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Have you ever thought about buying or selling a company and wondered where the money comes from? Ever wonder how you would finance a merger/acquisition? Understanding the financial aspects of a deal will provide clarity for all parties within a transaction.

Join us for the second segment of the “M&A Growth Series” brought to you by First Financial Bank, Thompson Hine, and VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm where you will learn about the various types of capital providers and how to connect with them, typical sources & uses, and how to use leverage to drive growth and improve your returns. Hear from industry leaders from each of the sponsor companies, as well as John Belza who has been in the c-suite of lower middle market companies for over 15 years and has extensive M&A experience leading buy-side due diligence, financing, and integration activities for several privately held companies.


3:00 – Registration/networking

3:30 – Panel discussion moderated by Jacob Holbrook – NKY Market President, First Financial Bank

Brad Westendorf – Vice President, M&A Advisory Services, VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm

John Belza, Retired Finance Executive

Thom Butchko – Finance Specialist , Thompson Hine

Robert Nussbaum – Managing Director, First Financial Bank

4:30 – Happy Hour

(Parking will be validated for the Fountain Square South garage at 416 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH.)

Event Details

Date & Time

11/30/2022, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm


First Financial Bank, 1 E 4th St. Cincinnati, OH 45202

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