September 7 & 8, 2022

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA

Register to Attend

The ACG GLCC is a great event to meet with middle market deal makers from inside and outside our region in addition to having the opportunity to attend programming hitting on all the current areas of interest to someone involved with corporate growth.

- Dennis Duchene, Taylor Corporation

Why Attend?

  • Connect with more than 1,000 influential investment bankers, M&A professionals and intermediaries
  • Network with ACG members from the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Western Michigan, and other chapters
  • Gain new insights in growth, acquisitions, finance, partnerships & exit strategies
  • Learn from renowned speakers and panelists
  • Source new deals and opportunities

About the ACG GLCC

The Great Lakes Capital Connection Conference is a dynamic networking, deal-sourcing and educational event that attracts a virtual who’s who of middle market M&A professionals from across the country. It is a collaborative effort of seven ACG Chapters from the Midwest & Mid-Atlantic regions.

Each year, this high-energy event brings together more than 1,000 M&A professionals for incredible deal sourcing opportunities, networking and insights into the biggest trends in corporate growth, finance and exits.


Tentative; Subject to change.

September 7th

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Attendee Lounge
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Welcome Remarks
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Session 1: Corporate Carve Outs - Acquisition Opportunities in Buying Corporate Divisions
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ACG Program Hosted by ACG Pittsburgh Women's Executive Committee
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
ACG Program Hosted by the Y-ACG Committee
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Capital Connection Welcome Reception (onsite)

September 8th

7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Registration & Attendee Lounge
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast & Keynote
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Session 2: The Rise of the Independent Sponsor - Getting Deals Done in the Fundless Market
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Session 3: Selling to a PEG - Life Post Acquisition: Take All Your Chips Off the Table, or Double Down
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Lunch & Keynote
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Session 4: How Technology is Transforming the Services Sector
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Session 5: Dealing with Inflation, Lack of Available Employees, Supply Chain Challenges and Structuring Around These Matters in M&A
3:00 pm
Raffle Prize Posting
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Closing Reception

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh

For the convenience of our attendees we have reserved a block of rooms in the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh, the venue of the 2022 ACG GLCC. This beautiful hotel is where Pittsburgh's framed three rivers meet soaring skyscrapers, and awaits to offer you an inspired experience in the heart of downtown.

You can book your hotel room at the discounted group rate by clicking the button below.

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