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.  

Christopher Hebble

ACG Cup Chair
Houlihan Lokey

Bret Anderson

Committee Member
Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP

Darleen Armour

Committee Member
Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated

Kathy Bell

Committee Member
Paul Hastings

Andrea Casaw

Committee Member
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Jeraline Cordoso

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

Tim De Cou

Committee Member
Hardesty LLC

Nathanial Downes

Committee Member
Pepperdine University

Brandon Ferrera

Committee Member
Fifth Third Bank

Robert Hanger

Committee Member
Masthead Capital

Paul Hayama

Committee Member
Avante Mezzanine Partners

Todd Larsen

Committee Member
UCI Cup Representative

Todd Larson

Committee Member
Singer Lewak

Brian Levin

Committee Member
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC

Bruce Lipian

Committee Member
StoneCreek Capital

John Murphy

Committee Member
J. K. Murphy Advisors

Joe Sands

Committee Member
The Spectrum Capital Group

James Scheinkman

Committee Member
Snell & Wilmer

Allan Siposs

Committee Member
Keystone Capital Markets

Jeff Tillman

Committee Member
Crowe

Julia Toothacre

Committee Member
Claremont Cup Representative