19th Corporate Growth Awards

19th Corporate Growth Awards

Event Details


September 8, 2021 6 PM - 9 PM EDT

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FAQs for Awards Gala!  See you in RESTON!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We are so excited to see you Wednesday at the ACG Growth Awards.
DRESS CODE: Cocktail attire
MASKS: We are asking people to wear masks except when they are eating and drinking.
LOCATION: RESTON Town Center Pavilion (not Tysons Corner)
Next to the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Clyde’s Restaurant and True Food.
Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1800 Presidents St, Reston, VA 20190
Rain location: Hyatt Ballroom
PARKING:  Blue garage is closest garage off Bluemont Way https://www.restontowncenter.com/parking/
(parking is free after 5pm in all the public garages and on the streets)
Registration in Lobby of Hyatt Regency Hotel
VIP Reception for Finalists only: Doors open for Reception at 5:15 pm
General Reception begins at 6:00 pm in the outdoor Pavilion
Dinner and Awards starts around 6:30 pm in the outdoor Pavilion
Thank you to our Award Program Sponsors
Arena Strategic Advisors | Aronson LLC | Atlantic Union Bank | Baird | Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP | Bank of America | BDO | Bean, Kinney & Korman PC | Bernstein | Brown Advisory | Capital One | Citizen Bank | City National Bank | Clearsight Advisors | Cooley LLP | Cordia | Cresa | Cresset Capital | Dixon Hughes  Goodman, LLP | Houlihan Lokey | Insperity | J.P. Morgan Private Bank | Kipps DeSanto & Company | Marsh McLennan Agency | MerrillLynch | Raymond James | RBC | RSM | Saul Ewing | TD Bank | UBS-Private Wealth Mgt | Venable | Wells Fargo
acg@acgcapital.org    Nicole Brophy  cell  412-874-9500  nbrophy@acg@acgcapital.org
Chosen by the chapter’s Awards Committee from hundreds of nominations, the finalists represent some of the best and brightest from among the region’s business and deal-making community.

The finalists for this year’s Corporate Growth Awards are:

Deal of the Year Under $50M
·Camber Creek’s investment in Notarize (Series C)
·DLH Holding Corp.’s Acquisition of Irving Burton Associates, LLC (IBA)
·PSS’s (now known as Solerity) Acquisition of Eagle Ray, Inc.
·Xator Corporation’s Acquisition of InCadence Strategic Solutions Corp.
Deal of the Year From $50M to $250M
·AE Industrial Partners’ merger of NuWave Solutions & PCI Strategic Management to form BigBear.ai
·EverWatch’s Acquisition of BrainTrust ·OCTO, an Arlington Capital Partners portfolio company, merger with Sevatec 
·The Carlyle Group’s acquisitions of IST Research & Two Six Labs and subsequent merger to form Two Six Technologies
Deal of the Year Over $250M
·Arlington Capital Partners’ Acquisition of J&J Worldwide Services, Inc.
·ICF International’s Acquisition of Incentive Technology Group (ITG)
·KBR’s Acquisition of Centauri, LLC, an Arlington Capital Partners portfolio company
Deal Team for a Private Company
·Alpha Omega Integration, LLC
·BlackHorse Solutions, Inc.
·Dexis Consulting Group
·Gunnison Consulting Group
Deal Team for a Public Company
·Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.
·Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
·PAE Incorporated
·Vectrus, Inc.
Deal Team for Private Equity or Venture Capital
·AE Industrial Partners
·Blue Delta Capital Partners
·Enlightenment Capital

Emerging Growth Company  Under $25M
·DarkBlade Systems Corporation
·HawkEye 360
·Mindoula Health, Inc.
Growth Company From $25M to $75M
·Acclaim Technical Services, Inc. (ATS)
·Apex Physics Partners, LLC
·BlackHorse Solutions, Inc.
·Patriot Group International, Inc.
Growth Company From $75 to $250M
·Axiologic Solutions LLC
·Brillient Corporation
·Sev1Tech, LLC
Growth Company Over $250M
·Dovel Technologies, Inc.
·GuidePoint Security LLC
·MAG Aerospace

The winners of the 2021 Corporate Growth Awards will be selected from this list of finalists, and announced at a gala on September 8, 2021, at the Hyatt Regency Reston Pavilion.

Each year, ACG National Capital recognizes the companies, executives and deal teams that are responsible for making this region one of the best in which to do business by presenting them with Corporate Growth Awards.
The Corporate Growth Awards commemorate the previous year’s most impressive deals and highlight the dealmakers, investors, and corporate leaders that make the region a hotbed for corporate growth and deal activity.

ACG National Capital, the region’s preeminent association for corporate professionals with a focus on M&A within the middle market, presents Corporate Growth Awards to the region’s biggest deals, top executives and fastest growing companies. Through this award program, we celebrate the dealmakers that make the national capital region and its business community one of the fastest growing, successful and active in the nation. The annual Corporate Growth Awards are given to business leaders, deal teams and companies that were individually selected for their accomplishments in crafting and executing on successful growth strategies and deals.

The 2021 Corporate Growth Awards recognize business achievements and deals during the 2020 calendar year.  “The national capital region has been home to one of the fastest growing and most prosperous business communities in America for many years running,” said Don Irwin the 2020 Corporate Growth Awards Committee Chair and a Managing Director and Banker Team Leader at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. 
The 2020 Corporate Growth Awards winners were:
·Corporate Growth Company of the Year (Under $25M): IronArch Technology
·Corporate Growth Company of the Year ($25M-$75M): Ridgeline International
·Corporate Growth Company of the Year ($75M-$250M): VTG
·Corporate Growth Company of the Year (Over $250M): Valiant Integrated Services
·Private Equity Deal Team of the Year: Arlington Capital Partners
·Venture Deal Team of the Year: Motley Fool Ventures
·Deal Team of the Year (Private Company): Gryphon Technologies
·Deal Team of the Year (Public Company): SAIC
·Deal of the Year (Under 50M): The Coastal Companies Acquisition of Hearn Kirkwood
·Deal of the Year ($50M-$250M): HawkEye 360’s Series B Funding
·Deal of the Year (Over $250M): The Parsons IPO
About ACG National Capital
ACG National Capital is a chapter of the international association, ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) that serves Washington, D.C., northern Virginia and southern Maryland. The chapter is part of a vibrant community of 15,000 middle market corporate growth professionals, working and thriving in a variety of roles, markets and industries with a focus on M&A within the middle market. ACG National Capital's veteran leadership and its membership of more than 400 executives and business leaders have participated in nearly every recent M&A transaction completed in the D.C. metro region.
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