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NYABB Virtual Meeting

Deal Killers!

Wednesday, October 27th at 8am

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A panel discussion featuring two expert M&A attorneys about how landmines uncovered during due diligence can blow up a deal.


Christopher Frigon, FM Stern

Chris launched FM Stern after spending nine years as corporate and cross-border attorney with Simpson Thacher in NYC. Chris focuses primarily on M&A and private equity and VC-backed financings. In addition, Chris enjoys acting as outside GC for private investment firms, and frequently advises on hedge fund succession planning. Chris is a graduate of NYU School of Law and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. When not at the firm, he can be found chasing surf in remote Indonesia.

Peter Papagianakis, Business Law Firm LLC

Peter Papagianakis has practiced law exclusively in the area of business contracts and transactions since commencing his legal career in 1997. His experience has been as an attorney for a national law firm, a large Manhattan-based law firm, and as senior counsel for a NYSE-listed company where he was responsible for SEC reporting and corporate and capital market transactions. The range of Peter’s experience includes representing and counseling public companies, as well as representing and counseling private companies from inception to IPO and beyond.


Anthony Citrolo, The NYBB Group

Anthony J. Citrolo is a Managing Partner and Founder of The NYBB Group and NYBB Commercial Real Estate. His original company New York Business Brokerage was founded in 2003 and is the legacy company which was the basis for today’s successful organization. Anthony represents privately held companies seeking professional representation from an intermediary as they look to sell what is typically their largest asset, their family owned business and often the associated real estate. Anthony’s clients include private equity groups, individual entrepreneurs, independent financial sponsors and companies with annual revenues of $5 million to $50 million. These are typically companies with adjusted EBITDA of $500K to $5 million. Anthony represents clients in all industries, with specialties in business services, HVAC including contractors across the entire spectrum and construction.