Meeting/Event Information

December 17 Webinar with Moss Adams

December 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Topic: The Impact of the Paycheck Protection Program on M&A
Speakers: Andrew Rocks, Jacquelynne Hamilton, Andrew Budreika, Matthew Schernecke, Luc Arsenault, Guy Knuf

Join Moss Adams and Morgan Lewis for a webcast exploring The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and its implications on pending and potential mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and investment transactions. Presenters will explore what stakeholders should consider when analyzing, structuring, negotiating, and executing deals involving PPP loans.

Andrew Rocks
Andrew Rocks focuses his practice on public and private mergers and acquisitions (including private equity transactions, joint ventures, spin-offs, and strategic alliances) and general corporate and securities law matters (including public and private equity and debt offerings). Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Andrew was an associate in the New York office of another major international law firm.

Jacquelynne M. Hamilton
Jacquelynne Hamilton is part of a team that focuses on diverse transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs, and strategic alliances. Other areas of work include matters involving finance, restructuring, tax, and securities, including public and private equity and debt offerings. Clients range from Fortune 500 companies and investment banks to emerging market companies. While attending law school, Jacquelynne participated in the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic and served on the board of Lambda Law.

Andrew T. Budreika
Andrew Budreika is a Partner in the Finance practice.  He advises clients on private equity transactions, domestic and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, debt financings, strategic investments, and other corporate transactions. Andrew also regularly counsels clients on securities law, corporate governance, and other general corporate and finance matters.

Consistent with Morgan Lewis’s core principles, Andrew is committed to providing exceptional client service and building long-term strategic relationships with clients focused on communication and collaboration. Andrew seeks first to listen and understand a client’s goals and the business context and then to provide insightful, creative, and tailored solutions that enable the client to achieve those goals within the client’s defined parameters for success. Andrew endeavors to bring together Morgan Lewis’s intellectual and global talent and resources to construct elite legal teams that deliver the best overall results and experience to clients.

Andrew is also passionate about using technology, knowledge management, legal project management, and other innovations in legal practice to provide fast, reliable, and consistent service in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

Andrew has practical experience handling a full spectrum of transactions including buyouts; platform acquisitions; exit transactions; mergers; add-ons and roll-ups; carve-outs and spin-offs; leveraged recapitalizations; and management rollovers and equity incentive structures. He also regularly works on matters involving growth equity, minority, and strategic investments; co-investments; corporate restructurings and reorganizations; and founder liquidity transactions. Additionally, Andrew advises on acquisition financings; syndicated bank loans; investment grade and high-yield bond offerings; asset-based loans; mortgage loan warehousing and repurchase facilities; and capital call lending transactions.

Matthew Edward Schernecke
Matthew Schernecke is a partner in the Finance Practice and serves as the New York office local practice group leader. Matthew advises direct lenders, mezzanine investment funds, and venture capital investors on loans and other investment transactions with a wide range of borrowers across industry classes and of all sizes, types, and structures. Matthew also advises private equity clients and corporate borrowers on domestic and cross-border acquisition financings, out-of-court restructurings and workouts, bankruptcy matters, and real estate financings. Matthew leads transactions spanning diverse industries, including media and telecommunications, Internet and technology, food and beverage, real estate, retail, and healthcare.

Luc Arsenault, CPA, CA
Luc is Moss Adams’ Transaction Services Practice Leader. Prior to joining Moss Adams, Luc was at Genentech. He has more than 20 years of business experience including 15 in mergers and acquisitions involving transactions ranging in size from several million to $20 billion dollars. At Genentech, he oversaw the oncology portfolio financial modeling and valuations, including valuations of potential in-licensing and out-licensing drug candidates. Prior to Genentech, he worked in Ernst & Young’s transaction advisory service group based in San Francisco, and served as the West Coast technology and life science subject matter expert. Luc led numerous due diligence teams for both corporate and private equity clients including multi-national transactions.

Luc’s private equity experience includes working on due diligence engagements for The Carlyle Group, Warburg Pincus, Vista Equity Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, TSG Consumer Partners, etc. He has also advised corporate clients such as Cisco, HP, BMC Software, AMD, Qualcomm, Juniper Networks, SAQ, Alliance Healthcare, Primoris Amgen, Gilead Sciences, Geron Corporation, Cell Therapeutics, and others.

Luc is fluent in French.

Guy Knuf, CPA, CM&AA
Guy has practiced public accounting since 1987. He has advised entrepreneurs, private equity groups, strategic investors, investment bankers, lenders, and other capital providers on merger and acquisition, divestiture, and ESOP transactions ranging from $10 million to $1 billion in enterprise value. His clients have included both established and entrepreneurial companies within the manufacturing, transportation, distribution, retail, service, contractor, and real estate industries.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Guy founded and managed successful advisory and business consulting practices at national, regional, and local CPA firms. He has extensive experience in business planning, mergers and acquisitions, valuation, due diligence, budgeting and forecasting, and deal structuring. Guy is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor, and a Certified Global Management Accountant. He has also served as an adjunct professor in the Center for Entrepreneurship at California State University, Fullerton.

1 hour CPE credit

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