ACG Started Here: ACG New York is the Oldest Chapter Globally
Did You Know? Fun Facts about ACG NY’s History:
ACG was founded in New York as the Association for Corporate Growth and Diversification, Inc. in 1954
ACG created its first industry award in 1975, The Hilton Award, named for ACG founder and ACG NY’s very own Peter Hilton
ACG NY was the first chapter to hold an Annual Wine Tasting Event in 2003 – to this day, ACG NY’s most widely attended event
ACG NY was the first to hold an full-day women’s leadership conference with its first Annual of Women of Leadership Summit in 2014
ACG NY boasts the highest number of ACG Global Chairs - 10 as of 2019-2020!
Want to learn more about how ACG NY launched ACG as we know it today and its history since inception? Praise of the book by prominent ACG members:
"TRUST is not only the story of ACG, it is also a testimonial to the importance of building a broad network of business relationships that are integral to the success of all organizations in the dealmaking community." -Heidi L. Deiner, SVP, Citizens Financial Group, Past President, ACG NY
"An insightful story of how a relationship between two New York City deal professionals in 1954 led to the creation of the global mid-market deal community that we all know today as ACG." -Stephen V. Prostor, Director, Private Banker at Citi Private Bank, Past President, ACG NY
"The history of ACG is the history of US private capital. A must-read for all dealmakers." -Randy Schwimmer, Senior Managing Director, Head of Origination and Capital Markets at Churchill Asset Management and Founder/Publisher of “The Lead Left"