Strategic investors, acquisitions, disposals, exits

Insights of M&A transactions

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This business seminar will guide you through step by step the key phases of selling / exiting a business via sharing and analysing case studies, real experience, challenges and successes of international M&A transactions.

Inspiring questions to be answered at the seminar:

Stratégiai befektetők, cégeladás, exit
  • Phases, milestones, critical issues, pitfalls of an M&A transaction – challenges and tasks, which owners need to face and deal with during the process. How to overcome obstacles successfully?
  • How long does an overall M&A deal process take? Key factors impacting the timeframe, the success or failure of a deal.
  • How to sell a business to the right buyer / strategic investor with the best possible conditions? What are strategic investors looking for, who is going to be that „right buyer”?
  • Negotiate deal conditions – how to make it?
  • Selling a business, exit in practice – first-hand experience, lessons learned

The business seminar is interactive; you can address your specific questions directly to our speakers, advisors and invited investors. Number of attendees is maximized to ensure the opportunity of effective, direct interactions among participants and guest speakers.

Date and venue:

  • Date: 19 September 2017
  • Time: from 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM
  • Registration: from 08.30 AM
  • Venue: Hemingway Restaurant
  • Address:
    H-1113 Budapest
    Kosztolányi Dezső tér 2.
  • Official language: 
    Hungarian and English
    w/o interpretation
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Guest speakers:

  • Ulrich SCHNEIDER – Partner, Proventis Partners (Germany)
  • Péter BALOGH – angel investor, co-CEO of Baconsult, former CEO of NavNGo (NNG)
  • Lénárd HORGOS – Partner, M27 ABSOLVO, Board member of HVCA


8.30 AM
Arrival, registration, welcome coffee, breakfast
9.00 AM

Overview of M&A process and phases, journey from the preparation until the transaction closing (…and a bit further)

The importance of preparation, its impact on the process, the enterprise value, the transaction price.

Lénárd HORGOS – Partner, M27 ABSOLVO, Board member of HVCA

9.15 AM
First-hand experience of a strategic exit – one person, two perspectives

Co-founder and former CEO of NavNGo / NNG (the developer company of the global success story iGo navigation) Péter BALOGH accepted our invitation and will share his experience. After his successful exit of NNG he currently acts as an early stage investor and co-CEO at Baconsult.  

Challenges and advantages of fast and global growth of a company. Issues and learnings of the exit, experience applied at Baconsult’s current investments, preparation of the projects and their founders for a later exit.

9.55 AM
Short break
10.10 AM
Deep insights of selling businesses – sell-side view

Case study: details, critical issues, pitfalls of an international M&A deal, the way to the successful transaction closing.

Phases of a typical M&A transaction process, success factors, potential pitfalls. When and how an owner should prepare its company for an exit? How to engage with potential strategic investors, how to define the ideal buyer? How long does each M&A deal phase take? How many investors / buyers should be contacted, how much interest can we expect? Insights into the execution of the due diligence and negotiation phase with the goal of a successful transaction closing.

Ulrich SCHNEIDER – Partner, Proventis Partners

11.00 AM
Q&A, networking

You can also address your questions privately to our advisors and guest speakers during the networking session.

Rights of modifying the program reserved!

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Participation fee:

  • 12 000 HUF + VAT / person
  • Special discounted participation fee is 8 000 HUF + VAT / person, applicable for investors and their portfolio companies throughout the registration period. Please indicate your entitlement in the respective row of the registration form.


Please fill the form and submit your interest ONLINE by clicking the button “REGISTRATION” below until 11 September 2017.

Due to the attendee limit we confirm your registration via e-mail after your application has been processed.

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