NEW YORK, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  The Deal, a business unit of TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST), will host the latest in its series of global investment conferences in the heart of the City of London next week, just days before Britain begins its formal exit from the European Union, ending forty years of ties with the world's biggest trading bloc and triggering the most significant corporate and financial market challenge in more than half a century.

The Deal Economy UK: Predictions & Perspectives for 2017 will take place on March 20 th at The Waldorf Hilton in London to discuss how British boards of directors and banking and legal advisers will navigate the coming two-year negotiations to pull the UK out of the EU and, even more crucially, the landscape of the world's fifth-largest economy after its historic 'Brexit'.

Speakers will include:
  • The Right Honourable Lord Lamont of Lerwick, former Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Steve Krouskos, Global Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services, EY
  • Michel De Fabiani, Vice-President, Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Non-Executive Director, Valeo
  • David Marsh, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF)
  • The Right Honourable John Redwood, MP
  • Jim Strang, Managing Director, Investment Committee Europe, Hamilton Lane
  • James J. Cramer, Founder of TheStreet, Inc.; best-selling author; Host, "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" and Co-Anchor of "Squawk on The Street," CNBC
  • Christophe Baviere, CEO and Managing Partner, Idinvest Partners

"Britain is bracing for perhaps the most significant geopolitical change it has faced in more than half a century," said Tara Murphy, Editor in Chief of TheStreet, Inc. "The Deal will be at the heart of this historic change, examining both the players who will define it and the landscape it will create."

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