Wed, Feb 10, 2016

ACG LA Names Steve Moon Elected President and Chairman of Association for Corporate Growth Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California - Duff & Phelps today announced that Managing Director Steve Moon has been elected President and Chairman of the Association for Corporate Growth’s Los Angeles Chapter (ACG LA), a 580 member non-profit business organization of middle market mergers and acquisitions and finance deal-makers and business leaders focused on driving growth.  

The Association for Corporate Growth is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG has over 14,500 members in 56 chapters in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Moon will serve a two-year term starting in January 2016. A board member since 2009, Moon has chaired ACG LA’s Private Equity Roundtable initiative for four years and served on several committees within the organization.

“I am honored to be elected as President and Chairman of ACG LA’s Board of Directors,” said Moon. “I hope to build upon the association’s strong growth, and to offer additional benefits to our corporate growth and dealmaking professionals. I am excited to work with the committed professionals on our Board, all of whom are market leaders.”

Moon joined Duff & Phelps in 2000 and is a Managing Director in the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions practice, focusing on Aerospace, Defense and Industrials M&A and corporate finance mandates. With over 18 years of corporate finance experience, Moon is responsible for the origination and execution of a broad range of investment banking engagements, including sell- and buy-side transactions, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, recapitalizations, debt and equity financings, and strategic alternative reviews on behalf of private equity firms and public and private companies.

Moon was recognized by the M&A Advisor as a winner of its 2014 “40 Under 40” award, given to the nation’s top mergers and acquisitions professionals. Moon received his B.A. in Political Science and Asian Studies from Tufts University in 1997.  He is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) registered representative and holds the series 7, 24 and 63 securities industry registrations.

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