ACG Honors Growth Companies, Growth Teams and Deals of the Year at the 2016 Corporate Growth Awards

May 20, 2016, No comments

Last night, ACG National Capital, the Washington, D.C. region’s preeminent association for corporate professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development and M&A, recognized the region’s most accomplished growth teams, companies and deals from the past year at the 2016 Corporate Growth Awards. This black tie gala, hosted at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner, brought together more ...

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How quick thinking saved a relationship with Disney and a failing acquisition for Feld Entertainment

May 11, 2016, No comments

In a previous post on Corporate Growth, Capital Style, we featured the first of many exciting videos from ACG National Capital’s annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference. This video featured one of the conference’s keynote speakers, Kenneth Feld, discussing his company, entertainment giant, Feld Entertainment, and why the company remains a family-owned business to this day. In the second video in ...

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Starting the Acquisition Process – A Handful of Quick but Critical Tips

May 4, 2016, No comments

This article was contributed by Aaron Ghais, a deal lawyer at Shulman Rogers that has helped his clients buy, sell, and finance businesses, and has closed over 350 deals worth over $2.5 billion in the past 20 years. So you’ve decided to grow your business by acquiring another business – but where do you go from here?  What do you need to be thinking about?  Worrying about?  Taking care ...

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ACG National Capital Announces Corporate Growth Awards Finalists

April 26, 2016, No comments

Each year, the National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth sponsors their Corporate Growth Awards, which recognize the most successful accomplishments of the DC metro region’s corporate growth executives, investors, dealmakers and transaction teams. <CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 CORPORATE GROWTH AWARD WINNERS> Late last week, individual and company award finalists were sele ...

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Building an Entertainment Empire – Kenneth Feld of Feld Entertainment at the Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference

April 21, 2016, No comments

This year’s Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference descended on Tysons Corner, Virginia on March 31, and – with it – came the region’s leading business minds, growth professionals and corporate executives. Much like previous years, these individuals came together for the purpose of sharing corporate growth best practices, networking and identifying new and exciting ways for them to grow their busi ...

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When to Consider Using an Acquisition as a Growth Strategy

April 14, 2016, No comments

This article was contributed by Aaron Ghais, a deal lawyer at Shulman Rogers that has helped his clients buy, sell, and finance businesses, and has closed over 350 deals worth over $2.5 billion in the past 20 years.  You want to grow your business, right? Well how are you going to do that? You could do it the old fashioned way by gradual, incremental expansion; but there’s an alternative that ...

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Scene at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference

April 5, 2016, No comments

Last Thursday, the National Capital region’s business leaders, deal makers and growth professionals converged in Tysons Corner for the annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference and DealSource. This annual event, hosted by the National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, provides an ideal environment for local businesses and corporate growth executives to come together, network, ...

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DC companies powering a green revolution – an interview with Jim Murphy of Greensmith Energy

March 30, 2016, No comments

Energy is a hot topic today for many reasons. America has been looking to move towards more sustainable energy alternatives as a way to ween the nation off of foreign-produced oil and other fossil fuels. Simultaneously, global climate change and the green movement have driven many companies and individuals to look for more environmentally-friendly sources of energy – such as wind and solar – t ...

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