Mergers & Acquisitions 360 

Mark Schachter and Kyle Goss

Join us for a discussion with Mark Schachter and Kyle Goss from Elm Park Capital as they explore the nuances of executing transactions in the Technology Sector. Transactions within this sector encounter a unique set of challenges centered around valuation, unique accounting methodologies, raising debt and equity, and executing strategic growth initiatives. Our speakers will describe these unique challenges and how technology investors are overcoming these challenges in their execution process.

Mark Schachter is a Managing Partner of Elm Park. Previously, he was a Portfolio Manager with HBK Capital Management where he was responsible for the firm's North American private credit activities. His responsibilities included corporate credit investments with a primary focus on middle-market lending and other special situation investment opportunities. Prior to HBK, Mark worked for American Capital, a middle-market private equity and mezzanine firm and in investment banking division of Credit Suisse Group / Donaldson Lufkin and Jenrette. Mark received a B.A. in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School's Program for Leadership Development. He serves on the board of directors and is a member of the audit committee of Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO). 

Kyle Goss is a Managing Director at Elm Park and is responsible for investment origination and evaluation. Previously, he was with HBK Capital Management.  Prior to HBK, he worked in the Specialty Lending Group at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on middle-market corporate credit investments across a broad range of industries. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Kyle began his career in the investment banking division of Wachovia Securities. Kyle received a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. with Honors in History from Southern Methodist University, where he was a Hunt Scholar.


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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Whitley Penn - First Floor Team Room
8343 Douglas Avenue
Dallas, TX 75225

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Important Parking Information

The entrance to the Hilton Park Cities Hotel parking garage is located on Luther Lane on the west side of the hotel (5954 Luther Lane). Follow signs that say “Hilton Event Parking” and the parking garage gate will be open. You may park in any available spaces on the 5th floor, top deck of the garage. This is self-parking and there is no fee. You will then have to walk through the Hilton lobby to get to Luther Lane. Walk east on Luther Lane until you arrive at Douglas Avenue.  Take a left on Douglas and enter 8343 Douglas Avenue. (Please see map below). When you are departing from the parking garage, the gate will automatically open when you pull up, allowing you to leave.

Parking Garage at the Hilton Dallas Park Cities Hotel