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Has the anticipated consolidation in the "Clean Tech" industry-or segments of it-actually begun occurring? Or, are company owners (at least those who have cash) hanging on through the downturn, hoping for better valuations ahead?

Our panel of experts, including a venture capitalist, an M & A advisor, a strategic consultant and an attorney, will provide their insights and perspective on the current environment for Clean Tech M & A.

Please join us for this special panel discussion, followed by a Q & A session, on a topic certain to be of interest to all business owners, executives and investors.

Brad Rock, DLA Piper
Dr. Cheemin Bo-Linn, Peritus Partners
Derrick Lee, Bessemer Venture Partners
Moderator: Jan Robertson, SiVal Advisors

Dr. Cheemin Bo-Linn, recognized as an innovative hi-tech leader, specializes in strategic engagements which deliver high impact business and marketing solutions tied to accelerated profit growth. She is CEO of Peritus Partners, Inc. and leads the Hi-Technology and Clean Tech Practice. She is also a Partner with SiVal Advisors and a venture advisor, focused on green tech efficiencies, infrastructure, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Brad Rock is a partner at DLA Piper, with a focus on advising Clean Tech companies. He concentrates in mergers and acquisitions; corporate securities, venture financings, and public offerings; public company securities law compliance; and software and hardware licensing and distribution.

Derrick Lee is a Vice President in the Menlo Park office and focuses primarily on cleantech and semiconductor investments. He spent a year with BVP China in Shanghai developing that practice during 2006-2007. Derrick serves on the board of Summit Microelectronics and previously served on the board of BA Systems. He is a board observer with Berkeley Design Automation, Exclara, Miasole, PowerGenix, and Therative.

$20 for members & non-members (includes breakfast).

Official Website: http://www.nawbo-sv.org

Added by FullCalendar on April 26, 2009

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