SOURCE: ACG Los Angeles

ACG Los Angeles

August 31, 2009 10:00 ET

130 Private Equity and Finance Firms to Exhibit at 2009 ACG LA Business Conference

Paul Volcker, Condoleezza Rice, Christopher Cox and Leading CEOs to Speak

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2009) - Some 130 leading private equity firms, banks and other sources of corporate finance, representing billions of dollars of available capital, will participate in the Capital Connection event at the 2009 ACG Los Angeles Business Conference, to be held September 15 and 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

"The involvement of so many major providers of capital at a time of economic uncertainty is a clear indication that these sophisticated financial professionals see value in participating in this conference as they tackle the current environment and prepare for an eventual resurgence of strength in our economy," said Jeri Harman, Managing Partner, Avante Mezzanine Partners and Co-Chair of the ACG LA Conference.

The Capital Connection is an opportunity for intensive networking between corporate executives seeking capital and representatives of firms from across the nation who have capital available. The participants in the annual ACG LA Conference Capital Connection collectively represent approximately $100 billion in available financing.

The Capital Connection will be held on the first day of the two-day Conference. The rest of the program includes speeches by globally renowned figures from government and the business world, along with sessions on finance and corporate growth.

Keynote speakers will include Paul Volcker, Chairman of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board and former Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State from 2005 to 2009, and Christopher Cox, former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Now in its 12th year, the ACG Los Angeles Business Conference is the premier West Coast event focusing on corporate finance and M&A activity for middle-market companies. More than 1,200 corporate executives and professionals are expected to attend.

Conference registration is $495 for ACG members and $645 for others. Information and registration is available online at or by phone at 310-426-9710. Sponsorship information is available at 310-475-5735.

The conference is presented by ACG Los Angeles, in association with ACG Chapters in Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco, the 101 Corridor and the Silicon Valley, and the Los Angeles Business Journal.

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