ACG Announces ACG Cup Competition 2010 Winners
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Record Number of Schools Participate, $204,000 in Scholarships and Awards CHICAGO--(Business Wire)-- The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) announced today the winning teams of the 2010 ACG Cup. This year`s competition included a record 1,200 MBA students from 115 business schools. In addition, nearly $204,000 in scholarships and awards were bestowed upon the winning participants. The ACG Cup provides MBA students with a unique opportunity to present valuation analyses as well as capital markets and M&A strategies in a case study competition. Cup competitions are judged by M&A, investing and corporate development professionals from within the ACG community. 115 graduate business schools participated in intra-school and regional competitions, hosted by 25 ACG Chapters across the nation. "Congratulations to all of the MBA students who participated in the Cup competition," said Lynn Sommer, the ACG Cup National Co-Chair and a Vice President with Houlihan Lokey. "These participants join a unique network of professionals who have added `real-world` finance experience to their academic credentials [as well as improved their business and presentation skills]." "We are extremely grateful to the 115 graduate business schools that sponsored teams this year," added Doug Schreier, ACG Cup National Co-Chair and Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP. "The ACG Cup competition showcases the ability of the students from these leading educational institutions." Winners of the ACG Cup Competitions 2010: * ACG Atlanta- Georgia Tech College of Management * ACG Arizona - Arizona State University WP Carey School of Business * ACG Boston - Harvard Business School * ACG Cincinnati - Miami University of Ohio Farmer School of Business * ACG Cleveland- Case Western Reserve- Wheatherhead School of Management * ACG Connecticut - Yale School of Management * ACG Dallas - University of Dallas Graduate School of Business * ACG Detroit - Michigan State Broad College of Business * ACG Denver - University of Denver Daniels College of Business * ACG Indiana - Indiana University- Kelley School of Business * ACG Minnesota - St. Thomas University Opus College of Business * ACG National Capitol - Georgetown McDonough School of Business * ACG New York - NYU Stern School of Business * ACG Philadelphia - St. Joseph University Erivian K. Haub School of Business * ACG Pittsburgh - West Virginia University College of Business and Economics * ACG Raleigh Durham - Duke Fuqua School of Business * ACG St. Louis - Olin Business School Washington University * ACG Tampa Bay - The University of Florida Warrington College of Business * ACG San Francisco- UC Berkley Haas School of Business * ACG South Florida - University of Miami School of Business Administration * ACG Southern California (Los Angeles/Orange County/San Diego) - USC Marshall School of Business * ACG Western Michigan - Western Michigan University Haworth College of Business * ACG Wisconsin - Marquette University College of Business Administration "Record participation, demonstrates that the ACG Cup Competition is of real value to MBA students and their respective business school," said ACG`s President Gary LaBranche. "ACG and the participating chapters are honored to be able to provide this valuable experience to the next generation of growth professionals." For more information on the ACG Cup, including a complete list of participating schools, please visit www.acg.org. About ACG The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the global community for middle market M&A dealmakers and business leaders focused on driving growth. ACG members have access to data, content and networking to access capital, make deals and drive corporate growth. Founded in 1954, ACG has grown to more than 13,000 members organized in 55 chapters throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.acg.org. Association for Corporate Growth Greg Fine, 312-957-4277 email@example.com Copyright Business Wire 2010