Atlanta, home of the NFL's Falcons and MLB's Braves, will host a number of Southeastern dealmakers over the next couple of days. Atlanta ACG Capital Connection 2018 will host its annual middle-market conference at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center on Wednesday, February 7.

The nearly two-day conference will serve a variety of intermediaries, corporate development professionals, accountants, lawyers, senior lenders and other dealmakers as they travel to Atlanta in hopes of securing deals with capital providers and middle-market private equity firms. ACG Capital Connection kicks off on Wednesday at 8am with a morning networking breakfast, followed by industry roundtables, and then a keynote address by Rich McKay, chief executive officer of the National Football League's Atlanta Falcon.

The conference roundtables and panels will be led by industry professionals representing a variety of companies, including: Greenberg Traurig, Cox Enterprises, Aprio, USI Insurance Services, Emory Investment Management, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (NYSE: BAC) and more. Thursday's itinerary will feature a conversation on the current state of debt financing with regards to the impact of the current regulatory landscape on leveraged financing. Day two will conclude with a closing session by the admiral Scott Monroe, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL and the former director of counter-terrorism at the National Security Council.

Mergers & Acquisitions' reporter Kamaron Leach will be on location for the conference, be sure to you reach out via email if you'd like to chat and talk about industry trends across the middle market.

McKay, CEO of the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons, will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Atlanta ACG Capital Connection conference.
Rich McKay, chief executive officer of the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons
McKay, CEO of the National Football League's Atlanta Falcons, will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Atlanta ACG Capital Connection conference. Atlanta Falcons