M&A

    The financial services industry, globally and in Finland, is facing ever-changing competitive dynamics, as well as increased regulation calling for accountability and transparency. FinTech is transforming the sector and innovation is set to revolutionise M&A and Due Diligence processes making dealmakers capable of conducting rapid, secure and compliant M&A with deeper insight and better analytics. The presentation will cover:

    • How innovation is transforming the financial services sector globally and in Finland
    • How technology can bring better efficiencies to the M&A life cycle through speed, analytics, and collaboration for both buyers and sellers
    • How to utilise AI and machine-learning to manage the expansional growth of M&A data
  • 10:15

    Networking & Coffee


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