Strategic & Financial Industry Opportunities to Be Addressed
LAS VEGAS, November 6, 2012 --- Jim Grien, President of TM Capital, a leading middle market investment bank with expertise in the gift and home industry, has been added to the list of high-level speakers addressing the International Market Center’s inaugural Gift & Home CEO Summit, January 31-February 1, 2013, during Las Vegas Market. In addition to offering insights about complex strategic and financial transactions, TM Capital will provide attendees with an exclusive, advance copy of its 2013 Gift and Home Accessory Industry Spotlight Report.
On Thursday, January 31, Grien and his team will address the following subjects in an informative program, targeted to the gift and home industry: evolving “M&A” (mergers and acquisitions) trends and changes in the competitive landscape; why industry valuations have defied broad economic headwinds; growing private equity interest in gift and home décor; the long term case for independent retailers; attractive value realization options for business owners; and the ABC’s of liquidity and capital raising alternatives.
“Within the gift and home décor sector, TM Capital has completed the industry’s most recognized, transformative transactions for leading family and entrepreneur-owned businesses,” said Jim Grien, President of TM Capital. “We look forward to sharing our wealth of information and experience with CEO Summit attendees.”
With offices in New York, Boston and Atlanta, TM Capital has completed over 250 transactions with a combined value in excess of $13 billion and advised clients navigating a wide range of complex mergers, acquisitions, financings, restructurings, and other critical strategic and financial transactions. As thought leaders in the gift and home décor space, TM Capital publishes in-depth reports covering industry dynamics, emerging sector trends, consolidation statistics, competitive positioning, macroeconomic conditions and the valuation environment.
More information can be found at www.tmcapital.com.
“TM Capital has an exemplary track record, working with some of the best known brands in this industry to help their owners execute transactions to take their companies to an entirely different level of performance. I am extremely excited to have them as the exclusive presenters at our Summit on the subject of exit strategies, mergers and acquisitions,” said conference organizer Randy Eller, president of Eller Enterprises. “I have known Jim Grien and his company for some time now, and we are fortunate to have a financial firm of this caliber decide to focus key people in their organization to our industry.”
The conference program – the first of its kind for the U.S. gift and home décor industry –includes keynote addresses, panel discussions and other topical presentations, with all content geared towards CEOs, presidents and owners of gift and home businesses. Co-produced by International Market Centers (IMC) and Eller Enterprises, the event will take place January 31-February 1, 2013, during the Winter 2013 Las Vegas Market. For more information or to register, visit www.giftandhomelv.com/ceosummit.
Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market is a leading gift and home décor marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 800+ gift and home décor resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of furniture, gift and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among the gift, furniture, home décor and accessory industries. The Winter 2013 Las Vegas Market runs January 28-February 1, 2013, at the World Market Center. For more information, visit GiftandHomeLV.com.
About Las Vegas Market and International Market Centers, L.P.
Las Vegas Market is an international furnishings showcase that combines style, inspiration and productivity in an unrivaled, world-class destination. Situated on World Market Center Las Vegas’ state-of-the-art campus, Las Vegas Market features a comprehensive array of new product from thousands of leading manufacturers and lines in furniture, mattress, lighting, decorative accessories, floor coverings, home textiles and more—delivering Today’s Total Marketplace. Retailers and designers can shop product offerings from trend-setters in all home furnishings categories as well as benefit from complimentary educational, networking and hospitality events. With two markets each year, Las Vegas Market is the only major home furnishings market in the western U.S. offering a unique cross-section of suppliers and buyers spanning the home furnishings, décor and gift industries. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Eller Enterprises:
Eller Enterprises, of Franklin, TN, was founded in 2004 by Randy Eller as a consulting firm serving companies and individuals primarily within the home accent, furniture and giftware industries. These businesses include wholesalers, product designers, merchandise trade marts, marketing, public relations and advertising firms. Eller Enterprises also offers personal executive coaching and professional speaking to customers in a variety of industries. For information, visit www.ellerent.com.