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Gain visibility and credibility within the leading community for M&A professionals. Join ACG Philadelphia today to meet dealmakers representing all segments of the ecosystem and industry sectors.

 

TOP THREE REASONS YOU SHOULD BE A MEMBER OF ACG

  1. SavingsSave more than your member fee! Average savings per member of $600-$1,000 on events.

  2. Deal Connections: Develop new deal relationships with senior M&A professionals, enjoy entry to member only events.

  3. Access: Connect to a global network of 15,000 M&A dealmakers and invaluable industry metrics.

Deal Network Opportunities:

  • Volunteer: More than 100 members are engaged with one another as part of our 15 planning committees. It's an excellent way to build new deal relationships and deepen existing ones.

  • Three Top-Tier Member-Only Events: Enjoy the most sought after events in Philadelphia - open exclusively to members throughout the year: New Year/New Deals Reception, Wine Walk featuring Private Equity Firms pouring the wine of their choosing, and the June Member-Guest Golf Outing.

  • Member NewsAn exclusive member benefit! Promote your firm’s deal activity to regional dealmakers. Submit press releases or descriptions of closed deals new hires, promotions, awards, accolades, and news that are shared on Twitter, LinkedIn and on our website.

  • Member-Only Discounts for all ACG-hosted events globally

  • Member Directory & Registration Lists: Plan your networking in advance. Access registration lists online before events and contact information through the Member Directory.

 

ACG PHILADELPHIA NETWORKING COMMUNITIES:

 

ACG University Alumni Network: Now in its 11th Year in the Philadelphia region - this program has generated over 400 alumni from the top regional M&A firms and make up 25% of the ACG Philadelphia member base. To support this growing group of professionals, ACG Philadelphia offers additional opportunities just for alumni, the future leaders of ACG, to facilitate valuable networking and focused dealmaking.

ACGWomen: Engage in peer-to-peer network development, deal sourcing and industry knowledge exchange among our region’s women deal professionals at dedicated events 3 – 4 times per year.

Diverse DealMakers’ Network: connect with racially and ethnically diverse M&A professionals, including private equity investors, strategic buyers, PE-backed executives and company founders, investment bankers, lenders, accountants, attorneys and other transactions advisors, in a peer to peer environment.

PEER: Private Equity-backed Executives' Roundtable: This invitation-only networking community is open exclusively for CEOs and CFOs of PE-backed companies. We meet four to five times a year to discuss common challenges as well as to share solutions and tested strategies in a confidential, peer-only.

Private Equity Only Communities: ACG hosts invitation only dinner series for PE professionals at all levels to exchange views and strategies about everything from fund management, career advancement, investing best practices, succession planning and more including:

  • Private Equity Founders' Dinner 
  • Non-Founding Partners Dinner Series 
  • Operating Partners' Forum (launching October 2021)
  • Vice President & Principals of PE Fund Dinner Series

Strategic Acquirers' Network: hosts exclusive, strictly peer-to-peer, events throughout the year for Corporate Development Officers and other corporate transactional executives to share experiences and best practices while developing relationships in a convenient, enjoyable and relaxing setting.

Young Dealmakers: Our region's best young dealmakers represent the future of ACG. Regular peer only events are held for members (and non-members) throughout the year and serve as both a recruitment tool for ACGU and a community for its alumni.

 

More Member Benefits

The Entire M&A Deal Ecosystem

Access over 1,200 events

  • Member-exclusive events and programming - Collaborate with other members and benefit from expert panels and industry insights. (Some events are just for fun.)

  • Enjoy member-only discounts for all ACG-hosted events

Middle Market Trends & Thought Leadership

  • Middle Market Growth® Magazine: Keep up to date on news, trends, best practices and thought leadership in the middle market
  • Middle Market Insights Webinars - Relevant knowledge-shares from thought leaders
  • GrowthTV – Videos that cover trends and breaking news, highlight noteworthy deals, and have in-depth conversations with top Middle Market professionals