"InterGrowth attendees supported more than $118 billion of deal activity in 2012, which accounted for nearly 38% of U.S. deal flow," said James Marra, director of business development for Blue Point Capital Partners and chairman of ACG InterGrowth 2013
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (PRWEB) May 04, 2013
The Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth held its celebrated InterGrowth® 2013 conference in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel.
"InterGrowth attendees supported more than $118 billion of deal activity in 2012, which accounted for nearly 38% of U.S. deal flow," said James Marra, director of business development for Blue Point Capital Partners and chairman of ACG InterGrowth 2013. “Serious dealmakers attended InterGrowth 2013 and made it an exceptional, efficient place to do business.”
InterGrowth attendees heard from Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum and former director for the Congressional Budget Office under President George W. Bush. Honorable Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, from the National Commission of Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, discussed the U.S. Federal debt and provided timely highlights from their updated plan which had been released just days prior to InterGrowth.
"InterGrowth is the premier platform for dealmakers and thought leaders in the middle market,” said Gary A. LaBranche, CAE, president and CEO of ACG. “InterGrowth brought together the who’s who of the middle market deal-making community, with 580 capital providers, dozens of strategic acquirers and 270 investment bankers. More than 200 of the 2,000 attendees came from outside of North America, making InterGrowth a truly global experience.”
Other highlights of InterGrowth 2013 included:
- Recognition of the new ACG Global Partnership Program with three firms hailed as Official Sponsors of Growth: Duane Morris LLP, Grant Thornton LLP and Merrill DataSite.
- Announcement of ACG EuroGrowth® in London, England, November 12-13, 2013.
- Meet-and-Greet with U.S. Representative Bill Posey, (R) FL-8.
InterGrowth 2014 will be held April 28-May 1, 2014, at the 5-Star, 5-Diamond ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
About Association for Corporate Growth
ACG’s 14,500 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Founded in 1954, ACG is a global organization with 58 chapters. Learn more at http://www.acg.org. ACG drives middle market growth. Learn how at http://www.middlemarketgrowth.org.