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Press Releases from Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) (14 total)

ACG Chicago Hosts Annual Market Trends Breakfast Meeting

CHICAGO, March 21, 2008 — On April 4, more than 250 business and economic leaders from the Greater Chicago area are expected to attend the Annual Market Trends Breakfast Meeting – a comprehensive merger and acquisition (M&A) and private equity network event hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago). The annual event will take place at The Standard Club and will provide professionals focused on corporate growth, corporate

ACG Chicago Awarded ACG Chapter of the Year, Large Market

CHICAGO, March 18, 2008 – The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the premier professional organization focused on corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions, today named ACG Chicago winner of “Chapter of the Year, Large Market” award. ACG is pleased to present this award to ACG Chicago at the ACG InterGrowth® conference, April 9-11, in Orlando, FL, the world’s largest conference for merger and acquisition professionals and corporate dealmakers. “Today

ACG Chicago Hosts Third Annual International Conference

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2008 — On March 18, Chicago-area middle-market leaders will gather at the Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) International Conference to learn how to identify, analyze and capture the exponential opportunities in international growth. Following the successful 2007 ACG Chicago International Conference \'Is the World Really Flat? – Middle Market Companies Competing in the Global Economy,\' this year’s third annual event will provide professionals focused on

ACG Chicago Corporate Network Author Series Featuring Keith McFarland

Media Alert - Feb. 25, 2008 - Chicago area business leaders will join bestselling author Keith McFarland for a discussion on his latest book, “The Breakthrough Company: How Everyday Companies Become Extraordinary Performers,” during a breakfast meeting hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago). WHEN: Friday, March 7, 2008 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. WHERE: The Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus 2815 Jorie Blvd. Oak Brook, IL DETAILS: The vast majority of small businesses

ACG Chicago Honors McDonald's Corporation with Outstanding Corporate Growth Awar …

CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2008 — The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) today announced that it has selected McDonald\'s Corporation as recipient of the Outstanding Corporate Growth Award for 2007-2008. ACG Chicago – the premier professional organization focused on corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions – selected McDonald\'s for its iconic status in the Chicago business community and its global resurgence. ACG Chicago will honor McDonald\'s with this

ACG Chicago Elects James A. McNair as 2008-2009 President

CHICAGO – January 28, 2008 – The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) today announced the appointment of James A. McNair, Senior Managing Director of Corinthian Capital Group LLC, an equity investment group, to Chapter President for the 2008-2009 term. “I am very proud to be involved with such an esteemed group dedicated to serving the growth needs of the Chicago business community,” said Jim McNair. “I am excited about

ACG Chicago names James C. Tyree 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2008 — The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) today announced that it has named James C. Tyree, chairman and CEO of Mesirow Financial, as recipient of the prestigious 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award. ACG Chicago – the premier professional organization focused on corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions – is proud to honor Mr. Tyree for his unwavering commitment to the strategic growth of

ACG/Thomson Year-End 2007 DealMakers Survey Finds Midwest Merger Pros Still Posi …

CHICAGO, December 17, 2007 – 2007 will go down in the books as a record year in worldwide mergers and acquisitions, and nationwide nearly three-quarters of merger professionals have a positive view of the current M&A environment. The Chicago professionals are even more positive with 86 percent looking forward to a good or excellent 2008, according to the ACG/Thomson DealMakers Survey. This strong percent is a drop from 97 percent in

ACG Chicago Names Emerging Growth Award Recipient

CHICAGO, October 31, 2007 — The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago chapter (ACG Chicago), the premier professional organization focused on corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions, has named The Middleby Corporation as the winner of its prestigious Emerging Growth Award. The annual award is given to a company with revenues of $500 million dollars or less that has demonstrated consistent growth in income, profit and shareholder value. The Middleby

ACG Chicago enlists Craig Miller as CEO

CHICAGO, September 11, 2007 - ACG Chicago, the Chicago chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), announced that Mr. Craig Miller has joined the organization as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Miller, a long-time executive in Chicago-area investment banking and financial advisory services with a specialty in alternative energy will lead ACG Chicago and focus on expanding the organization’s brand, reach and member services. In addition, Ms. Terry Cobb has

Mid-Year 2007 ACG/Thomson DealMakers Survey

Illinois Merger Professionals Bullish Yet Concerned About Continued Availability of Debt, M&A Pros Say it is a Sellers Market CHICAGO, July 18, 2007 – A record $2.7 trillion in first half 2007 worldwide mergers has led Illinois dealmakers to call the current M&A environment good or excellent (97%), according to a new survey by Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and Thomson Financial. However, there is growing concern among private equity

ACG Chicago Receives Outstanding Chapter Programming Award

CHICAGO, May 14, 2007 — The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), the leading authority on corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions, awarded ACG Chicago with its Outstanding Chapter Programming Award for the 2006-2007 program year at the ACG InterGrowth conference in Phoenix last week. ACG Chicago’s successes may be attributed to dedicated volunteer committee members and officers who represent well-known local, national and international organizations in the corporate growth

Three of Chicago's Top Financial Organizations Join Together to Discuss the Hedg …

CHICAGO, May 8, 2007 — The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) and the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, in conjunction with the Hedge Funds Association (HFA), are pleased to announce that they will coalesce to present “Hedge Funds Unwrapped,” an afternoon three-part program on hedge funds and their impact on the financial markets that will take place from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. on May 22, 2007

ACG Chicago Hosts Annual Market Trends Breakfast Meeting

CHICAGO, April 2, 2007 — On April 13, 2007, more than 250 business and economic leaders from the Greater Chicago area are expected to attend the Annual Market Trends Breakfast Meeting – a comprehensive corporate deal-making event hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago). The annual event will take place at The Standard Club and will provide professionals focused on corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions