2018 Deal Crawl

September 12 - 13, 2018

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

DEALS TOO GOOD

DEALS TOO GOOD

FOR A CONVENTION HALL.

FOR A CONVENTION HALL.

Schedule

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Deal Crawl Opening Reception

5:30PM – 8:00PM

Nuvole Rooftop TwentyTwo (AC Hotel Rooftop)

Please join ACG Charlotte for a fun networking event amidst the Charlotte skyline at the city’s hottest new venue.

NEW this year! Pre-reception meeting space will be available from 4:00PM-5:30PM at the AC Hotel for self-scheduled meetings – stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Lender Spotlight Breakfast

7:30AM – 9:00AM (drop-in)

Ritz-Carlton, Ballroom

Join us for a continental breakfast with the region's preeminent lenders.

Dealmakers’ Lounge

7:30AM – 4:00PM

Ritz-Carlton, Ballroom Prefunction

Schedule your own meetings here or mingle with other conference attendees; snacks and beverages served throughout the day.

IB & PE 1-on-1 Meetings

8:00AM-12:00PM & 2:00PM-4:30PM

Across Uptown Charlotte

Limited to 30 investment banks and 35 private equity funds; requires separate registration; private meetings scheduled in advance.

Affinity Seminars

9:30AM, 10:30AM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM

Ritz-Carlton, The Great Room

More information to come.

Keynote Lunch

12:00PM – 1:30PM

Ritz-Carlton, The Ballroom

Come enjoy a fabulous lunch, networking, exhibition hall and keynote speaker.

Crawl’s End Closing Reception

4:00PM - 5:30PM

BLT Steak (adjacent to Ritz-Carlton lobby)

Stop by and help us celebrate the close to a successful Deal Crawl.

2017 Affinity Seminars

Top Talent Strategies: The Private Equity Way


9:30AM

A panel discussion led by Trey Ackerman (Dixon Hughes Goodman) with Gary Green (Cameron Carmichael), Matt Ibbetson (Ridgemont Equity Partners) and Craig della Penna (Green Peak Partners)

Industry Dive: Manufacturing


10:30AM

A panel discussion led by Rob Rust (Moore & Van Allen) with Jim Cotter (SunTrust Robinson Humphrey) and Chris Kete (Griffin Gear, Inc.)

Navigating the Sale of a Healthcare Services Business: Northfield Medical


2:00PM

A panel discussion led by Zac Frost (Fidus Partners) with Patrick Gutierrez (Elliott Davis Decosimo), Jason Martinez (Smith Anderson) and Sean McNally (Prairie Capital Partners)

Top Trends in M&A – Rep & Warranty, Escrow & Charitable Giving


3:00PM

A panel discussion led by Rachel Hannon (Summit Park) with Doug Benson (Foundation for the Carolinas), Amanda Jackson (SRS Acquiom) and Eric Ziff (Aon)

General Registration

Begins August 1

Designed for lenders, accountants, attorneys, consultants and other service provider participants.

Registration includes access to all conference events including the Opening Reception, Lender Spotlight Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon, Affinity Seminar Breakout Sessions, Dealmakers’ Lounge and Crawl’s End Closing Reception.

ACG Members:

Early bird August 1-15: $249
After August 15: $299

Non-members:

Early bird August 1-15: $329
After August 15: $379

IB & PE One-on-One Participant Registration

IB Registration Begins May 1st
PE Registration Begins June 1st

Designed exclusively for investment banking and private equity firms.

Registration includes seven pre-arranged one-on-one meetings on September 13th. Also includes access for two individuals to all conference events including the Opening Reception, Lender Spotlight Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon, Affinity Seminar Breakout Sessions, Dealmakers’ Lounge and Crawl’s End Closing Reception.

Investment Banks (limited to 30 firms):

Opening May 1: $299

Private Equity Firms (limited to 35 firms):

Opening June 1: $1,299

1-on-1s

2018 Investment Banking
Participants

  • 7 Mile Advisors
  • Anderson LeNeave & Co.
  • Barings*
  • BB&T Capital Markets
  • BlackArch Partners
  • BMO Capital Markets
  • Bowstring Advisors
  • Bundy Group
  • Business Acquisition & Merger Associates
  • Croft & Bender LP
  • Davidson Capital Advisors
  • Deloitte Corporate Finance
  • DHG Corporate Finance, LLC
  • Dragonfly Capital
  • Duff & Phelps Corp.
  • Fidus Partners
  • Fifth Third Capital Markets
  • FMI Corporation
  • Harris Williams & Co.
  • Hyde Park Capital Advisors, LLC
  • Klar Ventures, LLC
  • Leerink Partners
  • Philpott Ball & Werner
  • Piper Jaffray
  • Quest
  • Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
  • Stout Risius Ross, Inc.
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • Tobin & Company Securities, LLC
  • Viking Mergers & Acquisitions
  • VRA Partners, LLC
  • William Blair

2018 Private Equity
Participants

  • Ardenton Capital
  • Argosy Capital
  • Blue Point Capital Partners
  • Branford Castle Partners, LP
  • Caltius Capital
  • CapitalWorks
  • CenterOak Partners
  • Center Rock Capital Partners
  • Comvest Partners
  • Cortec Group
  • Gauge Capital
  • Graycliff Partners
  • Grey Mountain Partners
  • Gridiron Capital
  • Gryphon Investors
  • H.I.G. Capital
  • Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners
  • Harbour Group
  • High Road Capital Partners
  • Huron Capital Partners
  • Kian Capital
  • LFM Capital
  • Main Street Capital Corporation
  • MCM Capital
  • Mosaic Capital Partners
  • Northlane Capital Partners, LLC
  • Pamlico Capital
  • Platte River Equity
  • Renovo Capital
  • Ridgemont Equity Partners
  • Scott Capital Partners, LLC
  • Sheridan Capital Partners
  • Stonehenge Partners, Inc.
  • Tenex Capital Management
  • The Compass Group
  • The Halifax Group
  • The Sterling Group
  • VSS
*Sponsor/lender participant

2018 Sponsors

Platinum

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Affinity

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