Founded in 1954, ACG is the premier M&A dealmaking community with a mission of driving middle market growth.  ACG’s global network operates within 61 local markets worldwide and comprises more than 100,000 middle-market professionals who invest in, own and advise growing companies.

75% 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 dealmakers and business leaders who invest in growth and build companies.


Our Mission:

The Association for Corporate Growth®, St. Louis serves as a catalyst for business growth by providing businesses with relevant knowledge, sources of capital and other resources. 

Our Vision:

To create a business climate where regional companies thrive, contribute to the prosperity and vitality of the community and serve as models of sound, ethical leadership and sustainable growth.

Our Members: 

The ACG St. Louis chapter serves 400+ members including private equity investors, intermediaries, corporate development professionals, lenders, M&A advisers and service providers - all working together to get the deal done.


Why Join ACG?

  • Member-Exclusive Events and Programming - Collaborate with other members and benefit from expert panels and industry insights.
  • Member-Only Discounts for all ACG-hosted events
  • Access to the ACG Member Directory: Search for and connect with fellow ACG members with our exclusive directory of middle-market professionals
  • A Subscription to 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 
  • GF Data – ACG members receive a 20% discount on subscriptions to GF Data, the most reliable data on private M&A transactions ranging from $10-$500 million.
  • ACG JobSource® - Post or search for a job on ACG’s job board for middle-market professionals
  • Member-Only Offers courtesy of ACG’s Partners
    • Exclusive benefits on a subscription to Grata, a modern company search engine for proprietary deal-sourcing, market mapping, and targeted B2B campaigns. 
    • Pre-approval for a free membership to EPG, a dynamic Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) that can help you leverage over $60B in purchasing power by negotiating some of the lowest rates on popular business services like UPS, Maersk, and many others. 
    • 6-Month Free Trial for FoundersCard

View our New Member Welcome video for more information on the benefits of membership.

Interested in membership?  E-mail ACG St. Louis at acgstlouis@acg.org.