Webinar: Optimizing Company Value
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 | 2pm - 3pm ET
Do you want to increase the value of your research business and improve the overall health of your company?
Most owners and chief executives overestimate the value of their business. Often this realization doesn’t occur until they prepare to sell it.
Don’t wait to optimize the value of your business – it is the best thing you can do to boost bottom line results and elevate the overall health of your company.
By taking action on this comprehensive checklist, the value of your business can be markedly enhanced.
This webinar will cover 43 steps you can take to raise the value of your company.
Areas covered include:
We'll also discuss the corporate and legal clean-up necessary prior to any major transaction.
- Cleaning up your balance sheet
- Enhancing the quality of your earnings
- Eradicating debt
- Improving your company’s position in the market
- Strengthening your management team
- Bolstering client relationships
Whether or not you are looking to raise funds, partner with another firm, or are planning to sell your company in the short or long term, it is always wise to understand what drives valuations in the industry. This webinar will provide industry-specific guidance and valuable legal counsel to assist your effort.
This event is ideal for: CEOs/Owners, Presidents, COOs and CFOs of market research firms, as well as other senior executives tasked with improving operational efficiencies and revenue streams. It is especially valuable to companies looking to raise funds, partner with other firms, or planning to sell or merge in the short or long term.
CASRO Members: $95
Non Members: $135
Discounts provided for multiple registrations (see registration page)
Simon Chadwick, Managing Partner, Cambiar L.L.C.
In his career in the market research industry, Simon has started a number of successful companies and restructured a number of challenged companies. Before forming Cambiar, Simon was Global CEO of NOP World, a $400 million market research and consulting concern. In this role, he was responsible for creating a cohesive global group out of nine highly distinctive research companies in the UK, U.S., Europe and Asia. Simon has run a number of research, consulting and CRM companies within the WPP Group, including The Winona Group, Research International USA, Research International UK and Research International Italia. Simon is a leader in the market research and marketing industries; he was 2004 Chair of CASRO and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Marketing Science Institute. He has been a member of the Board of Advisors of the MSMR (Masters in Market Research) program at the University of Texas Arlington. Simon is a Fellow of the Market Research Society. He holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, England and has done post-graduate studies at both Columbia and Harvard business schools in Change Management and Strategic Management.
Duane Berlin, Principal, Lev & Berlin, P.C.
Duane is a leading authority on legal issues affecting the survey research industry, having represented research companies for his entire 25-year career. Duane has served as legal counsel to CASRO for the past 12 years and is the principal author of CASRO’s Privacy Protection Program, which includes CASRO’s Model Forms of Survey Research Agreements and Contracts. He launched CASRO’s General Counsel and Privacy Officers Forum in 2003 and has served as a speaker, moderator, and leader of many CASRO Briefings, Workshops, and Conferences. In his work for CASRO he has submitted two legal briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court and has represented the industry and the association on many legal challenges relating principally to respondent confidentiality. Duane is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and a member of the Board of Directors of The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut. Duane also currently provides private legal counsel to many leading research firms with respect to commercial, corporate and privacy matters and speaks frequently on legal and regulatory issues affecting the survey research industry.