NexGen (Young Professionals Program)


The ACG Toronto Chapter provides networking and professional development opportunities for emerging leaders involved in the Canadian mid-market Private Equity and M&A sector.  The NexGen program is designed for professionals focused on deal-making, networking and personal development in Ontario, Canada and the U.S. Our mission is to provide young professionals with a networking forum where they can comfortably meet and establish relationships with industry peers. This group will help you grow as a leader and learn from industry leaders in the ACG chapter network, who will help guide you towards the next stage of your career.

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ACG NexGen (Young Professionals) Objectives:

  • Provide programs, events and networking opportunities for professionals age 35 and under involved in middle market corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Support the community by participating in various community service activities, all while assisting and promoting the goals of the Toronto ACG chapter.

ACG Toronto’s NexGen (Young Professionals) Program will host up to six networking events for members and prospective members. To see the upcoming events, please click here. 

Click here to become an ACG member and join the ACG Toronto NexGen Community..

Opportunities to participate:

  • NexGen Events are open to all mid-market professionals.
  • Ticket prices are reasonably priced for all events.  ACG membership is not required to attend. 
  • Receive discount pricing on 35+ Chapter events, in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax and Montreal in partnership with ACG Quebec.

The 2023 ACG Toronto Young Professionals Committee:

  • Committee Co-Chairs:
    • Evan Sequeira, TorQuest Partners
    • Justin Krieger, RSM Canada
  • Committee members
    • Georgia Grundmanis, BFL Canada
    • Natasha Raffa, SATOV Consultants
    • James Safakis, Stikeman Elliott
    • Madelin Daviau, Northleaf Capital
    • Sameer Sayani, MNP
    • Alina Stoicescu, Scotiabank | Commercial Banking
    • Marc Dundas, Bank of Montreal 





We thank McMillian for being one of the annual sponsors of our NexGen program. 

McMillan is a leading business law firm serving public, private and not-for-profit clients across key industries in Canada, the United States and internationally. With recognized expertise and acknowledged leadership in major business sectors, McMillan provides solutions-oriented legal advice through offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Hong Kong. Our firm values – respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence – are at the heart of McMillan’s commitment to serve our clients, our local communities and the legal profession.

“McMillan has been a long-standing member of the ACG and a supporter of the NexGen program. We are excited to continue to work with the ACG in promoting excellence and thought leadership in the middle market, and in helping connect like-minded young professionals. Here’s to a great year ahead!”


Euclid Transactional


We thank Euclid Transactional for being one of the annual sponsors of our NexGen program. 

Euclid Transactional is a market-leading firm specializing in transactional insurance underwriting and claims handling. The firm provides underwriting services for representations and warranties, tax, contingent liability, and other transactional insurance products. We seek to provide best-in-class service for clients, lawyers, and brokers on deal time and with the commercial priorities of our partners in mind. Euclid Transactional has underwritten over 5,300 policies and insured more than $4.3 trillion in total deal volume — among the most in the industry.


Our claims team — the industry’s largest dedicated team — leverages deep experience on both the underwriting and claims side to drive fair resolutions. Backed by the financial security of our highly-rated insurance carrier partners, we have made over $560 million in claims payments.

With offices New York, London, Toronto, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Chicago, we cover the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with leadership by industry veterans.

Euclid is a proud supporter of both ACG and the NextGen program and its work to build connections among the next generation of young M&A professionals. We are looking forward to another exciting year!




We thank MNP for being one of the annual sponsors of our NexGen program. 

National in scope and local in focus, MNP is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms — proudly serving individuals, businesses, and organizations since 1958. Through the development of strong relationships, we provide client-focused accounting, consulting, tax, and digital services. Our clients benefit from personalized strategies with a local perspective to fuel success wherever business takes them.

Would your firm have an interest in sponsoring the NexGen (Young Professionals) Program in Toronto?

Do you have feedback for the NexGen Committee or want to get more involved? If so, please send us an email