As a mover and shaker in the dealmaking arena, FaegreBD partner and head of the firm's securities and public companies practice in Colorado, Doug Wright, shared his insight in a Law360 Q&A on influential dealmakers.
Wright predicts that unless we see another economic downturn, the need for aging baby boomers to exit their businesses will keep private company M&A activity strong for years to come.
He also offers advice to aspiring dealmakers, explaining the importance of curiosity. He says, "Don't just learn the Xs and Os of dealmaking — expand your horizons to learn about other facets of the dealmaking business, whether it's the intricacies of tax or benefits law, understanding accounting and financial statements, or how the investment banking business works."
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