The National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) has announced the finalists for this year’s Corporate Growth Awards. The finalists represent some of the region’s most successful deal teams and executives, impactful deals, and fastest-growing companies – hand chosen by the ACG National Capital’s Awards Committee as among the most impressive in the DC area’s business and deal-making community.

The winners of the 2022 Corporate Growth Awards will be selected from this list of finalists, and announced at a gala on June 8, 2022, at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

The finalists for this year’s Corporate Growth Awards are:

Deal of the Year: Under $50M

  • Buchanan & Edwards acquires RenXTech
  • GCOM, a Sagewind Capital portfolio company, acquires Qlarion
  • Mytonomy Series B Equity Raise ($25M)
  • System One acquires Quadel

Deal of the Year: $50M – $250M

  • Arlington Capital Partners acquires L3Harris Technologies’ Electron Devices and Narda Microwave-West divisions to form Stellant Systems
  • Parsons acquires BlackHorse Solutions
  • Robotic Research Series A Equity Raise ($228M)
  • Sigma Defense, a Sagewind Capital portfolio company, acquires SOLUTE

Deal of the Year: $250M – $1B

  • Arlington Capital Partners acquires Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc. (SPA)
  • GovCIO, a Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe portfolio company, acquires Salient CRGT
  • Jacobs acquires BlackLynx
  • OceanSound Partners acquires DMI

Deal of the Year: Over $1 Billion

  • Accenture Federal Services acquires Novetta
  • Axel Springer acquires POLITICO
  • Cvent merger with special purpose acquisition company Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. II to become a publicly traded company
  • Peraton, a Veritas Capital portfolio company, acquires Perspecta Inc.

Deal Team: Public Company of the Year

  • The AES Corporation
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • ICF
  • Jacobs

Deal Team: Growth Equity or Venture Capital Firm of the Year

  • Blue Delta Capital Partners
  • Enlightenment Capital
  • Razor’s Edge Ventures
  • Saas Ventures

Deal Team: Private Equity Firm of the Year

  • AE Industrial Partners
  • Arlington Capital Partners
  • HCI Equity Partners
  • OceanSound Partners

Emerging Growth Company Award Under $25M

  • Amivero
  • AutoSled
  • cBEYONData
  • Curbio

Corporate Growth Company Award $25M – $75M

  • Caribou
  • CTI
  • Procentrix

Corporate Growth Company Award $75M – $250M

  • Aeyon
  • Brillient
  • Two Six Technologies

Corporate Growth Company Award Over $250M

  • Amentum
  • Avantus Federal
  • Guidehouse

And, for the first time ever, the 20th Annual Corporate Growth Awards will feature a special category recognizing the Service Project of the Year. The winner of this award will be selected through live voting on the night of the Gala. Finalists for this special honor include:

Service Project of the Year

  • Bernstein Private Wealth Management, Washington, DC: Employee-led culture of service and giving in the National Capital Region
  • Brillient: Children’s Inn at NIH/Educate Fairfax
  • INOVA: Inova Care Clinics for Families (ICCF)/Inova Care Clinics for Children (ICCC)
  • Next: America’s Warrior Partnership/Defense Intelligence Memorial Fund (DIMF)/Spookstock
  • PenFed / SOSi: PenFed Foundation Master’s Programs Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program
  • Raymond James: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Each year, ACG National Capital recognizes the companies, executives and deal teams that are responsible for making this region one of the best in which to do business by presenting them with Corporate Growth Awards.

The Corporate Growth Awards commemorate the previous year’s most impressive deals and highlight the dealmakers, investors, and corporate leaders that make the region a hotbed for corporate growth and deal activity.

For a list of the 2021 Corporate Growth Award Winners, click HERE.