Spear Honored at 2017 ACG Corporate Growth Awards

May 12, 2017

ACG National Capital celebrates the year’s most impactful transactions, growth companies and dealmakers.

MCLEAN, Va., May 12, 2017  — Last night, ACG National Capital, the Washington, D.C. region’s preeminent association for corporate professionals involved in middle-market corporate growth, corporate development and M&A, recognized the business leaders and companies most responsible for the region’s corporate growth and deal activity.

Nominees and award winners were celebrated at a black tie gala at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner. This exclusive event brought together more than 400 of the National Capital region’s leading corporate executives and dealmakers in recognition of the accomplishments of a carefully vetted group of growth professionals and companies.

“ACG National Capital Corporate Growth Award winners represent the very best in middle-market business management and innovation,” said Shooter Starr, Client Advisor at Brown Advisory and the chair of the 2017 Corporate Growth Awards Committee. “The companies and business leaders selected for these prestigious awards are chosen specifically for their accomplishment and creativity in growing their businesses and in driving corporate growth.”

The 2017 Corporate Growth Awards winners include members of the greater Washington, D.C. metro area’s business community that have exhibited excellence in corporate growth and dealmaking over the past year.

The 2017 Corporate Growth Award Winners are:

  • Emerging Growth Company of the Year (Under $25M): Spear
  • Growth Company of the Year ($25M-$75M): VariQ
  • Growth Company of the Year ($75M- $250M): MAG Aerospace
  • Growth Company of the Year (Over $250M): CoStar Group
  • Deal Team of the Year (Private Company): Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc.
  • Deal Team of the Year (Public Company): Leidos Holdings, Inc.
  • Deal Team Of The Year (Private Equity/Venture Capital): Arlington Capital Partners
  • Deal Of The Year (Under $50M): Mainsail Partners’ Investment in Nexus Systems
  • Deal Of The Year ($50M – $250M): ASRC Federal’s Acquisition of Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Solutions
  • Deal Of The Year (Over $250M): Vista Equity Partners’ Acquisition of Cvent
  • Regional Impact Award: CIT GAP Funds

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 About Spear, Inc.

Spear, Inc. was founded in 2012 with a mission to deliver superior, cost-effective, innovative IT solutions and management consulting services for business partners and federal agency clients.   Led by our team of industry veterans, Spear combines the winning attributes of large business pedigree with small business agility and drive.  Our depth of experience coupled with personalized attention leads to timely response, innovative decision making, and flexibility to market needs, changes, and trends for our customers.  Spear understands today’s economic climate that challenges government agencies to “do more with less”.  Delivering value and exceeding customer expectations is at the core of everything we do.  Spear’s commitment to performance, accountability, teamwork, results, and stewardship has earned us a loyal customer base and solid relationships within government and industry alike.  Our solutions/performance/results-driven approach reflects the passion and entrepreneurial spirit of its founders.   Spear is an ELITE status Splunk partner.   For more information about Spear, please visit www.spear-inc.net.

About ACG National Capital

ACG National Capital, a chapter of the international association, ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) that serves Washington, D.C., northern Virginia and southern Maryland, drives middle-market growth and increases deal flow. It provides unparalleled opportunities for networking, deal making and professional development for individuals involved in building corporate value through M&A, strategic partnerships, organic growth and capital funding.

ACG National Capital’s veteran leadership and its membership have participated in nearly every M&A transaction completed recently in the D.C. metro region with over 400 members. For more information, visit www.acgcapital.org or the ACG online publication at www.acgcapitalblog.com.

SOURCE: ACG National Capital

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