ACG Toronto

ACG Toronto

November 10, 2005 15:35 ET

ACG Toronto: Top 75 Canadian and US Private Equity Groups with $30 Billion Dollars of Available Capital for Growth Initiatives

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 10, 2005) -

ACG Toronto Presents the Third Annual ACG Capital Connection, Canada's Private Equity Showcase, November 17th 2005, Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto Ontario

ACG Capital Connection, November 17th 2005, offers an unprecedented opportunity for intermediaries, business owners, CFOs, accountants, lawyers, bankers, and other deal sources to meet face-to-face with the key decision makers of 75 top Private Equity investment groups from both Canada and the US.

"The Capital Connection is truly Canada's Private Equity Showcase," states Jason Sparaga, Co-Chair of the 2005 event. "There is no other event in the country that provides direct access to this number of Private Equity Groups and their Principals all under one roof, not to mention, the un-invested, available capital they represent."

This year we are honoured to present an outstanding roster of industry leaders and featured speakers, who will share their valuable insights and experiences.

Included in this roster are:

- Isadore (Issy) Sharpe, Founder, Chairman, CEO, Four Seasons Hotel & Resorts

- The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters

- Don Drummond, Senior VP, Chief Economist, TD Bank Financial Group

- Keith Kalawsky, Financial Post Business Magazine

Our four ancillary breakout sessions are focused on topics that are top-of-mind and critical to growth and success in today's business environment.

They are: The Impact of the Rising Canadian dollar and Rising Oil Prices on Canadian Manufacturers, Debt Markets in Canada, Cross Border Transactions Tax & Regulatory Issues and Income Trusts.

The ACG Capital Connection is a must attend event for anyone involved in acquisitions, mergers, buyouts, turnarounds or growth initiatives.

Persons interested in attending can register online at or call the Chapter Administrator at 416 868-1881.

The Association for Corporate Growth was founded in 1954 and is the premier association for and about professionals involved in middle-market corporate growth, development, mergers and acquisitions. ACG promotes the professional interests of its members, who have assumed leadership roles in strategic corporate growth, by offering a forum for quality programs, education and networking. ACG has chapters in 45 different countries, and has nearly 7,000 members representing 2500 companies.

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