iiBIG is proud to return to Chicago for our 4th Fall “Investment and M&A Opportunities in HEALTHCARE,” October 16-17, 2014 (Thursday & Friday). This year’s conference will be held in one of Downtown Chicago’s iconic landmarks, the historic Palmer House Hotel.

Our 2014 Fall Conference, will feature an executive speaking faculty of over 40 leading experts who will participate in panel and round table sessions. Each conference session will include participation by 3 to 5 professionals with specific expertise in the session topic.  Each session is presented in a roundtable format to encourage lively and informal interaction between panelists and audience members. 

STATE of the HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY: The conference opens with this Keynote panel representing transaction services professionals, healthcare leaders, investors and payers on the business and investment opportunities in healthcare in 2014 & beyond. Among the issues to be discussed:

  • The Affordable Care Act: How has implementation of the ACA affected deal-making in the healthcare sector?
  • What is the state of the capital markets and where is the financing coming from to do healthcare deals?
  • Which sectors are hot – and which are not?

OPPORTUNITY ROUNDTABLES: Following the State of the Industry Panel, Attendees will hear from Healthcare Entrepreneurs, Investors and Insiders on:

  • Hospital Roundtable: Roll-ups in the Profit and Non-Profit Sectors.

  • Private Investing Roundtable: Private Equity, VCs and Other Financial Buyers.

  • Investment Opportunities in Senior Housing & Long Term Care.

  • The Role of Technology in Healthcare M&A Transactions.

  • Lenders’ Roundtable: Traditional vs. Alternative Sources of Capital for Completing Healthcare Acquisitions.

  • Payer/Provider Convergence: Implications of the trend toward IDNs (Integrated Delivery Networks)

  • Distressed M&A Opportunities in the Health Care Industry and How to Execute on Them.

  • Transaction Services Roundtable: Valuations, Regulatory Compliance, Due Diligence and more…

  • Healthcare Entrepreneur Roundtable: Growing through Acquisitions from POV of Middle-Market Healthcare Entrepreneurs.
    Hear from up to three (3) Healthcare Entrepreneurs on their specific Growth-through-Acquisition Strategies.

Whether you are an experienced healthcare investor and deal-maker; a health care provider looking for capital, synergistic deals or other opportunities; or are looking for ideas and information on how to transfer your skills and talents into this thriving and lucrative sector, you do not want to miss, iiBIG’s Fall 2014 “Investment & M&A Opportunities in HEALTHCARE” – October 16 & 17, 2014 in Chicago.


From the Public and Private Healthcare Companies:

  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • Acquisition Executives
  • Heads of Investor Relations
  • Corporate & Business Development Executives
  • Strategic Planning Executives
  • General Counsel

From the Financial & Investment Community:

  • Commercial & Investment Banking Professionals
  • Executives involved in healthcare deal transactions of $50 million and greater
  • Institutional Investors
  • Executives from private equity, LBO and venture funds
  • M&A Specialists
  • Senior, mezzanine and other lenders

From the Professional Advisory Service Provider Community:

  • Attorneys
  • Consultants
  • Deal intermediaries
  • Due diligence & market intelligence firms
  • Valuation & Appraisal firms
  • Tax & Accounting professionals


Rate Categories:
(Rates shown are Per Person)
(For Teams of Three (3) of More ~ No Deadline!)
Standard Rate is for executives from financial and/or deal-making services firms (e.g. law firms, private equity, VC, inves for executives from financial and/or deal-making services firms (e.g. law firms, private equity, VC, investment banks, tax and accounting advisors, transaction advisory consultants and similar firms).
$1695 per person
$1195 per person

Healthcare Entrepreneur Rate is for executives from healthcare provider companies that provide healthcare products and/or services (e.g. hospitals, med device firms, residential or home healthcare organizations & etc.) (Rate is subject to verification & approval).  

$695 per person
$495 per person

REGISTER TODAY to Attend iiBIG’s Fall 2014 Healthcare M&A Conference.

Speaking, Branding & Business Development Opportunities:
For information on becoming involved as a member of our executive speaking faculty; and/or raising your firm’s profile, branding and business development opportunities by joining us as a conference co-sponsor, contact:

Don Buford, CEO, iiBIG
Tel: 212-300-2521 | Email: info@iibig.com

Marketing/Media Partnership Opportunities:
If you are seeking more visibility for your publication, newsletter, website or blog among business and financial leaders in the healthcare and investment communities contact:

Ria Lubis, VP Marketing, iiBIG
Phone: 212-300-2523 • Email: info@iibig.com


Continuing Education Credits (e.g. CLE, CPE, CME, etc.) may be available for iiBIG conferences. Upon request conference attendees will be provided with a “Certificate of Attendance” and a copy of the conference agenda, showing topics, length of sessions, and the names and professional affiliations of the presenters for each session. Attendees wishing to apply for continuing education credits for attending this conference may submit this documentation to the relevant organization in his/her state when applying for such credits.

• Program Level: Overview
• No Prerequisites Required
• No Advance Preparation Required
• Program is a “Group Live” offering
• CPE Credits awarded: TBD

International Institute for Business Information & Growth LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

For more information regarding administrative policies such as a complaint or refund request, please contact our offices at 212-300-2521.

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