Topic: GovTech M&A - The Role of the CFO/Controller Speaker: Dean Rutley, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Government-focused, technology driven companies (GovTech) in the Washington DC Metro area must be especially nimble to keep up with market dynamics. This month’s discussion will focus on the role of the CFO and/or Controller within an M&A deal and key considerations in areas such as: · Deal Structure · Due Diligence · Working Capital Targets and associated Adjustments · Tax Covenants for pre-closing periods, straddle periods and post-closing periods (and who calls the shots on tax audits after the deal closes) · Indemnification
Dean Rutley, M&A Partner with Womble Bond Dickinson, will highlight and summarize several key areas where the in-house CFO and Controller can provide important value and contribute to a successful transaction.
Speaker Bio: Dean Rutley Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson
Dean Rutley is a M&A Partner in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Corporate & Securities practice and Co-Leader of the firm’s Financial Technology (FinTech) sector. He is a veteran transactions lawyer with over three decades of experience who has overseen deals in the US, UK, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. His practice has focused on companies in aerospace and defense, information technology, government services, cybersecurity, telecommunications, e-commerce, banking and finance.