M&A East 2018

Networking. Capital. Deals.
Philadelphia, PA
October 23- 35, 2018
co-hosted by Wharton PE & VC Association

M&A East is all about Networking  

Come prepared to connect with senior middle market dealmakers at M&A East, presented by ACG Philadelphia and co-hosted by Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Association. We offer you the most efficient networking and dealsourcing anywhere!  
  • The Grand Welcome Reception & Gaming Tables - The only way to kick off M&A East - connect with 1,000 dealmakers
  • Private Equity Marketplace -  Exhibit or visit with our 75+ private equity firms with $125 billion in capital to invest 
  • Peer-to-Peer Content - Designed for Women in Dealmaking and Private Equity-backed Executives
  • Golf Outing - Enjoy a day of friendly competition on Tuesday
  • The DealLounge - More than 100 numbered, unreserved networking tables!
  • DealSource for Investment Banks - This hallmark event, created by ACG Philadelphia is nearly sold-out!
  • M&A East Mobile App - Your resource to connect with the firms and dealmakers you want to meet 
Learn more about each great networking opportunity below.  Visit our website for more details on the M&A East program, exhibiting firms, DealSource and more at this link
Grand Welcome Reception & Gaming Tables   
Join us at the biggest, best dealmakers' networking reception.  It's the single best spot to connect with all the dealmakers under one roof while enjoying friendly gaming competition. Our 2018 table winner can donate to the charity of their choice.

Exhibit in the Private Equity Marketplace  


Become an exhibitor in the Private Equity Marketplace and get access to DealSource, 1:1 meetings with over 60 investment bankers around the country. Click here to view the 2017 i-banks. 
Tables sell out quickly, learn more and register today. 


  Peer-to-Peer Content 
 Wednesday, October 24  |  2:00 - 3:00 pm 
Before the Tuesday's Opening Keynote and Grand Welcome Reception, we are presenting two targeted content sessions:  
  • Women in Dealmaking - Join female deal professionals for a breakout program designed to facilitate peer to peer networking, deal sourcing and industry knowledge.
  • PEER: Private Equity-backed Executives' Roundtable Invitation only to PE-Backed CEOs and CFOs connect to discuss Portfolio Company Exits in the Current Environmentin a session designed to explore the latest strategies in a peer only setting.

    ALL GENERAL ATTENDEES can attend our Industry Vertical & Market Trend Roundtables (Thur 9:00 - 11:30 am). 
  Annual M&A East Golf Outing 
Rolling Green Golf Club 
 Tuesday, October 23  |  11:00 am - 7:00 pm 
Join us for what promises to be an excellent day of dealsourcing on the links before the conference begins.  This William Flynn designed course will challenge and entertain golfers, plus the clubhouse has been newly renovated! 

In 2018, Golf does not conflict with DealSource (1:1 meeting between investment banks and PE firms) allowing greater participation from private equity firms and investment banks.  
separate registration required - registration opening soon 

The DealLounge
 M&A East will have over 100 unreserved, numbered small tables set through out the venue and designed for ALL attendees to effectively and efficiently hold meetings with deal prospects over both days at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.   

"Everyone in middle market dealmaking is here"
 You should be too!
General Attendee Registration closes Friday, October 19th.