ACG Cup®

The ACG Cup is a case study competition designed to give students from leading MBA programs across the country real-world experience and invaluable insights into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory, and private equity. Each case study provides students with a unique opportunity to present valuation, capital markets, and M&A strategic advice to a panel of seasoned M&A professionals from within the ACG community. The competition is carried out through a series of intra-school and regional competitions, with regional winners awarded the prestigious ACG Cup title and cash awards.  


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ACG Cup Chair

Christopher Hebble

Houlihan Lokey
Committee Member

Paul Hayama

Avante Capital Partners
Committee Member

Bret Anderson

Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP
Committee Member

James Scheinkman

Snell & Wilmer
Committee Member

Julia Toothacre

Claremont Cup Representative
Committee Member

Bruce Lipian

StoneCreek Capital
Committee Member

Jeff Tillman

Committee Member

Nathanial Downes

Pepperdine University
Committee Member

Jeraline Cordoso

SDSU, Univ. of SD and UCSD Cup Representative
Committee Member

Allan Siposs

Keystone Capital Markets
Committee Member

Brian Levin

Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC