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Masterclass Series - How to Close the Most Important Deal of Your Life

About this event

Get your end game in shape with deep dives and Q&A into key Buyer and Seller topics.


Session 10: The Power of Two - why does it make sense to join forces?


WHY ATTEND?

  • Part 4 of the "Seller Incubation" Series
  • Learn about ways to get ahead of the competition and increase your value for exit
  • Learn about the pros and cons of a merger between companies of similar size


HOST & SPEAKERS

  • Speaker: Olga Blasco
  • Moderator: Annette Lawlor
  • Guests: Cecilia Maldonado & Agustina Pioli from Latamways


PREVIOUS SESSIONS FEEDBACK

  • “Great knowledge being freely shared…pure gold to all owners considering selling!”
  • “Practical view on M&A dynamics in LSPs sector.”
  • “Hard truths delivered in a conversational mode, illustrative examples, good pace.”
  • “Sessions packed with M&A wisdom, rooted in experience.”


WHO

OLGA BLASCO: Olga has 25-years of language services industry experience in rapid growth and M&A-driven environments with large, US-based private and public LSPs. She has been involved in buying, selling and integrating LSPs internationally, and now Olga’s mission is to help business owners with their growth strategy to increase the value of their companies and reach their end game goals through investments in talent, technology and M&A.

ANNETTE LAWLOR: Annette is the CEO of Lion People Global, driving growth in the language industry through Executive Search/Strategic Staffing/Corporate Development and M&A. She is passionate about "people first", honesty, personal and employee wellbeing.

CECILIA MALDONADO: Cecilia has 20+ years of experience in the translation and localization industry that includes co-founding, managing and merging language service companies as well as co-founding the first language industry association in Argentina. She also volunteers with different international organizations and has organized more than 30 training events such as the Language & Technology Conference, Think Latin America, and the Vendor Management Seminar in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Brazil, Ireland, Peru and the United States. Cecilia is the President of Women in Localization, a member of the Association of Certified Translators of the Province of Cordoba, the Globalization and Localization Association (GALA), the Association of Language Companies (ALC), and co-founder of Translated in Argentina (TinA).

AGUSTINA PIOLI: Agustina is one of the Business Development Manager and Head of the Talents Department at Latamways. After graduating as an English Translator in the year 2000 she was granted a Rotary International scholarship to attend Valdosta State University. Her 20-year experience in the industry includes freelancing, in-house reviewer, project management and finally starting her own company, Two Ways Translation Services. Almost 12 years later, the company's strategy to grow led them to merge with Speaklatam to become Latamways. Agustina is an active member of various national and international associations such as Women in Localization, Translated in Argentina and Translators without Borders. 

Hosted by

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    Annette Lawlor Founder and CEO @ Lion People Global

    CEO of Lion People Global, driving Growth in the language industry through Executive Search/Strategic Staffing/Corporate Development and M&A. Passionate about "people first", honesty, personal and employee wellbeing.

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    Deborah Goldsmith Director M&A & Managed Services @ LPG M&A

    Heading up LPG’s M&A practice, Deborah’s mission as a digital matchmaker in the localization services and technology space is facilitating the discovery and execution of B2B transactions that meet and exceed the clients’ criteria.

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    Paul Doherty Owner & Director @ Strategy Management Consultants

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    Olga Blasco M&A Expert @ Lion People Global

    Olga's mission is to help business owners with their growth strategy to increase the value of their companies and fulfil their end game through the right investments in talent, technology and M&A.

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