Business Transitions Forum 2023 with TDS Lawyers Leilani Kagan, K.C and Silvia de Sousa

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP lawyers Leilani Kagan K.C. and Silvia de Sousa are… Learn More

Type of Event: Event

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP lawyers Leilani Kagan K.C. and Silvia de Sousa are participating in the Business Transitions Forum, a conference and workshop for business owners about growth and transition, taking place October 12 and 13, 2023 at the Delta Hotel Winnipeg. TDS is also an individual sponsor of the event.

Since 2015, the Business Transitions Forum has evolved to reveal comprehensive strategies to grow businesses of all kinds, while still educating entrepreneurs on the role M&A can play to increase shareholder value on both the sell side and buy side.

The conference kicks off with a VIP welcome reception for business owners on October 11 and then the work begins with a full-day conference on October 12. After a networking breakfast and welcome by Peter Jessiman, Pierre Cléroux, Vice President Research & Chief Economist, at BDC starts the conference with his economic outlook and the impacts for entrepreneurs. The event wraps up with a cocktail and networking reception where speakers and attendees can mingle and learn from one another.

Join serial entrepreneurs and Canada’s leading mergers and acquisitions practitioners to learn how to:

TDS lawyers will be participating in a number of sessions:

Structuring your Business to Sell: Are You Ready?
Conference Breakout Session
October 12, 2023
1:25 - 2:15 p.m.
Leilani Kagan K.C. - Moderator

Knowing if you can afford to sell, and when you are ready to take the leap is the most difficult decision for many business owners. There are a number of opportunities to maximize the money in your pocket and ensure your financial success long after the close. This session will look at real-world examples to learn how to structure your company well in advance of a potential sale or recapitalization, what options to consider to reap the benefits and avoid pitfalls, tactics to avoid common post-sale surprises (… and unexpected tax bills), and more.

Masterclass Workshop - A Deeper Dive
Entrepreneur Workshop (Add-On Optional)
October 13, 2022
1:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Leilani Kagan - Speaker
Silvia de Sousa - Speaker

A not-to-be-missed educational workshop for business owners who are serious about maximizing the proceeds of an eventual sale.  In this two-part, half-day workshop we’ll take a deep dive into operational and financial engineering that can take years to execute – guaranteed to increase the value of your business and improve the probability of finding buyers when the time is right.  We’ll show you which areas of your business buyers value most (and why), and explain how to manage personal and corporate risk. 

Registration Information

Learn more and register on the Business Transitions Forum Winnipeg event website.