Ready or not? Paul Farrell of Nehemiah Security explores the cyber landscape.

June 7, 2017, 1 Comment

In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware attacks, enterprises around the world are waking up to the reality that cyberattacks are unavoidable, increasingly effective, pervasive and simply bad for business. This newfound awareness comes at little surprise to the cybersecurity community, which has been advocating that executives take cybersecurity more seriously, and consider the cyber risk among some ...

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Vistronix Acquisition by ASRC Federal Fills Strategic Gaps

May 31, 2017, No comments

The August 2016 acquisition of Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Corporation by ASRC Federal caught a lot of people by surprise, for a number of reasons. ASRC Federal, the government services business of Arctic Slope Regional Corp., an Alaska Native Corporation, had made some deals within the federal government contracting space, but nothing significant until its purchase of Vistronix. The Vis ...

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The evolution of corporate growth, and the need for operational due diligence

May 24, 2017, No comments

There are many reasons why companies will consider a merger or acquisition (M&A). They could be looking to grow more quickly than traditional, organic growth will enable. They could be looking to acquire an exciting new technology or capability for their portfolio. Or, they could be looking to enter a new market or industry where they don’t have a presence or existing expertise. With so many ...

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2017 Corporate Growth Awards Honor Biggest Deals and Names in Business

May 12, 2017, 2 Comments

ACG National Capital’s 2017 Corporate Growth Awards celebrate the year’s most impactful transactions, growth companies and dealmakers. Last night, ACG National Capital, the Washington, D.C. region’s preeminent association for corporate professionals involved in middle-market corporate growth, corporate development and M&A, recognized the business leaders and companies most responsibl ...

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Michele Kang & Richard Calder Offer Differing Approaches to M&A

May 3, 2017, No comments

With so many different approaches to deal-making in the highly competitive and challenging mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market, it’s always helpful to hear best practices in the field from the experts themselves. ACG National Capital recently hosted their 23rd annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference, where industry leaders and professionals came together to discuss success stories and shar ...

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2017 Corporate Growth Awards Finalists Announced

April 24, 2017, No comments

The National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(ACG) has released the individual and company award finalists for the 2017 Corporate Growth Awards. These finalists were selected from a large number of nominations that represented the wide range of markets and industries represented in the National Capital business community. The winners in each category will be announced at a ...

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The right solution at the right time: REGENXBIO shares capital story at the Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference

April 19, 2017, No comments

There is a cliché in business that you are never wrong…just early.  Success is influenced and, in many scenarios, dependent upon a company having the right solution at just the right time. This is especially true in industries defined by innovation, such as life sciences and technology.  Think Friendster – a pioneering social network that paved the way for Facebook.  Or Ask Jeeves, which w ...

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Three Tips from the M&A Playbook – An Exclusive Q&A With Rick Calder, CEO of GTT

April 5, 2017, 1 Comment

This week, the National Capital Chapter of ACG will be sponsoring their annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference, bringing together C-level executives and other senior business leaders from across the east coast to network, discuss business best practices and share lessons learned on how to improve and grow their organizations. In anticipation of this exciting annual event, Corporate Growth, Capital ...

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