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Represent CSU At The ACG Cup

ACG Cup 2022The ACG Cup is a unique case study competition designed to give Undergraduate and MBA students invaluable insight into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory and private equity. Learn more about the competition in the PDF file here

Acting as investment bankers, teams of up to 5 students will compete through a virtual dataroom, hosted by Merrill Datasite. Prior to the Cup, valuation models will be provided and Young ACG mentors assigned to teams. Each team will present to an experienced panel of judges comprised of backgrounds in investment banking, private equity, accounting, lending and law. 

Teams placing in the top 3 will receive cash prizes, an opportunity to attend the 25th Annual Deal Maker Awards in January and ACG Intergrowth in April.

The competition will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022 and the teams will have 1 week to prep for the case.

Cleveland State students willing to participate should contact John Gilbert at or Dr. Amy Wang at ASAP. 

If students wish to earn a 1-credit independent study based on what they learned from the competition for the Spring semester, please contact Dr. Amy Wang at