ACG Philadelphia's Strategic Acquirers' Network Committee 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.
Our invitation-only gatherings ensure that you will have the opportunity to network, compare strategies, share ideas and experiences with your peers to help improve your acquisition success. To get on the invitation list to these events, please contact Stephanie McAlaine at smcalaine@acg.
Bringing together 1,300 financial and strategic buyers, investment bankers and deal professionals for two days of networking, capital and deals.
The Strategic Acquirers' Network will host their annual networking reception at Maggiano's on Wednesday, October 24th at 6:30pm. This is an invitation only ticketed event at M&A East, exclusive to our corporate buyers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an invitation.
October 24 - 25, 2018
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Broad & Cherry Streets | Philadelphia, PA
AMETEK, AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V., AquaAmerica, Aramark, Brother Int'l, Campbell's Soup, CertainTeed, Comcast, Connexin Software, Day & Zimmermann, Dupont, Eurofins Scientific, GSK, Hawke Aerospace, Independence Blue Cross, Joy Cone Company, Liberation Behavioral Health, NutriSystems, PCI Pharma Services, PeopleShare, PepBoys, Quaker Chemical, QVC, SAP, S. Walter Packaging Corp., Saint-Gobain, Saxbys Coffee, Senior Care Centers of America, Inc. , SunGard, TE Connectivity, Teleflex, Telerx, Triumph, Urban Outfitters, Vishay, Wise Snacks and more...
May 2018: Roundtable Discussion: Tech-Inspired M&A: Acquiring digital capabilities to enhance organic growth
March 2018: Roundtable Dinner Discussion: Tax Reform - Evolving Strategic M&A Dynamics
October 2017: M&A East Strategic Acquirers Reception
May 2017: Corporate Buyers' Roundtable: Golf Course M&A
February 2017: Corporate Buyers' Roundtable Dinner: Corporate Development Strategy around Activist Investors - Managing and Capitalizing on Industry Disruption
September 2016: M&A East Corporate Programs:
May 2016: Corporate Buyers' Roundtable Dinner Discussion: Best Practices in Corporate Development - Is 2016 Meeting Expectations?
October 2015: M&A East Corporate Buyers' Workshop: Culture Considerations for a Successful Acquisition:
June 2015: Corporate Divestments Dinner Discussion: A central component to a successful growth strategy.
March 2015: Corporate Buyers' Dinner: Buy, Hold or Sell....A 2015 Global Outlook.
October 2014: M&A East Corporate Buyers' Workshop: Negotiation Leverage Strategies in Acquisitions
June 2014: Corporate Buyers' Dinner: Best Practices in Corporate Due Diligence
February 2014: Corporate Buyers' Dinner: Perspectives on Sourcing Deals from PE & Corporate Acquirers
October 2013: M&A East Corporate Buyers' Workshop & Dinner
April 2013: Corporate Executives Dinner: Integration of HR, Human Capital and Culture
Matthew McCreight of Schaffer Consulting shared best practices & common stumbling blocks in integrating human capital and differing organizational cultures and was followed by a round table discussion.
January 2013: Corporate Executives Dinner: The Year of Integration, M&A Best Practices
Steve Sapletal, Managing Partner of OnPoint Consulting, discussed & shared best practices in integrating acquisitions to achieve anticipated synergies as it relates to challenges faced by acquiring companies in the functional areas of Finance & IT
October 2012: M&A East Corporate Buyers' Target Selection Workshop
May 2012: Corporate Development Workshop: Private Equity Experiences & Phillies Game
January 2012: Corporate Round Table Dinner: M&A Best Practices
Gregg Albert, Principal, Accenture shared the findings from Accenture's study of 110 acquisitive corporations, which shows where acquirers struggle and how they can strengthen their M&A performance.