Perfecting the virtual call, pitch meetings, and raising first-time funds without in-person introductions are some of the many topics discussed at the LP-GP relations panel of Mergers & Acquisitions’ The Best in M&A Speak virtual event, where we announced the winners of the 2021 Top 10 Middle-Market Deals of the Year. Sheryl Schawrtz, adjunct professor of private equity and finance at Fordham Gabelli School of Business moderated the virtual panel which included Adam Clemens, managing director of Portfolio Advisors; Kelly DePonte, managing director of Probitas Partners; and Heather Madland, partner of Huron Capital.