ACG Boston | Connecting the Next Generation to M&A 2023 (Members Only)

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January 6, 2023 9 AM - 11 AM EST


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ACG members are invited to attend our complimentary, members-only 9th Annual "Connecting the Next Generation to M&A" event on January 6, 2023.
Members will have the opportunity to invite their college-aged or recent college graduate children, mentees, or other young professionals who are looking to explore a career in the M&A industry, to meet other ACG members open to sharing valuable knowledge, connections and expertise.
The event will feature a panel of ACG dealmakers sharing their experience and advice breaking into the industry, as well as ample networking time with the group.  ACG members are encouraged to attend with a student to help make introductions, or attend solo to meet and connect with participating students.  
If you are unable to attend, but know a student who would be interested, please email us at

9:00am - 9:30am:          Buffet Breakfast & Networking
9:30am - 10:15am:        Introductions & Panel Discussion
10:15am – 11:00am:     Networking 


Mike Alberts

Mike Alberts

Cohere Capital

Prior to joining Cohere Capital, Mike was Vice President of Operations at Shields Health Solutions where he focused on strategic growth, business development, and day-to-day operations serving the company’s health system customers. Prior to joining Shields, Mike was a Senior Associate at Gauge Capital where he focused on private equity investments in high growth, entrepreneur-owned companies in the healthcare and consumer services sectors. Earlier in his career, Mike was an analyst at Houlihan Lokey and BB&T Capital Markets where he advised clients on mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace, defense, and government services sectors. Mike received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in Markets and Culture (Behavioral Economics) and English from Southern Methodist University.

Kevin Jolley

Kevin Jolley

Managing Director, Strategic Capital

Kevin Jolley is a Managing Director, Strategic Capital at Cowen. Prior to Cowen, he was a Managing Director at MHT Partners, where he co-led the firm’s Business & Information Services industry practice and the Buyer Advisory practice. Previously, Kevin was with Capstone Partners and Adams Harkness, where he advised middle-market clients on mergers & acquisitions and private placements. His prior experience also includes working in the Debt Capital Markets Group of FleetBoston Robertson Stephens and the Corporate Development department at Textron Inc. Kevin started his career in finance at Oracle Corporation. Kevin received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Anabelle Skalleberg

Anabelle D. Skalleberg

Watermill Group

Anabelle Skalleberg is a Principal at Watermill Group responsible for business development efforts and executing transactions. Prior to joining Watermill, Ms. Skalleberg worked for Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX: FLT) as part of the mergers and acquisitions team. Before joining FLT she worked for Pine Street Capital Partners from 2012 – 2018 and was primarily involved with deal sourcing, portfolio management and investment evaluation and execution. Before her role with the Wellesley based mezzanine investment firm, she was an Assistant Vice President at Meketa Investment Group. While at Meketa, she was part of the Private Markets team responsible for researching private equity funds, leading diligence efforts on Latin American focused funds, and implementing the firm’s business development efforts in the southeast U.S. and Latin America regions. Prior to Meketa, Anabelle was the Head of Finance and MIS for the Cards Business at Sovereign Bank / Santander. Early in her career Anabelle interned at Consilium Partners as a Financial Analyst and also worked at Grant Thornton in its Corporate Finance advisory practice as a Consultant. Anabelle is on the Board of Directors of United South End Settlements, a Boston-based non-profit that offers programs that support the whole family in achieving economic mobility. Anabelle is a graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (BA) and the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (MBA).

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