Member Benefits

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Seventy-five percent of ACG members report that they have done business with fellow members. This return on investment has made ACG the most trusted and respected resource for middle-market deal-makers and business leaders who invest in growth and build companies.

Membership Benefits include:

Access to a network of professionals who can provide assistance on myriad issues, including financial structuring, M&A, insurance and benefits, operational issues, and others. 

Monthly meetings where experts present on timely and pertinent issues

Access to a multiple ACG Databases including Global Members and PE Hedge fund resources
Access to ACG national resources, including the yearly ACG conference 

Discounted professional publications 

Conferences and Events:

Chapter Programs 

Regional Events
Field Trip Events to NJ Businesses
Special Event Groups such as Women of Leadership, and Advancing Leadership Influence (ALI), emerging leaders who are 10 to 20 years into their careers and growing their business
Member-Only Events | Member Forum Meetings (Host and Attend - all complimentary)
Global Chapter meetings and special events
DealMax® Annual ACG Conference in the Spring

Intellectual Capital

Member Directory 
ACG's Deal Exchange™ 
Knowledge Exchange 
Capital Connection
Middle Market Growth® (MMG)

Grata: ACG has established a partnership with Grata, a modern company search engine for proprietary deal sourcing and targeted B2B campaigns. Grata offers its subscribers powerful intelligence to identify potential deal targets within specific industries and inform future dealmaking decisions. In February, ACG and Grata will launch Next Target, a new newsletter, which will bring members industry-specific trends and insights to help identify where investment opportunities are emerging and how to find those targets. ACG kicked off the partnership with the Middle Market Growth's 2021 Guide to Deal-Making, a special edition that was just released and features trends from the Grata platform, as well as insights from more than 600 deal-makers in the ACG community that participated in our surveys. Listen to the expanded conversations on the topics at the ACG Winter Summit in three sessions on virtual care3D printing and Chatbots hosted by Grata Co-Founder and COO Nevin Raj. ACG members get access to enhanced subscription options for Grata’s platform. Learn more here

Cambridge FX: ACG established this endorsed partnership, the proceeds of which include a revenue share for chapters. For more than three decades, Cambridge FX has been a leading provider of comprehensive and fully integrated cross-border payment and currency risk management solutions for middle-market businesses and private equity companies. Cambridge is proud to be the exclusive endorsed partner of FX risk management and global payments for ACG and its members. Learn more during a free consultation.

New Ways to Advance Your Career

Cement your place within the community with a middle-market M&A certification course! With the Middle Market Professional certification program, you'll quickly master critical concepts centered on M&A, private equity, investment banking, accounting, corporate finance advisory, valuation and other financial services fields. Then, pass the certification test, improving your visibility within the middle market.

Expect the Middle-Market Professional certification program to cover:

  • Financial Markets Overview 
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Financial Projections
  • Comprehensive Valuation Analysis
  • How to Create Robust Financial Models
  • Merger Modeling
  • The M&A Process, A-Z
  • Regulatory, Legal and Ethical Considerations
ACG Professional Certification Program

Strength In Numbers
Teams do it better when they're prepared–and the Middle Market Professional certification program offers the lessons and preparation required to help you and your team exceed in the middle market. What's more, you can all excel at a STEEP discount. Test your team’s knowledge, and each member of your team will have a rewarding certification and an improved acumen. Best of all, join with four other peers, and you'll pay $1,500 each instead of $1,895. Join with nine other peers, and you'll each pay just $1,250—a savings of more than $600.

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