About

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), founded in 1954, is an international organization dedicated to fostering sound corporate growth.  High quality performance, earnings, and increasing corporate value are ACG concerns.

As a nonprofit corporate development organization with approximately 14,000 members, representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and middle market companies in North America, Europe, and Asia, ACG is the premier global association for and about professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers, and acquisitions.  

The basic mission of ACG is to promote the professional interests of its members who have leadership roles in strategic corporate growth by offering a forum for quality programs and education to enhance each member’s professional skills.  ACG members have the opportunity to:

  • Gain new ideas from speakers, seminars, and discussions with people working in the field of corporate growth
  • Develop additional skills and techniques which will contribute to the growth of their respective organizations 
  • Meet other corporate growth professionals who can provide counsel and valuable contacts 

ACG OFFERINGS

The greatest benefit of ACG membership is the strength of its international network and depth of services provided including:   

Chapter-Level Meetings were voted the #1 benefit, providing an excellent chance to meet local people of like professional interests.  High-powered speakers provide valuable insight into the business of corporate growth.

Members of ACG have access to a variety of tools to enhance professional development, knowledge base and networking. ACG members receive a wealth of information and resources at both the global and local levels.

Chapter Programs
A primary benefit of membership, chapter meetings provide multiple chances to meet local people of similar professional interests. Chapters also offer other enrichment: regional conferences, social outings, Capital Connections (a marketplace for private equity professionals and intermediaries) and other events that facilitate networking and collaboration.

Mergers and Acquisitions Magazine
Mergers and Acquisitions, published in partnership with ACG, a $995 value, providing coverage and analysis of key deals and influential developments in the M&A field, featuring articles and columns written by ACG members and other leading experts.

Middle Market Growth Digital Magazine
Middle Market Growth is the official publication of the Association for Corporate Growth. The monthly digital magazine supports ACG’s mission to drive middle-market growth, providing readers with an interactive platform to access thought leadership, best practices and insights derived from all segments of ACG’s global membership.

ACG is open to content submissions from members and chapters. To submit content for consideration, please contact a member of the editorial staff. To learn more, visit www.middlemarketgrowth.org.

Member Directory 
The only resource of its kind, the ACG online Member Directory contains contact information for more than 14,000 professionals in corporate growth and mergers and acquisitions. A comprehensive database of contact information, the Member Directory allows you to search for members by any one or more of the following:

  • Personal name, corporate title, or company

  • Geographic location

  • Corporate expertise in one or more of 35 fields

  • Familiarity with one or more of 100 industries

  • In any ACG chapter worldwide

ACG/ABA Bookstore
ACG members can now purchase ABA publications from the ACG/ABA Bookstore. This store features a collection of resources selected exclusively for the ACG community. Click here to access the store.

Event Calendars
ACG's global events calendar will take you to a comprehensive database of ACG chapter meetings, conferences, workshops, and networking events, the only site within or without the ACG community to do so. And now the selection process is more sophisticated and better for the member: choose from three comprehensive calendars: All ACG events, North American events, and International events.


ACG CapitalLink®
ACG CapitalLink® puts a proprietary database of thousands of capital resources at your fingertips, including private equity firms, hedge funds, mezzanine investors, small business investment companies, valuation firms and M&A advisory firms. It’s a comprehensive, up-to-date, user-friendly online resource, available at no cost only to ACG members.

ACG InterGrowth® Annual Conference
ACG's InterGrowth Conference has consistently provided a sampling of the finest business minds in an environment that encourages the exchange of ideas through panels and keynote speakers. ACG invites its members and other guests to take advantage of the rare opportunity for informal deal exchange and networking with more than 2,000 leading international corporate growth professionals. Attendees concur that more deals and deal possibilities are available at this conference than at any other convention of its kind in the world!

EuroGrowth®
ACG's EuroGrowth conference gives members an opportunity to engage with the European marketplace and to explore trans-Atlantic deals. The EuroGrowth conference will be held in London in Autumn 2017. Similar to ACG's annual InterGrowth conference, EuroGrowth presents an opportunity for networking among private equity professionals, intermediaries, lenders, deal lawyers and accountants, corporate executives and development officers doing business in the UK and across Europe. To learn more, please e-mail events@acg.org

The Power of ACG

Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth has chapters worldwide representing 14,500 members. ACG serves 90,000 investors, executives, lenders and advisers to growing middle-market companies. ACG's mission is to drive middle-market growth.