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Growth Awards - Nominations closed April 7th.

All information will be kept confidential by the Awards Committee comprised of ACG members and Sponsors.

Emerging Growth Company Award Under $25M

ACG National Capital will recognize a Greater Washington-based company that has exhibited consistent and sustainable growth. Selection criteria will include factors such as profitability, financial performance, milestones achieved and accomplishments that have fueled growth, etc. The award nominees must have less than $25M in revenue for 2016.

 

Corporate Growth Company Award $25M-$75M

ACG National Capital will recognize a Greater Washington-based company that has exhibited consistent and sustainable growth. Selection criteria will include factors such as profitability, financial performance, milestones achieved and accomplishments that have fueled growth, etc. The award nominees must have at least $25M and less than $75M in revenue for 2016.

 

Corporate Growth Company Award $75M-$250M

ACG National Capital will recognize a Greater Washington-based company that has exhibited consistent and sustainable growth. Selection criteria will include factors such as profitability, financial performance, milestones achieved and accomplishments that have fueled growth, etc. The award nominees must have at least $75M and less than $250M in revenue for 2016.

 

Corporate Growth Company Award Over $250M

ACG National Capital will recognize a Greater Washington-based company that has exhibited consistent and sustainable growth. Selection criteria will include factors such as profitability, financial performance, milestones achieved and accomplishments that have fueled growth, etc. The award nominees must have at least $250M in revenue for 2016.

 

Deal of the Year Under $50M

ACG National Capital will recognize a transaction, closed in 2016, in which a publicly-traded or privately-held operating company made a control acquisition with a purchase price less than $50 million, or in which an issuing company engaged in a public offering of equity or debt securities with gross proceeds less than $50 million, and in which the buyer, seller or target (in the case of an M&A transaction) or issuer (in the case of a public offering) is based in the Greater Washington area. Selection criteria will include factors such as transaction accomplishments, and impact on market share, industry and our region.

 

Deal of the Year $50M-$250M

ACG National Capital will recognize a transaction, closed in 2016, in which a publicly-traded or privately-held operating company made a control acquisition with a purchase price of at least $50 million and less than $250 million, or in which an issuing company engaged in a public offering of equity or debt securities with gross proceeds at least $50 million and less than $250 million, in which the buyer, seller or target (in the case of an M&A transaction) or issuer (in the case of a public offering) is based in the Greater Washington area. Selection criteria will include factors such as transaction accomplishments, and impact on market share, industry and our region.

 

Deal of the Year Over $250M

ACG National Capital will recognize a transaction, closed in 2016, in which either a publicly-traded or privately-held operating company made a control acquisition with a purchase price greater than $250 million, or in which an issuing company engaged in a public offering of equity or debt securities with gross proceeds greater than $250 million, and in which the buyer, seller or target (in the case of an M&A transaction) or issuer (in the case of a public offering) is based in the Greater Washington area. Selection criteria will include factors such as transaction accomplishments, and impact on market share, industry and our region.

 

Regional Impact Award

ACG National Capital will recognize a company or organization that has impacted this region by driving economic development in 2016 in the Greater Washington area. Selection criteria include factors such as: job creation, enhancement of the quality of life, environmental impact, industry and market impact, national and international recognition, and overall buzz.

 

Private Company Deal Team of the Year

ACG National Capital will recognize the deal team from a privately-owned company that has demonstrated the greatest success in accomplishing growth-oriented transactions that closed (along with all such transactions that signed) in 2016. Such transactions include financings, recapitalizations and mergers and acquisitions. Each nominated deal team should from the Greater Washington area. Selection criteria will include factors such as number of transactions, transaction size, impact on the nominee’s organization, industry, market share, and our region.

 

Public Company Deal Team of the Year

ACG National Capital will recognize the deal team from a publicly-traded company that has demonstrated the greatest success in accomplishing growth-oriented transactions that closed (along with all such transactions that signed) in 2016. Such transactions include financings, recapitalizations and mergers and acquisitions. Each nominated deal team should be from the Greater Washington area. Selection criteria will include factors such as number of transactions, transaction size, impact on the nominee’s organization, industry, market share, and our region.

 

Private Equity/Venture Deal Team of the Year

ACG National Capital will recognize the deal team from an “angel” investor(s), private equity or venture capital firm based in the Greater Washington area that has demonstrated the greatest success in accomplishing growth-oriented transactions that closed (along with all such transactions that signed) in 2016. Such transactions include minority or majority stake in a company, in equity or debt form. Selection criteria will include factors such as number of transactions, transaction size and accomplishments, and impact on market share, industry and our region.