Michael Platner to Lead “Going Forward” Webinar on Key M&A Issues and the Economic Outlook for 2021

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (April 15, 2021) – Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Michael G. Platner will lead a virtual “Going Forward” workshop on April 29 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

During this one-hour session, nationally respected M&A professionals from Lewis Brisbois, Northern Trust, H.I.G. WhiteHorse Capital, and Marcum will have a fast-paced, fact-packed discussion of key issues facing private business owners as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic into the heated-up 2021 economy. The panelists will address topics including how the macro-economic environment influences the valuation of private businesses, preparing for a liquidity event, and potential changes in the tax environment. Guest speakers Ryan James Boyle (Vice President and Senior Economist, Northern Trust) and John Yeager (Managing Director, H.I.G. WhiteHorse Capital) will also provide their unique perspectives on the economic outlook for the coming year.

This exclusive experience, which will include a one-hour presentation and a 15-minute Q&A with the presenters, is by invitation only to business owners and C-level executives.

Mr. Platner serves as chair of Lewis Brisbois’ national Corporate Practice and co-chair of its Securities & Corporate Finance Practice. He works with clients to develop and execute business savvy legal strategies for businesses from an early stage through maturity, sale, and merger. In his series, “Going Liquid,” Mr. Platner leads workshops that provide actionable advice to business owners who want to position their businesses successfully for ultimate liquidity events. He also leads the “Going Forward” workshops, which provide valuable advice from leaders across various industries on how business owners can take proactive measures to navigate the COVID-19 crisis.

Learn more about this upcoming “Going Forward” virtual workshop here. To request an invitation/register, click here or e-mail your request to

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