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Broadcasting live from the EY Strategic Growth Forum, leading transaction professionals will provide a capital markets outlook for 2014 and beyond.

Join this dynamic panel as they discuss the major trends in the US and global capital markets.



Robert H. McCooey

Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX

Robert H. McCooey, Jr. is a Senior Vice President of NASDAQ OMX and is responsible for Relationship Management with NASDAQ’s 2,800 listed companies. Previously, Mr. McCooey ran New Listings and the Capital Markets Group at NASDAQ. In this role, Mr. McCooey managed NASDAQ’s new listings efforts domestically, in the Americas and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc., Mr. McCooey founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of The Griswold Company from 1988 until 2006. He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange Board of Executives from 2003 to 2006.

Richard Jeanneret

EY Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services

Richard Jeanneret is the EY Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services and a member of the Americas Executive Board. The Americas Area of the global EY organization includes more than 2,500 professionals across the US, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, and Israel. Rich has three decades of transaction experience with private and public companies, advising on M&A for corporations and financial buyers, public company spinoffs and IPOs. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Economic Clubs of New York and Washington. He sits on the National Board of Directors of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Brian M. Reilly

Managing Director, Barclays

Brian M. Reilly is a Managing Director and Head of Americas Equity Capital Markets at Barclays in New York. Mr. Reilly has over 19 years of experience executing over 100 capital markets and M&A transactions. Previously, he was Head of Asset Management within Investment Banking at Barclays and Head of the Communications, Media and Internet vertical within Equity Capital Markets at Lehman Brothers. He also worked as a corporate lawyer for Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and as a clerk for a federal judge. Mr. Reilly earned his JD from Yale Law School and his BA from Yale University.


Mark Jeffries

Author, keynote speaker and event emcee

Author and former Merrill Lynch stockbroker Mark Jeffries has mastered a fascinating niche — moderating major corporate events — and has become the go-to person for facilitating, moderating and emceeing multinational events for major organizations around the world. Mark’s popular keynotes on business influence are relevant, entertaining and filled with instantly usable takeaway ideas. Mark has published two books: What’s up with your handshake? and The Art of Business Seduction. Discussing the power of business influence, Mark regularly appears as an expert guest on NBC’s Today Show, Fox Business and BBC News and writes for The Huffington Post.