Wake Forest Working Professional MBA team to compete for the ACGå¨ Cup

2.10.2011 General, News Release, School News

CHARLOTTE– A team comprised of Charlotte-based Working Professional MBA students from the Wake Forest University Schools of Business is preparing for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG®) Cup competition in Raleigh on Feb. 26.

On Jan. 22, Colin Clark (MBA ’12), Kevin Grace (MBA ’11), Chas Mansfield (MBA ’11), Ryan Poulsen (MBA ’11) and Adam Richeson (MBA ’11) won a $500 prize and the honor to represent Wake Forest in the regional ACG® Cup.

They will compete against Duke University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Meredith College for a $5,000 top prize.

The ACG® Cup competition is designed to give students from leading MBA programs across the country experience in providing strategic advice regarding valuation, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. Student teams play the roles of investment bankers and present to seasoned professionals from ACG®.

This is the first year that Wake Forest has entered this case competition.

“The opportunity to simulate a true merger and acquisition transaction and create actual work product was very unique,” said Richeson. “We look forward to representing Wake Forest at the regionals.”

Click here to learn more about the ACG® Cup.