Industries: Life Science

CityThe Merger and Acquisition (M&A) landscape is changing at a rapid pace for research institutions and life science companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Join our team of experts from SiVal Advisors, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and BPM LLP as they share their knowledge and expertise on what you may encounter on your M&A journey.   

Our panelists will discuss how to maneuver through a variety of scenarios and answer your complex questions on current news in today’s marketplace, the global impact, and what may occur in the near future.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, November 13, 2019

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

BIOCOM, 1 Tower Place, Ground Floor Conference Room
South San Francisco, CA 94080
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Jan Robertson, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, SiVal Advisors
A frequent speaker and author on topics related to mergers & acquisitions, Jan has advised numerous clients and boards of directors on a wide variety of transactions over her thirty-year career.

Derek Liu, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Derek's transactional experience includes public and private company mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; tender and exchange offers; joint ventures; minority investments; and other strategic corporate transactions, representing both strategic and private equity clients.

Craig Hamm, CPA, Partner, Advisory, BPM LLP
Craig advises privately held middle market companies throughout their business life cycle regarding technical assurance and accounting issues, merger and acquisition advisory services, organizational and operational restructuring, assessment of financial risk and professional assistance with integrations. 


Scott Taylor, CPA, Partner, Assurance, Life Science Industry Group Co-Leader, BPM LLP
With over thirty years of public accounting and private industry experience, Scott provides both public and private life science companies a variety of accounting and tax services, including financial statements, audit reviews, compilations, agreed-upon procedures and internal control evaluations.