M&A Masterclass Series: How to Close the Most Important Deal of Your Life

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Join Olga Blasco and industry-renowned guests as she leads LSP Founders and CEOs on four weekly explorations into important Buyer- and Seller-side topics, tactics and strategies.

DUBLIN, IRELAND May 31, 2021: Lion People Global (LPG), a provider Talent, Consulting and M&A Advisory services to the language services industry, has announced dates and a brand-new format for its Buyer- and Seller-side Masterclass Series, scheduled to run in June and July.


Olga Blasco will lead Founders and CEOs through a series of four 1-hour deep dives into one hot topic each week. The sessions will be moderated by Annette Lawlor, LPG Founder & CEO.

  • Week 1 (Buyers & Sellers) – Who should be in my M&A Cockpit? 
  • Week 2 (Buyers & Sellers) – Should I buy or sell?
  • Week 3 (Sellers) – How do I know if I am ready to sell? 
  • Week 4 (Sellers) – How do Buyers buy?

Olga will follow a Discussion format, and while taking you through each deep dive, she will stop frequently to ask and answer questions or open up group discussions. Annette will field your questions, run virtual quizzes, polls, and short surveys. Industry-renowned guests who rarely participate in M&A events will be available to share their experience and knowledge and answer your questions.


US & Canada:
• Wed 16 & 23 June 2021 / 10:00-11.00 a.m. PST
• Wed 14 & 21 July 2021 / 10:00-11.00 a.m. PST
Europe & UK:
• Thu 17 & 24 June 2021 / 10:00-11.00 a.m. CET
• Thu 15 & 22 July 2021 /  10:00-11.00 a.m. CET


Delivered remotely for free.  Book your place here.



Olga has 25-years of language services industry experience in rapid growth and M&A-driven environments with large, US-based private and public LSPs. She has been involved in buying, selling and integrating LSPs all over the world, and now Olga’s mission is to help business owners with their growth strategy to increase the value of their companies and reach their end game goals through investments in talent, technology and M&A.

M&A Masterclass Speaker and Moderator

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Olga Blasco
M&A Expert
Lion People Global
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Annette Lawlor
Founder & CEO
Lion People Global


Team• Know your M&A Cockpit crew make-up and how to select them.
• Learn where, when and how to utilize them to support your strategy.
• Understand how and why to keep your Buyer and Seller options open.
• Recognize the conditions likely to trigger change.
• Gain a deeper understanding of the Seller journey psychology and emotions.
• Learn if you are ready to sell or not, and what to do next.
• Find out more about Buyer motivations and preferences.
• Strategies for bridging valuation gaps and how to close them.

More information about the M&A Masterclass can be found here.

Lion People Global helps LSP Founders, C-level executives, and senior managers to achieve their growth goals through long-term partnerships and blended delivery of Talent, Executive Search, Strategic Consulting, M&A Advisory and Intelligent M&A Match.  LPG’s clients include most of the Super LSPs, a majority of LSP Leaders and Challengers and hundreds of Longtail LSPs, in addition to internal localization departments of Fortune 500 companies operating in the Medical, Life Sciences and IT Software spaces.


Jagoda Krzyston
M&A Marketing Specialist
+48 128 811 046