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When: 1/28/2016
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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Topic: The Changing Landscape of Activist Investors through a Board Lens

Time: Cocktails at 5.00 p.m. Dinner and speaker at 6.00 p.m. Adjourn by 7.30 p.m.

Location: Northern Trust – 50 South LaSalle Street, Global Conference Center, B1 (Miami Room)

RSVP: Jeannette Peters at by January 18 and include any dietary restrictions.

Speakers: Kristen Rossi, Morgan Stanley Margaret “Shan” Atkins, WCD Chicago, Managing Director, Chetrum Capital LLC Kristen Rossi, MBA is the Co-Head of Morgan Stanley’s Midwest Investment Banking practice and a Managing Director with responsibilities in the Consumer Retail sector and Midwest Region. She has advised clients across a variety of industries on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well as on various financing transactions. She also serves as a Trustee of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Shan Atkins, MBA, CPA, CA is Managing Director at Chetrum Capital LLC. Over the past several years she has been in three board situations where there was activist involvement - Pep Boys (currently pending a sale to Bridgestone), Tim Hortons (sold to 3G Capital and Burger King in 2014), and now Darden, where the entire incumbent board was ousted last year and a slate of directors was elected in their place. Shan was on this slate. Note: Please enter Northern Trust through the Monroe Street entrance and proceed to the Global Conference Center on the main floor to collect your name badge. Once there, the Executive Dining Team will greet you.