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4/13/2015 - ACG Washington, D.C. & Metro Area - 2015 NextGen

4/13/2015 - ACG Global - InterGrowth 2015

4/13/2015 - ACG Global - Chapter Leadership Workshop - InterGrowth 2015

4/14/2015 - ACG China - ACG China 2015 April Event: Investment opportunities and risks

4/14/2015 - ACG Houston - ACG Houston April 14 Lunch Meeting at Houston Country Club

4/14/2015 - ACG Portland - ACG Portland April 2015 Peer Growth Event

4/14/2015 - ACG Kentucky - ACG-KY April 2015 Monthly Breakfast Meeting

4/15/2015 - ACG Cincinnati - ACG Cincinnati - April Luncheon - CEO Insight with Manuel Rios, CEO of American Modern Insurance

4/15/2015 - ACG Western Michigan - WMI April 15th Breakfast Meeting

4/15/2015 - ACG Toronto - Mergers and Acquisitions: Highlights for Transition Planning and Successful Implementation

4/16/2015 - ACG Dallas/Fort Worth - ACG DFW April 16, 2015 Breakfast Program

4/16/2015 - ACG Kansas City - ACG Cup Round 2 Competition & Cocktail Reception

4/16/2015 - ACG Philadelphia - ACG Philadelphia April 2015: Exit Options: Investments & Businesses and ACG Cup

4/16/2015 - ACG Boston - Women's Connection :: featuring Jules Pieri, The Grommet

4/16/2015 - ACG Tampa Bay - Miles Media Group, LLC, A Sarasota Success Story

4/16/2015 - ACG Orange County - ACG OC Academy: Funding Philanthropy through Foundations

4/16/2015 - ACG Columbus - From Seed to Brew

4/16/2015 - ACG Wisconsin - YACG WI: Andrew DeGuire, VP, M&A and Corporate Development, Quad/Graphics

4/17/2015 - ACG Wisconsin - ACG WI: Friday Series - Ted Balistreri, Co-Owner, Sendik's Markets

4/17/2015 - ACG St. Louis - Breakfast with Jim Turley, former CEO, Ernst & Young

4/17/2015 - ACG Richmond - ACG Richmond Corporate Roundtable April 2015

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Register for InterGrowth® 2015
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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Global Entry Offered at InterGrowth® 2015
ACG is pleased to announce that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be on site at ACG InterGrowth 2015 for the purpose of conducting the in-person enrollment interviews for applicants to CBP’s Global Entry program. Global Entry is a CBP program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

You must complete the following by March 17 to secure an interview at InterGrowth® 2015.

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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.

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The April Issue of Middle Market Growth Is Now Available!


The April 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

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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 or email

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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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

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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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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.

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