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Steve Rimmer, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) to Speak at KC’s event

New York, NY, June 21, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Steve Rimmer, Principal will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: M&A Transactions & Underfunded Benefit Plan Issues Explored: A 2014 Update Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for July 24, 2014 from 10:00am - 12:00pm (ET).

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About Steve Rimmer

Steve has 30 years of experience in the human resource consulting field and specializes in coordinating the HR aspects of mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs. Steve is a NY-based principal in a Human Resource Transaction Services practice and works on transactions with a full array of private equity and strategic clients. He has significant experience addressing executive compensation and pension issues arising on deals.

Steve has been with PwC for 24 years, including 19 years in New York and five years in London. Prior to joining PwC, Steve qualified as an actuary with a leading UK firm of actuaries. Steve is a fellow of the UK Institute of Actuaries, a Certified Compensation Professional and holds an MBA from the University of Manchester.

Recent thought leadership includes chapters in books by PEI on HR due diligence and PE portfolio compensation.

About PwC’s Human Resource Services Practice
As a leading provider of HR consulting services, PwC's Human Resource Services' global network of 7,000 HR practitioners in over 150 countries, brings together a broad range of professionals working in the human resource arena — retirement, health & welfare, total compensation, HR strategy and operations, regulatory compliance, workforce planning, talent management and global mobility— affording our clients a tremendous breadth and depth of expertise, both locally and globally to effectively address the issues they face.

PwC is differentiated from its competitors by its ability to combine top-tier HR consulting expertise with the tax, accounting, and financial analytics expertise that have become critical aspects of HR programs.

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Event Synopsis:

The growing issues arising from underfunded benefit plans are beginning to have a significant impact on many employers and their employees. Identifying these potential early on in the M&A process can significantly minimize damages.

This Knowledge Group live webcast: M&A Transactions & Underfunded Benefit Plan Issues Explored aims to put you in the know with respect to understanding key issues surrounding underfunded benefit plans and their impact on M&A transactions. Our panel will take you through practical and real world examples while providing end-to-end discussion of the most critical issues affecting transactions involving underfunded benefit plans.

The following key topics will be addressed in this live two-hour webcast:
- Introduction-Overview of Underfunded Pension Plans in M&A
- Underfunded Benefit Plans: An Overview
- Single vs. Multiemployer Pension Plans
- Insights on Treatment of Underfunded Pension Plans in M&A
- Legal Requirements
- Best Practices and Techniques
- Updates and Issues Involving Underfunded Pensions Plans in M&A, including Sun Capital Decision

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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