2018 Deal Crawl

September 12 - 13, 2018

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
Check back soon for more details!

The next deal is right

The next deal is right

around the corner

around the corner

2017 Schedule

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Deal Crawl Opening Reception

Sponsored by Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

5:30PM – 8:00PM

Ink-N-Ivy, 222 South Church Street

Join ACG Charlotte for a fun evening of networking in Uptown Charlotte.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lender Spotlight Breakfast

Sponsored by Ally Bank, Atlantic Capital Bank, Barings, BBVA Compass, Fifth Third, MB Financial, Plexus Capital and SunTrust

7:30AM – 9:00AM (drop-in)

Ritz-Carlton, Ballroom, 201 East Trade Street

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

Dealmakers’ Lounge

Sponsored by CliftonLarsonAllen

7:30AM – 4:00PM

Ritz-Carlton, The Great Room

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 & 1:30PM-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

Sponsored by Elliott Davis Decosimo, GreerWalker LLP, SRS Acquiom and Womble Carlyle

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

Ritz-Carlton, The Den

More information to come.

Keynote Lunch

Sponsored by Barings

12:00PM – 1:30PM

Ritz-Carlton, The Ballroom

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

Crawl’s End Closing Reception

Sponsored by Moore & Van Allen

4:00PM - 5:30PM

Ritz-Carlton, Lobby Lounge

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

2017 Affinity Seminars

Top Talent Strategies: The Private Equity Way

Sponsored by Womble Carlyle


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

Sponsored by GreerWalker LLP


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

Sponsored by Elliott Davis Decosimo


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

Sponsored by SRS Acquiom


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

2017 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


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

IB & PE One-on-One Participant Registration

Begins May 1

Designed exclusively for investment banking and private equity firms.

Registration includes six pre-arranged one-on-one meetings on September 14th. 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


2017 Investment Banking

  • 7 Mile Advisors
  • Anderson LeNeave & Co.
  • Barings*
  • BB&T Capital Markets
  • BlackArch Partners
  • BMO Capital Markets
  • Brown Gibbons Lang & Company
  • Bundy Group
  • Business Acquisition & Merger Associates
  • CHILDS Advisory Partners
  • Croft & Bender LP
  • Deloitte Corporate Finance
  • DHG Corporate Finance
  • Dragonfly Capital
  • Duff & Phelps
  • Fidus Partners
  • Harris Williams & Co.
  • Hyde Park Capital Advisors, LLC
  • ICG Capital Partners
  • JC Strategy & Finance
  • Jefferies
  • Lazard Middle Market, LLC
  • Piper Jaffray & Co.
  • Signal Hill
  • Stephens, Inc.
  • Stout Advisors
  • SunTrust Robinson Humphrey
  • TM Capital
  • Tobin & Company Securities, LLC
  • Viking Mergers & Acquisitions

2017 Private Equity

  • American Infrastructure Funds
  • Ardenton Capital Corporation
  • Argosy Private Equity
  • Branford Castle Partners, LP
  • Caltius Capital
  • Carousel Capital
  • Comvest Partners
  • Copeley Capital
  • Fulcrum Equity Partners
  • Gauge Capital
  • Graycliff Capital
  • Grey Mountain Partners
  • Gryphon Investors
  • H.I.G. Capital
  • Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney
  • Harren Equity Partners
  • High Road Capital Partners
  • Huron Capital Partners
  • ICV Partners
  • Insight Equity
  • Kian Capital
  • LongueVue Capital
  • Main Street Capital Corporation
  • May River Capital
  • MCM Capital
  • Northlane Capital Partners
  • Palladium Equity Partners
  • Ridgemont Equity Partners
  • Seacoast Capital
  • Sheridan Capital Partners
  • Silver Oak Services Partners
  • Stonehenge Partners, Inc.
  • Summit Park
  • The Compass Group
  • Topspin Partners
  • Watermill Group
  • Wingate Partners
*Sponsor/lender participant