John Hallal has a track record of success in entrepreneurship, mergers, and acquisitions (M&A), and operating and advising emerging growth companies.
Through his company, Network Blue, John advises founder-led lower middle market companies in various forms of M&A transactions. The firm focuses on the healthcare and technology sectors and employs a multidisciplinary approach to execute every aspect of a transaction. This includes financial advisory, negotiations, structuring deals, and due diligence.
John has been involved in several entrepreneurial endeavors, including helping restart (and sell) a medical device manufacturer and distributor located in Arizona and co-founding a durable medical equipment supply company in Massachusetts.
John advises several search funds, which are vehicles for entrepreneurs (usually newly minted MBAs) to raise funds from investors to acquire a private company to operate and eventually sell.
He is an active angel investor both in his individual capacity and as a long-time member of Boston Harbor Angels.
As an Adjunct Professor at Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business, John teaches M&A for Entrepreneurs for both the Blended Learning and regular MBA programs. He also serves/lectures in the following Babson Executive Education Programs:
* Lead for Entrepreneurship Bootcamp * Santander Bank/Babson Cultivate Small Business * Santander X ProgramBabson * Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education * Bulgarian Young Leaders
Education: Bucknell University (1987) B.A. Boston College Law School (1991) Juris Doctor