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Video Summit

The Information's IPO and M&A Fall Forecast

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 • 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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In a swift reversal, the tech IPO pipeline is chock full and there's a spike in interest in SPACs and other investment vehicles. M&A, in certain areas, is also heating up—yet major headwinds remain. In this exclusive Live Video Summit, The Information reporters and special guests will share the latest developments and answer your questions.

About the Speakers:

  • Melissa Knox is a Managing Director and Global Head of Software Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley, where she is responsible for client coverage and deal execution across M&A and capital markets transactions. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Melissa was with Citigroup for 10 years covering the Software sector. Before that, Melissa was in Corporate Finance at HP.
  • Cory Weinberg is a reporter for The Information, covering the intersection of tech and cities from The Information's San Francisco headquarters. He has reported on Airbnb since 2016, and received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

  • Kate Clark is a reporter for The Information, covering venture capital and startups from The Information's San Francisco headquarters. Previously, she was a reporter at TechCrunch, where she broke stories on the startup industry.

  • Ross Matican is a reporter for The Information, covering tech and capital markets. Prior to joining full-time, he worked as a summer intern at The Information and has held internships at The Capitol Forum, PR and marketing analytics firm RF|Binder in New York, and on Yelp's public policy team.
  • Jessica Lessin founded The Information in 2013 and is the publication’s Editor-in-Chief. She covered Silicon Valley and the technology industry for eight years at the Wall Street Journal. Jessica graduated from Harvard University in 2005 and lives in San Francisco.

This event has passed.
When
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
11:00 am PT - 11:45 am PT
Where
Zoom Webinar. Registered subscribers will receive the Zoom link via email 1 hour prior to the event.
Speakers

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Melissa Knox

Global Head of Software Banking,

Morgan Stanley

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Cory Weinberg

Reporter,

The Information

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Kate Clark

Reporter,

The Information

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Ross Matican

Reporter,

The Information

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Jessica Lessin

Founder & Editor-in-Chief,

The Information