Strategic Acquirers (Corporate M&A)

Introducing The Exclusive Strategic Acquirer Forum

Are you responsible for scoping out – and ultimately acquiring – other companies in your industry to maximize the long-term value of your organization? This exclusive forum—created by your peers—is dedicated to helping you conquer the world of strategic acquisition.

  • Created for Strategic Acquirers by Strategic Acquirers.
    We’re locking out the competition and talking sourcing strategies, origination tools, market conditions, integration, experiences with service providers, and more.*
  • Challenges. Tested-Solutions. Best Practices. Valuable Relationships.
    Discuss them. Find them. Be them.
  • Valued Industry Connections.
    Business Services, CPG, Energy, Healthcare, Industrial/Manufacturing, SaaS/Tech, TMT, and more.

*Full disclosure: We plan to bring in some panelists in Private Equity and Investment Banking to share their strategies.

View the agenda, see who’s attending, and register before space fills up!

Strategic Acquirer Forum Agenda
Monday, May 8, 2023
Time (PT) Event
9:00 a.m. Strategic Acquirer-Only Networking Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Navigating Acquisitions in a Shifting Economic Environment
Gus Faucher, Senior VP and Chief Economist, PNC Bank
11:00 a.m. Deal Sourcing—Strategies and Tools
Vince Castiglione, Global Head of Corporate Development, Epicor
Ryan Newth, Director of Business Development, Tremco
Nevin Raj, Co-Founder and COO, Grata
Jeremy Segal, Senior VP, Corporate Development, Progress
Peter Troup, VP, Corporate Development, Veritiv
12:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon
1:00 p.m. How Do Corporates Compete with PE and Win?
Ken Bond, Head of Corporate Development, Cetera
Adam Boscoe, Head, Corporate Development & Strategy, Granicus
Jonathan Kern, Director of Corporate Development, West Monroe
Ryan Mullin, Manager of Corporate Development, Rheem
Trish Renner, Managing Director, Baird
2:00 p.m. Measuring Acquisition Success—Identifying the Right KPIs
Taha Ahmed, VP, Corporate Development & Strategy, Forbes
Seth Collins, AVP, Corporate Development, AT&T

Chandradev Mehta, Head of M&A, LyondellBassell
Yvanna Perez-Morel, Senior Director, Corporate Development, Ulta
3:00 p.m. Roundtable: Post-Transaction Integration
Anders Bialek, VP, Strategy & Corporate Development, Irobot
Desiree Castillejos, VP, Business Development & Strategy,
EMEA & Latin America, Johnson Controls

Mark Dendle, CEO, Growers Express
Jeff Giles, Vice President, Corporate Development, Core & Main
4:00 p.m. Peer Networking Reception 

All topics are subject to change. View the full DealMAX schedule at a glance.

Package Details
  • $899 for ACG members
  • $1,099 for non-members*

*For non-members, registration comes with 1 year of ACG membership. Welcome to the Network.

The DealMAX Strategic Acquirer package offers one of the best overall admission deals. Experience the full power of the conference by connecting with other investors and bankers in key industry verticals and attending the sessions dedicated to dealmaking. Plan your connections in advance through ACG Access or find them live at DealMAX at the Dealmaking pavilion.

Please Note: This package is for pre-qualified Strategic Acquirers only.
Please complete the brief qualification form to get your registration access code. Already have your access code? Go ahead and register now. Be sure to select the Strategic Acquirers Forum in the registration process to use your code and claim your exclusive rate. 

Demand for this forum is incredibly strong and space is limited. 

Strategic Acquirers

Please Note:

  • The only way to secure a discounted on-site hotel room is through the official DealMAX registration portal.
  • Make sure you have an approved access code for the Forum before beginning the registration process. Click back to the pricing page and complete the linked short form to begin the approval process.
You’ll Be in Good Company
Strategic Acquirer Forum Attendees Investment Banks Attending DealMAX
Beyond Risk
BIC International
Biltmore Insurance
Canerector Inc.
Cetera Financial Group
CJ America
Core & Main
Epicor Software
First Bancshares
FMF Group
Gain Servicing
Gillespie & Powers
Green Giant Fresh/Growers Express
Harbour Group Industries
HBM Holdings Company
Johnson Controls
Koch Ag & Energy Solutions
Kothar Group
LEK Consulting
Marubeni America
Matrix Adhesives Group
NC Custom/Nassau Candy
Progress Software
Pueblo Mechanical and Controls
Rheem Manufacturing
Right Networks
Russell Reynolds Associates
Sammons Industrial
The Afranie Group
The Scoular Company
Transtar Industries
Trinity Industries
TSI Inc.
West Monroe
Worthington Industries
7 Mile Advisors
ACT Capital Advisors
Alex. Brown, a Division of Raymond James
Align Business Advisory Services
Andra Partners
Bainbridge Inc.
Baker Tilly Capital
Balmoral Advisors LLC
Bank of America
Bardi Co.
BDA Partners
Benchmark International
Bengur Bryan & Co., Inc.
BlackArch Partners
Blackmore Partners, Inc.
Blue Creek Capital Partners LLC
Blue Sky Business Resources
BMO Capital Markets
Boxwood Partners
Britehorn Partners
Brown Gibbons Lang
Business Acquisition & Merger Associates
C3 Capital Consulting
Caber Hill Advisors
Canaccord Genuity
Candlewood Partners
Capitalmind Europe M&A
Carriage Hill Inc
Carter Morse & Goodrich
Cascadia Capital
CastleOak Securities
CB Capital Advisory LLC
CBRE Private Equity Advisory
CenterPoint M&A Advisors, Inc
Chartwell Financial Advisory
Chiron Financial LLC
CIBC Cleary Gull
Citizens Bank
Clairfield International
Class VI Partners
Clearcap Strategic Advisors
Clearsight Advisors
Clifton Larson Allen
Cohen & Co.
Configure Partners
Copper Run Capital
CoveView Advisors
Cowen & Company, LLC
Craig-Hallum Capital Group
Crosstree Capital
Crutchfield Capital Corporation
Dc Advisory
Debt Capital Markets
Delancey Street Partners
Deutsche Bank
Devon Park Advisors
Dinan & Company LLC
Dresner Partners
Echelon Capital Markets
Eight Quarter Advisors
Eisen Fox & Company LLC
Emory & Co., LLC
Fifth Third Securities
Financial Sponsors Group
FirePower Capital
FMI Capital Advisors
Footprint Capital
Fort Capital Partners
FORVIS Capital Advisors
Freedom Capital Markets
G2 Capital Advisors
Generational Equity
Genesis Capital, LLC
Global Capital Markets
Goldman Sachs
Grant Thornton Corporate Finance Inc.
Greenberg Variations Capital LLC
Griffin Financial Group
Guggenheim Securities
Guggenheim Securities
GulfStar Group
H2 Advisors
Harbor View Advisors
Harris Williams
Harvey & Company
Hennepin Partners LLC
Houlihan Lokey
Hyde Park Capital
Imperial Capital
Independent Investment Bankers Corp.
Intrepid Investment Bankers
J.P. Morgan
Janney Montgomery Scott
JD Merit & Company
Jefferies LLC
Keybanc Capital Markets
Keystone Capital Markets
KippsDeSanto & Co.
KROST Corporate Finance
Lincoln International
Livingstone Partners
M&T Investment Banking Group
Macquarie Capital
Madison Park Group
Marcus & Millichap
Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc.
Mercury Capital Advisors
Mirus Capital Advisors
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Nolan Investment Banking
Nomura Securities
NORCAP Global Partners
Northern Edge Advisors LLC
NOW Capital Advisors
Now Capital Partners
OnMark Capital
Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.
Palm Tree
Palm Tree LLC
PhiCap Advisors
Piper Sandler
PREA Advisors Ltd.
Progress Partners
Provident Healthcare Partners
RA Capital Advisors
Rainier Group
Raymond James
Raymond James
RBG Capital
Red Mountain Capital Advisors
Regions Securities
RubinBrown Corporate Finance
SG Analytics, Inc
Signature Associates
SLB Capital Advisors, LLC
SMBC Group
SMBC Nikko Securities America
Societe Generale
Spearhead Corp Dev
Sperry, Mitchell & Company
Statesman Business Advisors
Stephens Inc.
Stonebridge Securtiies LLC
Stonehaven Capital, LLC
Stump & Company
TD Cowen
TD Securities
Tenet Equity
Texas Capital Securities
The Prospera Group
Thomas Capital
Three Point Group
TM Capital
Trafalgar Capital Partners
Trinity Capital/Citizens Bank
TrueNorth Capital Partners
Truist Securities
TruSight, LLC
US Bank
Valufinder Group
Vander Kaay
VRA Partners
VRA Partners, LLC
Warson Capital Partners
Welch Capital Partners
Wells Fargo Securities
William Blair
Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors
Woodbridge International
Woods & Company
Woodside Capital Partners
WorldNet Technology

As of March 27, 2023

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