Mergers & Acquisitions editor-in-chief, Mary Kathleen Flynn spoke with Suzanne Yoon, the founder and managing partner of Kinzie Capital Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm about a wide range of issues facing dealmakers today from opening back up after quarantine to competing with other PE firms. The interview took place at 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. One of our Top 25 Most Influential Women of 2021, Yoon shared some of her thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the middle market.