Annual ACG CUP Competition Winners Announced

Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is pleased to announce ACG Cup® winners for the 2012-13 academic year. Organized by 27 ACG chapters throughout the U.S., the distinguished M&A case study competition attracted 1,526 MBA students from 120 business schools. This year, a total of $208,900 in student scholarships and awards were distributed to the winners.

ACG Cup provides students from leading MBA programs the unique opportunity to apply classroom studies to real-world experience and gain invaluable insight into the field of mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advising and private equity. Experienced mergers and acquisition professionals judge the competitions and engage business school teams in business analysis, valuation and strategy development. The intense competitions provide participants with feedback from leading substantive experts and link the next generation of top-tier business-school talent with potential M&A employers.

"ACG remains committed to fostering and mentoring those pursuing MBAs to begin or further their careers in the middle-market and finance industries, ," said Gary A. LaBranche, FASAE, CAE, ACG president and CEO. "Since 2004, the ACG Cup continues to recruit top talent from acclaimed business schools across the country and award these scholarships to the deserving winners. These participants represent the next generation of top professionals in the field, and we couldn’t be happier with the residual effects it has for the middle-market and growth of our industry."

Congratulations to the ACG Cup 2013 winning schools and teams, including:

ACG Minnesota 

University of St. Thomas – Opus College of Business

Jeff Hawkes
Adam Lawrence
Ryan Nelson
Anthony Anderson

Originally published: 05/30/2013, Association for Corporate Growth