The ACG Cup is a unique case study competition designed to give students from leading MBA programs experience and insight into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory, and private equity. ACG chapters nationwide host ACG Cup competitions, enabling ACG members to forge closer relationships with leading business schools and introduce the next generation of business leaders into the M&A, corporate growth and corporate development communities.
The Cleveland chapter hosts the ACG Cup in January, the Friday before our annual Deal Maker Awards.
Benefits for Students
MBA students who participate in the competition will receive the unparalleled opportunity to:
Interact and network with leading finance professionals and organization in their region
Gain insight into the inner workings of corporate finance through a variety of transaction perspectives
Develop relationships with potential employers, team members and mentors
Apply critical academic skills to a highly realistic M&A case study
Enhance and polish presentation, team building and networking capabilities
Win meaningful cash rewards
Teams are comprised of MBA students or graduate students pursuing finance related degrees (e.g. Master’s of Accountancy). Students from accredited and recognized MBA programs are eligible to compete.