Business Owners Forum

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Business Owners Forum

The Network & Opportunity

The Business Owners Forum is an invitation only initiative for growth oriented owners, operators, founders and CEOs of closely-held businesses who are interested in gathering among peers to:

  • explore and understand the challenges and opportunities for organic and acquisitive growth
  • access expert resources, insights, and lessons learned from the most experienced corporate growth and deal professionals
  • be welcomed as a member of the region's only professional community dedicated to building and growing companies. 

The Program Series

Engage in a series of curated discussions where owners tap into the most experienced growth company professionals and are introduced to tested concepts and strategies for planning and executing profitable growth, including bolt-on acquisitions, change of control transactions, organic growth and more.  

Each session includes expert speakers in an interactive, facilitated discussion designed to foster candid dialogue coupled with networking opportunities.  Sessions will take place during 2022. Topics / themes are as follows:

  • Session 1 - Setting the Stage: The Middle Market Ecosystem
  • Session 2 - Growth through Professionalization
  • Session 3 - Buying versus Building: Pros and Cons
  • Session 4 - Pre-Transaction Planning: Succession Considerations & Transition
  • Session 5 - Capital Structures 

Thank you to our Sponsors 

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AB Bernstein

 

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Griffin Financial Group

 

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Haefele
 
       
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Key Bank
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Rockefeller Capital Management
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Royer Cooper
 
       
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Stradley Ronon
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TriState Capital
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Withum

 

About ACG 

The business environment today requires focus, speed, and agility to out-maneuver your competition and increase market share while expanding all sources of revenue. 

What better resources to have at your side than the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)? ACG is one of the most trusted and respected regional and global associations for middle-market deal professionals and business leaders who invest in, grow and build companies. 

Our Philadelphia Chapter has a vibrant membership of over 600 private equity investors, strategic acquirers, PE-backed company executives, investment bankers, lenders, and service advisory firms. As a result our community understands the issues and challenges business leaders face and are in a unique position to share best practices an lessons learned related to growth, financing and acquisitions. 

Members have access to our monthly breakfast briefings at a reduced price and are invited to member-only events held a few times during the year.  View our calendar of events.

TO LEARN MORE CONTACT JEN SIMONS, jsimons@acg.org.