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1/26/2015 - ACG New York - ACG Northeast Dealmaking Conference: Dealmaking at the Mountain

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1/26/2015 - ACG Boston - ACG Northeast Dealmaking Conference :: Dealmaking at the Mountain

1/26/2015 - ACG Philadelphia - ACG Northeast Dealmaking Conference: Dealmaking at the Mountain

1/26/2015 - ACG Washington, D.C. & Metro Area - 2015 NextGen

1/26/2015 - ACG Wisconsin - YACG WI: Central Standard Networking and Tour

1/27/2015 - ACG Toronto - Break Your New Year's Resolution

1/27/2015 - ACG Central Texas (Austin and San Antonio) - ACG in San Antonio: Roger T. Treviño, Sr., Founder of Twang Partners, LTD on 1/27/15

1/28/2015 - ACG Global - ACG Board of Directors Meeting

1/28/2015 - ACG Cincinnati - ACG Cincinnati - Deal Maker Kick-Off

1/29/2015 - ACG Pittsburgh - January 2015 Women's Lunch Meeting

1/29/2015 - ACG New York - Long Island Breakfast Meeting: ESOP as a Tool for the Business Advisor

1/29/2015 - ACG Tampa Bay - "Lessons From Deals Gone Bad" - Interactive Discussion

1/29/2015 - ACG Calgary - Annual Private Equity Breakfast

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InterGrowth® 2015 Registration Is Now Open!
InterGrowth 2015

For more than 40 years, InterGrowth has been the middle market’s primary source for
networking and deal flow, bringing together M&A professionals from across the globe and all industry segments to offer attendees three key benefits: capital, connections and deals.

• InterGrowth attendees consistently account for
1/3 of total U.S. PE deals
• InterGrowth 2014 attendees are sitting on $145 billion in investable capital
• InterGrowth 2014 attendees deployed nearly
$40 billion in 1Q 2014

Join nearly 2,000 dealmakers for three days of deal flow opportunities, powerful speakers and commentary from leading M&A experts. According to PitchBook, InterGrowth is an
impressive gathering.


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InterGrowth 2015 Registration Is Now Open
Policy Summit Spotlights Tax, Fiscal Policy and Push for Collaboration
Photos courtesy of Jenny Lehman Photo & Video. All Rights Reserved.

Tax reform, aging U.S. infrastructure and the polarized political landscape were among many topics explored on Tuesday at the ACG Middle-Market Public Policy Summit. Part of ACG Leadership Week, the Washington, D.C., event drew more than 100 attendees eager for updates on how legislation affecting the middle market is shaping up in the nation's capital.

Read the full story >
View more photos from the event >
ACG 2015-16 Board of Directors Call for Nominations
At-Large Director positions for nominations for the ACG Board of Directors are currently being accepted for the 2015-2016 ACG Board of Directors. At-Large Directors serve a three-year, nonrenewable term of office.

Nominations will be accepted until March 1, 2015. Candidate names and contact information should be submitted to Carol Jezierski at cjezierski@acg.org.

Learn more >
The Jan/Feb Issue of Middle Market Growth Is Now Available!









 
   


The January/February issue is now available
!

Connect to the latest trends shaping the middle market with ACG’s official publication, Middle Market Growth. The magazine is part of a suite of digital publications that will provide readers with an interactive platform to access the latest original content from industry leaders and insights from all segments of ACG's global membership and M&A ecosystem.  Also included are exclusive interviews, powerful growth stories and updates on events happening all over the world.

Available now for download at the
iTunes store, Amazon Appstore and Google Play and even on your desktop
.

To read the latest issue, visit www.middlemarketgrowth.org.

Golf Legend Greg Norman to Keynote InterGrowth


Retired golf legend Norman serves as chairman and CEO of Great White Shark Enterprises, a multinational corporation with business ranging from golf course design, community development, apparel, wine, event management, licensing and merchandising. Interviewed by CBS Sports Announcer Greg Gumbel, he’ll share his compelling business philosophy and insights on entrepreneurship

Learn more about InterGrowth speakers >
ACG Releases 2015 Middle-Market Public Policy Agenda






 
   
ACG has released its 2015 Middle-Market Public Policy Agenda, a statement of the organization’s official position on relevant policy topics directly affecting its members. ACG members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services.
 
With input from ACG’s Public Policy Committee and the Global Board of Directors, this year’s agenda will focus on issues such as tax policy, capital formation and the creation of a Middle Market Congressional Caucus.

To download a full copy of the
agenda, click here.
To learn more about ACG’s public policy efforts, please visit www.middlemarketvoice.org or email alandis@acg.org.

Nominations for 2015 Meritorious Service Awards Are Open
It’s that time of year again, when ACG begins the nomination process for the ACG Meritorious Service Award.  This award recognizes leaders in ACG who have contributed to the success of the organization through extraordinary volunteer service and achievement.  If you know of someone who is deserving of this award please write a one-page executive summary describing the involvement, impact and achievements of your nominee and attach any supporting documents in PDF format. At the top of your nomination, please include the name of the nominee and chapter, in addition to your own full contact details.  

Nominations are due February 23, 2015.


Please send all nominations and supporting documents to Carol Jezierski at cjezierski@acg.org.
For full details, click here.
ACG's Middle Market Growth Wins Two Publishing Awards
The Association for Corporate Growth®, the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth and the "voice of the middle market," is pleased to announce that Middle Market Growth, its flagship publication, has received two prestigious awards for excellence in editorial content and design.

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UK Regulator Headlines EuroGrowth® 2014
Photos courtesy of Victoria B Photography. All Rights Reserved.

A "paralysis of policy" is contributing to volatility in the European economy, a leading independent regulator in the UK told attendees at the second annual EuroGrowth conference in London.

Sir Winfried Bischoff, incoming chairman of JP Morgan Securities and chairman of the UK’s Financial Reporting Council, said that breaking down hostilities between international regulators could help counter economic instability throughout Europe, where fiscal woes have now spread to Germany and other traditionally stable EU countries.

Read the full story >
View more photos from the event >
ACG Releases Findings on SEC Task Force Survey

ACG SEC Task Force Survey




 
   
The Association for Corporate Growth, the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth and the "voice of the middle market," released the key findings of its ACG SEC Task Force Survey. The survey targeted chief compliance, financial and operations officers, as well as in-house legal counsel.

With more than 200 responses from a pool of 780 private equity firms, the 25% response rate will give meaningful data and insight for the middle-market private equity industry. The final report identifies the top compliance and regulatory concerns impacting small and midsize private equity firms.


Download the report >



Share Expert Insights with ACG's Global Community

Middle Market Insights







 
   
ACG Middle-Market Insights webinars feature expert analysis, best practices and discussionson current issues and topics that matter most to the ACG community. When your organization hosts a webinar, your thought leaders will reach more than 30,000 middle-market professionals in ACG’s global network in real time using a rich multimedia format. Plus, each webinar is recorded and archived in ACG’s content library for members to view at any time.

Learn more by contacting Maggie Endres, manager, sponsor services, at mendres@acg.org

Request more info >

Middle Market Voice
Download the New ACG Membership App

   
Attending an ACG event and want to learn more about a connection your made? Busy traveling, but want to register fro an ACG chapter event across town or across the globe? The ACG membership mobile app is ideal to help make networking and deal flow easier on the go. With the new ACG membership app, members enjoy fast, convenient access to the ACG member directory and ACG calendar of events – all with general and advanced search functionality.

It’s an essential app for your smartphone or tablet and is available now for iPhone, iPad and Android platforms.

Download the new ACG Membership app today >


 


Find Your Ideal Candidate with ACG JobSource®


ACG JobSource
is a private equity job board exclusively for middle-market private capital professionals. Employers and recruiters can post available positions and source qualified candidates. Job listings on ACG JobSource range from entry-level positions and internships to C-suite executive posts. Plus, ACG members receive a discount on job postings. For more details or to post a position, visit the JobSource site today.

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InterGrowth 2015 Registration Is Now Open
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Middle Market Growth
is a suite of daily, weekly and monthly digital publications. Choose how you want to view the monthly magazine below: 

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Visit www.middlemarketgrowth.org to learn more.
 
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Driving Growth


The goal of Driving Growth is to bring more transparency and visibility to the role and value of private capital investment. This report reveals that overall, companies backed by private capital outperform other companies by a wide margin in revenue growth and job growth.

For more information or to order a hard copy, contact Christine Melendes at cmelendes@acg.org.
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