Thermoplastic Concentrates 2023

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January 24 - 26, 2023

Orlando, FL  |  Join us in-person

The 26th edition of Thermoplastic Concentrates brings together high-caliber attendees, including senior executives, from across the global supply chain including the major concentrate production companies to discuss new technical developments and real business insight into the successful management of your companies.

The event will feature a 2023 M&A outlook  presented by Mesirow's own Melanie Yermack. 

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Connect with Melanie Yermack at Thermoplastic Concentrates 1-312-595-6000  

Join our session: 2023 M&A outlook, overview & trends


Join Melanie Yermack for a discussion surrounding the 2032 M&A environment in plastics and packaging. Explore current trends, longer-term demand impact due to COVID-19, forecasts for the 2023 M&A landscape and a review of recent notable film & flexible packaging M&A activity. The presentation will feature a spotlight on e-commerce and sustainability.

Melanie Yermack | Managing Director, Investment Banking | Chicago

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Melanie Yermack is a Managing Director in Mesirow Investment Banking. She is responsible for leading the day-to-day transaction execution process and contributing to the group’s business development efforts in the paper, plastics and packaging sector.

Prior to joining Mesirow as an Investment Banking Associate in 2011, Melanie was a Manager in the Transaction Services division at PricewaterhouseCoopers, focusing on merger and acquisition advisory services.

In 2017, Melanie was named a winner of The M&A Advisor’s 8th Annual Emerging Leaders Awards in the Dealmaker category.

Melanie serves as a member of the Next Generation Associate Board for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Council.

Melanie earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois College of Business where she graduated with high honors. She holds a FINRA Series 79 license and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).