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North American Automotive Metals Conference

Date: September 14 - 15, 2016
Location: Dearborn, MI

Following on from the dynamic and buzzing success of the inaugural North American Automotive Metals Conference, Dearborn will once again play host to the second event in this series.  At the conference, speakers and delegates will continue with the light-weighting debate, highlight the latest OEM user preferences, focus on supply chain issues in more depth and unearth the developments happening across the North American and Mexican markets.

BGL is an event sponsor and Managing Director and Head of the BGL Metals team Vince Pappalardo  will attend. Mr. Pappalardo will present as follows:

Day One, Wednesday, September 14, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

State of the Metals Industry: Operating, M&A and Capital Markets Environment

  • What are the key trends, both domestically and globally, behind the current metals M&A environment?
  • How has the current state of the capital markets, along with the timing of the broader market recovery, impacted the industry?
  • What are the motivations and rationale of buyers and sellers in today’s marketplace?