Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Jun 08, 2017 - The South Florida Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG-South Florida) will be honoring the recipients of its outstanding company awards at the 2017 annual awards banquet on June 15 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale starting at 5:30 p.m. ACG South Florida Awards began in 1992. The categories are Outstanding Growth Company of the Year, Emerging Growth Company of the Year and Deals of the Year.
ACG South Florida has received excellent support from its sponsors and advertisers led by the Exclusive After-Party Sponsor, Greenberg Traurig. Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.
“We are pleased to have a wide array of well-respected firms as sponsors for the 2017 ACG South Florida Awards Banquet, including Exclusive After-Party sponsor, Greenberg Traurig LLP. Through their efforts and that of the ACG South Florida Board of Directors, plus the support of the award winners themselves, we will honor South Florida’s business leaders and entertain our guests.”
The other ACG Awards sponsors/advertisers include Akerman, Daszkal Bolton, Insperity, Kent State University Fashion School and Museum, Mercantil Bank, Nperspective, Renaissance Partners, Santander, and Stonegate Bank. Thanks to them and the other suppliers that made this event possible: Post Printing, The Westin, Sterling Cut Glass, Jan’s Homemade Candies, The Best Cellar, Boardroom Communications, Brian Murphy Music and others. Special thanks to internationally respected jazz pianist Brian Murphy, who will perform during the reception and after-party.
The “Outstanding Growth Company of the Year Award” will be presented to Trivest Partners for its continued outstanding large company growth to over $1.2 billion annual revenues, 20% increase over the prior year. Trivest’s veteran management, led by Troy Templeton, also raised a new $225 million fund to make non-control investments in founder/family businesses.
The winner of the prestigious “Emerging Growth Company of the Year” award goes to TouchSuite for its continued exceptional growth to $37 million revenues from a starting position in 2004. Led by CEO and serial entrepreneur/visionary Sam Zietz, TouchSuite is a leader in point of sale and payment solutions for small businesses.
Stonegate Bank will receive the “Deal of the Year Award” for its acquisition of Regent Bancorp in September 2016. Stonegate is a full-service commercial bank, providing a wide range of business and consumer financial services, which is comprised primarily of Broward, Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Sarasota Counties.
Sun Capital Partners Inc. will receive a “Deal of the Year Award” for its outstanding turnaround and sale of Point Blank Enterprises. Sun Capital Partners is a global private investment firm which identifies companies’ untapped potential and leverages its deep operational and financial resources to transform results. Sun Capital worked with the Point Blank Enterprises management team to greatly improve operational and manufacturing processes, leading to faster production times and deliveries to clients.
Information about the ACG-South Florida Awards Banquet, including purchases of tickets, can be obtained from President Ari Roloff (954-732-1291), Chapter Executive Lisa Tineo (305-343-2676; firstname.lastname@example.org) and Awards Committee Chairman Thomas Hicks (954-415-6369; email@example.com) and from the ACG-South Florida website http://www.acg.org/southflorida/. ACG member tickets are $135; for non-members $175.
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth Inc. (“ACG”) is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG has over 14,500 members from corporations, private equity, finance and professional service firms representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100 and middle-market companies through chapters in North America, Europe and Asia. These leaders are focused on building value. ACG serves 90,000 investors, executives, lenders and advisers to growing middle-market companies. The South Florida Chapter has as its supporting sponsors BDO, CBIZ MHM, Greenberg Traurig, Nperspective and RSM.
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