ACG Chicago, Inc. Leaders Present Mergers & Acquisitions to Grow Your Business on National Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Webinar

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The Key Concepts, Drivers and Issues of Funding Strategic Growth through Mergers and Acquisitions were presented by an investor, a lender, an attorney, a valuation expert and investment banker.

There are a wide variety of funding options and capabilities to grow minority businesses

ACG Chicago is proud to have been able to present this free webinar, hosted by the Minority Business Development Agency on how mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can help minority businesses grow and strengthen their market position.

The Association of Corporate Growth Chicago team consisted of: John Bintz, Valuation Research Corporation; Venita Fields, Smith Whiley & Company; Craig Miller, ACG Chicago, Inc.; Suzie Saxman, Seyfarth Shaw LLP; and Tom Turmell, TMT Capital Partners, LLC. They presented key concepts, drivers, and issues of strategic growth via M&A, self-assessment/financing options, valuation & due diligence. The goal of webinar was to provide an initial overview for minority businesses who wish to learn the fundamentals of preparing their business to grow through M&A opportunities. Strategic Growth via Mergers and Acquisitions was presented on Thursday, March 20, 2014 and will be available though June 18th on the MBDA website.

The webinar explored how and when mergers or acquisitions can help a business with strategic growth. It covered core areas of these transactions including:

  • Determining business and strategic objectives
  • Analyzing capital structure
  • Quantifying economic impact, and
  • Managing due diligence process

There are a wide variety of funding options and capabilities to grow aminority businesses and the ACG Chicago network is proud to be working with MBDA to provide access and expertise to the entrepreneurs who have built strong businesses and are looking at their next stage of growth.

About ACG Chicago
Since 1968, ACG Chicago is a leader in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) global network of over 14,000 professionals. The ACG Chicago mission is ACG Chicago is the premier network of leading authorities on corporate growth.
More than 1,000 foremost authorities in their fields comprise this diverse and knowledgeable Chicago network of corporate executives, capital sources, corporate advisers and service providers. The 2014 Board is joined by over 100 other committee members who focus on the needs of these professionals to build unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal-making, personal growth and professional development.

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